Inventory Management Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 14, 2022
Closes
Jan 19, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Management Directorate, Federal Protective Service (FPS), Washington, District of Columbia. The primary purpose of this position is to assist FPS nationwide, both the regions and headquarters' offices, with property management accountability.

Duties performed:
  • Oversees and coordinates the issuing and returning of IT equipment to/from employees and contractors.
  • Manages, coordinates, and controls the inventory and systems of inventory management, which includes planning for and determining current and future equipment/property requirements to meet customer needs.
  • Validates the automated assets tracking system to ensure that data records are updated to reflect current inventory balances with unaccounted assets accounted for using Reports of Survey procedures.
  • Conducts accurate inventories to support planning and programming for future requirements.
  • Assesses assignments, projects, problems to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and/or program issues under review, and deadlines and time frames for completion.
  • Develops guidelines and procedures necessary for the organization to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and organizational policy.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation. This may include a credit check, a review of financial issues, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov/).
  • Complete the initial online assessment and USAHire Assessment, if required
  • One-year probationary period may be required.
  • Pre-employment Drug Testing: This position requires a pre-employment drug test and the incumbent must have a negative drug test result prior to appointment and throughout the appointment.
  • If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application.
  • DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States.
  • All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • License required: No
  • Pre-employment physical required: No
  • Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
  • Permanent Change of Duty Station (PCS) Expenses will not be paid.
  • Promotion Potential: When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.


Qualifications

Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Minimum Qualification requirements as noted below.

Specialized Experience:
GS-12: You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) performing the following duties:
  • Conducting inventories in order to keep records in a centralized inventory system;
  • Utilizing automated inventory management and/or property control systems to evaluating the efficiency of property-related programs and/or operations; and
  • Performing requisition planning in accordance with inventory management policies, procedures, and techniques.
GS-13: You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) performing the following duties:
  • Regulating the level and flow of equipment and/or property from initial planning through to utilization or disposal;
  • Providing procedural guidance and recommendations in property and/or inventory management operations;
  • Evaluating new inventory management trends and technology in order to implement the latest developments to the inventory management program; and
  • Reviewing contracts to make determinations related to property management and inventory requirements.
Note: Your resume must explicitly indicate how you meet this requirement, otherwise you will be found ineligible.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.

NOTE: 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.

Education

Not applicable

Additional information

Note: DHS continues to take necessary steps to keep our workforce safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. If you receive a final job offer to onboard, please complete the onboarding forms and submit them electronically in an expeditious manner. Your start date may be delayed if the action above is not completed.

Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires each and every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully complete a background investigation for clearance as a condition of placement in this non-sensitive position. This review includes 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. Pursuant to Executive Order 12654 and DHS policy, DHS is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and, therefore, conducts random and other drug testing of its employees in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Headquarters personnel in safety- or security-sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing and all applicants tentatively selected for employment at DHS Headquarters are subject to drug testing resulting in a negative test result.

Veterans' Preference: If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy 4) or an official statement from your command if currently on active duty that certifies you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, in addition to the DD-214, you must also submit a Standard Form 15 (Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference) and the required supporting documents listed on that form. For more information on veterans' preference see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/ .

Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Interagency/Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP/CTAP): This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for CTAP or ICTAP; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. Well-Qualified includes those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. For information on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp