You will serve as a MATERIALS HANDLER in the ORDNANCE HANDLING BRANCH of NMC CWD DET SEAL BEACH.
You will plan and execute inventories and work with the Logistics Support Team in reconciling discrepancies.
You will meet all required qualification, certification, and recertification criteria.
You will offload and on-load ordnance materials from trucks, rail cars, vessels, and other conveyances using forklifts that can carry up to 10,000 lbs.
You will process final receipt and issue documentation which includes downloading, uploading, printing scanner data, correcting scanner discrepancies, and updating automated systems following set procedures.
You will be required to work with hazardous materials such as industrial solvents of a toxic nature and paints and will be exposed to hazards with the use of these items.
You will work with ordnance material including ammunition, explosives, chemical munitions fuels, missiles and associated components, as well as inspect materials handling equipment and ordnance handling equipment as required prior to use.
You will inspect materials handling equipment and ordnance handling equipment for required safety standards prior to use.
You will insure that all program control procedures are followed in the handling of hazardous materials and utilize Material Safety Data Sheet to be aware of safety requirements when handling hazardous materials.
You will be responsible for accomplishing assigned work in such a manner that will ensure own personal safety and that of co-workers and complete safety courses.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
6907 Materials Handler
Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
You will be required to obtain and maintain a current Ordnance Materials Handlers certification in accordance with OPNAVINST 8023.3 (Series), NAVSEA Op-5 Vol. 1, Paragraph 2-3.4.
You will be required to obtain and maintain a current Tomahawk Missile Handlers certification in accordance with SW394-EE-PRO-010.
Obtain and maintain Technical Manual for Vertical Launching System (VLS) Canister Dockside Handling Procedures and PEOP (CU) Instruction 8023.1B, Tomahawk Support Activity, Ordnance Handler Qualification, Training, Certification and Recertification.
You will be required to obtain and maintain U.S. Government Motor Vehicle Operator Certification: Shall have and maintain a valid state license appropriate to the class and size of the vehicle operated with a Hazardous Material Driver Endorsement.
You will be required to obtain and maintain Explosive Operator Material Handling Equipment: Shall be trained and certified in accordance with NAVSEA SW023-AG-WHM-010.
You will be required to obtain and maintain Explosive Operator Weight Handling Equipment and Ordnance Handling Equipment: Shall be certified and licensed in accordance with NAVSEA Op-5 Vol 1 and Paragraph 10-6-3 and NAVFAC P-307.
Inspections (Intermediate): Shall inspect the material to ensure that all the processing inspection requirements have been met in accordance with NAVSUPP805, in preparation for final.
You will be required to obtain and maintain Ordnance Materials Handlers: Shall be trained and certified within 30 days of hire and must maintain certification in accordance with OPNAVINST 8023.24 (Series), NAVMED p-117, and (Continued below)
NAVSEA OP-5 Vol 1, Paragraph 2-3.2 and 2-3.4 and must maintain AA and E Screening in accordance with OPNAVINST 5530.13C and Lautenberg Act Screen.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.
Work is performed in areas where potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present (e.g. fumes, dust, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and chemicals). You will be required to participate in medical surveillance programs.
You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below.
This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: The ability to do the work of a Materials Handler without more than normal supervision.
Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification Handbook for Trades and Labor Occupations. Additional qualification information can be found at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=Overview
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.
Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf
ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov//working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/
PCS is not authorized.
Relocation incentives is not authorized.
Recruitment incentives is not authorized.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following job elements:
ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF THE POSITION WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION
ABILITY TO INTERPRET INSTRUCTIONS, SPECIFICATIONS, ETC. (OTHER THAN BLUEPRINTS)
DEXTERITY AND SAFETY
KNOWLEDGE OF MATERIALS
TECHNICAL PRACTICES (THEORETICAL, PRECISE, ARTISTIC)
WORK PRACTICES (INCLUDES KEEPING THINGS NEAT, CLEAN AND IN ORDER)
You will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Highly Qualified-Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATION CLAIMS. You are required to upload the applicable documents with your application package. These documents will assist the staffing specialist in determining your eligibility and qualifications.
DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE?
You must submit a copy of your license or certificate in your application package.
ARE YOU QUALIFYING BASED ON EDUCATION or A COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE?
You must submit a copy of your college transcript or an appropriate course listing. 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. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html . All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment.
ARE YOU A VETERAN CLAIMING SOLE SURVIVORSHIP PREFERENCE OR 5-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
You must submit legible copy/copies of the following: DD-214 (member 4 copy), "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) or Statement of Service/Proof of Service (in lieu of a DD-214) from your command or local Personnel Support Detachment (PSD). The Statement of Service/Proof of Service must provide all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). Veterans should upload their DD-214 once they receive it upon separation.
ARE YOU A DISABLED VETERAN or CLAIMING 10-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
Disabled veterans, veterans, widows, spouses or the mother of a veteran who are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference must submit legible copies of the following: Applicable supporting documents as noted on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). To obtain a copy of SF-15, go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf .
Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
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