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Motor Vehicle Operator

Air Force Civilian Service Middle River, MD
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Job Description

Duties

Receives, in-checks, routes, and moves parts, assemblies, components, and on-base turn-ins into and out of industrial shops. Interprets packing manuals and specifications and determines containers, protective devices, cushioning materials, methods, and techniques needed for packing a variety of tools, parts, equipment, and other items, taking into consideration such factors as size, type, weight, fragility, hazardous materials, transportation mode, and destination of items. Constructs containers such as crates, boxes, cases and skids for use in shipment of items, utilizing Special Packaging Instructions (SPIs) when available to determine proper support requirements for items being prepared for shipment. Determines proper identification, marking, labeling, and inclusion of shipping documents and special handling instructions on all shipments. Handles and certifies hazardous cargo in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), International Air Traffic Association (IATA), International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code and Code of Federal Regulations 49 (CFR 49) for required surface/air shipments. Assists the Distribution Manager as required in actions such as determining freight shipping requirements consistent with efficiency and transportation priorities. Operates primarily straight-in-line trucks which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 32,000 pounds and/or truck tractors with semi-trailers or full trailers to transport personnel or pick up and deliver supplies, materials or equipment. Operates electric, LPG, or diesel powered fork lift trucks capable of lifting loads weighing less than 10,000 pounds as high as 168 inches. Drives one or more types of trucks such as pickup, panel, and flatbed trucks, which typically have a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or less, on local and public roads at highway speeds. Performs warehouse work to include receiving and inventorying equipment, supplies and materials; loading and unloading of trucks; packing and unpacking material.Adheres to and Enforces safety, fire, and housekeeping standards. Performs a variety of extensive servicing and light maintenance work on assigned vehicles. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements WG Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to follow instructions and safely operate the type of equipment required to accomplish the duties of the position.

Specialized Experience WG-08 Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to operate one or more motor vehicles including platform trucks, van trucks, fuel trucks, stake trucks, dump trucks, and trash removal trucks which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight of more than 11,700 kilograms (26,000 pounds) and up to 14,400 kilograms (less than 32,000 pounds). Experience operating vehicles and tractors, some of which may be equipped with special-purpose powered equipment. Experience operating platform, van, stake and dump trucks, refueling vehicles passenger buses or ambulance buses.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: N/A

Applicants who are substituting education for specialized experience (totally or partially) must submit either an official transcript or a statement from the registrar, dean, or other appropriate official of the OPM approved educational institution (military schools & most technical schools included).

Other Requirements: A pre-employment physical or medical screening may be required for placement to this position Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT) program as a condition of employment.

Security Clearence Requirement: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position Failure to complete prescribed courses for new personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination.

Note: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowance is not authorized for this position based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Governments interest.

Enlisted Cash Bonus: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable.

BENEFITS

The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main New Employee OPM Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance -for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/ Retirement Program 

Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

FEDVIP - Technician dental and vision insurance plans are explained and enrollment is available here: https://www.benefeds.com/Portal/FwdLogin.do

TSP - The Thrift Savings Program website contains bulletins and enrollment information: www.tsp.gov

ABC-C - The Army Benefits Center-Civilian is where all technicians go to be informed about and manage their benefits. Within ABC-C is the EBIS system where enrollment occurs: https://www.abc.army.mil/


Other Information

You can view other MDNG vacancies at http://www.md.ngb.army.mil/XHTML/Home/Jobs/TechJobs.html . To read guidance on applying for federal positions go to the bottom of the table and view the various links. Read very carefully regarding the processes you will be expected to complete in order to have a successful submission of your application/resume

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