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About the Agency

This National Guard position is for a AMMUNITION INSPECTOR, Position Description Number D2295000and is part of the MI Camp Grayling, National Guard.

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 states and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.


AMMUNITION INSPECTOR, WG-6501-8 Assists in the inspection of ammunition, to include performing maintenance, care preservation, shipping and storage operations, assuring compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety regulations, drawings, and other assigned activities during operations. Directs preparation of various ammunition transaction documents pertaining to receipts, issues, location changes, turn-ins, shipping, along with the maintenance and inventory adjustment of ammunition items. Provides technical assistance and guidance in using the automated Standard Army Ammunition System Modernization (SAAS-MOD) system. Plans and accomplishes inventories of all stocks. Archives files and performs system back-ups and restore applications. Reviews data input, reports, change packages, day-to-day operations and makes recommendations to resolve problems.

Knowledge of various codes of federal regulations (Department of Transportation (DOT) and Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA).
Knowledge of ammunition/explosives technical references, procedures and policies, materials handling equipment, and lifting gear, rail and truck characteristics/capabilities.
Ability to interpret and apply load drawings technical inspections procedures, publications, specifications and technical drawings pertaining to ammunition/explosives.
Ability to research, interpret and apply all technical information necessary to provide support to ammunition inspectors.
Ability to read and comprehend technical orders, technical manuals, schematics, blueprints, and drawings.
Knowledge of the safety precautions and procedures necessary to be taken with the variety of A&E worked on.
Knowledge of product specifications, standards, and associated requirements for preservation, packing, shipping and storage to ensure product quality, safety, and protection of the environment.
Ability to recognize the various munitions and explosives so as to apply the proper procedure for inspecting.
Ability to recognize weather and other conditions that affect explosive operations and to select the alternate procedures necessary under such conditions.
Knowledge of operating procedures and safety regulations and procedures applicable to firing range activities.
Skill in the operation of the full variety of machines and tools in operations.
Skill in the maintenance and minor repair of machines, tools, and equipment used in munition maintenance.
Knowledge and understanding of the AR 25-50.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation Authorized

  • No