Company: Department of the Army
Posted on: November 18, 2022
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Save Summary About the Position: The 842nd Transportation Battalion
is located on the Port of Beaumont. We are a team of professional
men and women (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, DA Civilians
and Contractors) committed to supporting our nation's objectives
and SDDC's priorities through first class port management along the
western Gulf Coast of Mexico and the Pacific Northwest (PNW)
Region. We manage 5 strategic seaports and 13 alternate seaports
along the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific.
Learn more about this agency Help Overview Accepting
Open & closing dates 10/26/2022 to 11/04/2022
Salary $54,727 - $71,146 per year
Pay scale & grade GS 9
Help Location 1 vacancy in the following location:
Remote job No
Telework eligible Yesas determined by the agency policy.
Travel Required 25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to
25% of the time for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed YesYou may qualify for reimbursement
of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Appointment type Term - 13 months. This position is a TERM
position. It is a time limited position and may be extended up to a
maximum of six years. This position cannot be made permanent.
Work schedule Full-time -
Promotion potential None
Job family (Series) 2101 Transportation Specialist
Supervisory status No
Security clearance Secret
Drug test No
Position sensitivity and risk Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate
Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness
Announcement number SCER229881139689
Control number 685364800
Help This job is open to Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or
Federal employees - Competitive service Current or former
competitive service federal employees.
Clarification from the agency See "Who May Apply" in the
"Qualifications" section for more information on who is eligible to
apply for this position.
Help Duties Provides customer service to commercial and military
shippers on technical transportation requirements, booking
processes, and Integrated Book System (IBS) requirements.
Provides factual information, interprets technical transportation
rules, regulations, and contracts which affect the cost and
efficiency of administering the traffic management programs of the
Provides technical advisory assistance on traffic and
transportation facilities, on equipment availability and on
operational practices and traffic patterns pertaining to freight
which moves through the Area of Responsibility (AOR).
Analyzes cargo characteristics, determines special handling
requirements, required priority, and required delivery date.
Determines the most effective method for the nationwide movement of
retrograde and frustrated cargo, and for local deliveries.
Processes all required cargo documents such as manifests, cargo
traffic messages, cargo outturn messages, receipt documents, and
cargo outturn and shipment discrepancy reports, and maintains
related records and files.
Ensures that import documentation procedures are followed or
expeditious movement and in transit visibility.
Ensures incoming freight has the necessary documentation required
for customs clearance.
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment SHIFT WORK - This
position requires shift work to provide coverage on evenings,
weekends, holidays, or special situations.
PERFORM TEMPORARY DUTY (TDY) - This position has a Temporary Duty
(TDY) or business travel requirement of 25% of the time.
LAUTENBERG AMENDMENT - This position is subject to the provisions
of the Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban commonly referred to as
the Lautenberg Amendment.
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness
determination, as determined by a completed background
SECRET CLEARANCE - This position requires the incumbent be able to
obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret
security clearance or access for the duration of employment.
Inclement Weather - This position requires the incumbent to work in
inclement weather conditions the incumbent is required to report to
work or remain at work as scheduled to support mission
DRIVER'S LICENSE - The duties of this position require the
incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's
License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate
FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE - This position requires pre-employment
financial disclosure and annually thereafter in accordance with DoD
Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the
employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for
this job. You will be asked to identify which category or
categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet
the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility
for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment
30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)
Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience
requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid
experience, including volunteer work done through National Service
programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations
(e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual;
community; student; social). You will receive credit for all
qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume
must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based
on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your
application. Additional information about transcripts is in this
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which
includes 1) Aiding with inspections of carrier terminals and piers
for astray freight and overages; 2) Monitoring claims actions (both
import and export) against truck carriers, ocean carriers,
contractors, stevedore companies and/or port authorities; AND 3)
Assisting carriers, and/or vendors' representatives of proper
claims procedures and methods of resolving loss, damage, and
disposition of freight.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work
performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal
Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years
of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a
degree or in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and
abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as:
Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce, Engineering,
Finance, Industrial Management, Motor Mechanics, Statistics,
Traffic Management, and Transportation.
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education
and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as
the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To
compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total
months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of
completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first
year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in
the following areas:
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General
Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks
of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-07).
Education FOREIGN EDUCATION:
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