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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:TOOLS AND PARTS ATTENDANT

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-T-Army-178

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$21.14 to $24.62 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 16, 2013 to Friday, August 30, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-6904-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

06

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS 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

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED

DUTY LOCATION:    Edinburgh, IN (CSMS 2)

JOB SUMMARY:    The position is responsible to operate a tool and parts room, used in a trades operation; determining, identifying and selecting for issue items described by users in terms of their intended usage; recommending possible substitutes and interchangeable items; determining work sequences, methods, procedures, and techniques for setting up and shifting storage locations and determining when tools and equipment should be routed to appropriate shops for test, repair or calibration.

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 a Permanent Excepted Service position.

MILITARY RANK REQUIREMENTS:   E-3 thru E-6

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: 15 or 91 Series; 92A, 92Y or 92Z

AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

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

Civilians with no prior military service willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must be in the grades: E-3 thru E-6
  • Must be a member of the Indiana National Guard or be willing to join
  • Must participate in direct deposit
  • Must have or be able to obtain secret security clearance within one year

DUTIES:

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As a Tools and Parts Attendant with the Indiana Army National Guard (ARNG), your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Identifies user’s tools, parts and equipment requirements and requisitions stock as needed. Watches and reports items that are in short supply because of breakage or are in need of repair. Recommends possible substitute or interchangeable items. Sets up, shifts and maintains storage locations. Determines methods of storage,  identification, and stock location considering such factors as temperature, humidity, height and weight limits, turnover, floor loading capacities, space available, and convenience of handling items. Compiles records concerned with quantity, cost, and type of material received, stored, and issued for a particular job.
  • Prepares periodic inventory and determines the basis for over, short, or misplaced items by checking such references as out-for-repair, issue, and turn-in records. Compiles reports on adjustments of inventory, stock records, spoilage, damage, location changes, and refusal of shipment.
  • Ensures that tools and equipment are maintained in good condition by performing visual and operating checks. May make minor repairs to tools and equipment, determine when damaged items are too costly to repair, and reports damaged or wornout equipment to superiors.
  • Determines stock replenishment levels for centrally controlled supplies within funding limitations. Assures that supplies and monies are not wasted through excess accumulation and that items are on hand in sufficient quantities and at the time required. In addition to established guides and formulas, determines quantities required and timely stock replenishment.
  • Receives a wide variety of supplies and specialized items requiring special handling. Ensures that received items are properly stored in assigned locations. Reviews requisitions for completeness and compliance with regulations and revises quantities ordered based on number on hand. Recommends substitution when supply items are not available. 
  • Searches for identifying or management data on items of supply. Compares data listed on documents with reference sources such as federal catalogs, stock lists, or other publications. Receives requests needing additional information and compares with reference sources. Searches for stock number, prices, descriptions, and sources of supply. Traces part number or type number to identify equipment/item manufacturer.
  • Reviews supply transactions or provide customer service for urgent critical shortage items. Codes and classifies requisitions, shipping orders, and other documents. Refers requests to other sources of supply or an inventory control point when stock is unavailable and/or cannot be shipped.
  • Establishes procedures, management of calibration, and testing of Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE). Establishes procedures, manages, implements and monitors tool room operations. This includes accounting for, issuing and replacing tools.
  • May assist with processing of hazardous materials by inspecting, receiving, sorting, accounting and classifying hazardous materials such as explosives, toxic chemicals, flammables, gas cylinders, radioactive material and hazardous waste. 
  • 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.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to meet the Minimum Qualifications for this Tools and Parts Attendant position at the WG-06 grade level, you must have at least 9 months of:

    • general experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of trade; ability to apply identification skill (matching specific item name, models, and stock or part numbers with similar specific information at stock locations); ability to use simple hand tools (pliers, screwdrivers, etc) and to follow oral and written instructions.
    • specialized experience or training in verifying stock by opening, counting and visually checking the contents of the containers.  Experience in establishing stock location by considering such factors as use, size, shape and weight of items. Experience in completing stock records by showing the names, quantities and location of stock.  Experience in identifying correct nomenclature and stock number of items in order to locate stock for issue.  Experience in performing maintenance such as replacing wooden handles on handsaws, changing blades on power saws, and greasing or oiling power and hand tools.  
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that will be evaluated for this position include:
  • Knowledge of items in stock to identify specific items requested by users.
  • Ability to suggest possible substitute and interchangeable items.
  • Skill to determine when tools and equipment should be sent for test, repair and calibration.
  • Ability to determine if items should be salvaged, or repaired, and returned to stock.
  • Skill to recognize errors from records, (i.e., improper item issue, turn-in, and property accounting).
  • Skill to identify and establish special storage locations.
  • Ability to ensure that project assigned items are separated from regularly stocked items.
  • Ability to ensure that adequate numbers and types of items are on hand.


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 work is generally done in areas that are well lighted, heated, and ventilated. The work is sometimes dirty, dusty, and greasy. Exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, and bruises.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Works on hard surfaces and in work areas that require standing, stooping, bending and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts and carries tools, parts, supplies, and equipment that weighs up to 10 pounds. May occasionally handle items that weigh up to 40 pounds. Hand trucks, dollies, and other workers are available for assistance with heavier items.

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 http://www.in.ng.mil/Recruiting/tabid/1041/Default.aspx.

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 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. 

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


BENEFITS:

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Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.


OTHER INFORMATION:

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 Joint Forces Headquarters, Human Resources.




HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, August 30, 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:
https://applicationmanager.gov/.
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: 943765.   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/pdf_fill/opm1203fx.pdf 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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)

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Nicholas R. Parks
Phone: (317)247-3299
TDD: 317-247-3299
Email: NICHOLAS.R.PARKS4.MIL@MAIL.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. 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-178, TOOLS AND PARTS ATTENDANT, and 943765.  The email can be sent to NICHOLAS.R.PARKS4.MIL@MAIL.MIL.



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Job Announcement Number:

13-T-Army-178

Control Number:

349770700