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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Materials Handler (SSC)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-T-Army-089

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$22.28 to $26.10 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, March 04, 2013 to Monday, March 11, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-6907-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Indianapolis, IN United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the Indiana National Guard Full-Time Force is to maintain properly trained and equipped units available for prompt mobilization for war, national or state emergency. For information about membership call: 1.800.GO GUARD

This position is open to members of the Indiana National Guard and those willing/eligable to join.

 

This position is located in the USPFO-IN Warehouse, Indianapolis, IN.  The purpose of this position is to serve as a Small Shop Chief (SSC) with the responsibility for the overall operations of a small shop.  The position oversees and directs works of one or more Materials Handlers, who are assigned to the shop.  The incumbent performs the full range of non-supervisory work of the shop.

 

 

This job announcement is for employment as an Indiana Army National Guard Technician; a Federal Civil Service position.  This is a dual-status technician job whereby you are required to maintain active membership in a National Guard unit and are required to wear the military uniform at the workplace.  As members of a unit of the Indiana National Guard, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year.  Indiana Army National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Must be an On-Board Federal Technician of the Indiana Army National Guard
  • Must be in pay grades E-4 thru E-7

DUTIES:

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As a Materials Handler (SSC) with the Indiana National Guard, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

   Determines approaches, methods and courses of action rquired to accomplish the mission of the shop in an effective and efficient manner.

   Plans and lays out work to be accomplished in the shop which is then completed by the individual and lower graded worker

   Possesses the knowledge and skills found at hte journeyman level as well as those required for planning, accomplishing and maintaining a functional shop maintenance program.

   Independently determines appropriate maintenance procedures such as how and when the work should be accomplished.  Estimates manpower, equipment and material requirements.

   Devises and maintains all program plans and records, is skilled in survellience and troubleshooting techniques, and is able to determine maintenance/repair procedures needed without benefit of technical supervisory guidance.

   Plans, organizes and directs shop maintenance programs/procedures under general supervision.

   Determines approaches, methods and courses of action rquired to accomplish the mission of the shop in an effective and efficient manner.

   May provide recommendations and input to the supervisor concerning personnel actions such as performance appraisals, awards, position description changes, disciplinary actions, leave, etc.

   Performs the same type and level of work as performed within the unit.

   Performs other duties as assigned.

   Incumbent may be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ORI/UCI/MEI/OCI/IG, etc.), mobility exercise participation, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ARNG/ANG/State TAG rules, regulations and laws.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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APPOINTMENT FACTORS : This position is a Permanent Excepted position.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This position is an excepted position that requires active membership in a compatible Military Occupational Skill (MOS) in the Indiana Army National Guard and selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

Military Grades: Enlisted Personnel: E-4 through E-7.

Compatible Military Assignments: Enlisted CMF: 42 AND 92 MOS: 36B, 51C, 88M, 88N, 89A, 89B

IMPORTANT NOTES:

A criminal history check will be completed on all selectees before hire date.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position.

 

In order to meet the Minimum Qualifications for this Materials Handler (SSC) position at the WG-07 grade level, you must have at least 12 months of:

 

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.

 

Experience performing inventory and inspections to determine serviceability of stocked items.  Experience in interpreting and applying written instructions, reference materials, publications, and manuals. Experience in setting up and rotating storage locations considering factors such as life expectancy, available space, product turnover, etc. 


 

Candidate must be a citizen of the United States

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. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score 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 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 addtional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

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

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional 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 addtional 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 addtional 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 addtional 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. 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Indiana National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



HOW TO APPLY:

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You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Monday, March 11, 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  assessment questionnaire, Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incompcte application you may use the following link:
https://applicationmanager.gov/
To fax supporting documents if you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf

using the following Vacancy ID: 837764. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
If you cannot apply online:
1 . Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
2, Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdffill/opm1203fx.pdf and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along Withy supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144, Your
1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or supporting documentation to the Indiana National Guard Human Resource Office, you must on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the precribed Cover Letter The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs ,,

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Applicantion Requirements
At a minimum you must provide:

  • 1. A Resume
  • 2. Completed online questionnaire 

For information and assistance on how to write your resume or how to apply for a position, please visit the Joint Forces Headquarters, Human Resources Office website at: http://www.in.ng.mil/hr/Default.aspx?tabid=104&action=cat&parentID=18.

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications  can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Nicholas Parks
Phone: (317)247-3299
Email: NICHOLAS.PARKS@NG.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
Indiana National Guard
Joint Forces Headquarters-Indiana
Human Resource Office
2002 South Holt Road
Indianapolis, IN
46241
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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

 

You will be notified via email during of this announcement:
1. Immediately after your application has be sumitted.
2. After the announcement has closed.
3. After qualifications review, which will inform you if you have been referred to the selection official or not.
4. Once a selection has been made.

If at any time you have questions concerning this Job Vacancy Announcement, please contact the Human Resources Specialist by email, Your email should contain the following information: Job Announcement Number, Materials Handler (SSC), and Vacancy ID: The email can be sent to
NICHOLAS.PARKS@US.ARMY.MIL.

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.

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 852744


1. Title of Job

Materials Handler (SSC)


2. Biographic Data

All biographic information is required, except for your telephone number and the contact time.


3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level (07-07) you will accept.


