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Job Title:Materials Handler

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:KSAR-840376-13

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$18.10 to $21.12 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, February 08, 2013 to Friday, February 22, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-6907-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Topeka, KS United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to current members of the Kansas Army National Guard

JOB SUMMARY:

A respected and honored agency unmatched in providing emergency response, recovery, safety and security to the people of Kansas and our nation, anytime, anywhere and under any conditions.

KANSAS NATIONAL GUARD

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military skill in the Kansas National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants who are not currently serving in the Kansas National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273 for Army) or 1-800-TO-GO-ANG (1-800-864-6264 for Air Force). 

POSITION LOCATION:  USP&FO - Central Issue Facility at Topeka, Kansas 

***This position is in the excepted federal civil service "under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709."***

AGRs:

  • Army AGR personnel not eligible to apply as AGR

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): PCS is not authorized based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the government's best interest.

BONUS/INCENTIVE PROGRAM:  Individuals on bonuses and/or incentives may be subject to recoupment. Contact your education office (Army) or retention office manager (Air Force), for further information. 

GRADE/RANK INVERSION:  Grade and/or rank inversion is strictly prohibited.


KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a current U.S. citizen
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply
  • Kansas adheres to all Equal Employment Opportunity laws

DUTIES:

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This position is located in a warehouse type facility. Its purpose is to oversee one or more product lines, a segment of a large warehouse, or serve as the senior employee in a smaller warehouse or supply facility.
Performs a full range of warehousing activities to include receiving, storing, selecting and shipping bulk and bin materials and equipment. Assists in the development of plans for storage and arrangement of stock to determine warehouse configuration, setup, movement, rearrangement and traffic flow. Serves as the senior member of a warehouse project team comprised of material handlers involved in a special project such as relocating a major commodity or equipment group, or setting up a new commodity group area. Prepares items for processing, utilizing appropriate Standard Army Management Information System (STAMIS) such as computer terminal and bar code to read, store, track and prepare material documentation. Performs classification inspections for material within range of authority. Ensures formal accountability when receiving, storing or issuing. Insures that special documentation remains with materials throughout the storage/issue process, i.e. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), and applicable annexes. Performs quality assurance inspections of materials in storage. Prepares a variety of supply documents and reports.
Coordinates incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials within docking area. Schedules personnel to facilitate movement in accordance with priorities, scheduling requirements and space allocations. Operates large warehouse perimeter vehicles such as cargo tractors, stake trucks, mobile cranes, and forklifts ranging in size up to 10,000 lbs.
Prepares inventory and production reports, screens and identifies shipping and receiving documents for discrepancies, and directs shipments to shipping or storage areas. May be required to store hazardous materials. This requires knowledge or specialized handling, storing, and safety procedures that can only be gained through formal course of study and on-the-job training to insure adherence to governing regulatory procedures and policies. Operates numerous hand and stationary power tools.
Determines physical condition and serviceability of material and property. Checks stock numbers and part numbers in supply catalogs to adequately identify property. Advises supervisor about inconsistent shipment information, defective material or property, and damage from shipping. Recommends action to be taken. Prepares statements of facts pertaining to loss, damage or destruction of property. Performs other related duties as required.



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General Experience:  Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to compare item identification against receiving reports and issue request forms; skill in using hand trucks, dollies, and other equipment to move stock; ability to use hammers, pliers, and other hand tools; and to follow oral and written instructions.

WG-06 Specialized Experience:  Application must indicate 9 months experience or training in receiving, packaging, and preparation for shipment. Experience in compiling reports, overall warehouse planning, documentation requirements, and accepted warehousing methods, procedures and techniques. Experience in setting up and rotating storage locations considering factors such as life expectancy, available space, product turnover, etc.   

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the selecting supervisor based on the following competencies considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. 

  • Knowledge of the overall warehousing plan, documentation requirements, and accepted warehousing methods, procedures, and techniques.
  • Ability to read or understand complex verbal or written instructions pertaining to warehousing duties, responsibilities and procedures.
  • Knowledge of transportation, security, environmental laws, and regulations in daily warehouse duties.
  • Knowledge of various supply classes and distinguishing characteristics of similar classes and able to indentify materials and their condition.


