Job Overview


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, Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools at Laurel Bay, SC!

The Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) is currently accepting applications under examining authority of 10 U.S.C., Section 2164. 

The purpose of this position is to perform material management and support services, providing adequate and timely logistics support to the students, staff, and faculty of the Laurel Bay Schools.

This announcement is being used to fill permanent, term not-to-exceed 4-years and temporary not-to-exceed one year positions.  There is no guarantee of being converted to permanent.

You must answer ALL Suitability Questions in the Vacancy Questionnaire, numbers 3-8 with a yes or no. Failure to answer ALL Suitability Questions will result in your application being considered incomplete and your application will not receive consideration for the vacancy.

This is an Excepted Service Position.


Serves as property custodian maintaining a perpetual inventory of non-expendable property and supply records for durable items in the school.  Verifies and records serial numbers upon receipt of goods, bar code items, and adds items to the accountable item listing in the automated material management system.  Issues accountable items to faculty, school staff, contractors, parents, guardians, and students against sub-hand receipts.  Conducts special, joint, or annual inventories of hand-receipt accounts in conjunction with the hand-receipt holder and adjusts records based on findings.  Ensures adequate controls for accountable property are maintained by property holders by periodically inspecting classrooms to match serial/tag numbers against the sub-hand receipts.  Turns in to or receives excess property from the servicing Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office (DRMO) and arranges appropriate transportation.  Assures all supply transactions are recorded in an automated system and that copies of documents are filed appropriately to maintain an adequate automated and hard-copy audit trail.  Sets or revises stock levels for authorized items available through the supply system for school stockage.  Compiles financial data to forecast the budget for replenishment of supplies and equipment and equipment repair.  Monitors base-level support provided under the interservice support agreement including service contracts for school equipment, maintenance and repair, utilities, etc.  As designated Government Ordering Official, uses GPC to purchase supplies and services for the school.  Receives requests for GPC purchases from teachers, administrators, and other school staff.  Make approved purchases by phone, catalog, Internet, or over-the-counter.  Makes arrange unofficial travel through use of GPC.  Reconciles monthly GPC statements.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No