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TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANT


  • Duties
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    This National Guard position is for a TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANT, Position Description Number D1923000and is part of G4 Nebraska 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 states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is a Title 32 excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

    FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE NEBRASKA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL RECRUITING OFFICE AT 402-309-7458.

    OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA 1 and 2

    DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
    AREA 1: Current permanent and indefinite technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard; and current Title 5 employees of the Nebraska Military Department who are military members of the Nebraska National Guard.
    AREA 2: All Drill Status/M-Day members and temporary technicians of the Nebraska Air or Army National Guard.
    AREA 3: Current military service members who are willing and eligible to become members of the Nebraska Air or Army National Guard.
    AREA 4: All qualified candidates eligible and willing to become a member of the Nebraska National Air or Army National Guard prior to the effective date of hire.

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    Responsibilities

    As a TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANT, GS-2102-5/6/7, duties include:

    (1) Supports the Defense Movement Coordinator with planning and coordinating peacetime movements of Department of Defense (DOD) units by modes using military transportation assets. Responsible for performing a wide variety of interrelated or nonstandard transportation support assignments and resolves a wide range of problems. Performs continuous independent review and refinement of movement data based upon input from all military units within or transitioning through the State. Reviews, validates, and inputs Unit Movement Data (UMD) to various federally approved operating systems.

    (2) Performs training assistance of unit movement personnel on entering UMD into the appropriate STAMIS.

    (3) Maintains comprehensive knowledge of regulations and guidelines pertaining to movement planning and highway regulation. Responsible for collecting, reviewing, and
    expediting mobilization and movement related documents. Analyzes movement data to determine the impact changes have on convoy movement scheduling. Recommends
    corrective actions and specific measures regarding any aspects of movements planning, regulations, or movement control to the DMC.

    (4) Monitors and tracks the receipt of mobilization movement data. Maintains Unit Movement Plans (UMP) and files on all Army National Guard (ARNG) units located in the
    state. Maintains visibility of all DOD units moving within or passing through the state for contingency, homeland security or training operations.

    (5) Serves as the alternate point of contact for DOD units or activities that request clearance for movement on roadways within the state. Drafts implementing instructions
    and logs convoy clearance approvals. Facilitates efficient convoy movements from origin to destination. Assists the DMC in coordinating with the various state Departments of Transportation.

    (6) Reviews reports from various agencies and consolidates statistical data for the purpose of isolating significant facts and trends relating to geographical considerations,
    demographics, and adherence to prescribed directives. Reviews past records and collects data for comparison studies.

    (7) Assists in providing guidance and assistance to unit personnel on the preparation of unit level mobilization plans. Assists the DMC with the review of mobilization movement plans for accuracy and completeness. Makes recommendations for approval or disapproval.

    (8) Provides administrative, clerical and typing support to the DMC Branch to include maintenance of publication library, file management, and word processing input.

    (9) Assists in the management, maintenance, scheduling and dispatch of General Service Administration (GSA) and Transportation Motor Pool (TMP) vehicles and equipment.

    (10) Assists in the management and certification of all government owned and leased inter-modal shipping containers.

    (11) Accomplishes the full spectrum of support for state and Federal National Guard operations, training, readiness missions, natural disasters, and Homeland Defense/Defense Support of Civil Authorities (HLD/DSCA).

    (12) Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required
    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    7

    Who May Apply This job is open to… Nebraska National Guard Area 1 and 2 applicants
    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)
    2102 Transportation Clerk And Assistant

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  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Military membership in the Nebraska National Guard Membership is required.
    • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • Obtain/maintain the level of security clearance/background check required
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    • Direct Deposit is mandatory
    • Individuals with military incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment.

    MILITARY REQUIREMENTS :

    Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Nebraska Army National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

    Military Grades: Maximum: CW3/E8; Minimum: WO1/E1; Military Grade inversion within the full time work forces is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of the personnel supervised.

    Compatible Military Assignments: Warrant MOS: 011A, 882A, 890A, 913A, 914A, 915A, 915E, 920A, 920B, 922A and 923A; Enlisted MOS: 25B, 36B, 51C, 88M, 88N, 89A, 89B, 92A, 92F and 92Y

    Individual does not have to be currently assigned to one of these career fields ot be considered for this position; however compatibility requirements must be met prior to appointment to the position. Selectee has 24 months to become qualified in a compatible military assignment.

