U.S. Army Sustainment Command Transportation Assistant in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Summary About the Position: Position serves as a Transportation Assistant performing work in connection with the movement of freight and personal property for Ft. Leavenworth, KS. Recruitment, relocation and/or retention incentives are NOT being offered for this position. Responsibilities Determine entitlements for shipment and storage of personal property at government expense. Ensure compliance with weight restrictions and foreign clearance of personal property. Determine best mode of transportation based upon special circumstances, desires of the shipper and government expense. Advise customers on special movement options for Personally Procured Move (PPM), mobile homes, boats and vehicles. Use automated systems to upload and track shipment movements of personal property. Use office automation software to calculate cost of shipment to final destination. Compute constructive cost for Personally Procured Move (PPM). Plan shipping details (i.e. dates, material pick up and loading times) Monitor transportation service providers to ensure compliance with shipping regulations. Resolve quality control problems between Transportation Service Providers and shipping customers by performing on site inspections. Recommend corrective actions when contractor deficiencies such as improper packing and/or loading are encountered. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens 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. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience advising on personal property (i.e. household goods) shipping entitlements at government expense, reviewing personal property shipping documents for accuracy and entering and retrieving personal property data in automated databases. 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 job, 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: CommunicationsPlanning and EvaluatingTechnical CompetenceTechnology Application All applicants must meet specialized experience requirement within thirty (30) days after the closing date of the announcements. 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. 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. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. 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.