Transportation Operations Specialist (Motor)
Occasional travel - Occasional travel in the zonal service area is required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
- Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee
- Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
- Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level)
- Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
- Have a valid driver's license
- Perform work that is sedentary in nature, with some walking, standing, and bending required while inspecting designated program operations. Work is typically performed in an office setting. Some activities involve working around vehicle repair shops, outdoors and involve associate everyday risk and discomfort.
For each job on your resume, provide:
- the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
- number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.
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The salary ranges vary by location and can be viewed here. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.
To qualify for the GS-9 you must possess one of the following:
A. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience performing routine assignments pertaining to a fleet of government-owned or commercial motor vehicles. This experience must have included:
- inputting and/or maintaining data on fleet vehicles in an automated system;
- answering routine inquiries and providing assistance to fleet customers/clients;
- assisting with identifying customers’ vehicle requirements;
- researching and and/or analyzing fleet operations reports. OR
B. EDUCATION: Have a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or have completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. To qualify for GS-2150 positions on the basis of graduate education, graduate education in one of the following fields is required: accounting, business administration, business, or commercial law, commerce, economics, engineering, finance, industrial management, statistics, traffic management, transportation, motor mechanics, nautical science, or other fields related to the position OR
C. A combination of graduate level education and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position
To qualify for the GS-11 you must possess one of the following:
A. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience assisting in managing, purchasing, operating, and/or maintaining a fleet of government-owned or commercial motor vehicles. This experience must have included:
- maintaining data on fleet vehicles in an automated system;
- answering inquiries from and providing assistance to fleet customers/clients;
- identifying customers' vehicle requirements;
- researching and/or analyzing fleet operations OR
- reviewing, analyzing, and maintaining data on fleet vehicles in an automated fleet management system;
- answering inquiries from and providing assistance to fleet customers and vendors;
- working with customers to identify & assess vehicle requirements;and
- researching and/or analyzing fleet operations.
Bargaining Unit status: Varies based on location/position.
Promotion Policy: If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants.
Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.
Travel expenses associated with interviews maybeapproved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.
On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:
- Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government
- Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee
- Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.
All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.
- Knowledge of a wide range of Fleet Management policies, principles, procedures, and practices.
- Ability to utilize automated data processing systems in the operation and analysis of Fleet Management processes.
- Knowledge of procurement practices and procedures governing simplified acquisition of supplies and services.
- Knowledge of standard and special purpose vehicles and equipment, to include descriptive nomenclature, capabilities, and operating characteristics.
- Knowledge of analytic and evaluative methods and techniques to evaluate, measure, and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of fleet practices and procedures.
- Ability to identify solutions and make recommendations to improve program effectiveness and/or organizational productivity.
- Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with automotive repair vendors, industry suppliers, customer agencies, and other Fleet Management Center and agency staff.
- Knowledge of contracts with fleet vendors in order to recognize vendor performance issues and comply with contract terms and acquisition guidelines.
- Ability to communicate orally in order to share information, present recommendations, articulate positions when the views or information expressed could be met with resistance or opposition.
- Ability to function independently and effectively in stressful or controversial situations while retaining sound reasoning, and independent judgement.
If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan(ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.
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