U.S. Army Sustainment Command Supervisory Traffic Management Specialist in Natick, Massachusetts
Summary About the Position: We are conveniently located on the shores of Lake Cochituate, in Natick, MA, (a suburb of Boston, near Routes 9,90,95 and 495). Parking is free and access to site facilities is available to include an on-site federal credit union, recreational facilities (gym, fitness trail and basketball courts), barbershop, and dining facility. Additional information on the town of Natick, MA can be found at: http://natickma.virtualtownhall.net/Public_Documents/index Responsibilities Serves as Chief, Personal Property and Passenger/Personnel Movements Branch, responsible for: Planning and directing overall traffic management program for personal property and personnel movements. Preparing and coordinating the execution and implementation of the Personal Property and Passenger Travel Branch programming, budgeting, fiscal policy, and management analysis programs. Using automated travel systems to administer mission-essential scheduling of military aircraft as well as needed commercial flights to fulfill transportation requirements. Reviewing travel orders to determine validity and proper funding citations. Overseeing the inspection of carriers/contractors during preparation and loading of household goods. Monitoring carrier operations to determine whether the quality of service provided conforms to the intent, terms, and conditions of Tender of Service and contracts. Conducting surveillance audits of Commercial Travel Office operations. Routing, rating, and storing shipments in the most economical modes by cost. Directing, planning, and supervising the work of the branch. Requirements Conditions of Employment 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 authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the 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 document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) administering a traffic management program; 2) operating a transport or traffic system to move an organization's personnel, freight, and/or other commodities; 3) conducting surveys and/or studies of traffic management functions, methods, and procedures; 4) providing advisory services for transportation or traffic management problems, questions, and situations; 5) overseeing the performance and quality of transportation or traffic management contracts. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). OR Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as business administration, business or commercial law, commerce, industrial management, traffic management, transportation, logistics management, or other fields related to the position. OR 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 second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Administration and ManagementCustomer ServicePlanning and EvaluatingProblem Solving 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-09). Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 24 - Transportation and Distribution Management position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. 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. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.