MATERIALS HANDLER
Department of the Air Force - Knoxville, TN

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The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest enduring institutions. 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 Tennessee National Guard team and serve your nation, Tennessee and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted 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 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.

POSITION TITLE: MATERIALS HANDLER

POSITION LOCATION: KNOXVILLE, TN

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:
FIRST: Permanently employed Air Technicians in Knoxville, TN.
SECOND: Permanently employed Air Technicians Statewide.
THIRD: Qualified members of the Tennessee Air National Guard.
FOURTH: Applicants eligible for membership in the TN Air National Guard.
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Enlisted

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY : 2SXXX

CLEARANCE: SECRET

PD NUMBER: D1950000-47943

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION: NOT AUTHORIZED
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.

INTRODUCTION: This position is located in the Air National Guard, Mission Support Group, Logistics Readiness Squadron. The primary purpose of the position is to perform warehouse inspection, storage, and inventory of a wide variety of supply and equipment items, classified and sensitive items, War Consumables Distribution Objective (WCDO) items; selecting items to be issued, shipped, or transferred; conducting warehouse validations and inventories; maintaining central locator functions; performing warehouse inspection functions (i.e., shelf life, functional checks); and managing the staging area for delivery of items.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

This position is located at 134TH ARW, Knoxville, TN DUTIES:
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO : (1) Receives and processes notice to stock parts and equipment. (2) Stores all in-warehouse supply and equipment items. (3) Conducts periodic validation of warehouse locations. (4) Selects items to be issued and/or shipped and transfers them to the Cargo Movement Element for subsequent delivery/shipment. (5) Inspects all classes of property for which the USPFO Accountable Officer has responsibility and/or accountability, including small arms, aircraft parts and components; motor vehicle parts; building and construction materials; special equipment; gasses, chemical, and wood products; packaged petroleum products: machines and communication equipment. (6) Monitors material suspect program to eliminate possible hazards or substandard material. (7) Identifies incomplete items. (8) Manages the Precious Metals Recovery Program (PRMP). (9) Assists in formulating policies and procedures to ensure proper management, security, and control of all supplies and equipment in storage. (10) Manages unserviceable holding area. (11) Trains all supply personnel requiring an inspector's stamp or those performing inspector duties, by signature. (12) Assists in providing bench stock support to customer organizations. (13) Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
REQUIRED S PECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have 9 months experience in receiving, packaging and preparation for shipment. Experience in compiling reports, overall warehouse planning, documentation requirements, and accepted warehousing methods, procedures and techniques. Experience in setting up and rotating storage locations considering factors such as life expectancy, available space, product turnover, etc.

Meeting the months of experience requirement will not by itself be accepted as proof of qualification. Quality, type, and scope of experience or education must be demonstrated to show that applicant is fully qualified to perform duties at the grade level announced.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION : Resume must reflect applicable experience.

1. Ability to do the more difficult tasks, answer questions, and check the work performed at the next lower level.
2. Skill in setting up and rotating storage locations.
3. Skill in determining shortage and overage in inventory; inspecting items to determine fair, ware, and tear.
4. Ability to read and interpret technical publications manuals, and regulations.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE : Study successfully completed in a college, university, technical or vocational school may be substituted for experience at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for a maximum of 6 months of experience. Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.

You MUST submit required documents for your application to be considered. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume will be made to determine if it shows the minimum Required Specialized Experience. If a rating and ranking is required, your resume will be used to compare your responses against the Supplemental Information which is the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's). The categories used to assess all applicants that are rated is Highly-Qualified, Well-Qualified, and Qualified. BENEFITS:

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp OTHER INFORMATION:

1. SELECTIVE SERVICE STATEMENT : If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT : The Tennessee National Guard is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Soldiers and Airmen will not be assessed, classified, trained, promoted, or otherwise managed on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, reprisal, or non-disqualifying handicap. Discrimination due to age or disability are prohibited where not a factor of employment due to the military nature of the position. 29 CFR PART 1614. Discrimination due to gender is prohibited except as the direct combat probability coding policy applies to women.

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