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Salary: $49 713 - 64 628 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a Freight Rate Specialist in the Naval Air Terminal of NAVAL AIR TERMINAL.


You will classify materials according to proper freight rate terminology. You will analyze applicable regulations to negotiate special rates and services for special shipments to unique destinations. You will confirm freight tonnage accurate and is distributed among qualified carriers for the economical movement of freight.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-06 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Determines the classification, routing, consignment, rate structure, and cost estimate of shipments according to priority, DOD, cost savings, and security factors; 2) Ensures most effective use of carriers, tenders, and standard route orders; 3) Produces notifications of assigned carriers as to equipment requirement, protection of shipments from weather, or specialist precautions against damage; 4) Arranges for special equipment such as cranes and intermodal shipments when needed for loading/unloading; 5) Determines most efficient and economical rates and routes for the movement of freight. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


  • Address NAVAL AIR TERMINAL Navy Operated AMC Air Terminal Norfolk, VA 23511-4497 US
  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]