Job Overview


The Library of Congress serves the Congress in fulfilling its duties and preserves and promotes knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people. It is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and the world's largest library, with more than 151 million items in its physical collections (including books, manuscripts, prints, photos, film, video, and sound recordings) and almost 20 million items online. Located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the Library is the home of the U.S. Copyright Office, the Congressional Research Service (CRS), the Law Library of Congress and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

The Warehouse Manager serves as the manager responsible for facilitating Logistics operations at offsite facilities. Assignments are broad with the general objectives of planning, directing, controlling and coordinating logistics operations for the Library including the technical functions of material management, inventory management, and automated systems for material management, logistics-related budget management, general operations and supply.

This position is located in the Logistics Services Section, Integrated Support Services, Office of Support Operations, Landover Center Annex, Landover, Maryland.

The position description number for this position is 253373.

This position has no promotion potential.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.

This is a supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.


Directs and manages the logistics warehousing and receiving operations. Establishes program standards and revises existing procedures. Plans workflow methods and schedules.

Oversees and maintains warehouse management operations and systems ensuring accurate tracking of material received and stored in the Logistics warehouse. Reports receipts to the Library's main ordering and tracking systems. Plans and administers storage programs.

Supervises a group of employees performing logistics work at the GS-12 /WG-9 and WS-9 level and below. Provides administrative and technical supervision needed for accomplishing the unit's work.

Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system. Observes workers' performance; demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques. Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Resolves informal complaints and grievances. Develops work improvement plans, recommending personnel actions as needed. Provides advice and counsel to workers concerning work and administrative matters. Effects disciplinary measures appropriate to the delegated authority. Reviews and approves or disapproves leave requests. Ensures subordinates are trained and fully comply with the provisions of the safety regulations.

Assists the Chief of Logistics in management and overall operations of the Library program for logistics including receiving and warehousing, asset management, disposal of surplus property, Library-wide material handling equipment and supply services. Evaluates and makes recommendations concerning overall plans and proposals for major agency logistics projects. Provides program planning and management.

Coordinates the asset control functions for the Library's program for equipment disposal and reutilization. Ensures proper guidance is given to Service and Support Units concerning property disposal. Ensures Library meets federal regulations and cost saving objectives.