Job Overview

Summary

Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members?  Our mission is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment.  Come work for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe!

Positions are located in: Ansbach, Germany; Bamberg, Germany; Garmisch, Germany; Grafenwoehr, Germany; Hohenfels, Germany; Illesheim, Germany; Schweinfurt, Germany; Vilseck, Germany; and Stuttgart, Germany. Maps showing these geographical locations can be found at: http://www.dodea.edu/Europe/schools/index.cfm.

Note:  Due to the military drawdown in Europe and the projected school closures, vacant positions at Bamberg and Schweinfurt Schools will be filled on a temporary basis with an NTE date of 30 June 2014.

Who May Apply:  Individuals in the local commuting area who are current career/career-conditional Federal employees in the competitive service; reinstatement eligibles; individuals on an interchange agreement; U.S. citizen family members as defined by the DODI 1400.25, Vol. 1232; military spouse eligibles; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles; and/or 30% disabled veterans may apply.  All Veteran Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) and Veteran Recruitment Appoinment (VRA) eligibles may apply as well.

*Schweinfurt and Bamberg Schools: Individuals in the local commuting area who are current career/career-conditional Federal employees in the competitive service; reinstatement eligibles; U.S. citizen family members as defined by the DODI 1400.25, Vol. 1232, military spouse eligibles; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles; 30% disabled veterans; and/or Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) eligibles may apply as well. Candidates placed at Bamberg or Schweinfurt schools will be hired on a temporary Not-To-Exceed 30-JUNE-2014 basis due to projected school closure.

This announcement may be used for the purpose of filling multiple positions throughout the school year.  There is no guarantee if or when a specific position may become available.

Duties

This position is a developmental position.  It may be filled at either the GS-06 or the GS-07 grade level.

TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANT (OA), GS-2102-06 target 07
In this position, you provide technical support for bus passenger transportation services to students at schools in a military community. Assist Transportation Operations Specialist(s) in planning, administering and coordinating student transportation operations. Plan and recommend the most cost-effective and efficient new routes and recommends revisions to existing routes. Monitor the performance of contract bus drivers and physical condition of buses to ensure compliance with contract specifications and performance-based statements of work (PBSOW). Gather transportation requirements data from school administrators, perform cost comparisons and order transportation for curricular field trips, co-curricular sports and academic enrichment activities.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • Ansbach, Germany
    • Bamberg, Germany
    • Garmisch, Germany
    • Grafenwohr, Germany
    • Hohenfels, Germany
    • Illesheim, Germany
    • Schweinfurt, Germany
    • Stuttgart, Germany
    • Vilseck, Germany