This Position Is No Longer Available
  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Supply Technician

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-T-Army-123

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$38,967.00 to $50,661.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, May 22, 2013 to Wednesday, June 05, 2013




Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent




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


National Guard Membership Required


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


DUTY LOCATION:    Indianapolis, IN (USPFO)

JOB SUMMARY:    This position is located in the Material Management Branch, Supply and Service Division, USP&FO. The incumbent will function as the technical expert in various supply areas such as rations, ammunition, petroleum/oils/lubricants (POL), medical, and other general categories of materials management. The purpose of this position is to manage supply related activities including support of inventory control, storage, distribution, cataloging, supply identification systems, property utilization and other related supply activities using standard Army Management Information Systems (STAMIS).

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.

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  This position is an Permanent Excepted Service position.


MILITARY SPECIALITY REQUIREMENTS:  Individuals must meet the qualifications for the technician position but will have 1 year from date of hire to be assigned to a compatible MOS in a compatible unit for the technician position advertised.

Compatible Military Assignments: CMF: 92 MOS: 89A and 89B.


Permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) Technicians employed by the Indiana Army National Guard

Temporary, TERM or Indefinite Federal (Tenure 0 or 3) Technicians employed by the Indiana Army National Guard
Traditional M-Day Soldiers with the Indiana Army National Guard
Guard members from another state; Reservists/IRR; and/or Active Duty Soldiers willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard
Civilians with prior military service willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard



  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must be in the grades: E5-E8
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a secret security clearance
  • Must be a member of the Indiana National Guard or be willing to join
  • Must participate in direct deposit


Back to top

As a Supply Technician with the Indiana Army National Guard (ARNG), your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Serves as manager for assigned materials. Maintains accounting and reporting systems for federal property and performs routine phases of material accountability. Receives, validates and distributes materials using STAMIS daily, weekly and monthly cycle outputs. Receives suspense documents from supervisor and manages workflow of assigned materials. Processes manager controlled item exception requests. Manages and reviews Authorized Stockage List (ASL). Manages and reviews requirements to ensure proper type and amount of supplies are available to support requirements. Coordinates supply requirements with item managers at the National Inventory Control Point (NICP), General Services Administration (GSA), Defense Logistics Agencies (DLA), and Defense Reutilization Marketing Service (DRMS) as applicable. Prepares reports and budget estimates. Recommends changes to procedures and assists supervisor in validating written instructions. Collects and interprets data for materials managed in preparation of internal review and analysis. Maintains a retail supply system catalog. Performs system administration duties as directed by management
  • Reviews justification and approves issues for emergency requests. Processes requests for issues that are not automatically processed using STAMIS interactive process. Reviews and applies standards to manager referred transactions. Coordinates with CONUS supply sources on materials needed to alleviate short supply delays. Validates due-in transactions and researches items delayed in shipment. Processes Reports of Discrepancies (ROD) for items overdue for shipment. Applies appropriate controls on selective items and maintains records indicating necessity for control. Responsible for the intensive, integrated management of ASL stock, contingency stock and reparable stock management. This includes managing, reviewing and updating ASL, considering such factors as demand experience, anticipated consumption, turnover rates, known future requirements, changes in troop strength and/or end item density, total package fielding, special projects and. funds availability. Computes levels of reparable managed items and coordinates repair parts support requirements with maintenance activities. Researches suitable substitutable items to meet emergency requirements. Is sues government credit card transaction authority within the limits established by management. Performs research to determine cause of problems.
  • Manages and reviews supply transactions based on dollar limitations, status of Obligation Authority (OA), status of consumer funds and verifying with requisitioning activity. Coordinates with budget personnel (Budget Analyst, Supply Management Officer, and comptroller personnel) to determine authorizations for commitment and expenditure of funds. Compares and makes analytical review of demands, issues, and obligations. Notes trends causing out of tolerance positions and makes evaluations of these conditions. Compares and makes reviews of inventory on-hand, requisitioning objective, contingency stocks, and takes appropriate actions or makes recommendations for actions based on evaluation of these conditions, Manages excess properly/equipment and determines appropriate disposition for serviceable and unserviceable turn- ins to the supply system. Coordinates redistribution of excess items to other states and wholesale activities. Reviews requests to ensure that items being ordered are the kind, quantity and available in the timeframe required to support the statewide mission.
  • Is responsible for managing the DOD Activity Address File (DODAAF) In include additions, changes and deletions. Initiates and reviews input/output reports to ensure that adequate and accurate management information is provided as directed. Work of the position requires thorough knowledge of supply regulations, requirements, operations, procedures and transactional processes. Problems are researched and corrected when possible. Problems noted to supervisor are such that specific technical skills are required to provide solutions.
  • Maintains contacts with customers for critical shortages. Reviews requisitions, supporting documents and reference materials to determine priority, changes in requirements, and to expedite delivery of items through use of correspondence and telephone.
  • Drafts correspondence pertaining to individual transactions or stock numbers for assigned materials. Maintains record of all finalized correspondence and monitors suspenses established by the supervisor as they apply to items managed. Advises the supervisor when assigned suspenses have not been met. Develops and maintains customized. files for working and historical purposes.
  • 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/ORl/UCI/MEI/OCl/I G, etc.), mobility exercise, 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. These tasks have no impact on the classification of this position and should NOT be addressed in any technician’s performance standards.


