U.S. Army Sustainment Command Transportation Assistant (Office Automation) in Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts
Summary About the Position: This position is an Army Sustainment Command position located at the Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO), Hanscom AFB, Middlesex, MA. This position will be filled on a permanent basis. Full performance of this position is at the GS-06 level. Responsibilities Advise on entitlement orprocedures related to temporary storage of goods, weight allowances, prohibited items and shipment of unaccompanied baggage, privately owned vehicles and household goods. Prepare cost estimates, maintain records of lot storage, weight allowances to assist customer in determining the best method of movement. Determine carriers and arrange for the pickup, delivery and storage of personal property. Compose and type in draft form, correspondence, messages and memorandums relating to shipment of property. Prepare and process a variety of forms relating to the shipment, receipt and storage of personal property. Answer telephonic, in-person and written inquires on matters pertaining to shipment of personal property within the continental United States and overseas. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or specialized experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Minimum Qualifications GS-04: To qualify at the GS-04 level, you must have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate degree (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification). One year of general experience in the Federal service or equivalent which includes performing clerical office support functions such as record keeping; administrative support; maintaining charts, files, records; utilization of personal computer and office automation software programs. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-03). Specialized Experience GS-05: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled such as: clearing shipments for disposition; providing for expedient delivery to customers; verifying charges associated with the handling and delivery of shipments; and screens orders for correct appropriation/authorization for shipment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04). Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-05: Successful completion of four academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree. (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification). Combination of Experience and Education Substitution: You may substitute specialized experience at the GS-05 level with a combination of experience and education as described above. If you have some, but not all, of the experience or education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of creditable experience and education that you possess. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. then divide your semester hours of post-high school education by 120. Add the two percentages. The total percentage. Specialized Experience GS-06: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled such as assist in providing information to military/civilian personnel regarding receipt of personal property; review documents such as applications/orders for accuracy; clearing inbound shipments for disposition; screens orders for correct appropriation/authorization for shipment; providing for expedient delivery of personal property to customers; verifying charges associated with the handling/delivery of inbound shipments. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05). Selective Placement Factor: This position requires you to be a qualified typist, typing at least 40 words per minute (wpm) with three (3) or fewer errors based on a five (5) minute sample. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Planning and EvaluatingProblem SolvingReasoningTransportation Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 24 -Transportation and Distribution Management position. You may claim military spouse preference. If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.