    Security Clearance/Background Check requirements:
    In order to comply with US DOD requirements and ensure the safety and security of the missions, programs, property and personnel of the Nebraska Military Department, employees must obtain the appropriate background investigation and maintain the level of security clearance assigned to their respective work.

    Failure to obtain, within one year of appointment, and maintain the designated type of security clearance/background check required for the respective work may result in a job offer being rescinded, separations of employment, or other actions as may be deemed in the best interest of the agency.

    Prior to appointment individuals must meet the security clearance requirements for the position or submit the required documents of the Nebraska National Guard, Personnel Security Manager for processing the appropriate investigation. Required forms: SF86, PSIP Initiation Form, Fingerprints, OF306 and Application/Resume.

    Nebraska National Guard Personnel Security Manager - [email protected]; 402-309-8145.

    Qualifications
    GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience, education, or training interpreting, explaining, and/or applying basic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of a transportation program. Experience using computer and automation systems.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE :
    GS-05 - Must have at least 6 months experience, education, or training in planning of itineraries, selections of modes of transportation, routing of travelers, securing of tickets or reservations. Experience in working independently and able to perform without little guidance.
    GS-06 - Must have at least 9 months experience, education, or training involving verifying legal entitlements or official authorizations for travel, securing from carriers guides and timetables, information regarding schedules, fares, and availability of space accommodations.
    GS-07 - Must have at least 12 months experience, education, or training obtaining and interpreting information. Experience applying directives and regulations governing transportation of personnel, cargo or freight. Experience verifying legal entitlements or official authorizations for travel, securing from carriers guides and timetables, information regarding schedules, fares, and availability of space accommodations.

    Education

    Education:
    Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience -
    Completion of 2 academic years of education in an accredited college or university will satisfy the requirements for GS-4 positions. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience for GS-5 positions.

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

    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 announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. Your answers to the assessment questionnaire will be verified against information provided in your resume and other supporting documentation. Be sure that your resume clearly supports your responses to all the questions addressing experience and education relevant to this position.

    In describing your experience, please be clear and specific, we will not make assumptions regarding your experience. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experiences, your rating will be adjusted or you may be excluded from consideration for this position.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated against general and specialized experience under the "Qualifications" section and against the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Customer Service, Manages and Organizes Information, and Writing

    To preview the assessment questionnaire, please use the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10128831

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Public Trust - Background Investigation

  • Required Documents
    Help 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 (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.
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    2. Other supporting documents (optional)
    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214
    • Other
    • Other Veterans Document
    • SF-50
    • Transcript


    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.

  • Benefits
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    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal 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.

  • How to Apply
    Help 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 (Eastern) 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 documents to 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.

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    Agency contact information John Winterfeld

    Phone
    (402) 309-8186
    Email
    [email protected]

    Address

    NE G4
    2950 North Park Road
    Lincoln, NE
    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.

    Qualified candidates will be referred to the selecting official in the following order:
    1. Fully qualified Area 1 applicants
    2. Fully qualified Area 2 applicants
    3. Trainees

    INDIVIDUAL SELECTED AS A GS-5 TRAINEE MAY BE PROMOTED TO GS-6 UPON COMPLETION OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) AT LEAST 3 MONTHS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE POSITION; (2) COMPLETION OF AN IDP AND (3) COMPLETION OF A CLASS REVIEW. INDIVIDUAL SELECTED AS A GS-6 TRAINEE MAY BE PROMOTED TO GS-7 UPON COMPLETOIN OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) AT LEAST 3 MONTHS OF THE POSN; (2) COMPLETION OF AN IDP AND (3) COMPLETION OF A CLASS REVIEW. INDIVIDUAL MAY BE PROMOTED WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION WHEN QUALIFIED AND RECOMMENDED BY THE SELECTING OFFICIAL; HOWEVER PROMOTION IS NOT GUARANTEED

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    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.
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    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.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/490239900 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)
Posted
03/19/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Lincoln, Nebraska, US