07

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

16. Availability Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Materials Handler (SSC)

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


182210097 Indianapolis, IN

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you currently a member of the Indiana Army National Guard or willing and eligible to join?  (NOTE:  National Guard membership is required for this position.  Applicants that do not have any prior military service are ineligible. If you are not currently in the Indiana National Guard please submit a copy of your DD-214 with your resume or state you current military grade and status)

A. Yes, I am a T-32 Technician/AGR with the Indiana Army National Guard
B. Yes, I am a traditional M-Day soldier with the Indiana Army National Guard.
C. No, I am a member of another states National Guard but willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard.
D. No, I am a Reservist/IRR or an active duty soldier and willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard.
E. No, I am prior service with no military status at this time but willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard.
F. No, I fall in one of the types of military status mentioned in C, D or E but do not wish to join the Indiana Army National Guard.
G. No, I am civilian and do not have any prior military service.

2. Are you currently between the grades/ranks of E-4 thru E-7?

A. Yes, I am an E-4 or E-5
B. Yes, I am an E-6.
C. Yes, I am an E-7.
D. No, I am not within the grades/ranks listed above.

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

3. Do you possess experience, education, or training which demonstrates your ability to compare item identification against receiving reports and issue request forms; skill in using handtrucks, dollies, and other equipment to move stock; ability to use hammers, pliers, and other handtools; and to follow oral and written instructions?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Do you possess 12 months experience in one or more aspects of the supply field which has lead to a working knowledge of regulations governing property accountability, responsibility, control records and storage procedures; experience in receiving, packaging and preparation for shipment, compilation of reports and warehousing procedures for the movement, storage and distribution of supplies; experience in setting up and rotating storage locations and performing inventory and inspections; must be familiar with supplies and equipment such as engine parts, accessories, radios, automotive parts, and other equipment and supplies furnished by Defense Supply Agencies, Army Depots, and other Federal Agencies?

A. Yes
B. No

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.

B- I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.

C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.

D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.

E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Experience in receiving, packaging and preparation for shipment, compilation of reports, and overall warehousing procedures.

6. Experience in setting up and rotating storage location considering factors such as life expectancy, available space, product turnover, etc.

7. Experience performing inventory and inspections to determine serviceability of stocked items.

8. Experience in interpreting and applying written instructions, reference materials, publications, and manuals.

9. Knowledge of the overall warehousing plan, documentation requirements, and accepted warehousing methods, procedures, and techniques.

10. Knowledge of transportation, security, environmental laws, and regulations in daily warehouse duties.

11. Ability to perform supply related tasks such as receiving and processing of incoming and outgoing shipments.

12. Skill in determining shortage and overage in inventory.

13. Skill in inspecting items to determine fair, wear and tear.

14. Ability to read and interpret technical publications, manuals, and regulations.

15. Skill in determining needed quantities of items.

16. Skill in selecting and establishing specific locations for items.

17. Knowledgeable in research procedures.

18. Knowledge of work center computer operations.

19. Knowledge of reading various meters such as leak detector for gasses, moisture meter for lumber, etc.

20. Please select the racial category with which you most closely identify.

A. American Indian or Alaska Native-A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
B. Asian -A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
C. Black or African American-A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
D. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander-A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
E. White-A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
F. I do not wish to answer this question.

21. Are You Hispanic or Latino? (A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.)

A. Yes
B. No
C. I do not wish to answer this question.

Respond to all the questions below. Mark only one response for each question. Ethnicity and race information is requested under the authority of 42 U.S.C. Section 2000e-16 and in compliance with the Office of Management and Budget's 1997 Revisions to the Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. Providing this information is voluntary and has no impact on your employment status, but in the instance of missing information, your employing agency will attempt to identify your race and ethnicity by visual observation. This information is used as necessary to plan for equal employment opportunity throughout the Federal government. It is also used by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management or employing agency maintaining the records to locate individuals for personnel research or survey response and in the production of summary descriptive statistics and analytical studies in support of the function for which the records are collected and maintained, or for related workforce studies.

22. Prior to appointment, individuals will undergo a background check to validate suitability for employment with the federal government as permitted by law. Items checked include, but are not limited to all criminal history record information, employment history, education and fiscal accountability/responsibility.  IAW 5 CFR 302.203, the following, among others, may be included as disqualifying reasons: (1) Dismissal from employment for delinquency or misconduct; (2) Criminal, infamous, dishonest, immoral, or notoriously disgraceful conduct; (3) Intentional false statement or deception or fraud in examination or appointment; (4) Habitual use of intoxicating beverages to excess; (5) Reasonable doubt as to the loyalty of the person involved to the Government of the United States; (6) Any legal or other disqualification which makes the individual unfit for service; or (7) Lack of United States citizenship.

A. I give my permission for the Indiana National Guard to conduct a background check on me.
B. I do not give my permission for the Indiana National Guard to conduct a background check and no longer wish to be considered for this position.

23. Your ratings in this questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency, if selected. Review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you 1) understand this warning, 2) have reviewed your responses for accuracy, and 3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position

Do you have any relatives (as defined below by 5 USC 3110) who are employed with the Indiana National Guard?

Per 5 USC 3110, A public official may not appoint, employ, promote, advance, or advocate for appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement, in or to a civilian position in the agency in which he is serving or over which he exercises jurisdiction or control any individual who is a relative of the public official. An individual may not be appointed, employed, promoted, or advanced in or to a civilian position in an agency if such appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement has been advocated by a public official, serving in or exercising jurisdiction or control over the agency, who is a relative of the individual. Relative is defined as father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, niece, husband, wife, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half brother, or half sister.


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Job Announcement Number:

13-T-Army-089

Control Number:

339020900