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Job Title:PACKER (Military Membership Required)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 13-043-C

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$18.42 to $21.47 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 to Wednesday, March 27, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-7002-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Mansfield, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard

JOB SUMMARY:

The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:

179th Airlift Wing


1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH 44903
USA

This position is being announced concurrently as an AGR position.  To view the AGR job announcement, please visit the Ohio National Guard jobs page at http://ong.ohio.gov/human_resources/ong_job_postings.html

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

POSITION DESCRIPTION # D1333P01

 

This position is located in the Distribution Section of the Deployment and Distribution Flight, Logistics Readiness Squadron, Mission Support Group, at an ANG Aviation.  Its purpose is to perform packing and repacking of items by a range of accepted packing containers, materials, devices, methods, and techniques.

DO NOT SEND APPLICATIONS TO THE ADDRESS LISTED BELOW

Apply using the instructions in the "How to Apply" section

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • This job is open to all members of the Ohio ANG.
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximimum Military Rank/Grade:SSgt (E-5)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2T0X1

DUTIES:

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(1)  Interprets packing manuals and specifications and determines containers, protective devices, cushioning materials, methods, and techniques needed for packing a variety of tools, parts, equipment, and other items, taking into consideration such factors as size, type, weight, fragility, hazardous materials, transportation mode, and destination of items.  Determines requirements for special internal support systems, e.g., hangers, mounts, and brackets, and custom packs items by fitting containers around parts, equipment, and other items of unusual size and shape.

(2)  Constructs containers such as crates, boxes, cases and skids for use in shipment of items, utilizing blueprints when available to determine proper support requirements for items being prepared for shipment.  Many items to be containerized are characterized by their irregular shapes, weight and size, and unbalanced nature requiring a determination of weight support points to prevent such items from shifting, moving, breaking loose, or becoming damaged.  Selects the proper type and grade of wood, masonite, plastic or other materials needed and plans how to best utilize materials available taking into account the machining characteristics relative to strength splitting tendencies and fastening.

(3)  Determines proper identification, marking, labeling, and inclusion of shipping documents and special handling instructions on all shipments.  Handles and certifies hazardous cargo in accordance with AFR 71-4, International Civil Aviation Organization regulations, International Air Traffic Association regulations, and Code of Federal Regulations 49 for required surface/air shipments.

(4)  Operates material handling equipment such as forklift and hand truck.  Operates woodworking machinery such as cross-cut table and band saws and uses various hand tools such as a bander crimper, stapler, wire cutter, hammer, screwdriver, etc. Makes sure equipment and tools are utilized and maintained correctly to prolong life expectancy.

(5)  Enforces safety, fire, and housekeeping standards.  Ensures safety procedures are followed when working with dangerous and hazardous cargo such as ammunition, radioactive, and corrosive material.  Ensures compliance with safety regulations, such as AFR 127-12, Air Force Occupational Safety, Fire Prevention and Health (AFOSH) Program.

(6)  Assists the Traffic Manager as required in actions such as determining freight shipping requirements consistent with efficiency and transportation priorities; contacting local carriers for rates and arranging for pickup and delivery and ensuring the consolidation of shipments when necessary; procuring military and commercial passenger travel reservations and preparing travel documents; and preparing government bills of lading, ensuring that all safety/shipping restrictions are observed and notations are accomplished with MILSTAMP and MILSTEP directives.  Blocks and braces cargo in/on carriers equipment to prevent damage during shipment. Has knowledge of transportation regulations, methods and practices, and automated transportation data bases to perform a variety of both routine and specialized transportation assignments.

(7)  Determines types/quantities of required packing materials and supplies and maintains inventory records of same.  Performs monthly inventory of these supplies and materials for reporting and budgetary purposes.

(8)  Performs other duties as assigned.  May be required to assume the responsibilities of the supervisor during his/her absence.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximum Military Grade: SSgt(E-5)
  • Compatible Military Assignment: 2T0X1
  • Must have a valid State driver's license for the State in which he or she lives or is principally employed.

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

 

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.

 

It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.

 

APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A RESUME THAT ADDRESSES THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES LISTED BELOW. THE RESUME MUST INCLUDE DATES INDICATING WHEN THE WORK WAS PERFORMED.

 

General Experience:

Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of materials and hand tools associated with packing and the ability to follow directions.

 

Specialized Experience:(WG-7002-06)

Experience or training demonstrating the knowledge of different types of standard packing containers, protective devices, and cushioning, packing, and preservation materials.  Experience storing, packing and shipping standard, hazardous, and specialized equipment and items including sensitive and classified materials in accordance in state and federal regulations.  Experience using standard formulas based on interior dimensions of the container to determine amounts of preservative needed for storage of shipment of items requiring moisture-free conditions.  Experience using material handling equipment.


 

Requirements

This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 

 

If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 

 

Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your qualifications rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and may result in you not being considered for appointment to this position.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:


1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.  (See Required Documents section below)

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the Occupational Questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

NOTE:  You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done.  Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed - and your resume is not attached - until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.

NOTE: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 846104.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the Occupational Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience and include dates the work was performed)
  • Current Unit of Assignment
  • Current Military Rank/Grade
  • Current MOS/AFSC

Your application may need to include:

  • Transcripts (if substituting college education for work experience)

NOTE:  Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURGED to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position.  Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted.  If you choose to use your personal resume; please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

 

Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

JOHNNY C. WILLIS
Phone: (419)520-6122
Email: JOHN.WILLIS@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
179th Airlift Wing
1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH
44903
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your qualification status and/or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

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Job Announcement Number:

JA 13-043-C

Control Number:

338211500