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: 

Selected applicant must meet the following security requirement option:  1

  1. Applicant must successfully pass a National Agency Check (NAC).
  2. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  3. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
  4. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Top Secret Clearance/SCI.

RANK/GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Open to military ranks/grades of E-1 through E-8.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:

*Assignment to a compatible military position is NOT required for application, but required for appointment. 

  • ECMF: 91
  • EMOS: 36B, 51C, 74B, 88M, 88N, 89A, 89B, 92A, 92F, 92G, 92Y

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:

This position is for the following categories:  1

  1. Enlisted   2. Warrant Officer   3. Officer   4. Non-Dual Status

This position is:  2

  1. Supervisory position   2. Non-Supervisory position

POSITION TENURE:  1

  1. Permanent   2. Indefinite/Reimbursable   3. Indefinite NTE Deployment + 30 days   4. Indefinite NTE 30 SEP 13   5. Temporary

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Applications for all positions will be evaluated against the basic qualifications for the position as stated in the general and specialized experience listed above.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting  documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. 



BENEFITS:

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The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.




OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Selecting Supervisor: CW2 Christian Tinch - (785) 274-1311

CONTACT INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position you must provide a complete application package which includes:
1. Your resume describing your military/civilian work history and experience in your own words (plagiarizing will eliminate your application from further consideration).
2. A signed (digital signatures will NOT be accepted) Optional Form (OF) 306, Declaration for Federal Employment (not required for current PERMANENT Kansas technicians).
http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fillof0306.pdf  
3. Your responses to the Occupational Assessment.
4. Any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
NOTE: If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of official college transcripts issued by the university or universities.

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM EASTERN TIME ON THE CLOSEOUT DATE IDENTIFIED ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT. FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY ELIMINATE YOU FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

Please follow the instructions listed below for submitting the Occupational Assessment, View Occupational Questionnaire, and the required documents (read all instructions before you begin). You are solely responsible for the delivery of your materials. We are not responsible for incompatible software, illegible fax tranmissions, etc.

There are two options available to apply for our positions:
To begin, choose one of these options:

OPTION 1 - APPLYING ONLINE:

  • To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or login to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete your application package and the Occupational Assessment.
  • If your resume is going to come from USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Build New Resume button. NOTE: Your resume will be attached only to the online Occupational Assessment you complete and submit from this session, not to any questionaires you may already have saved or submitted.
  • If your resume is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Resume Builder, it will need to be uploaded.
  • You will be re-directed to Application Manager to begin the Occupational Assessment.
  • When logging into Application Manager you will see two options. These are "Existing Account" or "Create an Account." If this is the first time you have used Application Manager, please select "Create an Account."
  • To return to Application Manager at any time, simply go to http://applicationmanager.gov/.
  • You must submit a separate application package for each position you wish to apply for.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your application package.

How to upload documents after you have completed the Occupational Assessment and have logged out (this must be done prior to submitting your application):

  • If you want to upload additional documents at a later time, click on or insert this link into your internet browser https://applicationmanager.gov/. Login with your user name and password. This will take you to a screen displaying the vacancies you have applied for. Under "My Application Packages" Click on the position you are uploading to. Select "Upload Documents" from the list to the left. Upload your documents. You will see "Upload Successful" when you are finished.
  • To ensure successful uploads to USAJOBS, please ensure your documents are saved in an accepted file format and are not password protected. Accepted file formats include: JPG, PDF, TXT, RTF, DOC, WPD, XFD, FDF, XFDF or HTM/HTML.

OPTION 2 - APPLY VIA FAX:




REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:


AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Diane Collins
Phone: (785)274-1184
Email: DIANE.M.COLLINS13.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Kansas National Guard
Human Resources Office
2800 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS
66604
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is submitted, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After HRO reviews your application, if you are found qualified, your application will be forwarded to the selecting supervisor who will, in turn, contact you to schedule an interview. If you are found not qualified, you will receive an email indicating your non-qualification.



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Job Announcement Number:

KSAR-840376-13

Control Number:

337499400