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Job Title:Materials Examiner and Identifier (FLO)

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Logistics Agency

Job Announcement Number:DLADist-14-1033361-DE

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$17.89 to $20.92 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, January 17, 2014 to Tuesday, January 21, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-6912-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

7 vacancies in the following location:
Texarkana, TX View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

America's Logistics Combat Support Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required to travel

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • See Conditions of Employment for requirements related to this position

DUTIES:

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DUTIES:  As a Materials Examiner and Identifier (FLO), you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Examines, identifies and verifies a variety of materials, complete equipment items, technical components, parts, and commodities.
  • Receives, checks, verifies, sorts and classifies materials and equipment by stock number, size, classification and condition.
  • Uses technical manuals to identify and verify materials.
  • Determines the correct condition code, classification, repairability or non-repairability of items and estimates economic feasibility or cost of repair.
  • Initiates records to document receiving and processing discrepancies and material defects found during phases of examination.
  • Operates forklifts with a capacity of lifting loads weighing up to 15,000 lbs and related materials handling equipment to deliver, relocate, up-load, off-load, and move materials and equipment.

 

Physical Efforts: Stands on hard surfaces maintaining balances for extended periods of time. Work requires bending, stooping, reaching and twisting in tiring and uncomfortable positions, many times all at the same time. May carry and/or pack items that weigh up to 70 pounds. Heavier items are maneuvered with materials handling equipment or with assistance from co- workers. Moderate physical effort is used in operating hand and foot controls when operating materials handling equipment.

 

Working Conditions:  Work is performed within a warehouse environment. Works outside and inside in areas that are hot, damp, cold, drafty, and poorly lighted. Subject to cuts, scrapes, bruises, muscle strain, noise, abrasions, falls, and injury from falling stock. May be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, and solvents and to high noise levels in mechanized work area. Mechanized roller conveyors are often present and is a normal part of material routing and distribution. Safety and Health Requirements: Employee is required to wear safety clothing and equipment appropriate for the job and work area where assigned, as directed by the supervisor. Types of protective clothing and equipment include, but are not limited to the following: eye, respiratory, and foot protection, harnesses, protective clothing (gloves, apron, coveralls, etc.). Other types may be required as deemed necessary by authorized management officials. Employee will be required to wear approved hearing protective devices and an audiometric test will be conducted, as necessary, when working near or around machinery or equipment. Conditions may be uncomfortable when operating the aisle hybrid mobile crane near the ceiling. May be exposed to dusty, dirty, or greasy conditions. Individual is regularly exposed to the possibility of electrical shock (AC or DC). Individual is subject to injury from sudden cabin drops of up to 20 feet while operating the aisle hybrid mobile crane. Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain all appropriate licenses. Working conditions are a normal part of the job and are considered in the evaluation of the position.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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To qualify for a Materials Examiner and Identifier (FLO), your resume must support:


Applicants will be rated in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standard for Trades and Labor Occupations. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties at the level for which you are applying. Emphasis is placed on how you gained the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time, and you have the required ability or potential to perform the job. Applicants who do not meet the screen-out element (SOE) will be eliminated from further competition.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:

 

  • Ability to do the work of a Materials Examiner & Identifier (FLO) without more than normal supervision (SOE)
  • Technical Practices
  • Knowledge of Materials
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprints)
  • Skill in Dexterity and Safety


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Work Schedule: Full Time
Tour of Duty: Set Schedule
Overtime Work: Occasionally
Security Requirements: Non-Sensitive
Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes
Fair Labor Standards Act: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Emergency Essential: No
Pre-Employment Physical:  Required
For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at: 
http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

 

Additional Note: This is a 2nd Shift position, Tour of Duty from 0400-1230.  Vacancy Announcement may be utilized for other shifts in the future. 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your résumé and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

Best-Qualified:  This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.

 

Highly-Qualified:  This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.

 

Qualified:  This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position.  Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.

 

Names of the candidates in the Best-Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.

Veterans’ Preference: If you are entitled to veterans’ preference, you should indicate the type of veterans’ preference you are claiming on your résumé. Your veterans’ preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans’ preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

All Veterans: You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4).  Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outlined on the SF-15.  http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf


BENEFITS:

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For information regarding Federal benefits, please see:  https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

OTHER INFORMATION:

ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan):   If you are an eligible Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated Highly Qualified under Category Rating procedures used as the rating criteria for this position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.  Additional information may also be found at the General Information and Definitions link below.

 

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE:  Information and required documentation for claiming Military Spouse Preference may be found at the General Information and Definitions link below.


SELECTIVE SERVICE:  ATTENTION MALE APPLICANTS BORN AFTER 12/31/1959 must certify prior to job offer that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.

RE-EMPLOYED ANNUITANTS: This position DOES NOT meet the Department of Defense (DoD) criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants.  The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants can be found at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf.

 

Please review the General information and Definitions at:  http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/GenAppInfoDef.pdf



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Completed Resume – (Required) For more information click on "How To Prepare A Resume" 
- Completed Questionnaire – (Required)
- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the required documents section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Assessment Questions

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. 

To review the status of an application through USAJOBS:

  1. Log into your USAJOBS account.
  2. Click Application Status within our profile to expand your application.
  3. Click the more information link under the Application Status column for this position. You will be routed to Application Manager.
  4. Click the Vacancy ID link to open the Application package. The Details tab displays by default. The Details tab displays comprehensive information about the selected Application Package including: assessment(s) and the status, supporting documents and their status, correspondence sent to you by the hiring agency, and your application processing status.
  5. For additional information, see Details Tab and Checklist Tab.

 

    If you have completed the application process online and were unable to upload your supporting documents, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID  1033361 and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    Note: If you are unable to apply online please follow the directions located at: http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/HowToApply.pdf


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee).  Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide: 
http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/DE_SupportingDocumentation.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Laura B. D'Arca
Phone: (717)770-5385
TDD: 800-654-5984
Email: LAURA.B.DARCA@DLA.MIL
Agency Information:
DLA Human Resources Services New Cumberland
2001 Mission Drive Suite 3
New Cumberland, PA
17070-5042
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt.  Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.  Applicants that are found among the most highly qualified may be referred to the hiring official for consideration, and you will receive a notification of referral.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and as part of the selection process, applicants may be required to complete additional supplemental documents.  Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.  If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviews (BBI),

Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates.

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Job Announcement Number:

DLADist-14-1033361-DE

Control Number:

359648500