Materials Handler(Dock Master)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 20, 2021
Closes
Oct 23, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is part of the Plant Operations, Government Publishing Office in Washington, District of Columbia.
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Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the acceptance of freight shipments and the retrieval of paper products and raw materials.
  • Maintain a safe operation and clean working environment for the personnel and equipment on the loading dock.
  • Oversee the internal dock area parking lot for inbound freight shipments.
  • Responsible for operating material handling equipment (MHE), which consists of powered forklifts, clamp trucks with lift capacity of 4,000 pound and pallet jacks.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
7

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a current Career or Career Conditional GPO employee to apply.
  • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain Non Sensitive Low risk .
  • Physical - Effort: Peforms warehousing work on hard surfaces and in work areas that require incumbent to stand, stoop, bend and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Lifts moderately heavy items that weigh up to 50 pounds.
  • Work Conditions: Subject to falling objects, collisions, shifting loads, overturning of fork trucks and congested operating.
  • A valid Forklift Operator's license is required.
  • Required license to operate a Powered Clamp Forklift Truck


Qualifications

To qualify for the Materials Handler(Dock Master), KX - 6907 - 7 , you must meet the following requirements:

Skill to navigate the Oracle system and Warehouse Management System (WMS).
Skill in the use of meters, scales, rulers, conveyors, and lifts.
Skill stacking, moving, and arranging items on pallets and must consider height, weight, and special handling requirements.

Applicants must meet the following Screen-Out element
, JOB ELEMENT #1 to be considered for this position. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the online questionnaire. If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT ELEMENT below is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration.
The screen-out element for this position is: Ability to do the work of a Materials Handler without more than normal supervision. to be considered for this position.

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.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement (10/22/2021) to be considered.

Education

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

Additional information

Employees will work shift 1.

Employment of Relatives
Section 3110 of Title 5, U.S. Code, prohibits a Federal official from appointing, promoting, or advocating the appointment or promotion of a relative in the agency where the official is serving or exercises jurisdiction. In addition, Section 2302(b)(7) of Title 5, U.S. Code, makes it a "prohibited personnel practice" for a person in authority to "appoint, employ, promote, advance, or advocate for the appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement of a relative." For further information visit: https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/5/3110 and https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/5/2302

Work Life Balance
The GPO offers Transit subsidy for commuters using public transportation (Metro Bus/Rail, MARC, VRE, etc.).
Background Investigation:
To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the GPO requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully completed a background investigation for a suitability/ Non Sensitive-Low risk clearance. This review could include financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. Depending on the type of background investigation required, the security process may take between 6 weeks to 12 months.

The Agency may rescind the tentative offer, if the candidate is unable to obtain an interim clearance.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process you must contact the HC Specialist on the vacancy announcement at least seven business days before the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

GPO Telework Program: A final salary determination will be made upon selection. GPO supports the use of telework and each telework arrangement is unique depending on the needs of the position, supervisor, and employee. This position is authorized for telework and/or flexible work arrangements as determined by agency policy and any applicable collective bargaining agreements. The GPO Telework Program Policy does not apply to employees in the GPO Office of the Inspector General and employees whose wages are negotiated outside of the OPM established locality pay tables. This position is not eligible for Telework.

GPO Remote Work Policy: GPO offers a flexible work arrangement in which an employee can work most or all of the time from a different geographic area. Remote workers will be expected to be able to perform job duties on the date of their entrance on duty and/or the date of the telework agreement. Final pay will be determined upon selection with regard to locality pay and location of selectee. This position is not eligible for Remote work.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required; and on the extent to which your application shows that you possess the competencies associated with this position. To determine if you are qualified for the job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be made and compared against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. You will receive a numeric rating based on your responses to the questionnaire. Your rating is based on both your responses to the questionnaire and information stated in your application. Please make sure that your self-ratings are supported by information in your application. The Human Capital Specialist may verify your qualifications and self-ratings during the application and selection process through quality review, interview questions, work samples, demonstrations, reference checks, and other means. Inflated qualifications may result in you being excluded from further consideration for this position. You will be further evaluated on the following Competencies required for the position:
    • Attention to Detail
    • Industrial Equipment Operation
    • Technical Competence
We DO NOT require a separate narrative statement responding to the competencies, however your resume must CLEARLY show possession of these competencies.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness , Credentialing

Required Documents

  • The Content of Resume: Your resume, curriculum vitae, or other written form you choose to describe your job-related experiences are used to verify your qualifications. Therefore, it is important that your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total number of hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position. To assist you in sending in a complete resume, use the checklist Click Here
  • SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action- If you are a current or former federal employee, you must submit a SF-50 showing the highest grade level held in the position for which you are using to qualify. Your SF-50 must also include the Position Title and Series, Step, Salary, Tenure, Position Occupied, and promotion potential (if applicable) to verify your status and eligibility.

    If you are unable to provide your most recent SF-50, you should submit a written statement explaining why it was not obtainable. This explanation should include your Position Title and Series, Step, Salary, Tenure, Position Occupied, and promotion potential. Failure to submit the required SF50 document or statement of explanation will result in an ineligible rating under merit promotion procedures.
  • Recent Performance Appraisal -If you are a current or former federal employee, you must submit your current Fiscal Year (FY2020) Performance Appraisal showing you have performed at an acceptable level. If you are unable to submit your current Fiscal Year (FY2020) Performance Appraisal you must submit a written explanation as to why it was not obtainable. In this explanation you should include your final rating. Failure to submit your current Fiscal Year (FY2020) Performance Appraisal or a written statement explaining why it was not obtainable will disqualify you from further consideration.
  • For applicants qualifying on the basis of education: School transcript(s) - official or unofficial. A transcript or list of completed courses is required if you are claiming to qualify based on your education. The information presented in the transcript must be verifiable; at the minimum the transcript or list of courses should contain the name of the institution, applicant's name, semester hours, and GPA. If you provided an unofficial transcript or list of completed courses at the time of application and you are selected you will be required to provide an official transcript prior to appointment.

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