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Job opening: Traffic Management Specialist

Salary: $84 679 - 110 083 per year
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: Incumbent serves as a Traffic Management Specialist in the Domestic Movement Support Division. Responsible for providing transportation support to include meeting with commercial service providers, hosting conferences and workshops, conducting assessments of commercial carrier performance, and developing revisions to procedures, policies, and regulations. As a senior traffic management specialist, focus is on providing more complex traffic management functional expertise.


Provide domestic transportation and business liaison support to commercial industry and DoD shippers. Provide transportation functional guidance in the development of special studies designed to streamline or modernize the movement of domestic freight. Respond to inquiries from Transportation Service Providers (TSP) and DOD Transportation Officers/traffic managers on a variety of domestic freight traffic management problems. Support domestic freight programs/operations with efficient and effective recommendations of freight costs/charges IAW governing DOD policies and Federal regulations. Evaluate the needs of Command customers in order to develop programs and specific solutions to meet customers needs. Provide strategic analyses and recommendations of plans, arrangements and operations of all commodities of freight transported by multiple surface modes within CONUS. Meet with DoD customers and commercial service providers through conferences, workshops and ad hoc meetings to address operations/systemic issues. Provide technical guidance, training and recommendations to other specialists. Provide domestic freight systems transportation and traffic management functional expertise.


  • This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.
  • May be required to work evenings/nights; rotating shifts, extended hours, weekends, holidays or other nonstandard duty hours.


(1) Position may be filled as a temporary promotion or temporary reassignment NTE 30 SEPT 2025 years by a current permanent Army employee. Temporary promotions or reassignments may be extended up to a maximum of five years, and may be made permanent without further competition. (2) Position may be filled as a term appointment NTE 30 SEPT 2025 if the candidate is not a current permanent Army employee. Term appointments may be extended up to a maximum of six years. Applicants with a noncompetitive appointment eligibility may be converted to a permanent career or career conditional appointment. This is an obligated position of a former employee with reemployment rights. Upon return, incumbent may be reassigned or displaced under reduction in force procedures. 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)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementDomestic 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.) 13473People with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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 equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or equivalent pay system in the Federal Service which includes experience in the following areas: 1) Experience coordinating with transportation organizations to support surface transportation and logistics support services. 2) Experience providing transportation support on inquiries with customers and commercial service providers. 3) Experience interpreting transportation regulations and policies to provide advice and recommendations to customers, coworkers, and leaders/manager. 4) Experience developing transportation procedures, policies, and regulations. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: CommunicationsPlanning and EvaluatingTransportation 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-11).


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


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