Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) TOOLS AND PARTS ATTENDANT in Fort Richardson, Alaska

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THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This National Guard position is for a TOOLS AND PARTS ATTENDANT, Position Description Number D1228000and is part of the Alaska Army National Guard.

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your state and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: This is an excepted service position and as such requires active membership in the Alaska Army National Guard, be assigned to a compatible military assignment and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not a current member of the Alaska Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment if selected for this position. For enlistment/appointment information, contact (907) 644-8033.

Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1, 2 DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION: Area 1 -AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, excepted or competitive civil service currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard. Area 2 -All Traditional Guard or Active Guard Reserves (AGR) members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard. PDCN:D1228000 Selecting Supervisor: Jeffrey Arnold

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Responsibilities

Identifies user's tools, parts, equipment, and requirements and requisitions stock as needed. Watches and reports items that are in short supply because of breakage or because they are frequently out for repair. Recommends possible substitute or interchangeable items. Sets up and maintains storage locations. Determines methods of storage, identification, and stock location, considering such factors as temperature, humidity, height and weight limits, turnover, floor loading capacities, space available, and convenience of handling items. Compiles records concerned with quantity, cost, and type of material received, stored, and issued. Prepares periodic inventory and determines the basis for over, short, or misplaced items by checking such references as out-for-repair, issue, and turn-in records maintained in the tools and parts room. Compiles reports of use of stock handling equipment, adjustments of inventory counts and stock records, spoilage of or damage to stock, location changes, and refusal of shipments. Ensures that tools and equipment are maintained in good condition by performing visual and operating checks, taking measurements with such devices as calipers, and receiving reports from users on the nature and extent of damage to tools and equipment. May make minor repairs to tools and equipment, determine when damaged and inoperative items are too costly to repair, and report damaged or worn-out equipment to superiors. Determines stock replenishment levels for centrally controlled supplies and other material within funding limitations. Assures that supplies and monies are not wasted through excess accumulation, and that items are on hand in sufficient quantities and at the time required. In addition to established guides and formulas, determines quantities required and timely stock replenishment. Receives a wide variety of supplies and specialized items requiring special handling. Ensures that received items are properly stored in assigned locations. Reviews requisitions for completeness and compliance with regulations, and revises quantities ordered based on number on hand. Recommends substitution when supply items are not available. Searches for identifying or management data on items of supply. Compares data listed on documents with reference sources such as federal catalogs, stock lists, or other publications. Receives requests desiring additional identification data, verification, or comparison of data on hand with reference sources. Searches for stock number, prices, descriptions, sources of supply, or other management data. When unknown, traces part number or type number and manufacturer of the item of equipment. Edits supply transactions, or provides customer service for urgent critical shortage items and other items requiring special handling when established procedures are not applicable. Codes and classifies requisitions, shipping orders, and other documents, and extracts requests to other sources of supply or refers them to an inventory control point when stock is unavailable or cannot be shipped. May assist a Surface Maintenance Mechanic by performing the less complex and more routine helper type duties. May perform maintenance tasks with repairers or mechanics by assisting in the accomplishment of duties. This may involve getting tools and supplies, carrying materials, and lifting and holding materials in place during operations. As directed by the repairer or mechanic, uses hand and powered tools of the trade to assist in the disassembly, assembly, and installation of simple component parts and units. Applies knowledge gained from previous work assignments. Detailed instructions are received from the higher graded Surface Maintenance Mechanic with each new assignment. Work is reviewed by the higher-level employee while in progress and upon completion. Cleans tools, parts, and equipment and keeps work areas clean and orderly. Performs other duties assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Training, TDY's, etc...

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

6

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6904 Tools And Parts Attending

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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
  • Alaska Army National Guard membership is required.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Secret Clearance is required.
  • Bargaining Unit: Bargaining
  • APPOINTMENT FACTORS: Excepted/Enlisted in the Alaska Army National Guard.
  • MILITARY GRADE REQUIREMENT: Due to the nature of this position, the minimum military grade requirement is Private (PV1/E1) and the maximum military grade is Sergeant First Class (SFC/E7).
  • NOTE: If you are selected for this position you must be able to pass an operator?s test for forklift equipment up to 6,000 lbs.
  • Note: If you are selected for this position you must have a secret security clearance or be able to obtain it within a year from the effective start date.
  • DESIRABLES: Familiar with supply functions and systems (i.e. GCSS-Army or SAMS-E).
Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE is experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of trade; ability to apply identification skill (matching specific item name, models, and stock or part numbers with similar specific information at stock locations); ability to use simple hand tools (pliers, screwdrivers, etc) and to follow oral and written instructions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is experience which is directly related to the position to be filled and which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.

