MATERIALS HANDLER - Military Membership Required
Department of the Army - Fort Richardson, AK

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Ready for a great outdoors adventure? Join the Alaska National Guard today! You'll serve your community, your state and your country. As an Alaska National Guardsman, you may be involved in community efforts, responding to wildfires, earthquakes, or even rescue missions. It may also include deploying overseas or even partnering with foreign forces. So, what does the Alaska National Guard do? Whatever is needed, wherever it is needed. Join us today!

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Incentives may be available. Payment of such incentives will be made IAW current Alaska HRO Policy. Incentives are subject to funding availability, superior qualifications as determined by selecting supervisors, quality/recency of experience, and pool of qualified candidates.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: This is an excepted position and as such requires active membership in the Alaska Army National Guard, be assigned to a compatible military assignment 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 a current member of the Alaska Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment if selected for this position. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-464-8273.

Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1, 2

DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
Area 1 = AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, excepted or competitive civil service currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.

Area 2 = All Traditional Guard or Active Guard Reserves (AGR) members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.

PDCN: D0903000

Selecting Supervisor: Jill King KEY REQUIREMENTS

Alaska Army National Guard membership is required.
U.S. Citizenship and Secret Clearance is required.
Bargaining Unit: Bargaining
Selectee must verify U.S. employment eligibility using Form I-9
Selectee is subject to Entrance on Duty (EOD) physical to include audiogram DUTIES:

Performs a full range of warehousing activities to include
receiving, storing, selecting and shipping bulk and bin materials and
equipment. Assists in the development of plans for storage and arrangement of
stock to determine warehouse configuration, setup, movement, rearrangement and
traffic flow. May participate in developing storage and space utilization plans
in accordance with materials storage areas. Coordinates incoming and outgoing
shipments and placement of materials within docking area. Schedules personnel
to facilitate movement in accordance with priorities, scheduling requirements
and space allocations. Operates large warehouse perimeter vehicles such as
cargo tractors, stake trucks, mobile cranes, and forklifts ranging in size up
to 10,000 lbs. Prepares inventory and production reports, screens and
identifies shipping and receiving documents for discrepancies, and directs
shipments to shipping or storage areas. Identifies, examines, classifies,
accepts and disposes of a wide variety of materials and property including
electronic equipment, aircraft and automotive components and assemblies. May
lift and carry items that weigh up to 70 pounds. Identify, sort, inventory
equipment at unit location to include weapons and sensitive items, OCIE, and non-standard
equipment. Prepare equipment for return shipment to CSMS/USPFO by palletizing,
banding, shrink wrap, weigh, cube, ect...Develop load plan for transport of
equipment. Use MHE and military vehicles to transport equipment. Review hand
receipts and property book documents to identify excess and equipment qualifies
for lateral transfer. Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
General Experience is experience or training which demonstrates your ability to compare
item identification against receiving reports and issue request forms; skill in
using hand trucks, 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 is experience or training 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.

Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Your experience will be
evaluated on the basis of duties performed. Your record of experience and/or
training must show possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities

needed to fully perform the duties of this position:
  • Ability to read and understand complex verbal or written instructions
pertaining to warehousing duties, responsibilities and procedures.

  • Knowledge of the overall warehousing plan, documentation requirements,
and accepted warehousing methods, procedures, and techniques.

  • Knowledge of basic design and construction principles for the
construction of standard and non-standard shipping and storage containers.

  • Knowledge of transportation, security, environmental laws, and
regulations in daily warehouse duties.

  • Knowledge of various supply classes and distinguishing characteristics
of similar classes.

APPOINTMENT
FACTORS: Excepted/Enlisted
in the Alaska Army National Guard.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to become a
member of the Alaska Army National Guard and be assigned to a compatible
military assignment in one of the following MOSs: 36B, 51C, 74B, 88M,
88N, 89A, 89B, 92A, 92F, 92G, 92Y.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application/resume will be made to determine your Area of Consideration (AOC) and to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and minimum job requirements. Your initial rating will be based on your responses to the questionnaire in this document. This process measures the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. Your final rating will be based on our evaluation of your responses, as verified through a review of your resume and other 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 score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility and 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 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
This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a current Federal employee or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50. You may submit your most recent performance appraisal.

2. The National Guard is exempt from the Veterans Preference Act. Submission of a copy of your DD-214 is not required unless you are hired for technician position.

3. 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.

4 . Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized.

5. Direct Deposit Program: If selected for technician position with the Alaska National Guard, you will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. (Salary will be automatically deposited to bank/credit union account).

6. Military Bonuses And Student Loan Repayment Program : If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives). In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility and possibly being required to pay for an incentive you have received (recoupment), you should check with your servicing incentive manager (AKARNG - J1 or AKANG - Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rules apply: - Incentive Termination with Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment and you have not served at least six months of the incentive contract term. - Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment and you have served at least six months of the incentive contract term.

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