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MISSISSIPPI NATIONAL GUARD
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.
MILITARY TECHNICIAN COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS : Prior to placement in this position, the selected applicant must be assigned to a compatible position as required by TPR 303. Although conditions of employment, such as grade/rank restrictions, medical, technician compatibility, etc., are not used to determine an applicants eligibility to apply for a position, the applicant must meet the conditions prior to appointment in the position. The compatibility requirements for this position are:
Military Appointment & DAOC/DMOS: Enlisted - CMF 89, 91, or 92; MOS 88H, 88M, 88N, or 88Z
Minimum & Maximum Military Grade: E1 - E6 (Note: You must provide proof with application of eligibility to hold appropriate military grade.)
1108th TASMG, Gulfport, MS
NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED BY
INDEFINITE STATUS WHICH MAY BE TERMINATED AT ANY TIME OR MAY BE CONVERTED TO
PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION : This position is in the Excepted Federal Civil Service "under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709", and is restricted to current Guard members of the Army or Air National Guard.
You must maintain membership in National Guard for continuous employment. DUTIES:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This job is located at a National Guard maintenance facility, warehouse, training site, supply or support type facility. Its purpose is to perform work related to a wide range of warehousing activities to include receiving, storing, selecting, and shipping general or specialized bulk and bin materials and equipment. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training which demonstrates the applicants 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 handtools; and to follow oral and written instructions.
WG-05 Applicants must possess 12 months of specialized experience which has provided the applicant with (1) experience which demonstrates a knowledge of warehouse methods, procedures, and techniques, (2) experience in establishing stock location by considering factors such as size, shape, weight, and use of items, (3) experience in inspecting items and maintaining records through the cataloging process, and (4) experience in interpreting and applying written instructions, reference materials, publications, and manuals.
NOTE: Your application must contain a description of both civilian and military experience as it relates to the general and specialized experience requirements.
SECURITY REQUIREMENTS : Selected individual must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance for this position and/or the compatible military position.
MEDICAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : A pre-placement physical examination may be required for this position. Selected individual must maintain any medical/physical standards for this position and/or the compatible military position.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY : The Mississippi National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Placement will be made without discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, physical handicap, age or membership or nonmembership in an employee organization. However, the Mississippi National Guard reserves the right to enforce military physical, age, and gender requirements to positions which are essentially military in nature or for which military membership is required.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: 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 six (6) months of experience. Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.
NOTE: Copies of transcripts, certificate of training, etc., must be submitted in application package for substitution to be considered.
PARTICIPATION IN DIRECT DEPOSIT IS MANDATORY.
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION EXPENSES: NO PCS WILL BE AUTHORIZED. 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 occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and support 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.
This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp OTHER INFORMATION:
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.