Army National Guard
$15.07 to $17.58
Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates
$15.07 to $17.58 per hour
Pay scale & grade
Permanent - Non-Merit
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
This job is open to
National Guard & Reserves
Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
This National Guard position is for a MATERIALS HANDLER, Position Description Number D0683and is part of the AL USPFO SS Division Material Mgmt Br, 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!
ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Alabama Army 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 Alabama Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Alabama Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
This job is located at a National Guard maintenance facility, warehouse, training site, supply or support type facility. Its purpose is to perform work related to a wide range of warehousing activities to include receiving, storing, selecting and shipping general or specialized bulk and bin materials and equipment.
EXCEPTED POSITION: Alabama Army National Guard membership required.
POSITION STATUS: NON-MERIT
LOCATION: USPFO, MONTGOMERY, AL
SELECTING OFFICIAL: MR. S. HAMMONDS
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AREA OF CONSIDERATION FOR ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD POSITION:
AREA 1: All permanent Alabama Army National Guard civilian excepted technicians currently employed.
AREA 2: All drill status/M-day personnel in the Alabama Army National Guard.
AREA 3: All U.S. citizens or individuals eligible for membership in the Alabama Army National Guard.
As a MATERIALS HANDLER, WG-6907-5, you will perform the following duties:
(1) Loads and unloads materials. Inspects and inventories materials for serviceability and quantity. Checks, assembles, and processes documents, and routes materials and equipment to correct locations or storage areas. Locates, accesses, loads, and moves material for shipment and verifies or prepares documents either manually or by using automated equipment such as computer terminals and bar code wands to read, store, track, and prepare materials documentation. Examines items being turned in to determine classification, serviceable condition, and repairability and tags accordingly. May be required to prepare and type a variety of supply documents or reports.
(2) Prepares shipping and inventory documents with required data for manual or automated inventory systems. Loads and unloads shipments from trucks, rail cars, and other material conveyances using fork lifts, manual and mechanized pallet jacks, side loaders, and/or stacker cranes. Participates in annual and cyclic inventory. May pack, crate, stencil, weigh and band equipment and supplies, equipment or hazardous material for shipment or storage. May operate warehouse tractors, fork lifts, tugs and trucks, and other general purpose vehicles and perform routine operator maintenance. May use pliers, screwdrivers and other simple hand tools to make repairs or adjustments or replace missing components on equipment. May work in hazardous materials storage areas which require the use of specialized handling and storage procedures as required by regulatory and safety requirements.
(3) May maintain property book and hand receipts.
(4) Performs other duties as assigned.
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.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
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 Alabama Army National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Alabama Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Alabama Army National Guard recruiter at 800-464-8273 prior to applying for this position.
Military Requirements: Military skill set is determined by MOS requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military MOS in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the MOS. Specific requirements are found in: references listed below, NGB Compatibility tables and your local Personnel section.
Maximum Military Rank: SGT
Individuals exceeding the maximum military grade are required to submit a letter along with resume agreeing to a military demotion if selected. This Statement of Understanding is required for basic qualification.
Compatible Military Assignments: ECMF: 89, 91, 92; EMOS: 88H, 88M, 88N, 88Z
*Other Requirements: For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Each applicant must fully substantiate (in his/her own words) that he/she meets the requirements of the Specialized Experience listed below: Otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. DO NOT COPY THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training 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: Must possess at least 6 months experience or training demonstrating the ability to store, organize and/or rotate a variety of bin and bulk supplies, materials, equipment, and commodities. Familiar with basic warehouse procedures. Experience in determining quantities of inventory items. Experience in following oral and written instructions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Performs a wide variety and range of duties requiring specialized knowledge of warehouse plans, methods, procedures, and techniques of material handling. May type to prepare reports or documents. May use automated equipment such as optical readers and scanners and computer keyboards to develop computerized inventory data, access materials, and fill item requisitions. Considers height, weight, and special handling requirements when stacking, moving, and arranging items on pallets. Uses pallet measuring gauges and automated devices to insure that proper height, weight and other load and storage requirements are met and damage in storage or in transit is prevented.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION IS NOT CONSIDERED FOR WAGE GRADE POSITIONS.
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
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND/FAX/COURIER/EMAIL ANY APPLICATIONS OR RESUMES TO THE ALABAMA NATIONAL GUARD HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs. Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Knowledge of Materials
Background checks and security clearance
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.
2. Other supporting documents: SF-50 and DD214s are recommended, but not required.
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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How to Apply
How to Apply
Your resume must have complete information: 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/YY). 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 not be considered for this position.
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.
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Agency contact information
Kissey Martin Kissey Martin
AL USPFO SS Division Material Mgmt Br
1740 Congressman Dickinson Dr
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Army National Guard
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