Logistics Management Specialist

Employer
Department Of The Interior
Location
Hadley, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 20, 2021
Closes
Jul 30, 2021
Ref
2327048644
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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Summary

These Logistics Management Specialist (Heavy Equipment) positions in the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Wildlife Refuge System with:

* Region 5, Infrastructure Management Division, Hadley, MA
* Region 2. Division of Facilities Management, Albuquerque, NM

This position is also open to the public under announcement MR-21-11170881-RR-DE. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods. Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

The efficient and effective management of the Service Heavy Equipment Program is essential for the Service to meet its mission. Deployment of training and vehicle and equipment resources integrates with management of wildlife habits on refuge lands and the maintenance of an extensive facility infrastructure that includes buildings, roads, water management structures and visitor amenities. The position works with the assigned Regional Heavy Equipment Manager and serves as a member of the Regional Refuge System's facility and equipment management team as the NWRS has delegated responsibility for the equipment management and Heavy Equipment Safety Training (HEST) and Off-Road Utility Vehicle (ORUV) Safety Training programs.

The Logistics Management Specialist provides coordination, training and guidance for equipment operation safety and maintenance, vehicle and equipment fleet management, and site supervision for Maintenance Action Teams (MATs) which provide training and repair, rehabilitate, and construct constructed real property assets.

As a Logistics Management Specialist your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

* Coordinates programs, such as the vehicle and equipment inventory validation and the condition assessment and replacement programs, ensuring the appropriate and timely acquisition and deployment of vehicles and equipment within the assigned Region or defined geographic location
* Ensures that vehicles and equipment satisfy Service requirements and field station mission needs and that the vehicle and equipment acquisition process is consistent with Service policies concerning effective management. Analyzes requirements for funding, staffing, material, facilities, and services needed to support vehicle and heavy equipment deployment as necessary to adequately support the FWS mission.
* Analyzes vehicles and heavy equipment requirements for the assigned Region and based on need makes recommendations for purchase, monitors the procurement process, and/or deploys vehicles and heavy equipment
* Provides interpretations of policy and safety regulations related to equipment operation, maintenance and transportation for the assigned program or geographic area. Participates as a technical representative on serious accident investigation teams for equipment and vehicle related accidents
* Conducts, documents and completes necessary actions following equipment and vehicle condition assessments for the assigned area of responsibility; identifies safety concerns, equipment reliability and risk management practices related to vehicle and equipment operation, transportation and maintenance; and reviews the fleet management practices on field stations.
* Develop, maintain, and analyze serval databases of inventories, budgets, and other tracking systems to aid in the implementation of facilities management programs, construction and rehabilitation projects, safety training programs and procurement tasks

Physical Demands: The primary work is sedentary; however, there will be frequent field work to perform inspections or deliver training. The incumbent must able to physically operate, maintain, and transport equipment in a safe manner. Field work requires moderate physical exertion and more than average agility and dexterity to perform activities including, but not limited to walking over wet, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, climbing, and lifting objects up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: Work is performed in an office environment and in an outdoor environment at field stations. Considerable travel is expected to work at field stations across the nation, as well as attend meetings in other offices. Exposure to inclement weather, hot and cold temperatures can be expected during training and Maintenance Action Team project activities. Incumbent must be capable of physically operating, securing, transporting and maintaining equipment in a safe manner in order to manage fleets, conduct safety training and manage MAT projects, and must be properly certified to operate, maintain, secure and transport equipment.

Travel Required

50% or less - You will be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

11

* Job family (Series)

0346 Logistics Management

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Conditions of Employment

* Merit promotion applicants must meet time-in-grade requirement as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
* Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
* Individuals assigned male at birth after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. To verify registration visit SSS.gov.
* Resume and supporting documents (See How to Apply).
* Suitability for employment, as determined by background investigation
* Drug Testing Position: Selectees tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
* Medical Requirements: Selectees must pass a pre-employment medical examination and may be subject to post-employment medical examinations to determine if they are maintaining the fitness standards for this position.
* Driver's License: Selectees must possess and maintain a valid State driver's license and Commercial Driver's License within 6 months of start date.
* Probationary Period: Selectees may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
* The employee must be able to obtain and maintain U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) certification in operating and instructing Heavy Equipment Safety Training (HEST) and Off-Road Utility Vehicle (ORUV) safety training for equipment utilized by FWS.

Qualifications

Only experience and education obtained by 08/11/2021 will be considered.

To qualify at the GS-09 level, you must possess one of the following:

A. Have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service, or equivalent non-Federal experience. Specialized experience includes the following: entering and analyzing data using a variety of software programs (ie. Microsoft Office Suite), creating and managing multiple inventories, budgets, and facilities and fleet management tracking documents; knowledge of policy and safety regulations related to equipment operation, maintenance and transportation; conducting and documenting equipment and vehicle issues through scheduled condition assessments; ability to develop and oversee maintenance/construction projects. Resume must clearly demonstrates this experience.

B. Have a master's or equivalent graduate degree. Such education must clearly demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

C. Have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Such education must clearly demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

D. Have an equivalent combination of specialized experience and directly related graduate level education as described in A and B above that, when computed as percentages of their respective requirements, equals at least 100% when combined. Only graduate education beyond the first year is creditable to meet this standard.

To qualify at the GS-11, you must possess one of the following:

A. Have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service, or equivalent non-Federal experience. Specialized experience includes the following: entering, analyzing, and managing data using a variety of software programs (ie. Microsoft Office Suite), creating and managing multiple inventories, budgets, and facilities and fleet management tracking documents; interpretation and review of policy and safety regulations related to equipment operation, maintenance and transportation; conducting and documenting equipment and vehicle issues through scheduled condition assessments; ability to create budgets, staffing, materials, facilities, and services necessary to develop, lead and execute maintenance/construction projects. Resume must clearly demonstrate this experience.

B. Have 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Such education must clearly demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

C. Have Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. Such education must clearly demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

D. Possess an equivalent combination of specialized experience and directly related graduate level education as described in A and B above that, when computed as percentages of their respective requirements, equals at least 100% when combined. Only graduate education beyond the second year is creditable to meet this standard.

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.

Time In Grade Requirement: Applicants must meet both eligibility and qualification requirements for the position of interest by the closing date of the JOA. Specifically,

i. Area of Consideration.

ii. Time-in-grade (TIG) requirements as specified in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.

iii. Time after competitive appointment as specified in 5 CFR 330.502.

iv. Qualification requirements outlined in OPM's Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions or for Federal Wage System (FWS), wage grade positions, applicants are evaluated using the OPM Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations and the job element examining method

Your SF-50 will be used to confirm you meet all requirements

Education

PROOF OF EDUCATION: All applicants who are using education or a combination of education and experience to qualify must submit copies of official or unofficial transcripts which include grades, credit hours earned, major(s), grade point average or class ranking, institution name, and student name. If any required coursework is not easily recognizable on transcripts, or if you believe a portion of a particular course can be credited toward meeting an educational requirement, you must also provide a memorandum on letterhead from the institution's registrar, dean, or other appropriate official stating the percentage of the course that should be considered to meet the requirement and the equivalent number of units. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; however, if you are selected for the position, you will be required to produce the original official transcripts.

PASS/FAIL COURSES: If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.

GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

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