U.S. Army Sustainment Command Transportation Assistant (Travel) in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Summary About the Position: THIS POSITION MAY BE FILLED AT THE GS-06 OR GS-07 LEVEL. If selection is at the GS-6 level the incumbent may be non-competitively promoted to GS-7 pending time-in-grade requirements and demonstrated ability to perform the next level/grade duties. Relocation, recruitment and/or retention incentives are not authorized. Responsibilities Determine eligibility, entitlements and options available to personnel traveling on government directed official travel. Review travel orders to determine authority and entitlements identified for the directed travel. Analyze guides/regulations to ensure travel is by the most economical mode, route and fare that will meet mission requirements. Book flights utilizing the Global Air Transportation Execution System (GATES). Review documents and complete passport applications through the Visa Passport Automated System (VPAS). Utilize computer software programs to compile data of statistical reports and maintain suspense controls. Process air and bus Central Billing Accounts. Requirements Conditions of Employment 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. Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement Executive Order (E.O.) 12721 Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible People with Disabilities, Schedule A Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible Reinstatement Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) In order to qualify, you must meet the experience and/or education 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. To Qualify for the GS-06 Level: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience with calendar/scheduling management or tracking task due dates and following/applying regulations to perform tasks. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05). To Qualify for the GS-07 Level: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes advising on travel entitlements at government expense, reviewing government travel documents for accuracy and entering and retrieving government travel data in an automated database. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this position, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Communications Technical Credibility Technology Application Transportation Time in Grade Requirement for GS-06: 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-05). Time in Grade Requirement for GS-07: 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). All applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade and specialized experience requirements within thirty (30) days after the closing date of the announcements. Current employees applying under VEOA are subject to time-in-grade restrictions like any other GS employee Education 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 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. Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/. Eligible for situational telework only, including emergency and OPM prescribed unscheduled telework.