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Supply Management Specialist (Logistics Systems Specialist)

FEMA Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: LocationVarious Pay scale & grade IM 00 Appointment TypeIntermittent - Intermittent employment not to exceed 2 years Duties Summary RESERVIST APPOINTMENTS: The Reservist Program is an appointment type granted under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Section 306 (b), which authorizes FEMA to appoint such temporary employees as necessary to accomplish work authorized under the Act. View common definitions (http://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/common-terms-announcements).of terms found in this announcement. Responsibilities When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support survivors and first responders in communities all across the United States of America and its territories. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.govfor additional information. Now FEMA looks to you, join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. We are seeking talented individuals who are eager to assist disaster survivors on an intermittent, on-call basis. FEMA Reservists are incident management responders, hired under the Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. Reservists are a significant factor in the agency workforce in responding to disasters. These employees deploy to perform activities directly related to disasters, emergencies, projects, or activities of a non-continuous nature. Reservist positions are temporary appointments within the Excepted Service and are not to exceed 2 years in duration. Work opportunities are intermittent due to the irregular nature of disasters and Reservist employees are not guaranteed regular recurring hours, deployments, or renewal of employment. Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a FEMA Reservist! EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions. As a Supply Management Specialist (Logistics Systems Specialist) in FEMA's Reservist Program, you will serve as the subject matter expertise in the use of logistics systems. Typical duties include: • Reviewing and submitting requests for supplies, equipment, personnel, teams, services, transportation or commodities needed for disaster support using FEMA-approved computer systems.• Processing requests for supplies, equipment, services, or commodities using FEMA-approved computer systems.• Tracking requests, monitoring and placing orders, tracking shipping status, and reconciling discrepancies as directed.• Gathering reports and information from external partners, including Fields units, FEMA Headquarters, and other Federal agencies.• Creating and generating reports using Supply Chain Intelligence as required.• Closing out orders using appropriate FEMA-approved computer systems. Travel Required76% or greater - In addition to frequent travel related to deployment(s), occasional non-emergency travel may also be required. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 00 Job Family Series 2003 Supply Program Management RequirementsConditions Of Employment • You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.• You must successfully pass a background investigation.• Travel will be required.• You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.• Selective service registration is required for males born after 12/31/59.• Please review "Other Information" section for additional key requirements. Please ensure you meet the qualification requirements described below.QualificationsTo qualify for the Reservist Supply Management Specialist (Logistics Systems Specialist) position, you must possess experience in each of the following areas: • Submitting and tracking requests for supplies, equipment, personnel, teams, services, or commodities using automated systems;• Placing online orders, tracking shipping status, and reconciling discrepancies with orders placed; and• Gathering, reviewing and analyzing information to develop written reports. ORA master's or equivalent graduate degreeor2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degreeorLLB. or J.D. if related. IN ADDITION: • Minimum age of eighteen years of age is required.• All candidates must be a high school graduate or possess a GED 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 provides valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your application must show that you meet all requirements for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. NOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/VY to MM/VY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here .(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YX7olPBoFk). Current or former FEMA Reservists/DAE employees: To accurately credit your experience for these intermittent positions, make sure to list the dates (from MM/VY to MM/VY) of each deployment, along with the job title and specific duties you were responsible for during each deployment. Failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Education NOTE: If you are qualifying based on education and/or are selected for a position which requires a college degree to meet minimum qualification requirements, you will be required to submit your official college transcript(s) at time of selection. Additional information • The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.• To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo, successfully pass, and maintain a background investigation for Public Trust clearance as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a credit check after initial job qualifications are determined (mythbuster_(https://chcoc.gov/sites/default/files/mythbuster_on_Federal_Hiring_Policies_0.pdf).), review of financial issues, such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. For more information on background investigations for Federal jobs please visit OPM Investigations.(https://www.opm.gov/fag How You Will Be Evaluated We will review your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. If you are qualified, you will be referred to a selection panel for consideration.Interview Requirement. Interviews may be required for this position. Failure to complete the interview may result in removal from further consideration. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Not RequiredPosition sensitivity and risk High Risk (HR).Drug test required NoTrust determination process Suitability/Fitness Required Documents 1. Your resume.2. Are you a current or former federal employee? Submit a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that demonstrates your eligibility for consideration, e.g., length of time you have been in your current grade; your highest grade held; your current promotion potential and proof of permanent appointment if applying based on an interchange agreement. Examples of appropriate SF-SOs include promotions, within-grade increases and accessions. 3. Are you qualifying based on education? Submit a copy of your college transcript (unofficial is acceptable) or a list ofcoursework with hours completed. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federalqualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accreditededucational institutions in the United States. For example, specific courses accepted for college-level credit by an accreditedU.S. college or university, o

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