Ammunition Inspector (Title 32)

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Blackstone, Virginia
Jun 13, 2019
Jun 21, 2019
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Ammunition Inspector (Title 32), Position Description Number D2281000 and is part of the VA USPFO, National Guard.

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As an Ammunition Inspector, WG-6501-09, you will perform the below duties:
  • Conducts pre-issue inspection of ammunition items prior to issue. Checks each item for restrictions or suspensions.
  • Inspects ammunition, performs maintenance, care, preservation, shipping and storage operations, assuring compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety regulations, drawings, etc. during operations.
  • Responsible for the requirements of all ammunition management documentation. Researches, analyzes, and completes the proper and required documentation of ammunition transfer records, surveillance records, ammunition condition reports, quality deficiency reports, magazine data cards and numerous other documentation and/or reports.
  • Assists in the National Level Ammunition Capability (NLAC) resupply and excess management process as required. Receives shipments of all types of ammunition.
  • General knowledge of ammunition processes, regulations, and inspection requirements. Develops technical expertise through schooling, technical publications and personal experience of ammunition processes, regulations and inspection requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


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.


GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-5/SGT - E-7/SFC) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program at the Ammunition Supply Point at Fort Pickett, Blackstone, VA 23824.

Military Grades: Enlisted Personnel (E-5/SGT - E-7/SFC)

Compatible Military Assignments: E:CMF: 89

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have experience or training which demonstrates the ability to use and maintain tools and equipment associated with the handling, storage, examining, transporting, and identifying of ammunition and explosives, as well as the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions including policy and procedures, and experience which demonstrates the knowledge of and the ability to apply safety standards.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 18 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the WG-08 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the WG grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • Experience interpreting wiring diagrams and facility blueprints, as well as scale indications in a toxic or radioactive environment
  • Experience planning work sequences and determining the requirements for serviceability of equipment, and knowing the impact of repairs on related integral devices
  • Experience interpreting technical publications with the ability to assist subordinates or other employees in interpreting technical publications applicable to the detection, identification and destruction of numerous types of explosives and toxic materials

  • Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    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 ( ).

    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 .

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    2. Other supporting documents: SF50

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