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Job Title: Materials Handler Leader
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Washington DC, DC
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/09/2017
Expire Date: 01/08/2018
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Finance/Economics, Human Resources, Warehousing, Logistics, Research & Development, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Materials Handler Leader

This position serves as a Materials Handler Leader located within the warehouse area of the Logistics Service in the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Health Care System. The incumbent performs work that involves receiving, storing, selecting, and shipping general and/or specialized bulk and bin materials and equipment. Major duties and responsibilities include:?,

  • Leading a crew to accomplish assigned projects and daily operational functions;
  • Ensuring awareness of trade techniques and practices;
  • Demonstrating proper work methods and works along with others;
  • Providing staff with daily tasks and follows up to confirm completion;
  • Checking work while in progress and when finished;
  • Discussing with supervisor any training requirement;
  • Assisting in the development of plans for storage and arrangement of stock;
  • Advising workers on guidelines or special instruction to meet deadlines;
  • Consolidating materials to provide maximum space utilization and protection of materials;
  • Coordinating incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials;
  • Serving as a senior member of the warehouse project team when involved with special projects;
Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Position Description Title/PD#: Materials Handler Leader/51566-0
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/28/2017.

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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

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:


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:
PHYSICAL EFFORT/REQUIREMENTS: Work involves considerable walking, pushing, and pulling a variety of cars and materials handling equipment. Offloading and loading trucks, lifting products on and off-shelves, handling boxes weighing over 40 pounds. Will frequently handle equipment furniture, and materials of an awkward nature that are in excess of 100 pounds.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work in storage buildings, pods trailers, vehicles and warehouses that may be hot, cold, drafty, and poorly lighted. Required to work outdoors, on docks, making deliveries in all types of weather conditions during all seasons. Hazardous materials may be encountered on a daily basis. Personal Protective Equipment may be required. Subject to the possibility of trips, falls, scrapes, cuts, bruises, and injury from the use of equipment.

Participation in seasonal influenza program may be required.

Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.

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

  • Resume


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • Other
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/28/2017.

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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

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:


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.

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