Department of the Air Force - Elmendorf AFB, AK

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to

fly, fight



…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values --

integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

Elmendorf is a high cost of living area.



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You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered.

**Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)

Appointment of Certain Military Spouse (EO 13473)

DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)

Employment of People with Disabilities

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)

Non-DoD Transfer (




, Dept of Labor, etc.)


Veterans Employment


Act (VEOA)

Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

30% Disabled Veterans


U.S. Citizenship Required

Travel and relocations expenses will not be paid.

Direct Deposit is required for all Federal employees to receive pay.

Required to have a valid driver’s license and drive a motor vehicle.

A pre-employment physical examination is required.

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The primary purpose of this position is to perform the full range of warehousing duties with the responsibility of handling or overseeing a segment of a large warehouse, or serve as the senior employee in a smaller warehouse.

Performs a complete range of receiving assignments.

Provides for the care in storage (COSIS) applying preservation techniques to protect from deterioration or damage.

Processes and obtains required signatures on appropriate paperwork before shipping/issuing items.

Operates electric, gas and diesel fork lift trucks and automated/manual materials handling equipment, to move, stack and un-stack, load and unload, bins, and positions materials.


The work requires on hard surfaces and in work areas that require standing, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. May lift and carry weights up to 40 pounds. May handle heavier items with weight lifting equipment or with assistance from other workers. Work requires light to moderate physical effort in reaching, bending, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate hand and foot controls while driving, raising, lowering, and tilting fork lift trucks. Subject to possible strain caused by vibration of fork lift trucks. Occasionally may be required to make limited emergency repairs on vehicles, such as changling a flat tire.


Work is done inside and outside in areas that may be hot, damp, cold, drafty, or poorly lighted. Employee is regularly exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, and bruises, falls from ladders, falling material, or injury from equipment. May be excposed to dust, dirt, grease, solvents, and high noise areas while working in a mechanized work area, or radiation, toxins, explosives hazards, or chemical fumes while working in a hazardous.

May be required to wear protective clothing, such ashard hats, steeltoes shoes, rubber gloves, masks, and rubber aprons. Drives motor vehicles in all types of traffic and weather conditions.

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Applications will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experirence and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

Ability to do the work of a Materials Handler (Fork Lift/Motor Vehicle Operator) without more than normal supervision. (SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT)

Knowledge of warehouse configurations, storage requirements for particular commodities, and storage documentation requirements.

Knowledge of inventory procedures and ability to prepare inventory and production reports.

Skill in the use of automated material processing equipment and systems to include computer terminals, optical readers, and scanners.

Ability to maintain tools, equipment, and work area in a neat, clean, and orderly manner.

Ability to safely operate fork lift trucks. Must be skilled in handling controls for starting, stopping, backing, lifting, lowering, tilting, and driving forklift trucks through narrow aisles, up and down ramps, and in and out of trucks.



Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.

You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.




May be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.


Emergency overtime may be required.


The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle.

An appropriate, valid driver’s license is required for the position.


As required, may train and/or guide other personnel in performance of material handing duties.


May be required to use International Merchant Purchase Authorization Card (IMPACT) to purchase materials.

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire.

Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.

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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government -



for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

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Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click



To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 8


or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants)

: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click


for more information.

Current Federal Civilian employees

may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of at least three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

90-Day Register:
This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.


Individuals with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the U.S. Air Force mission.

For further information or to determine your eligibility click here:

Special Hiring Authorities.

Applicants who are selected must meet the qualification requirements and be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


If you are eligible and wish to be considered for non-competitive appointment, please indicate “5 CFR 213.3102(u)” on your resume or state you are an individual with disability eligible for a Schedule A Appointment and follow all other instructions for applying.

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force...