Transportation Assistant (Inspection)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 21, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Inspect contractor performance at owner's residence and at warehouse during packing, packaging, crating, loading, shipping, unloading, uncrating, and unpacking.
  • Ensure loading/unloading prevents damage and contract specifications are being followed.
  • Verify whether books, papers, and equipment may be shipped separately as professional items.
  • Perform damage inspections when requested by shipper or claims office.
  • Contact freight terminals on a monthly basis, checking for astray freight.
  • Inspect contractor warehouses to determine that storage methods are proper, adequate protection is provided against fire, flooding, insects, vermin, and facility is receiving adequate fire and police protection.
  • Perform witnessed weighs/reweighs on shipments as required.
  • Inspect crates and material from overseas or domestic shipment and rejects those that don't meet specifications.
  • Generate daily inspection schedule for purpose of establishing inspection requirements.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before entrance on duty, subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.
  • Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/
  • Incumbent in this position must be able to obtain and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license.
  • Incumbent must be able to pass a government driving test and obtain a government driver's license.


Qualifications

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
  • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
  • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Reinstatement
  • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)


In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Customer Service
  • Oral Communication
  • Packaging, Handling, Storage & Transportation
  • Transportation


Specialized Experience: One year or more experience with personal property shipping regulations and transportation background; effective written/oral communication; resolving controversial issues involved in movements; and ability to work in stressful environments.

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-06).

Education

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone- no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required..
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 24 - Transportation and Distribution Management position.
  • You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
  • If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • 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 .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.
  • Position may be filled as a temporary promotion, temporary reassignment or temporary change to lower grade NTE 2 Years by a current, permanent Army employee. Temporary promotions, reassignments or change to lower grades may be extended up to a maximum of eight years and may be made permanent without further competition.
  • Position may be filled as a TERM Appointment NTE 2 Years, if the candidate is not a current, permanent Army employee. TERM appointments may be extended up to a maximum of six years.


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