<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>About the position: </strong>Perform a wide range of warehousing activities in the Department of Logistics at a major medical treatment facility (MTF) with responsibility for shipping, receiving, storing, and distributing materials (i.e., medical and non-medical supplies and equipment). The incumbent may perform all or some of the materials handling duties described under major duties.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Check and assemble materials, process shipping/distribution documents, route materials and equipment to correct locations or storage areas.</li> <li>Unload supplies from trucks or other conveyances utilizing forklifts, manual and mechanized pallet jacks, etc.</li> <li>Verify materials received against manifests, delivery receipts, routing slips, or bills of lading.</li> <li>Process and prepare the distribution and shipment of Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT).</li> <li>Complete routing documents and forwards copies to supply office for filing.</li> <li>Unpack boxes, cartons, and other containers and disassembles and distributes unit loads received.</li> <li>Check supplies for nomenclature, stock number, quantity and condition.</li> <li>Monitor the physical upkeep and housekeeping of the warehouse, as well as the safety of storage spaces.</li> <li>Pack and crate outgoing material, verifies material against shipping order.</li> <li>Locate, access, load, and move materials for shipments from trucks.</li> <li>Maintain material receipt/issue, location, and tracking records utilizing computer terminal, bar code wand/scanner, etc.</li> <li>Prepare basic correspondence pertaining to purchase orders, requisitions, missing receipts, underages and overages of shipments.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 6 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Tier 3 security investigation or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.</li> <li>This position requires the incumbent to have tuberculosis testing.</li> <li>Appointment may require a suitability/fitness determination.</li> <li>This position is subject to a pre-employment drug screening, and random testing thereafter, to include testing based on reasonable suspicion and testing due to direct involvement with an on-duty accident.</li> <li>This position may require the incumbent to work on any day or shift, including PMs, nights, weekends, holidays, or on an "on call" basis, necessary to meet mission requirements.</li> <li>In the event of severe weather conditions or other such emergency type situations (natural or man-made disaster) the incumbent is required to report to work or remain at work as scheduled to support mission operations.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Who May Apply</strong>: 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.<br /><br /><ul><li>30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans</li><li>Current Civilian Employees of the Defense Health Agency (DHA)</li><li>Current Civilian Employees of the National Capital Region Medical Directorate</li><li>Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)</li><li>Current Permanent Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian Employee</li><li>Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce</li><li>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan</li><li>Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act</li><li>Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473</li><li>Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)</li><li>Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer</li><li>Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible</li><li>People with Disabilities, Schedule A</li><li>Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible</li><li>Reinstatement</li><li>Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998</li></ul><br /><br />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.<br /><br />There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.<br /><br />Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) Materials Handler without more than normal supervision. Check and assemble materials, process shipping/distribution documents, route materials and equipment to correct locations or storage areas; Unpack boxes, cartons, and other containers and disassembles and distributes unit loads received; Check supplies for nomenclature, stock number, quantity and condition; Locate, access, load, and move materials for shipments from trucks; Pack, crate, mark and ensure proper documentation of material for shipment; Determine appropriate method for shipment and distribution of material. – Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating.<br /><br /><ul><li>Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal Supervision</li><li>Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc.</li><li>Dexterity and Safety</li><li>Knowledge of Materials</li><li>Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order)</li></ul> <ul> <li><strong>Physical Effort:</strong> The worker is required to stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time, and to bend, stoop, and work in tiring and sometimes uncomfortable positions. They frequently lift or carry items weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted. The heavier items (up to 70 pounds) are moved with weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers.</li> <li><strong>Working Conditions:</strong> The work is performed inside or outside in areas that may be hot, damp, cold, drafty, or poorly lighted. The worker is exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, bruises, abrasions, falls, and injury from falling stock or mechanized work areas. The worker may be subject to exposure from toxins, explosive hazards, or chemical fumes when working in hazardous materials areas. The work may require wearing protective clothing such as hard hats, steel toes shoes, rubber gloves, masks, and rubber aprons.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />This job does not have an education qualification requirement. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.</li> <li>You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.</li> <li>Two year trial/probationary period may be required.</li> <li>Direct deposit of pay is required.</li> <li>Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.</li> <li>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.</li> <li>Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.</li> <li>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 .</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.<br /><br />You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.<br /><br />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 . <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Not Required <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility .<br /><br />As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.<strong> If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.<br /><br />1. Your resume:</strong> <ul> <li>Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.</li> <li>If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.</li> <li>For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.</li> <li>For additional information see: What to include in your resume .</li> </ul> <br /> 2. Other <strong>supporting documents:</strong> <ul> <li>Cover Letter, optional</li> <li>Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable</li> <li><strong>Proof of Eligibility to Apply: </strong>Your application must include the documents which <strong>prove you are eligible to apply</strong> for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the <strong>Who May Apply</strong> section above to receive further consideration.</li> </ul> NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.