IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
STATEWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: G4 FMS 3
Materials Examiner & Indentifier
Appointment Type: Permanent
PD #: D1902P00-PD POSITION LOCATION CHANGED FROM USPFO TO FMS WITHIN THE G4.
Series/Grade: WG - 6912 - 07 / 07
Salary Range: $19.00 - $22.18
*Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*
*PCS is not authorized*
MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army National Guard as a condition of employment. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.
AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:
Current members of the Idaho Army National Guard.
Application materials must be received by Thursday, March 21, 2013 . Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements.
- Military requirement: Enlisted
- MOS: Immaterial
The purpose of this position is to identify, examine and classify materiel and equipment and make final determinations on acceptance and disposition of standardized and complex equipment and materiel using shipping documents, contracts, catalogs, drawings, and related documents.
b. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(1) Performs the full range of examining and identifying duties for the most complex categories of materiel and equipment, including electronic, mechanical, perishable, radioactive, and assemblies and components. Inspects, receives, sorts, counts, identifies, and is knowledgeable of special handling techniques and procedures required for the processing of hazardous and toxic materiel such as explosives, toxic chemicals, flammables, gas cylinders, radioactive material, hazardous waste and medical waste. Examine clothing, textiles, requiring sensory judgment as well as subjective measurement.
(2) Receives or rejects materiel, equipment, including non-standard equipment, and complex assemblies for the facility based on their knowledge of products, equipment, and procedures as well as having the ability to determine subtle and inconspicuous defects. May be required to perform pre-receipt examination of property on site at the generation point. Schedules the receipt of property and assures that the property is identified to include identification of all contaminants. Handles damaged and unidentified shipments requiring repair/repacking or return to the supplier in accordance with established procedures. As appropriate, performs or initiates required testing, e.g. radioactive surveys/wipe tests, prepares sample for submission to environmental laboratories for analysis.
(3) Determines acceptance, serviceability and distribution requirements for perishable, classified, precious metals, textiles, clothing, complex electronic/mechanical equipment, assemblies and components. Uses catalog data/drawings, item specifications, or computerized data to verify/determine/classify items for turn-in, storage or distribution. Performs extensive research on equipment specifications using automated systems, technical manuals and supply bulletins to determine any special requirements for complex items passing through the storage and distribution area.
(4) Packs, cushions, apply preservatives and protect property as appropriate; ensures packaging meets regulatory requirements.
(5) May serve as a member of the Emergency Response Team. Ensures the required actions are taken to contain and clean up spills within assigned work area. Ensures lower graded workers are trained to act in his/her absence. Decontaminates and replenishes spill equipment and supplies within assigned work area. Ensures spill incident reports are prepared IAW applicable regulations.
(6) Assures adherence to storage compatibility and determines the need for special handling/storage of certain property (e.g. friable asbestos, PCBs, batteries, pesticides, etc.). Performs research of complex shipping and storage records, and commercial vendor contracts. Obtains Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) using the automated system for material identification and advises lower graded workers on specialized handling and packaging procedures. Initiates corrective action to resolve manifest discrepancies.
(7) Performs a full range of warehousing activities to include receiving, inspecting for defects, storing, selecting and shipping general or specialized bulk and bin materials and equipment. Develops, or assists in the development of plans for storage and arrangement of stock. Determines warehouse configuration, setup, movement, and space utilization plans, as regards to hazardous materiel, in accordance with regulations for a specific commodity or equipment group.
(8) May be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ORI/UCI/MEI/OCI/IG, etc.), mobility exercise participation, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ARNG/ANG/State/TAG rules, regulations and laws.
(9) Accomplishes the full spectrum of support for state and Federal National Guard operations, training, readiness missions, natural disasters, and Homeland Defense/Defense Support of Civil Authorities (HLD/DSCA).
(10) Performs other related duties as required.
Work involves identifying, conditioning classifying, categorizing, and processing materials and equipment. Work involves examining materials to establish or ensure their identity and observable physical condition and processing them according to established procedures.
Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to distinguish between closely related or similar items, ability to follow procedures, ability to sort materials by type, and skill in the use of hand tools.
No education requirements needed for this vacancy.
Within your application package, you must explain how you gained the specialized experience required for this position. Applicants applying at the WG 07 level must have 18 months experience or training identifying and sorting a variety of complex materials and equipment. Experience receiving materials and equipment, recording, and placing items in proper storage areas. Experience preparing all items for shipment using appropriate agency instructions. Experience in mathematical equations. Experience interpreting and using Federal Supply Catalogs, military and manufacturing catalogs, and technical and agency manuals. Experience using and operating forklifts and motor vehicles.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
SUBSTITUTION EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Study 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 6 months of experience. Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.
Idaho National Guard Mission Statement:
The incredible versatility of the National Guard enables its troops to respond to domestic emergencies, combat missions, counter drug efforts, reconstruction missions and moreall with equal speed, strength and efficiency.
Whether the call is coming from the Governor of the State of Idaho or directly from the President of the United States, Guard Soldiers and Airman are always ready and always there.
Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Funds Transfer Program.
This is a dual-status position and membership in the Idaho Army National Guard is required. By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.
All male applicants born after 31 December 1959 will be required to furnish a statement of Selective Service registration status prior to appointment. (5 U.S.C. 332)
Acceptance of any military technician position over 179 days will cause termination of entitlement and eligibility for all bonuses and student loan repayments effective the date of employment. This does not affect Montgomery GI Bill eligibility. Payments of Selected Reserve reenlistment bonuses authorized in section 308b of title 37, United States Code, to Military Technicians (Dual Status) who become eligible for reenlistment while serving on active duty in Iraq, Afghanistan or Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom (in theater) are excluded from repayment. Acceptance of any military technician position may affect your incentive bonus. Check with your incentives manager to see if this applies to the incentive you received.
Applicants who feel they have reinstatement/restoration/re-promotion rights to this grade and position should contact the Human Resources Office.
The Idaho National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical handicap or age which does not interfere with job accomplishment or National Guard membership. Veteran's Preference does not apply to any National Guard position.
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