Logistics Assistant

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Washington, D.C
Jul 21, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Executive Office of the President (EOP), Office of Administration (OA), Office of the Chief Operations, Mail and Logistics Management Office (MLMO). The Logistics Assistant (Mail/MVO) will be responsible for providing logistical support for the complex, providing customer service to internal and external customers regarding mail procedures, and delivering mail throughout the EOP campus and the National Capital Region.

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As a Logistics Assistant, GS-0303-7, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:
  • Provides customer service to internal and external customers regarding logistics and mail procedures
  • Meters outgoing postal mail, performs mass mailings, and charges most economical postage
  • Transports and delivers mail, express overnight packages, and bulk parcels within the National Capital Region
  • Operates platform truck to pick up and deliver materials and equipment to various locations and work sites
  • Collects unclassified materials for destruction from designated offices throughout the EOP complex
  • Tracks and reports workload statistics for overall monthly Mail Center Reports

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident is required for this appointment.
  • Males born on (or after) 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service System or have an approved exemption. Visit www.SSS.gov for more info.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Direct deposit is required per Public Law 104-134.
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug tests.
  • Must be found suitable for federal employment, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/.
  • May be required to serve a probationary period.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license.
  • Must able to operates cargo, minivan, sports utility vehicle, or trucks typically having an approximate gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 26,000 pounds.
  • Must complete a pre-employment physical examination.
  • Must be able to lift items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work various shifts and weekends.


Minimum Qualifications Requirements: All applicants must meet the qualification requirements outlined below to be considered minimally qualified for this position by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.. The qualification requirements are in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards. All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Time-In-Grade Requirements: Applicants must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level or pay band in Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

Specialized Experience: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector: transporting and delivering mail, overnight packages, and bulk parcels; collecting unclassified material for destruction; operating platform truck to pick up and deliver materials and equipment to various locations; and providing customer service to internal and external customers regarding logistics and express mail procedures.


Education may be substituted for specialized experience as one of the following:1. One full year of graduate level education that is directly related to the position being filled;2. Undergraduate level education that is directly related to the position being filled with superior academic achievement;3. OR A combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.
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.

The incumbent must possess a valid driver's license and must be able to successfully operate a box truck NTE GVW of 26,000 lbs., minivan, sports utility vehicle, industrial equipment and MHE equipment (forklifts, pallet jacks). The incumbent must complete a pre-employment physical and be able to lift objects weighing 50 pounds or more. The incumbent must be able to work various shifts and weekends.


Are you using your education to qualify? You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

Pass/Fail Courses: If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.

Graduate Education: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. Visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

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

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply 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 CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp .

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Statement: http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/index.cfm

Employment Information Resources - Resource Center: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Main_Page

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
  • Person with Disabilities - Schedule A
  • Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
  • Other Special Appointment Authorities
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 Alternative Application .

NOTE: More than one selection may be made within 90 days of the issuance of the certificate, if additional vacancies occur.

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):

Conscientiousness - Displays a high level of effort and commitment towards performing work; demonstrates responsible behavior.

Customer Service - Works and communicates with clients and customers (e.g., any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit provides, including individuals who work in your agency or in other agencies or organizations outside the Government) to satisfy their expectations. Committed to quality services.

Teamwork - Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity; fosters commitment and team spirit; works with others to achieve goals.

Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process

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 of employment and duties performed
2. Other supporting documents:
  • Cover Letter, optional
  • Most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service)
  • DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty from Veterans for consideration under Veteran hiring authorities
  • Noncompetitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable
  • Career Transition Assistant Program/Inter-Agency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.

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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