Materials Handler Leader

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 12, 2019
Closes
Sep 20, 2019
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Warehouse Materials Handler Team Leader position is located in the Office of Support Operations, Integrated Support Services, (ISS) Logistics Services Division (LOG), Receiving & Warehousing Team. Responsibilities include warehouse duties, assigning work to team members, assisting with personnel and equipment operations, and monitoring progress as necessary to ensure work completion.

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Responsibilities

Acts as the onsite team leader and uses the automated demand work order system for generating, monitoring and reporting work needs to team members. Monitors and reports status and progress of the team's assigned work. Prepares reports and maintains records of work. Ensures all team members actively participate.
Performs human resource management functions such as approving leave and referring formal grievances and appeals, to the supervisor or an appropriate management official; informing the supervisor of performance management issues.

Leads team members in reading and following floor plans and diagrams for proper placement and installation of carpet, furniture, partitions and shelving units. Ensures teams accurately interpret legend or scale of plan. Oversees team members and handles or oversees one or more product lines requiring knowledge of the items and the environment in which they are used.

Leads team members in the receipt of inbound shipments. Offloads and inspects for quantity and accomplishes and prepares receiving reports covering materials received or to be shipped and delivered. Assembles items into groups based on information shown on the materials according to factors such as condition and type of transaction.

Explains assignments to the team, provides management oversight and provides work status reports to the supervisor. May be required to provide input for evaluations, approve leave and make job assignment recommendations to the supervisor.

Performs all phases of work involved in the receiving, inspection, moving, unloading, temporary storage, packing, shipping, and set out for issue and distribution of a wide variety of supplies, furniture and materials, equipment, and publications utilized by Library wide organizations.
Provides technical expertise and management oversight to team members operating a variety of equipment (saws, drills, etc.) to erect and/or dismantle system shelving and moveable partitions and/or repair and assemble furniture. Uses power jacks and transporters to move heavily loaded skids and other excessively heavy objects and assists in erecting and dismantling walls and systems furniture.

Receives and stores meeting and special function equipment and furnishings. Conducts periodic inventory verifying quantity on hand and quantity issued. Reports discrepancies to the supervisor. Responsible for the storage, stacking and palletizing of furniture and equipment. Examines furniture and equipment for deterioration and damage and notifies the supervisor accordingly. Makes minor repairs as necessary.

Maintains records for receipts of delivery of shipment through daily use of automated programs. Reviews documentation for completeness and accuracy and takes appropriate steps to correct errors.

Ensures safe receipt, storage, and movement of hazardous materials and toxic chemicals in accord with facility and regulatory requirements. Provides formal and on-the-job training to oversee hazardous materials in accord with safety regulations.

Operates electrically powered forklifts designed to lift and move loads weighing up to 2,000 pounds. Operates electrically powered trams to tow carts between buildings. Uses powered and hand equipment for movement of equipment and office supplies. Oversees use of and gives instruction on use of simple hand tools, both powered and manual, for assembly and disassembly of office furniture and other Library equipment. Responsible for ensuring personnel are trained and current on equipment as applicable.
Performs equipment maintenance checks daily and conducts equipment recharging at the end of the day on an as needed basis. May operate government owned vehicles to deliver small packages and/or deliver and pick up Library materials as needed. Transports personnel and tools to job sites when work is done between the Madison, Jefferson and/or Adams buildings.

Operates trash compactor equipment and reports issues or breakdowns. Sorts, places into trays, and marks various grades of paper and other recyclable materials. Removes glass, metal, and other foreign substances before placing in the trash compactor. Determines the amount of paper/product to be recycled and places in cardboard boxes for pickup by the paper company. Reviews and signs documents for disposition of recyclable materials. Ensures metal is correctly identified and separated by type and placed into appropriate recycle bins as necessary.

This is a non-sedentary position.

This is a non-supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.

The position description number for this position is 315474.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
07

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


No additional requirements to those listed above.

Qualifications

Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

Ability to plan and review the work of team members.**

Knowledge of materials handling and warehouse procedures.**

Ability to utilize computer technologies.

Ability to interact and collaboratively work with others.**

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

Education

Additional information

Although it is the Library's policy to afford the maximum pay benefit to employees when setting rates of pay, a new appointee who has had no previous Federal service will generally be paid the minimum step of the grade.

The Library of Congress is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities who meet eligibility requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must submit a complete application package that is received by the closing date of this announcement.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email ADA@loc.gov. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants with disabilities may be considered under special hiring procedures and must submit an appropriate certificate of eligibility when applying for this position. The proof or disability/certification may be issued by the State Vocational Rehabilitation Office, Disability Services or Career Services office of the applicant's college or university, or the Department of Veterans Affairs. The letter must verify that the applicant has a severe disability and must be dated within three years of the date of the application. Certification from health care providers are not accepted. For more information contact the Library's Office of EEO/Diversity Programs at 202-707-6024 or email spp@loc.gov. FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR CERTIFICATION WILL CAUSE YOUR APPLICATION TO NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THE SELECTIVE PLACEMENT PROGRAM.

The Library of Congress is the national library of the United States and is part of the Legislative Branch of the Federal government. As such, all positions are in the excepted service.

Appointment/retention is subject to a favorable evaluation of an appropriate personnel security/suitability investigation.

The Library reserves the right to fill a lesser or greater number of vacancies indicated during the life of this vacancy announcement.

Initial appointments, permanent or indefinite, to the Library of Congress require completion of a one-year probationary period.

The Library of Congress may offer repayment for all or part of federally insured student loans. However, not all service units within the Library of Congress participates in the repayment of federally insured student loans. Therefore, determination to repay a federally insured student loan is subject to approval by the appropriate service unit.

A "Not to Exceed" (NTE) status is used to identify an appointment with a specific ending date. However, the Library has the right to separate a NTE employee at any time due to either performance issues or budget constraints.

Are you a veteran? Please indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming in your application materials and/or applicant profile and provide the appropriate supporting documentation to validate your claim. Those applying for 5-point preference must submit Member Copy 4 of your DD 214. Those applying for 10-point preference must fill out an SF-15 (click here for the form) and provide the required documentation listed on the back of the form. If required supporting documentation is not attached, Veterans' Preference will not be considered in the application process.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

The Library of Congress evaluates applicants through an applicant questionnaire and a structured interview. Applicants may also be screened for some jobs through licensing, certification, and/or education requirements, a narrative/application review, and/or a preliminary telephone interview. The knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that are marked with a double asterisk (**) in the vacancy announcement and the applicant questionnaire are considered the most critical for a position. To be considered for final selection, applicants must demonstrate fully acceptable experience in these designated KSAs in the narrative/application review, preliminary telephone and/or full structured interview. The various assessment tools listed above are designed to verify or explore applicants' experience, knowledge, and training directly related to the job in order to identify the best qualified applicants for selection.

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please see the Library of Congress Merit Selection Plan, Section X.D, at: http://www.loc.gov/hr/employment/msp010909.pdf .

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Current or former federal employees must submit their most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent).

Applicants with disabilities may be considered under special hiring procedures and must submit an appropriate certificate of eligibility when applying for this position. The proof or disability/certification may be issued by the State Vocational Rehabilitation Office, Disability Services or Career Services office of the applicant's college or university, or the Department of Veterans Affairs. The letter must verify that the applicant has a severe disability and must be dated within three years of the date of the application. The program does not accept certification from health care providers. For more information contact the Library's Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Programs at 202-707-6024 or email spp@loc.gov. FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR CERTIFICATION WILL CAUSE YOUR APPLICATION TO NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THE SELECTIVE PLACEMENT PROGRAM.

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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