WG-05- Experience or training checking numbers and names of items on container labels of incoming stock and matching information with receiving reports. Experience that demonstrates the ability to store, organize and rotate items and to issue supplies. Experience completing issue or receipt records. Experience counting items during inventory.

WG-06- Experience or training in verifying stock by opening, counting and visually checking the contents of the containers. Experience in establishing stock location by considering such factors as use, size, shape and weight of items. Experience in completing stock records by showing the names, quantities and location of stock. Experience in identifying correct nomenclature and stock number of items in order to locate stock for issue. Experience in performing maintenance such as replacing wooden handles on handsaws, changing blades on power saws, and greasing or oiling power and hand tools.

Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Your experience will be evaluated on the basis of duties performed. Your record of experience and/or training must show possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position:

  • Knowledge of the range of items in stock to identify specific items requested by users from descriptions of their intended usage, and to suggest, in the absence of requested items, substitute and interchangeable items that might fit user's requirements.

  • Skill in determining when tools and equipment should be sent to test, repair, and calibration shops, and skill in providing evaluations to stock disposal personnel to aid them in determining whether items should be salvaged, repaired, and returned to stock.

  • Skill in determining from records such errors as improper item issue and turn-in credit, and the failure of records to show that items have been sent out for repair.

  • Skill in identifying, setting up special storage locations, and ensuring that project assigned items are separated from regularly stocked items when they arrive and during their storage.

  • Ability to provide information on the status of stock for determining and keeping adequate numbers and types of items on hand.

  • Working knowledge of automated systems for stock record accountability.

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Additional information
  • MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to become a member of the Alaska Army National Guard and be assigned to a compatible military assignment in the following MOSs: ECMF: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94, EMOS: 92A, 92F, 92Y, 92Z

  • If you are a current Federal employee or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50. You may submit your most recent performance appraisal.

  • The National Guard is exempt from the Veterans Preference Act.Submission of a copy of your DD-214 is not required unless you are hired for technician position.

- If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

- Direct Deposit Program: If selected for technician position with the Alaska National Guard, you will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. (Salary will be automatically deposited to bank/credit union account).

- Military Bonuses And Student Loan Repayment Program: If you are selected for this position, you should always check with your servicing incentive manager (AKARNG - J1 or AKANG - Retention Office) to verify how accepting this position will affect your entitlement prior to considering an offer of employment.

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.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application/resume will be made to determine your Area of Consideration (AOC) and to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and minimum job requirements. Your initial rating will be based on your responses to the questionnaire in this document. This process measures the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. Your final rating will be based on our evaluation of your responses, as verified through a review of your resume and other supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility and rating.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Attention to Detail, Facility Supply Inventory Management, and Knowledge of Materials

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Secret

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Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your* resume*showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.

  2. Questionnaire

  3. Any additional documentation you wish to submit for consideration

Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, fax, mail or by hand-deliver. Please be sure to include all of the following information in your resume:

Job Information:

  • Vacancy Identification Number, title, grade and location for which you are applying.

Personal Information:

  • Full name, mailing address (with zip code) and day/evening telephone numbers (with area code).

  • Country of Citizenship.

  • If ever employed by the Federal Government, please show the highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment in grade.

Education:

  • High School name, city, state and zip code, date of diploma or GED.

  • Colleges and/or Universities attended, city, state and zip code.

  • Major field(s) of study.

  • Type and year of degree(s) received. If no degree received, show total credit hours received in semester or quarter hours.

Work Experience for each paid or non-paid position held related to the job for which you are applying (do not provide copies of job descriptions):

  • Job title.

  • Duties and accomplishments.

  • Number of hours per week.

  • Employer's name and address.

  • Supervisor's name and phone number.

  • Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacted.

  • Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year).

  • Salary.

Other Qualifications:

  • Job-related training courses (title and year).

  • Job-related skills (e.g., other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc.)

  • Job related certificates and licenses.

  • Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments. (e.g., publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, performance awards, etc.)

Do not send copies of documents unless specifically requested.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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Benefits

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documentsto be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

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Agency contact information
Loida Torres Roman
Phone

9074286442

Email

loida.m.torresroman.mil@mail.mil

Address

Alaska Army National Guard P.O Box 5800 JBER, AK US

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application. Referral to the hiring official will be IAW our agency Merit Promotion Plan and current Labor agreement. Qualified applicants may be further evaluated by a ranking panel. Referred candidates will be further evaluated and interviewed by a selection panel.

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/495839500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 04/04/2018 to 04/19/2018

Salary: $22.40 to $28.22 per hour

Pay scale & grade: WG 5 - 6

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent