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Job Title:Transportation Assistant

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NCAR-14-003

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$40,373.00 to $52,485.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, January 16, 2014 to Monday, February 17, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2102-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Raleigh, NC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to areas 1, 2 and 3

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your State and your community!

 

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the North Carolina Army National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants must be current members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

 

WHO CAN APPLY: The area of consideration for this position is STATEWIDE.  Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

 

POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time Excepted Service  (Permanent).

 

POSITION LOCATION: USPFO-SMO

 

MD #: 1623-731

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occassional

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment.
  • No PCS will be authorized unless agreed upon by HRO prior to the e-date.
  • Rank Requirement: ENL (E4-E6)
  • Compatibility Requirement: ENL: 25B, 36B, 51C, 88M/N, 89A/B, 92A/F/G/Y

DUTIES:

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Recognizes, isolates, and resolves specific and general problems relating to proper utilization of common transportation services. Makes traffic arrangements with commercial carriers and the appropriate military authorities for charter of passenger service for group movements; and equipment and services for movement of supplies, material and personnel. Selects modes of transportation and routing to obtain most efficient and economical service to the government in accordance with established policies and regulations. Assists in the
development of budgetary and financial planning in the support of local traffic management programs. Assists in the management of the day to day budget associated with the commercial movement of equipment, supplies, and personnel. Reviews requirements and determines appropriate mode, class of travel, and authorizes routes for group and individual travel. Obtains domestic and export traffic releases for shipment of equipment for which the Military Traffic Management Command (MTMC) is assigned routing authority. Determines cost estimates and
obligates available funds. Assists in the management of the DOD Carrier Performance Program. Participates in the development of procedures and studies on a variety of one-time movements, special cargo activities and repetitive high volume operations. Maintains and submits necessary reports concerning the overall transportation operation. Safeguards all accountable forms to include Government Bills of Lading (GBL), Government Transportation Requests, and Uniform Service Meal Tickets. Responsible for the inspection of commercial carriers equipment before and after use. May be required to inspect commercial carrier terminals to locate and expedite the delivery of astray government shipments. Files claims against carriers in the event of damaged shipments, shortages and discrepancies. Receives requests for outbound Government Bills of Lading. Initiates and types documents for both foreign and domestic shipments. Arranges for commercial carriers and forwards paperwork
to appropriate location for shipment. Initiates tracer action on military freight and processes Transportation Discrepancy Reports (TDR) covering inconsistencies incident to shipment. Responsible for conversion of commercial bills of lading to Government Bills of Lading and subsequent processing. Prepares Transportation Control Movement Documents (TCMD) for OCONUS movements of equipment. Operates automated systems.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

PD: D0899000



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Minimum Requirements:  Experience, education, or training interpreting, explaining, and/or applying basic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of a transportation program.  Experience using computer and automation systems.
 
 

Specialized Experience:  Must have at least 12 months experience, education, or training obtaining and interpreting information.  Experience organizing and developing clear and concise written communication.  Experience applying directives and regulations governing transportation of personnel, cargo or freight.   

  

Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) listed below will be used in the selection process. KSAs are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely within the resume'. 

 

1. Knowledge and application of an extensive body of transportation regulations, methods, and industry practices to perform a wide variety of transportation support assignments and resolve a wide range of problems.
2. Knowledge of transportation regulations that relate to the movement of a wide range of specialized shipments (over-dimensional, hazardous, and security risk items).
3. Requires extensive practical knowledge of the carrier industry and specialized shipment needs to identify the appropriate shipping method, carrier equipment, services, and special handling required.
4. Skill in analyzing and interpreting technical transportation requirements in determining mode and carrier according to priority of assigned shipments.
5. Ability to work independently to ensure efficient and economical use of carrier service, monitor reports of shipment discrepancies, to locate lost cargo and assess liability for damaged cargo.

 

Quality of Experience: Level of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed.   The applicant's record of experience training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the Miscellaneous Administration and Program Positions.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for 3 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 of substantially full-time study, or 30 semester hours, or the equivalent) for 12 months of the required experience. For experience required in excess of 24 months, education in schools above the high school level may be substituted at the rate of one academic year of education for six months of experience.

Military Assignment:  Occupants of this position must maintain continuous military membership in the North Carolina Army National Guard (NCARNG).  Assignment to a compatible Enlisted (E4 - E6) position in the NCARNG is mandatory.  (ENL MOS: 25B, 36B, 51C, 88M/N, 89A/B, 92A/F/G/Y)

 

Security Clearance:  Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position (ANACI minimum).

 

Direct Deposit: The applicant selected for this position will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.

 

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 validate your qualifications for this job, a review of your résumé 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 résumé and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have misrepresented your qualifications and/or experience, your rating 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 following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. Visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance. Visit:
http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses, and adult children. Visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. 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.

 

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your resumes to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, February 17, 2014 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The 'Details' page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow youto review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do NOT fax the papaer application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1029460

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, February 17, 2014 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

  • Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
  • Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf
  • Fax all six pages of 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are REQUIRED for this job announcement:

  • Current Resume (list your duties/responsibilities related to the qualifying experience listed above)
  • Qualification Questionnaire (On-line or OPM Form 1203-FX)

 

The following documents are NOT required for this job announcement:

Transcripts (optional - required if using education to substitute for experience)

  • Military Resume (optional -explain actual duties performed with the MOS/AFSC, etc.)
  • Miscellaneous (optional - related certifications, licenses, etc.)

Demographics Data (optional - Applicants are requested to identify, in a separate attachment, their race, gender, and national origin.  Submission of this information is voluntary and will be used in support of the NCNG Equal Employment Opportunity Programs.)

 

Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

 

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

 

 

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Wesley Moore
Phone: (919)664-6000x46329
Email: WESLEY.R.MOORE2.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
NGNC USPFO
4201 Reedy Creek Road
Raleigh, NC
27607
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After the closing date, a review of your complete application will be completed to validate your qualification status.  If qualified, your documents will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. 

 

***Ensure that your email and phone contacts are current.***


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Job Announcement Number:

NCAR-14-003

Control Number:

359172500