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    This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to work in a wide range of warehousing activities that includes receiving, storing, and shipping a variety of supplies, equipment and materials. Duties also include packing and repacking a variety of stock items.

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    Loads and unloads shipments from trucks, rail cars, and other material conveyances using equipment such as fork lifts, manual and mechanized pallet jacks, side loaders, stacker cranes, and automated guided vehicles in mechanized warehouses. May operate automated storage vehicles, using remote terminals and keyboards to receive and transit locator data.

    Checks, assembles, processes documents, and routes materials and equipment to the correct locations or storage areas.

    Verifies or prepares documents either manually or by using automated equipment to read, store, track, and prepare materials documentation. Insures correctness of quantities, identification criteria, and labeling. Identifies and reports discrepancies.

    Ensures that inventory records are accurate and current. Prepares reports on inventory status. Uses automated equipment to load computerized inventory data, access inventory information and fill item requisitions.

    Considers special requirements such as size, weight or mode of transportation when stacking, moving and arranging items on pallets. Uses pallet measuring tools to insure that proper height, weight and other load and storage requirements are met and that damage is prevented.

    Packs and/or repacks for shipment and/or storage, a variety of tools, parts, equipment, supplies, printed materials or other items. Considers special requirements such as size, weight or mode of transportation and blocks or braces sensitive materials and equipment. May tape, staple, seal, weigh, and label containers.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    6907 Materials Handler

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/511044000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.