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Materials Handler Supervisor

Company: Air Force Institute of Technology
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

This position is located in the Warehouse area of the Logistics Service in a Veteran Affairs Health Care System (VA HCS) and supported catchment area. Help DutiesMajor duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Determines the work flow for timely performance of assignments based on emergencies, known needs, and delivery requirements.
  • Develops or oversees the development of plans for storage and arrangement of stock in accordance with agency regulations which determine the configuration setup, movement, rearrangement and traffic flow for a specific commodity or equipment group such as general supplies, construction materials, medical supplies, high value items, or electronic systems.
  • Verifies the space and execution plans of materials handlers are on hand and conform to established guidelines. Works with Engineering to ensure floor plan and overhead changes are reflected in Medical Center blueprints and schematic designs.
  • Consolidates materials and provides maximum space utilization and protection of materials.
  • In hazardous materials storage areas, assigns work to individuals to ensure the safe receipt, storage and movement of hazardous and toxic materials and substances such as certain types of ammunition, explosives, chemicals, or radioactive materials in accordance with facility and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures that staff works in collaboration with Property Manager(s) [Inventory Management Specialist(s) (NX)) to follow customary sequences in planning work assignments to ensure appropriate disposition of equipment.
  • Adheres to safe work practices, ensuring staff processes the delivery of materials including hazardous, flammable, and temperature sensitive products, which also includes the proper placement of items on shelves and pallets to ensure adequate safeguards and access.
  • Ensures Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and infections control standards are maintained at all times.
  • Acts as a communications conduit between higher level supervisors to pass along priorities and resolves conflicting priorities among the warehouse's major segmented areas including but not limited to: Equipment Receiving and Shipping; Office and Printing Supplies; Logistics Medical Supplies; Internet Technology and High Value Items; Cleaning Supplies and Hazardous Materials; Pandemic and Emergency Contingency Supplies; and Mail Room Operations (if applicable).
  • Serves as the senior leader of warehouse project teams involved in a special project such as a warehouse conversion from manual to automated systems, relocating a major commodity or equipment group, or setting up a new commodity group area.
  • In addition to the equipment operating functions performed, ensures staff adhere to work priorities, project schedules and resources which may include the operation of large warehouse perimeter vehicles such as cargo trucks, stake trucks, and jumbo tugs.
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm
    Position Description Title/PD#: Materials Handler Supervisor/PD99801S
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
    • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
    • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
    • You may be required to serve a probationary period
    • Subject to background/security investigation
    • Pre-employment physical required
    • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
    • Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP)
    • Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program is a requirement for all Veterans Health Administration Health Care Personnel (HCP) - See "Additional Information" below for details.Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/31/2023.

      EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards .

      SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
      • Interpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)
      • Lead or Supervise
      • Materials
      • Technical Practices
      • Work Practices

        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; religions; 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.

        Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

        Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Work involves considerable walking, pushing and pulling a variety of carts and materials handling equipment; offloading and loading trucks, lifting products on and off shelves, handling boxes frequently weighing over 40 pounds; handles equipment, furniture and materials of an awkward and heavier nature in excess of 100 pounds (typically using specialized equipment and/or assistance of co-workers). Greater physical effort may be required on projects involving the movement of large quantities of products over an extended period including turn-ins, large shipments and deliveries. While operating vehicles, may be required to exert a greater level of physical exertion while backing and turning trucks, operating forklifts, or hand trucks on uneven terrains and uncertain conditions. Working Conditions require working in storage buildings, pods, trailers, vehicles and warehouses that may be hot, cold, drafty and poor lighting; work outdoors, on docks, making deliveries in all types of weather conditions during all seasons; hazardous materials may be encountered in daily work activities; will be subject to the possibility of trips, falls, scrapes, cuts, bruises, or injury from the use of equipment; may be subject to conditions that could result in serious accidents; personal protective equipment may be required. EducationThis job does not have an education qualification requirement.Additional informationReceiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. Selected applicants may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior work experience or military service experience. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.

        Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

        The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

        This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

        Pursuant to VHA Directive 1193.01, VHA health care personnel (HCP) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to such accommodations as required by law (i.e., medical, religious or pregnancy). VHA HCPs do not include remote workers who only infrequently enter VHA locations. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your start date. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required accommodation from this requirement using the reasonable accommodation process.

        If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

        Narrative responses are not required at this time. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview. Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

        The Department of Veterans Affairs performs pre-employment reference checks as an assessment method used in the hiring process to verify information provided by a candidate (e.g., on resume or during interview or hiring process); gain additional knowledge regarding a candidate's abilities; and assist a hiring manager with making a final selection for a position.

        For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

        Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.

        It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

        Financial disclosure not required.

        Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

Keywords: Air Force Institute of Technology, Honolulu , Materials Handler Supervisor, Professions , Honolulu, Hawaii

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