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Job Title:Materials Handler Supervisor

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:KSAR-887473-13

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$25.14 to $29.34 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, May 06, 2013 to Sunday, May 19, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WS-6907-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to current members of the Advanced Turbine Engine and Maintenance (ATEAM) ONLY!!!

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:  ATEAM at Fort Riley, Kansas 

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

AGRs:

  • 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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The purpose of this position is to supervise workers, either directly or through one or more subordinate leaders and/or supervisors, in accomplishing the operations of a distinct organizational unit and to perform associated nonsupervisory work. The occupation and nonsupervisory grade level which best reflects the nature of the overall work operations supervised is Materials Handler, WG-6907-06.

Planning: Plans weekly or monthly work schedules and sequence of operations. Establishes deadlines and priorities based on established general schedules, methods and policies. Determines skills, materials and equipment required to do the work. Participates in the initial planning of current and future work schedules and development of budget requests. Provides workload data, estimates, information on staffing needs, and recommendations as the scheduling of projected work.

Work Direction: Assigns tasks to be performed. Explains work requirements, methods, and procedures. Instructs subordinates on new procedures or methods and provides assistance on difficult or new problem areas. Reviews work in progress or on completion. Makes adjustments as necessary to effectively and economically accomplish the work. Notes and investigates work related problems and independently implements corrective actions which can be taken without affecting work operations controlled by other supervisors. Assures that equipment and materiel is available when needed. Coordinates work with other units.

Administration: Recommends and participates in the selection of personnel to fill vacancies. Schedules and approves leave of subordinates. Sets performance requirements and makes formal and informal performance appraisals. Determines training needs of subordinates and arranges for its accomplishment. Counsels employees on problems. Adjusts informal complaints through discussions with employees and union representatives. Takes informal corrective action on conduct or performance problems. Initiates proposals for disciplinary action where needed. Works to achieve the objectives of Government-wide programs and policies, e.g., equal employment opportunity and labor management relations. Promotes the participation of subordinates in programs such as the suggestion program, cost reduction program, etc. Ensures that regulations governing safety and housekeeping are observed with appropriate protective clothing and equipment being utilized. Maintains production reports and records. Periodically reviews position descriptions of subordinates for currency and accuracy. Initiates the detailing of subordinates to positions other than their own. Initiates or participates in review and improvement of work methods, organizational features, and the structuring of positions to eliminate unnecessary positions and achieve optimum content in those remaining.

Performs the nonsupervisory work of the function as needed. Implements regulatory safety requirements and ensures that subordinates wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises. May be required to perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or to serve as a team member on boards to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies. Performs other duties as assigned.

 



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General Experience:  Experience or training which demonstrates that the candidate has the ability to organize assignments for subordinates, estimate material and manpower needed for specific jobs; able to explain manuals and work procedures; and to prepare production records, work records and reports.

WS-06 Specialized Experience:  In addition to the journeyman level knowledge, application must indicate 36 months experience which demonstrates the ability to plan, direct, and organize work assignments for lower grade personnel. Experience which required the review of work requirements and establish priorities to meet deadlines. Experience that provided knowledge of various lines of work performed by this function. Experience which demonstrates the ability to supervise or the potential to perform such duties as evidenced by the ability to communicate knowledge of general supervisory concepts, and knowledge of shop processes. Experience in adapting existing equipment and techniques to new situations.   

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 warehouse functions.
  • Ability to plan and organize the work of the assigned warehouse organization.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, devise new methods and work with others.
  • Ability  to oversee and train subordinate supervisors, to deal objectively with workers and render sound supervisory decisions.


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: 

Selected applicant must meet the following security requirement option:  2

  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-6.

MOS/AFSC: Immaterial

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:

This position is for the following categories:  1

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

This position is:  1

  1. Supervisory position   2. Non-Supervisory position

POSITION TENURE:  2

  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: CPT Ryan Cooley - (785) 239-8154

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-887473-13

Control Number:

343026200