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Operations Supply Clerk Oa

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U.S Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency

$36,063.00 to $46,883.00

Philadelphia, PA

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$36,063 to $46,883 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 05

Work schedule

Full-Time - Full Time

Appointment type

Multiple Appointment Types


Few vacancies in the following location:

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Relocation expenses reimbursed


This job is open to

Federal employees - Competitive service

Current or former competitive service federal employees.

Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Federal employees who meet the definition of a surplus or displaced employee.


Individuals with disabilities

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The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.

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As a Operations Supply Clerk (OA), you will be responsible for the following duties:

Serves as Operations Support Clerk (OA) in DLA Troop Support Medical Directorate supporting the mission elements in mail, file, correspondence and electronic data.

Orders and maintains levels of supplies to accomplish mission work.

Maintain Industrial Data Base information.

Researches records, files and automated systems.

Utilizes computers to manipulate and generate data related to a variety of programs.

Performs a wide range of administrative duties

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Current Permanent DLA Federal Employee. ICTAP (Must be in Commuting Area). Individuals with Special Appointing Authorities (not required to be in the commuting area): Individuals with Disabilities, 30% Disabled Vet or more, Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Eligibility Definitions 20140611.pdf

Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

Job family (Series)

0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

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Conditions of Employment

Work Schedule: Full-Time

Tour of Duty: Flexible

Overtime Work: Rarely

Security Requirements: Non-Sensitive

Drug Testing Designated Position: No

Fair Labor Standards Act: Non-Exempt

Bargaining Unit Position: Yes

Preemployment Physical: No

Emergency Essential: No

Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria

The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:


T o qualify for a Operations Supply Clerk your qualifications must support: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) or competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-05 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:

Prepares a variety of forms, reports and other documents generated by the Division.

Utilizes office automation equipment to prepare reports and correspondence in final form.

Prepares and tracks orders.

Serves as principal clerical assistant to the Section Chief.

Applicants for this position must be a qualified typist (40WPM).

Applicants for this position must be a qualified typist (40WPM).

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas:

Knowledge of administrative and management programs, functions and principles.

Skill in using Microsoft Office and its applications-Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.

Ability to perform supply support services.

Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.


Additional information

Please review the General Information and Definitions at

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a

Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA

employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen

for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested

will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy

extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy

testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive

Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's

drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances:

marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin),

phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine),

methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA),

oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone.


FOR VETERANS is available at

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Volunteer Experience: Your Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

To determine if you are best qualified for this job, a

review of your resume and supporting documentation may be completed and

compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The

questions are designed to capture the desired competencies/knowledge, skills,

and abilities (KSAs) for this position. The rating you receive is based on your

responses to the questionnaire, and is a measure of the degree to which your

background matches the competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities required of

this position.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Required Documents

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee). Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide:

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

For information on Employee Benefits visit

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 provide a complete Application Package which includes:

- Completed Resume – (Required) For more information click on How To Prepare A Resume

- Completed Questionnaire – (Required)

- Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the required documents section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Assessment Questions

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To review the status of an application through USAJOBS:

Log into your USAJOBS account.

Click Application Status within our profile to expand your application.

Click the more information link under the Application Status column for this position. You will be routed to Application Manager.

Click the Vacancy ID link to open the Application package. The Details tab displays by default. The Details tab displays comprehensive information about the selected Application Package including: assessment(s) and the status, supporting documents and their status, correspondence sent to you by the hiring agency, and your application processing status.

For additional information, see Details Tab and Checklist Tab.

If you have completed the application process online and were unable to upload your supporting documents, complete this cover page

using the following Vacancy ID 2028879 and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Note: If you are unable to apply online please follow the directions located at:

Agency contact information

Barbara L. Barth Barbara L. Barth




(800) 750-0750




DLA Human Resources Services Columbus

3990 E Broad Street

Bldg 11 Section 3

Columbus, OH


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Next steps

Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive

a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure

you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will

receive a notification. A review may be completed of your online

questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.

Applicants that are found among the most highly qualified may be referred to

the hiring official for consideration, and you will receive a notification of

referral. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and as part

of the selection process, applicants may be required to complete additional

supplemental documents. Once the selection is made, you will receive a

notification of the decision. If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique

called Behavior

Based Interviewing (BBI)

. Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your

notification updates.

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.

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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

U.S Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency
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Company Profile
As America's combat logistics support agency, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) provides the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, other federal agencies, and combined and allied forces with the full spectrum of logistics, acquisition and technical services. The Agency sources and provides nearly 100 percent of the consumable items America's military forces need to operate, from food, fuel and energy, to uniforms, medical supplies, and construction and barrier equipment. DLA also supplies more than 84 percent of the military's spare parts. In addition, the Agency manages the reutilization of military equipment, provides catalogs and other logistics information products, and offers document automation and production services. The Defense Logistics Agency is headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va. As a global enterprise, wherever the United States has a military presence, DLA is likely there as well.

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