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Army National Guard Units AMMUNITION INSPECTOR in Otis ANG Base, Massachusetts

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a AMMUNITION INSPECTOR, Position Description Number PDD2295000 and is part of the Headquarters, ARNG Training Site, Camp Edwards, National Guard. This is a Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: MAJ Alexander McDonough at (339)202-9303 Responsibilities 1. Assists in the inspection of ammunition, to include performing maintenance, care preservation, shipping and storage operations, assuring compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety regulations, drawings, and other assigned activities during operations. Spot checks ammunition accountability and stock accounting procedures. Contributes to causative research by identifying items with lost or missing identifications; or, material items found on-post through verification inspection. Researches through data bases to identify lots and dates of arrival. Assists in the inspections of ammunition storage structures to assure safe storage, compatibility, explosive limits; and, identifies structural deterioration and inventory and security practices. 25% 2. Directs preparation of various ammunition transaction documents pertaining to receipts, issues, location changes, turn-ins, shipping, along with the maintenance and inventory adjustment of ammunition items. Performs safe-handling procedures and explosive safety requirements for the issue, receipt, storage, maintenance, and transportation of ammunition. Must be active in collecting transactions affecting asset visibility, serial numbers, condition codes, lot number identification by class and compatibility group, and DODIC data/transfer as required IAW AR 55-355, AR 190-11, AR 190-51, DA PAM 385-64 and DOT Regulations. Escorts, loads, and unloads trucks in the ASP. Maintains magazine data cards and planography (if required) on location and updates as necessary. Sorts, visually inspects, and locates items by DODIC, lot number and condition codes. 25% 3. Provides technical assistance and guidance in using the automated Standard Army Ammunition System Modernization (SAAS-MOD) system. When required, loads change packages, uploads inventory data, runs reports and provides technical advice on stock record control operations to co-workers and customers. Monitors pending receipts/shipments and maintains overall operational awareness of activities within the ASP. Maintains hard copy files of supply transactions, voucher numbers, causative research, adjustment documents, documents, document register, and other records related to ASP operations. Collects data and provides reports as required. 20% 4. Plans and accomplishes inventories of all stocks. Oversees and directs causative research required to correct discrepancies. Assists in accountability for all ammunition, missiles/rockets, residue, components and packing materials stored at the ASP. Uses available resources to resolve errors; determines the cause of discrepancies; and, makes required adjustments to bring stock records into agreement with inventories. Provides technical assistance in using the various programs in order to maintain a complete and accurate database. Performs location surveys and sensitive item inventories as directed. 15% 5. Archives files and performs system back-ups and restore applications. Uses various computer operation systems/programs (MS-Windows; MS-Office) to enhance administrative capabilities; and, develops unique databases and spreadsheets, as needed for management, of munitions stocked, issued, and received by the ASP. Prepares and ensures daily, weekly, and monthly files and reports are transmitted to the appropriate offices. Coordinates with other unit personnel to ensure the smooth operation of ammunition projects concerned with requirements, receipts, shipping, re-warehousing activities, issues, turn-ins, and material disposition. 10% 6. Reviews data input, reports, change packages, day-to-day operations and makes recommendations to resolve problems. Provides SAAS-MOD automated system training for new users. Trains ASP personnel on the proper operation of the SAAS-MOD computer system; as well as, other authorized software applications. Maintains hardware and software systems and manual records, if required, to successfully perform stock control and accounting procedures for ammunition and explosives. Reports to the Accountable Officer (AO); ASP Manager, Ammunition NCO; and/or, the Ammunition Supervisor for instructions and ammunition handling procedures. Assists the Accountable Officer, ASP Manager, Ammunition NCO, and the Ammunition Supervisor in maintaining accountability for all ammunition, missiles, rockets, residue, components and packing materials stored at the ASP. 5% Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Military Grades: ENL: PV1 to SGT Compatible Military Assignments: MOS: 89B, 89A, 89D All applications will be considered regardless of Branch MOS This is an indefinite position, tenure 3, with a time limit determined by the needs of the agency. Any permanent military technician who is selected for this position will become tenure 3. The selectee will receive the same benefits and entitlements as the tenure 1 employee, but will be considered tenure 3 for purposes of reduction in force. If a permanent resource becomes available, incumbent may be converted to a permanent appointment without competition AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to current members of the Massachusetts Army National Guard. NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the 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 National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Massachusetts Army National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have experience or training which demonstrates the ability to use and maintain tools and equipment associated with the type of work to be done, and to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Experience which demonstrates the knowledge of and the ability to apply safety standards. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 12 months experience or training handling and the ability to learn how to destroy explosives and toxic materials; follow safety procedures in the handling of ammunition, explosives and toxic materials. Experience which demonstrates the ability to use radial monitoring instruments, photographs, chemical analyses and x-ray equipment. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of months/years. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education Additional Information 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 incentives manager 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 incentive, the following termination rule applies: Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.