TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANT
Department of the Air Force - Saint Joseph, MO

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MISSOURI NATIONAL GUARD

AIR TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

This position is located at the 139th Airlift Wing in Saint Joseph, MO United States 1 vacancy

Incumbent will be assigned to Position Description Number D1962000 in FAC 42C100

APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a bargaining unit position.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED: This is an Excepted position that requires active membership in a compatible skill in the Missouri Air National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently enlisted in the Missouri Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-864-6264 (toll free).

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidate will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate must be AFSC qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.

Maximum Military Grade - TSgt (E-6)

Minimum Military Grade - SrA (E-4)

Enlisted - AFSC 2T0XX or 2T1XX

Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).

IMPORTANT NOTES: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances are not authorized for this position. Required Security Clearance is Noncritical Sensitive.

Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.
KEY REQUIREMENTS

AGMO Form 335-1-R is required - see instructions under How to Apply
Membership in Missouri Air National Guard is required for this position
Direct Deposit is mandatory
Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment,
contact the State Incentives Manager for more information DUTIES:

Assists in managing, directing, developing, planning and analyzing deployment and distribution management programs. Formulates and procures transportation arrangements with commercial carriers and appropriate military services for charter of passenger service for individual/group movements, equipment, supplies and material. Analyzes and evaluates travel requirements while considering cost and mission accomplishment as factors. Determines the most appropriate, efficient and economical transportation services IAW applicable cargo movement directives. Conducts dispatch operations through planning and scheduling of vehicle operations resources to meet transportation support requirements. Administers installation driver qualification and licensing program. Functions as a technical advisor to all statewide and base operating officials on matters dealing with commercial movement of personnel and cargo. Determines proper identification, marking, labeling, and special handling instruction on all shipments. Responsible for defining augmentation requirements when called upon to expand operations to perform surface cargo deployment function during installation deployments or other surge operations. Participates in unit assessments, inspections, installation deployment plans, deployments, and disaster preparedness exercises. Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

GS-06 Specialized Experience: Must have 9 months of specialized experience that demonstrates knowledge and application of transportation regulations, methods and practices to perform a wide variety of both routine and specialized transportation support assignments related to the movement of equipment, supplies and personnel. Experience must include your ability to obtain and interpret information, resolve recurring problems, coordinate actions, and conduct extensive searches.

General Experience: Must have clerical, administrative or technical experience which demonstrates ability to interpret, explain and/or apply basic rules, regulations, policies and procedures of a transportation program.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
To be eligible for Federal employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify at the time of appointment that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.

Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives Manager at Whiteman AFB at (660) 687-7394 and State Incentives Manager in St. Joseph at (816) 236-3339.

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 and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the qualifications questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position and is based on your responses to the qualifications questionnaire. Your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities based on information listed in your resume and/or supporting documents. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Please ensure the accuracy of your information. Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action. 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.

http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp or http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc . OTHER INFORMATION:

ALL APPLICANTS ARE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, AGE (WITH AUTHORIZED EXCEPTIONS) OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT FACTOR.

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