Defense Logistics Agency Supervisory Distribution Facilities Specialist in Groton, Connecticut

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Summary

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.

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Responsibilities

By joining Defense Logistics Agency Distribution you will be a part of the team that is the leading provider of global distribution support to America's military. Whether you work at the DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pa. or at one of our 24 distribution centers around the globe, your work will ensure that DLA Distribution offers the right solution, on time, every time through a broad range of services to include storage, distribution, customized kits, specialized packaging and world-wide transportation support. DLA Distribution makes a difference every day by providing effective, efficient and best value support to our customers which include the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force as well as other government agencies.

This is a supervisory position; candidates must have demonstrated or shown the potential to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to accomplish the strategic goals and plans of the enterprise. A supervisor should have traits of leadership, positive thinking, genuine interest in people, initiative, decisiveness, tact and courtesy, fairness, integrity, teaching ability, and self-confidence. A supervisory probationary period may be required. Applicants should describe any experience or responsibilities which could be used in relation to the supervisory requirements of this position.

As a Supervisory Distribution Facilities Specialist, you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Plans, directs, and supervises all activities of unit, primarily involved in receiving, handling, storing, maintaining
  • Directs employees in accomplishing responsibilities related to supply distribution functions
  • Serves as a site director primarily involved in the receipt, storage, issue, packing, consolidation, manifesting, and delivery of repair parts and supplies, to include classified and sensitive materials.
  • Serves as the primary site-level technical authority on distribution operations and programs within the New London, CT area of operations, interpreting regional and higher level guidance and developing local operating instructions and policies.
Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required.

Supervisory status

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Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Current Permanent Civilian Federal Employees and Reinstatements (In Commuting Area). ICTAP (Must be in Commuting Area). Individuals with Special Appointing Authorities: Individuals with Disabilities, 30% Disabled Vet or more, Military Spouses, http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/AOC%20Eligibility%20Definitions%2020140611.pdf

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2030 Distribution Facilities and Storage Management

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Conditions of Employment

Work Schedule: Full time Tour of Duty: Set Schedule Overtime Work: Occasionally Security Requirements: Non Critical Sensitive Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt Bargaining Unit Position: No Supervisory Probation: Required Completion of Supervisory Certification Program: Yes

Obligated Position: Yes Emergency Essential: N/A Reemployed Annuitant: Does not meet criteria The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf

NOTE: This position is being filled as Term not-to-exceed (NTE) three years. For current permanent Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) employees, this position will be filled as a Temporary Promotion NTE three years and may be extended up to three years or converted to a permanent promotion without further competition. For all others, if selected, this would be a Term Appointment NTE three years which may be extended three additional years.

Qualifications

To qualify for a Supervisory Distribution Facilities Specialist, your qualifications must include:

A. Specialized Experience: To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in, or related to the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience are identified in the Major Duties section of this vacancy announcement and may also include:

  • Oversees receipt, storage, preservation and packaging of materials in a supply distribution facility.
  • Interprets regional and higher level guidance and developing local operating instructions and policies.
  • Analyzes, plans and evaluates wholesale and retail logistical support to a variety of customers.

B. Education: Applicants may not qualify for this position based on education in lieu of specialized experience.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas.

  • Knowledge of supply functions, policies and procedures
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate distribution processes
  • Knowledge of Supervisory/Managerial competencies including professionalism, leadership, teamwork, oral and written communication, strategic focus, responsibility and accountability, innovation and initiative, customer service and resource stewardship
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For information regarding Federal benefits, please see: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/PayandBenefits

*INFORMATION FOR VETERANS *is available at http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Volunteer Experience: Your Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

To determine if you are best qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The questions are designed to capture the desired competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) for this position. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire, and is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position.

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Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee). Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide: http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/documents/Careers/SupportingDocumentation.pdf

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.

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Benefits

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.

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  • Healthcare insurance
  • Pay and leave

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.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • Completed Resume – (Required) For more information click on "How To Prepare A Resume"

  • Completed Questionnaire – (Required)

  • Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the required documents section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Assessment Questions

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Sunday, September 24, 2017. To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To review the status of an application through USAJOBS:

  1. Log into your USAJOBS account.
  2. Click Application Status within our profile to expand your application.
  3. Click the more information link under the Application Status column for this position. You will be routed to Application Manager.
  4. Click the Vacancy ID link to open the Application package. The Details tab displays by default. The Details tab displays comprehensive information about the selected Application Package including: assessment(s) and the status, supporting documents and their status, correspondence sent to you by the hiring agency, and your application processing status.
  5. For additional information, see Details Tab and Checklist Tab. If you have completed the application process online and were unable to upload your supporting documents, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 2011597 and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Note: If you are unable to apply online please follow the directions located at: http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/documents/Careers/downloads/HowToApply.pdf

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Agency contact information
Caitlyn M. Frey
Phone

(717)770-4230

TDD

800-877-8339

Email

CAITLYN.FREY@DLA.MIL

Address

DLA Human Resources Services New Cumberland 2001 Mission Drive Suite 3 New Cumberland, PA USA

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Next steps

Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review may be completed of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses. Applicants that are found among the most highly qualified may be referred to the hiring official for consideration, and you will receive a notification of referral. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and as part of the selection process, applicants may be required to complete additional supplemental documents. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviewing (BBI). Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates.

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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479631300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 09/15/2017 to 09/24/2017

Salary: $80,014 to $104,022 per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 12

Work schedule: Full-Time - Full Time

Appointment type: Term - Term NTE 3 years