Job added in hotlist
Applied job
Contract job
Recruiter job
Employer job
Expanded search
Apply online not available
View more jobs in Windsor Locks, CT
View more jobs in Connecticut
View Similar Jobs

Job Details

Materials Handler

Company name
Army National Guard

$20.32 to $23.72

Windsor Locks, CT

Apply for this job


Open & closing dates

Opening and closing dates





$20.32 to $23.72 per hour

Pay scale & grade

WG 6

Work schedule


Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Windsor Locks, CT

Windsor Locks, CT

1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed


This job is open to

National Guard & Reserves

Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.

Clarification from the agency

See Area of Consideration

Share Share

Announcement number


Control number








DUTY LOCATION: United States Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO), Hartford, CT

JOB SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this position is to oversee one or more product lines, a segment of a large warehouse, or serve as the senior employee in a smaller warehouse or supply facility.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Army National Guard.


Area 1: All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Army National Guard.

Area 2: All currently employed full-time temporary technician personnel and all current traditional members of the Connecticut Army National Guard.

Learn more about this agency


The major duties include, but are not limited to:

Performs a full range of warehousing activities to include receiving, storing, selecting and shipping bulk and bin materials and equipment.

Coordinates incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials within docking area.

Prepares inventory and production reports, screens and identifies shipping and receiving documents for discrepancies, and directs shipments to shipping or storage areas.

Identifies, examines, classifies, accepts and disposes of a wide variety of materials and property including electronic equipment, aircraft and automotive components and assemblies.

Assists in the development of plans for storage and arrangement of stock to determine warehouse configuration, setup, movement, rearrangement and traffic flow.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Works inside or outside in areas that may be hot, damp, cold, drafty, or poorly lighted. Incumbent is regularly exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, bruises, abrasions, falls, and injury from falling stock or mechanized conveyor systems. May be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, and solvents and to high noise levels in working areas, the incumbent may be subject to exposure from radiation, toxins, explosive hazards, or chemical fumes. Work may require wearing protective clothing such as hard hats, steel-toed shoes, rubber gloves, masks, and rubber aprons.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Incumbent often stands on hard surfaces for extended periods of time. Work involves bending, stooping, and working in tiring and sometimes uncomfortable positions. May lift and carry items that weigh up to 70 lbs. The heavier items are moved with material handling equipment, or with assistance from other workers.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Subject to supervisor discretion and funding availability

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

6907 Materials Handler



Conditions of Employment

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.

Must meet Compatible Military Assignment within one year from placement.

Wear of the military uniform is mandatory.

Direct Deposit is mandatory.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience which demonstrates the ability to compare item identification against receiving reports and issue request forms; skill in using hand trucks, dollies, and other equipment to move stock; ability to use hammers, pliers, and other hand tools; and to follow oral and written instructions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 9 months of specialized experience in the following: Experience in receiving, packaging, and preparation for shipment.

Experience in compiling reports, overall warehouse planning, documentation requirements, and accepted warehousing methods, procedures and techniques.

Experience in setting up and rotating storage locations considering factors such as life expectancy, available space, product turnover, etc.


Knowledge of the overall warehousing plan, documentation requirements, and accepted warehousing methods, procedures, and techniques.

Knowledge of basic design and construction principals for the construction of standard and non-standard shipping and storage containers.

Ability to read or understand complex verbal or written instructions pertaining to warehousing duties, responsibilities and procedures.

Knowledge of transportation, security, environmental laws, and regulations in daily warehouse duties.

Knowledge of automation systems in daily operations.

Ability to work as a team member to accomplish the mission assigned.

Knowledge of various supply classes and distinguishing characteristics of similar classes.

Knowledge to identify materials and their condition.

Ability to demonstrate how to route materials for technical review, storage, repair or disposal.

Knowledge of a wide variety of material to perform required research for item identification.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to compatible military position within 1 year of selection. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technician school training.

MILITARY GRADE (Prior to Application): Enlisted: E-4 through E-6


UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: Any unit within the state

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: This position is covered by the medical monitoring program. Individual selected must undergo a preemployment physical examination prior to appointment.


No substitution of education for specialized experience.

Additional information

Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.

Under 32 U.S.C. 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

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 (

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

MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives). In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG-G1 or CTANG-Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:

Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment as long as you have served at least 6 months of the bonus contract following receipt of the initial bonus payment.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully. Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. Applicant must ensure resume and any other required supporting documentation clearly portrays that s/he meets the required experience level for the position. Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Not Applicable

Required Documents

Required Documents

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

Resume showing relevant experience

Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire

Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)


If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.

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.



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

Review our benefits

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

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 03/27/2018 on 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.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (

), 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:

Agency contact information

Staffing Office Staffing Office







Hartford Armory

Hartford, CT


Learn more about this agency

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.

Thank you for your interest in the Connecticut National Guard!

Fair & Transparent

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

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.

Legal and regulatory guidance

Financial suitability

Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

Company info

Army National Guard
Website :

Company Profile

Similar Jobs:
location Newington, CT
Open & closing dates 12/14/2017 to 06/14/2018 Salary $101,967 to $348,000 per year Salary determined by Compensation Panel . Pay scale & grade VM 15 Work schedule Full-Time Appointment type Permanent Location 1 vacancy in the foll...
Surface Maintenance Mechanic
location Windsor Locks, CT
Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates 03/13/2018 to 03/27/2018 Salary $23.99 to $27.94 per hour Pay scale & grade WG 10 Work schedule Full-Time Appointment type Permanent Location 1 vacancy in the following location: Wind...
Public Safety Officer
location New Britain, CT
Excellence, Safety, Caring, Integrity\u2026.What do you value? Join us at The Hospital of Central Connecticut as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connectic...
I like the volume of jobs on EmploymentCrossing. The quality of jobs is also good. Plus, they get refreshed very often. Great work!
Roberto D - Seattle, WA
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
GovernmentCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
GovernmentCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2018 GovernmentCrossing - All rights reserved. 21