Job opening: Transportation Assistant (Inspection/Office Automation)
Salary: $54 576 - 70 948 per year
Published at: Sep 21 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is located at the Logistics Readiness Center (LRC), U.S. Military Academy, West Point. Located in the scenic Hudson River valley, only 50 miles from New York City, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year academic institution, a nationally-renowned historic site, and the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. The undergraduates, known as cadets, are commissioned as officers in the US Army upon graduation.
Inspect contractor's performance at owner's residence and at warehouse during packaging, packing, crating, loading, unloading, uncrating and unpacking.
Generate Daily Inspection Schedule for the purposes of establishing Inspection requirements for the day/week.
Process Inbound/Outbound Inspection Data through the Defense Personal Property System (DPS) and other required systems.
Report and/or resolve a wide variety of problems onsite in conjunction with the move, including halting work or notifying supervisor and Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) in cases of non-compliance.
Provide counseling and assistance on a variety of transportation services to personnel and their families ensuring the customer understands the contractor and customer responsibilities in connection with the shipment of their personal property.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed Tier 1 background investigation.
- This position has a Temporary Duty (TDY)/business travel requirement of up to 20% of the time.
- The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.
- This position requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain a valid Government vehicle operation certificate within 30 days of employment.
- This position may require the incumbent to work overtime on short notice to include nights, holidays and weekends.
- This position may require the incumbent to work various hours to include holidays, weekends, or on-call duty.
- Appointment to this position is subject to a one year probationary period unless the appointee has previously met the requirements as described in 5 CFR Part 315. While probationary the incumbent can be terminated with limited appeal rights.
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 VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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: (1) Providing counseling of transportation services to personnel and families; (2) Performing personal property/Household Goods (HHGs) inspections ensuring that regulations/policies are being adhered to; (3) Identifying contractor's performance deficiencies and/or violations to appropriate personnel; (4) Utilizing automated systems to input and/or extract information to prepare reports; and (5) Resolving customer shipment complaints. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the Federal service (GS-06).
Education: One full year of graduate level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as Transportation, Business, Logistics or another related field of study. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18. Add the two percentages. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
Proficiency Required: This position requires a qualified typist. A qualified typist can type 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
CommunicationsComputer LiteracyProblem SolvingTechnical Competence
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).
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
- Address BR-APF-W6X1AA LOG READINESS CTR, USMA WEST POINT
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West Point, NY 10996
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk