TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Aug 24, 2019
Closes
Aug 27, 2019
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

Serves as a senior transportation management specialist in the Transportation Mission Execution and Requirements Cell (TMERC), responsible for the management of large load shipments, commercial cargo shipments, and commercial personnel travel plans in support of the Agency's combating weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) mission.
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Responsibilities

As a TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST at the GS-2130-13 some of your typical work assignments may include:

-Develops, prepares, and recommends long and short range objectives, concepts, plans, policies, and guidance, which will assure effective integrated transportation validation and support for Agency transportation and logistics activities.
-Provides technical control over the execution of commercial carrier and special handling equipment in support of dispersed global operations. This may include surface (line haul, rail and water), commercial, and/or military air transport.
-Maintains access and read/write roles in the classified Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES) and oversees the Agency's Time-Phased Force Development Data (TPFDD) with supported COCOMs and TPFDD functional managers.
-Represents the Agency as a leading transportation authority in the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and COCOMs TPFDD refinement and validation conferences, and provides key and essential agency planning data for a wide range of critical COCOM requirements.
-Serves as an experienced source for all fleet management services and support for assigned customers and supplier accounts.
-Performs a full range of transportation and maintenance functions to include: interpret and apply regulatory guidelines as identified in applicable DoD, GSA, and Agency Policies, Instructions and Regulations.
-Reviews and interprets DoD, Federal, state, local, and international transportation shipping, handling and movement policies, special bulletins, directives, technical manuals, statues, and other instructions.
-The incumbent manages the Smartcard and Mass Transit Benefits Programs (MTBP).

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Work Schedule: Fulltime
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • This is a DoD Expeditionary Civilian position. The incumbent may be designated as either non-combat essential (NCE) or emergency essential (EE).
  • In the event of a crisis situation, the incumbent may be required to deploy or continue to perform the E-E or NCE duties until relieved by proper authority.
  • Required to take part in readiness exercises; cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the organization to function effectively.
  • Position requires the incumbent to be screened from military recall.
  • Positions identified as E-E are subject to deployment to combat or combat support situations; positions identified as NCE are subject to deployment to support expeditionary requirements in other than combat or combat support.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain transportation planning and movement execution system certification/access, i.e., JOPES.
  • Pre-employment physical required.
  • When deployed to a contingency location, work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion, such as lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching in restricted areas, and defending oneself or others against physical attack.


Qualifications

You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service:
- Performing required functions for non-tactical fleet vehicles to meet operational requirements (e.g., daily dispatch, life-cycle processes and procedures, install license plates, register vehicles in the Federal Registration Database, have vehicles inspected, confirm required documents are within the vehicle)
- Manage vehicles in the Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS) and the Maintenance and Utilization modules.
- Manage the maintenance of all assigned transportation assets to maintain operational readiness.
- Conduct annual vehicle reporting through the Federal Automotive Statistical Tool (FAST).

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

Education

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

Additional information

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Persons with Disabilities - Schedule A
Special Hiring Authority for Veterans
Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
Other Special Appointment Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx

The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.

Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http://www.sss.gov for more information.

For more information, please visit http://www.dla.mil/Careers/SearchApply/Downloads.aspx .

Other Notes:

-Incumbent is required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE, 6/08). Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 23 March 2006
-This is a DoD Expeditionary Civilian position. The incumbent may be designated as either non-combat essential (NCE) or emergency essential (EE). In the event of a crisis situation, the incumbent may be required to deploy or continue to perform the E-E or NCE duties until relieved by proper authority. The incumbent may be required to take part in readiness exercises. This position cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the organization to function effectively, therefore, the position requires the incumbent to be screened from military recall. Positions identified as E-E are subject to deployment to combat or combat support situations; positions identified as NCE are subject to deployment to support expeditionary requirements in other than combat or combat support
-Must be able to obtain and maintain transportation planning and movement execution system certification/access, i.e., JOPES.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top 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):

Competencies:
  • Physical Distribution / Transportation Operations
  • Transportation
  • Transportation


Military Spouse Preference: If you are entitled to military spouse preference, in order to receive this preference you must choose the spousal eligibility in your application package referencing MSP Military Spouse Preference. Your preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. To claim Military Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist , save the document and attach it to your application package.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

The following documents are REQUIRED

1. Your resume:
  • Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").
  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.

2. Veteran's Documents
  • If applying using veteran's preference or under a Veteran's hiring authority you must submit the following documents:
  • DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.
PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility: https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation-06-2019.pdf?ver=2019-07-22-131229-740

If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: you reside within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor, proof of military member's active duty status, and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying; and must meet all pre-employment criteria and be eligible for immediate noncompetitive appointment to a position in the competitive service. Documentation required: Marriage Certificate or License, Signed Self-Certification Checklist, Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable), Transcripts (if applicable). Additional documentation required if previously held a federal position: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 Information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months)

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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