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Support Services Specialist

Company: Defense Logistics Agency
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Summary See below for important information regarding this job. Responsibilities As a Support Services Specialist you will be responsible for the following duties: Serve as a Support Services Specialist assigned to the Logistics Branch, Support Division, of the Task Support Office. Participate in the development of transportation and logistical support plans; executing these plans during emergency preparedness exercises. Manage warehouse operations; procure supplies and equipment; manage contract operations; oversee program management, training, and operations of the organization's Material Handling Equipment (MHE). Assist with other program functions of planning, cost, schedule, operations, and performance. Conducts and administers transportation and logistical support in support of national security missions during contingency situations. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To qualify for a Support Services Specialist your resume and supporting documentation must support: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cutoff/ closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes: Developing transportation and logistical support plans in support of National Security missions. Supporting emergency preparedness exercises. Managing operations for a warehouse. 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). 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. Physical Demands: The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking over rough or uneven surfaces, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching and recurring lifting of moderately heavy items (50 pounds or less). Incumbent must work effectively under pressure of deadline and high-level interest, and must work cooperatively with others. Work may also involve physical exertion as in the case of observing or participating in field operations. Incumbent is expected to become and maintain OSHA forklift certification and learn or possess forklift operator competency. Work Environment: Work is normally performed in a warehouse setting; however, work may involve long periods of standing, bending or stooping to study or participate in work operations in industrial, storage, field, or comparable work areas. Additionally, some work will be performed in an office setting and at deployed sites. Work at some sites will require hardhats, safety shoes, or similar protections when exposed to moderate risks or discomfo1is which require special safety precautions such as wearing protective clothing or gear such as boots, goggles, gloves, or shields. Incumbent must be able to travel, sometimes on short notice and occasionally for extended periods of time, as required to perform duties of the position. Education Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. Additional Information COVID19 - Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the "Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)" eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant at the full performance level. For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: INFORMATION FOR VETERANS is available at: As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement. DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. ADVISORY: By using cannabidiol (CBD) products you are risking a positive drug test result for marijuana.

Keywords: Defense Logistics Agency, Arlington , Support Services Specialist, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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