Traffic Management Specialist (Title 5) (Indefinite)

Fort Pickett, Virginia
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Traffic Management Specialist (Title 5) (Indefinite), Position Description Number T5263000 and is part of the VA G4, National Guard.

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As a Traffic Management Specialist (Title 5), GS-2130-09, you will perform the below duties:

1. Supports the DMC with the planning and execution of unit movements, and management of military convoys for all services moving within or passing through the state. Provides technical assistance to the DMC with coordination of peacetime and mobilization movements of units using military t transportation assets. Assists with the preparation, maintenance, and execution of training and contingency movement plans for mobilization, homeland security and deployment of ARNG units located within the state. Ensures that all requirements necessary to execute the plans have been identified and coordinated.

2. Provides assistance in reviewing and validating Unit Movement Plans (UMP) and Unit Movement Data (UMD) prior to submission to Forces Command (FORSCOM). Provides training and assistance to units and activities in the preparation and data entry of associated current federal operating systems and may be required to serve as a Functional Manager for assigned systems. Presents instruction and assists in training Intermediate Command Unit Movement Officers (IC-UMO's) and Unit Movement Officers. Conducts visits to active and reserve component installations to coordinate mobilizations, annual trainings, and unit load plans. Accomplishes the full spectrum of support for state and Federal National Guard operations, training, readiness missions, natural disasters, and Homeland Defense/Defense Support of Civil Authorities (HLD/DSCA).

3. Coordinates with the various State Departments of Transportation (DOT) to determine highway availability, restrictions, and permit requirements. Processes requests for use of the Strategic and State Highway Network within the state. Obtains and issues approved permits. Coordinates movements directly with local, state, and federal agencies. Receives, reviews and processes requests for convoy clearance using the Mobilization Movement Control System (MOBCON) and issues Convoy Movement Orders (CMO) which provides assigned routes and scheduled movement times to convoy commanders. Collects, evaluates, and monitors information necessary to modify the Strategic and State Highway Network Database to meet DOD movement requirements .Represents the DMC as the alternate representative to the State Emergency Highway Traffic Regulation (EHTR) Center when activated. Assists with the organization, supervision, and operation of the State Movement Control Center (SMCC). Monitors movements of military units, resolves conflicts, receives and forwards movement reports. Coordinates changes to priorities and revises pre-planned movement schedules.

4. Provides official estimates of post mobilization transportation capabilities and requirements and disseminates information to appropriate military commands. Plans, coordinates, and participates in the highway movement portion of exercises involving military, civil defense, state or local echelons of government, in practice alerts, command post exercises, field training exercises and emergency operations simulations. Observes testing of unit load plans. Conducts the transportation portions of mobilization exercises. Makes recommendations for correction of noted deficiencies to the DMC and recommends changes. Reviews records on the location and type of military, state, and federal transportation assets within the state. Advises the DMC on operational employment of transportation assets during emergencies, alerts, and mobilization. Recommends changes in distribution of equipment to support contingency operations.

5. Assists the DMC in day to day management of the General Services Administration (GSA) Vehicle Fleet as well as assigned Transportation Motor Pool (TMP) assets. Reviews monthly billing for vehicles leased through the GSA program, reconciles billing statement and processes for payment. Assists the DMC and provides input in the formulation of the GSA Vehicle Fleet budget. Assists the DMC in maintaining, inspecting, and verifying serviceability of Army containers. Inspects container and submits maintenance report to the Container Control Officer (CCO) for entry into the Army Container Asset Management System (ACAMS). Coordinates with the CCO to ensure property book accountability and movement of containers. Reviews International Organization (ISO) and storage container requests prior to submission to Army Intermodal & Distribution Platform Management Office (AIDPMO).

6. 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 A - All On Board Federal National Guard Employees within VANG.
GROUP B - All current Federal Employees (from any agency), all federal re-employable eligible, and/or Current Army M-Day and Air DSG within VANG.
GROUP C - All U.S. Citizens.

Remarks: This position is being advertised as an indefinite appointment and applicant selected may be released at any time, and advised of his/her rights and benefits to which entitled. In the event a permanent employee is accepted for this indefinite position, there will be a change in their tenure from permanent to indefinite. Indefinite appointments may be made permanent at a later date without competition.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Applicant must experience that provided a general knowledge and understanding of traffic or transportation programs or operations.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 36 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-07 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 GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • Conducting or participating in conducting surveys and studies of the traffic management function, operating methods, procedures, and performance.
  • Making presentations on traffic matters before Federal, State, or local regulatory bodies.
  • Performing loss and damage prevention work when this included responsibilities such as policy and procedures formulation and studies of traffic operations and services.
  • Negotiating with carriers and/or regulatory bodies on questions of rates, transit privileges and charges, special services and charges thereof, and classification of commodities.

  • Education

    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:

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