Back to top

In order to meet the Minimum Qualifications for this Supply Technician position at the GS-07 grade level, you must have at least 12 months of:

    • Experience, education, or training in a variety of operations or situations concerned with substance or content of supply actions, requiring ability to decide course of action to take, considering the circumstances or conditions encountered.  Experience using computer and automation systems.
    • Experience, education, or training which demonstrates a thorough knowledge of governing supply regulations, policies, procedures, and instructions applicable to the specific assignment.  Experience conducting extensive searches for required information; reconstructing records for complex supply transactions; and/or provide supply operations support for activities involving specialized or unique supplies, equipment, or parts.  Experience performing routine aspects of supply work based on practical knowledge of standard procedures, where assignments include individual case problems related to a limited segment in one of the major areas of supply management.
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that will be evaluated for this position include:
  • Thorough knowledge of governing supply regulations, policies and procedures to conduct extensive searches for required information and to reconstruct records for complex supply transactions.
  • Extensive knowledge of local supply requirements to ensure supply support for overhaul, repair, maintenance, and other operations.
  • Knowledge of one or more STAMIS to enter, correct and retrieve recurring reports and to structure and retrieve specialized reports.

Substitution of Education for Experience:  High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for three months of specialized experience. Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e., 36 weeks or substantially full-time study or 30 semester hours or the equivalent.) for 12 months of the required experience.

Must participate in Direct Deposit

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.

ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES:   Acceptance of technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be payable.  

WORKING CONDITIONS:  The employee typically works indoors in an environment involving everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typial of offices or meeting rooms. Observes normal safety practices. The area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: The work is primarily sedentary. The employee may sit comfortably to do the work. There may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as paper, books or small parts. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. The employee, based on organizational policy, may be required to participate in inventories.

If you are not a member of the Indiana Army National Guard, but are interested in applying for this position, please call the Indiana Army National Guard Recruiting Office at 800-GO-GUARD.  You can also view our website at

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.


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. 

Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.


Back to top
Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at


Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply. 

For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the Indiana National Guard, please visit our website at Indiana National Guard HR Website.


Back to top

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, June 05, 2013. 

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to 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 Incomplete application you may use the following link:
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID: 882366.   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 and
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. 

Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or supporting documentation 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.


To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Résumé (Your resume MUST detail your length of basic and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)
2. A complete
Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)
3. If using educatioon the qualify for position you must submit copies of transcripts.


Nicholas R. Parks
Phone: (317)247-3299
TDD: 317-247-3299
Agency Information:
Indiana National Guard
Joint Forces Headquarters-Indiana
Human Resource Office
2002 South Holt Road
Indianapolis, IN


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.  You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).  

You will be notified via email during the following phases of this announcement:

  1. Immediately after your application has been submitted.
  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.  You email should contain the following information:  13-T-Army-123, Supply Technician, and 882366.  The email can be sent to NICHOLAS.R.PARKS4.MIL@MAIL.MIL.

Back to top
Print Preview

Job Announcement Number:


Control Number: