Job Overview


About the Agency

This National Guard position is for a AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES HANDLER, Position Description Number D2278000and is part of the MI FCTC, 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.


This position is located in the United States Property & Fiscal Office (USPFO) Supply & Services Division, Ammunition Supply Point (ASP). This is an Army National Guard (ARNG) Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to perform the handling, storage, examining, transporting, and identifying of ammunition and explosives to detect defects, serviceability, deterioration, and compliance with all ammunition and explosives regulations, acceptable standards, specifications, or contractual requirements, as well as policy and procedures.

Performs Ammunition Inspections pertaining to the receipt, classification, storage, issue and shipment of ammunition items.
Conducts inspection of ammunition being turned-in to determine suitability for further training needs.
Prepares items for shipment to other depots and/or installations.
Verification Inspection. Performs a variety of routine and special inspections of conventional ammunition.
Demilitarization Inspections. Monitors ammunition and explosive related operations at firing sites and demilitarization areas for adherence to regulations and procedures concerning explosives, compatibility, quantity distance, explosive and personnel limits, transportation and utilization of protective equipment.
Transportation Related Inspections. Inspects empty military vans and trucks to ensure that carriers meet standards for transporting ammunition, explosives, and other hazardous materials.
Propellant Inspections. Inspects propellant charge containers and bulk propellants in storage. Inspects condition of powder bags for service-ability, safety, and markings.

Travel Required

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

Relocation Authorized

  • No