The mission of the National Gallery of Art is to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.
This position is located in The National Gallery of Art Office of the Administrator’s Administrative Services Division (ASD) at the Gallery’s off site warehouse, located in Landover, Maryland.
Incumbent performs receipt, verification, inspection, storage, distribution and transportation of materials between the off-site warehouse located in Cheverly, Maryland and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.:
Receives all incoming shipments by comparing invoices, manifest or packing slips with Gallery requisitions and receiving reports.
Inputs receipt information into the Gallery's financial and accounting system upon verification that goods were received.
Stacks and arranges items on pallets and moves items to the storage area.
Maintains a computerized inventory of all items located in the warehouse facility.
Operates various material handling equipment (MHE). Maintains good housekeeping, safety, and security standards.
Operates one or more motor vehicles including flatbed trucks, closed panel supply truck, passenger van, and pickup truck in transporting supplies, materials, and equipment to and from the warehouse and the National Gallery.
Maintains documents on all cargo for delivery and secures cargo as necessary. Washes and cleans motor vehicles and fuels them when needed.
Job family (Series)
6907 Materials Handler
Conditions of Employment
U.S. citizenship required
Class B Commercial Drivers License Required
This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.
All required documents must be submitted by 11:59PM EST on closing date.
Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. 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). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.
APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT AND MOVE MATERIALS WEIGHING UP TO 70 LBS.
Candidates must meet the Qualification Standards requirements for the WG-6907-6 which include possession of the following job elements:
1. Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision
2. Work practices (including keeping things neat, clean, and in order)
3. Technical practices associated with warehousing operations.
4. Ability to interpret and process supply documents.
5. Dexterity and safety
APPLICANTS MUST MAKE SURE THEIR APPLICATION FULLY DESCRIBE THEIR POSSESSION OF THESE FIVE JOB ELEMENTS AND INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE. FAILURE TO PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION WILL AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFY THE CANDIDATE FROM EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
The National Gallery of Art fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
- Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.
- AN EXTERNAL SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST BE FINGERPRINTED AND RECEIVE A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, RESULTING IN A SATISFACTORY SUITABILITY DETERMINATION BEFORE BEING HIRED FOR THIS POSITION.
- All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register . If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy:
Selective Service Registration:
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection procedures. The quality categories are defined as "Best Qualified", "Well Qualified", and "Qualified".
Based on your responses to the job-specific self-assessment questions, eligible candidates are placed for selection consideration into one of three pre-defined quality categories as described below:
Best Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications for the position, candidates must fully demonstrate proficiency in all major aspects of the position.
Well Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications, candidates must demonstrate proficiency in some, but not all of the major aspects of the position.
Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications, applicants must demonstrate a basic level of knowledge, skill and ability of the position.
If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified" which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.
Application of Veterans Preference:
The Category Rating Method does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each pre-defined quality category. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent (i.e., CPS and CP) must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.
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Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Drug test required
Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit.
Some documents may not apply to all applicants. If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.
You must submit a resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.
Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you should list the full name and address of the each employer.
Your experience listing should show the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked.
Your resume should also include any education and training you have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date).
For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video on YouTube.
It is important that your resume is complete and thorough. If any of the above information is not included in your resume, we may not be able to fully credit you for your experience.
If specific educational requirements are indicated for this vacancy: Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and final grade. Please see the Education section for more information.
Current and former Federal employees:
Most recent SF-50 (Standard Form 50 - Notice of Personnel Action).
To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show the following. If you do not submit an appropriate SF-50, we cannot verify your status eligibility!
Full position title;
pay plan, grade, and step;
tenure code; and
service computation date (SCD).
Displaced Federal employees:
To be considered CTAP/ICTAP eligible, you must submit documentation verifying your involuntary separation and CTAP/ICTAP status. Please see the OPM Guide to Career Transition for more information.
Veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency which will allow you to apply under the (Veterans Opportunity to Work) VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 .
Persons with Disabilities:
Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits is 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.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.