Baltimore, Maryland
Feb 02, 2023
Feb 10, 2023
Full Time

1. Assists technical transportation advisor and higher graded staff on all statewide operating matters dealing with commercial movement of personnel and equipment. Analyzes and advises on transportation considerations relative to the domestic and international movement of equipment, supplies, and personnel via all commercial transportation modes. Assists in the development of, maintains, and exercises the commercial traffic functions of mobilization plans, as well as training programs for managers and mobilization augmentees on related transportation subjects. Assists in
input to the Defense Movement Coordinator (DMC), as required, with the preparation of the
commercial transportation portions of the Automated Unit Equipment List (AUEL). Assists in
Obligation and execution of funding for the commercial transportation mission. (25%)
2. Assists in the preparation of Transportation Discrepancy Reports (TDR) and other documents in
support of government claims against carriers for freight loss and damage or failure to provide
contracted services. Reconciles Commercial Bills of Lading to verify receipt and shipment of
equipment and supplies. Makes recommendations to higher graded employees for changes in local
policies and procedures to support the economical movement of contractually procured materials
from vendors. Interprets and enforces Federal, State, and local regulations concerning the
movement of hazardous materials and general commodities through various modes of carriage.
Assists in monitoring and ensures proper handling, packaging, and shipping of arms, ammunition
and explosives (AA&E), Controlled Cryptographic Items (CCI), and classified/sensitive items.
Safeguards accountable transportation documents, which may include: Government Bills of Lading,
Government Transportation Requests, and Uniform Service Meal Tickets. (25%)
3. Assists in inspections, or provides for inspection of, commercial carrier terminals to locate and
expedite delivery of astray government shipments. Ensures carrier capability complies with
government requirements and specifications. Assists in the management of the Carrier
Performance Program for the state and provides input to the Traffic Manager for the overall
program. (15%)
4. Procures domestic and international travel for both military and civilian passengers. Reviews the
travel arrangements provided by the Travel Services Contractor ensuring that special fares and/or
discounts are utilized when feasible. Ensures advance procurement of transportation services to
achieve greatest overall cost efficiency and oversees the audit of the Travel Services Contractor for
application of appropriate discounts for official travel. Monitors the approved Travel Agent for
official travel for quality assurance as an Assistant Contract Officer Representative (ACOR). Advises
travelers on entitlements and responsibilities and manages the processing of refunds for unused
commercial tickets into the government accounting system. Ensures all travel requests are
accompanied by approved travel orders and reconciles billing of requested travel services.
Reconciles and validates the monthly billing for commercial air travel Centrally Billed Account (CBA)
and submits it for payment. (15%)
5. Maintains all transportation related automated systems and databases to support the Traffic
Management Programs for the State. (10%)
6. 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%)
7. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement. 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. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the
Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of
domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers,
contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are
responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and
regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.
6. Must be able to obtain and maintain a state drivers license.


Military Grades: Enlisted E1 to E5

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience, education, or training interpreting, explaining, and/or applying basic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of a transportation program. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must have at least 12 months experience, education, or training obtaining and interpreting information. Experience applying directives and regulations governing transportation of personnel, cargo or freight. Experience verifying legal entitlements or official authorizations for travel, securing from carriers guides and timetables, information regarding schedules, fares, and availability of space accommodations.


If you are using Education to qualify for this position, Completion of 2 academic years of education in an accredited college or university will satisfy the requirements for GS-4 positions. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience for GS-5 positions.

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 ( Register | Selective Service System : Selective Service System ( ).

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 .

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