VACANCY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN): 721595 (Include on all documents).
Materials Handler; WG-6907-06; PD# 520-2744-A; 1-vacancy; Biloxi, MS
Vacancy Announcement Number: 520-BG-12-721595-640432
Open Date: 08/07/12 Close Date: 08/27/12
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battle, and for his widow, and his orphan - by serving and honoring
the men and women who are Americas Veterans.
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If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans .
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You must be a US citizen to apply for this job
Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
A physical exam is required.
Performs the full range of warehouse functions. Responsible for storage and space utilization for a specific commodity or equipment group. Plans maximum space utilization and protection of materials by consolidating and relocating materials. Determines sequence for loading materials and organizes incoming shipments for maximum space utilization, safety considerations and damage protection. Operates large warehouse vehicles, such as cargo trucks and stake trucks, and smaller delivery vehicles, such as vans and pickup trucks. Operates material moving equipment and vehicles inside warehouse. Operates forklifts and related vehicles in holding areas. Insures safe receipt, storage, and movement of hazardous and toxic materials and substances such as certain types of ammunition, explosives, chemicals, or radioactive materials. Develops space management plans and coordination schedules. Lays out storage space and establishes item and material locations in accordance with general agency regulations for warehouse configuration. Considers movement, rearrangement, and traffic flow. Screens shipping and receiving documents to identify discrepancies. Coordinates incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials within docking area. Responsibilities include receiving, locating, storing, shipping, and re-warehousing materials, commodities or equipment.
Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.
WORK SCHEDULE: Days; Monday through Friday
EXPERIENCE : A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence of specialized experience which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position, must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C ( www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c ).
SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the questions. The screen-out element for the WG-6 full performance level of this position is: Ability to do the work without more than normal supervision.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE CANNOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
The above is an excerpt from the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions. For the full text, see the Handbook on file in Human Resources Management Service.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx .
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at http://www4.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp .
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 90 or more before any Veterans preference points) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp .
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