Materials Handler
Department of the Army - Camp Blanding, FL

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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

position is located at USPFO-CIF, Camp Blanding, FL

AREA OF CONSIDERATION : This position is in the Excepted Federal
Civil Service "under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709", and is open to Category
1 & 2 Only . Category 1: All permanent/indefinite military
technicians in the Florida National Guard; and Category 2: All current military
members of the Florida National Guard. First
consideration will be given to Category 1.

This position is located in the USPFO. The purpose of this position is to serve
as a Small Shop Chief (SSC) with the responsibility for the overall operations
of a small shop. The position oversees and directs works of one or more
Materials Handlers, WG-6907-06, who are assigned to the shop. The incumbent
performs the full range of non-supervisory work of the shop.


You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment DUTIES:

Chief. Plans and lays out work to be accomplished in the shop. Independently
determines appropriate maintenance procedures. Estimates manpower, equipment
and material requirements. Plans, organizes and directs shop maintenance
programs/procedures under general supervision. Determines approaches, methods
and courses of action required to accomplish the mission of the shop in an
effective and efficient manner. May provide recommendations and input to the supervisor
concerning personnel actions such as performance appraisals, awards, position
description changes, disciplinary actions, leave, etc. Performs the same type
and level of work as performed within the unit.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have experience or training which demonstrates the
ability to compare item identification against receiving reports and issue
request forms. Skill in using handtrucks, dollies, and other equipment to move
stock. Ability to use hammers, pliers, and other hand tools and to follow oral
and written instructions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-07 must have 12 months experience
performing inventory and inspections to determine serviceability of stocked
items. Experience in interpreting and applying written instructions, reference
materials, publications, and manuals. Experience in setting up and rotating
storage locations considering factors such as life expectancy, available space,
product turnover, etc. Experience in receiving, packaging and preparation for
shipment, compilation of reports and warehousing procedures for the movement,
storage and distribution of supplies. Experience in setting up and rotating
storage locations and performing inventory and inspections. Must be familiar
with supplies and equipment such as engine parts, accessories, radios,
automotive parts, and other equipment and supplies furnished by Defense Supply
Agencies, Army Depots, and other Federal Agencies.

Other Requirements : Must be able to pass an operator's test for forklift
equipment up to 10,000 pounds.

REQUIREMENTS : All applicants will be
considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS. Incumbent will be required to be
assigned to and qualify in a compatible military position. The selected
individual may be required to attend formal technical school training in a
military status. Compatible assignments include: ECMF: 91; EMOS: 36B, 51C, 74B,
88M, 88N, 89A, 89B, 92A, 92F, 92Y.


Only applicants in military grade E4
  • E8 will be considered.
**Please include your military grade
in your resume.

PHYSICAL EFFORT : Incumbent often stands on hard surfaces for extended
periods of time. Work involves bending, stooping and working in tiring and
sometimes uncomfortable positions. May lift and carry items that weigh up to 70
pounds. The heavier items are moved with material handling equipment or with
assistance from other workers.

WORKING CONDITIONS : Works inside or outside in areas that may be
hot, damp, cold, drafty or poorly lighted. Incumbent is regularly exposed to
the possibility of cuts, scrapes, bruises, abrasions, falls, and injury from
falling stock or mechanized conveyor systems. May be exposed to dust, dirt,
grease, and solvents and to high noise levels in working areas. When working in
hazardous material areas, the incumbent may be subject to exposure from
radiation, toxins, explosive hazards or chemical fumes. Work may require
wearing protective clothing such as hard hats, steel-toed shoes, rubber gloves,
masks and rubber aprons.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs WILL NOT be authorized.

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 and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. 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.

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 addtional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit:

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 addtional information visit:

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 addtional information visit:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. OTHER INFORMATION:

1. 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. Please DO NOT send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, YOU MUST apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

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