This position is located in the United States Mint (US Mint), Manufacturing Department, Administrative Division, Supply Section at the Philadelphia location.
The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of supply support duties, technical, and clerical, related to ensuring ongoing production, and accountability and inventory control of all parts necessary to keep equipment and facility functioning.
If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 20-MINT-357-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.
As a Materials Handler, you will:
Perform technical and clerical supply support work for inventory control and accountability of stock, building materials, etc.
Maintain records of receipts, and issuance of stock parts to in house customers and off site facilities.
Reconstruct incomplete or inaccurate records for complex supply transactions to resolve discrepancies and take corrective actions as appropriate.
Job family (Series)
6907 Materials Handler
Conditions of Employment
Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals
Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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Sits occasionally (up to 30% of the time)
Stands frequently (up to 70% of the time)
Walks frequently (up to 70% of the time)
Drives seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Lifts up to 10 lbs between knuckle and chest level frequently (up to 70% of the time)
Lifts up to 10 lbs above shoulder level seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Lifts up to 20 lbs between knuckle and chest level frequently (up to 70% of the time)
Lifts up to 20 lbs above shoulder level seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Lifts up to 30 lbs between knuckle and chest level frequently (up to 70% of the time)
Lifts up to 30 lbs above shoulder level seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Lifts up to 40 lbs from floor to knuckle height seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Lifts up to 40 lbs between knuckle and chest level frequently (up to 70% of the time)
Lifts up to 40 lbs above shoulder level seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Lifts up to 50 lbs between knuckle and chest level seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Carries unilateral occasionally (up to 30% of the time)
Carries bilateral seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Pushes pulls up to 51bs of force occasionally (up to 30% of the time)
Pushes pulls up to 10 lbs of force occasionally (up to 30% of the time)
Pushes pulls greater than 10 lbs of force seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Climbs stairs occasionally (up to 30% of the time)
Climbs ladders seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Works at heights balances occasionally (up to 30% of the time)
Bends at waist frequently (up to 70% of the time)
Twists at waist seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Crouches squats occasionally (up to 30% of the time)
Kneels seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Crawls seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Reaches knees to shoulders constantly (greater than 70% of the time)
Reaches above shoulders constantly (greater than 70% of the time)
Repetitive arm motion occurs frequently (up to 70% of the time)
Repetitive hand motion occurs occasionally (up to 30% of the time)
Pinch and power grasps constantly (greater than 70% of the time)
Fine finger manipulation occurs frequently (up to 70% of the time)
Use of foot controls required seldom (up to 10% of the time)
Ability to see required constantly (greater than 70% of the time)
You must show in your experience in the online application that you possess the knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the duties of the position.
The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector or volunteer service.
You must meet the following requirements within 14 days of the closing date of this announcement.
You must meet the screen-out element Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision, normally addressed at the beginning of the online questions. In addition, you must also obtain an average score of two (2) for the following elements for this position as addressed through the online question in order to be considered minimally qualified. Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (screen-out), Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order), Dexterity and Safety, Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprints).
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- Public Trust – Background Investigation will be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Shift Work: This facility operates on a 24 hour per day, three-shift basis. Assignment to a specific shift cannot be guaranteed. The successful applicant must be able to work all shifts on a rotational basis.
- May be required to wear safety clothing and/or equipment required by the position. This may include safety shoes, hard hats, hearing protection, gloves, masks, etc.
- Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a “not qualified” determination.
Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (screen-out), Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order), Dexterity and Safety, Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprints). Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. A subject matter expert may be used in the evaluation. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must receive a score of 85.0 or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
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Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips.
CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES - Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The “position occupied” block on the SF-50 should show a “1” and your “tenure” block should show a “1” or “2”.)
- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.
CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.
If you are applying under a special hiring authority (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA, VRA, Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.
In addition, we recommend that you submit copies of the following:
- A list of awards received (if applicable). DO NOT send copies of awards.
- A copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal.
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.
Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:
- Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
- Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
- Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
- A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
- A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
- Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_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.
This job is open to
Individuals with disabilities
Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Family of overseas employees
Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas.
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Clarification from the agency
All candidates who are:
Current or former federal employees qualifying as Status Candidates, Federal employees currently serving on a VRA, VEOA eligibles, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement), or VRA eligibles. OR Land Management employees eligible under Public Law 114-47.