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Defense Logistics Agency Materials Handler in Bangor, Washington

Summary See below for important information regarding this job. Responsibilities Performs a full range of warehouse functions in either a major segment of a large warehouse or as the principal materials handler in a small warehouse. Receives, stores, and assembles for issue, shipment and distribution, a variety of bin and bulk supplies, materials, equipment, and commodities. Receives, unloads and processes incoming shipments. Checks accompanying documentation against container or packing labels. Follows established procedures in reporting over, short, or damaged items. Assembles items for shipment in the loading area according to information provided on the shipping requests and checks the condition of shipping containers prior to loading. Ensures shipments are properly loaded onto the right conveyances. Determines sequences for loading materials and organizes incoming shipments for maximum space utilization, safety considerations, and damage protection. Lays out storage space, establishes item locations and determines organization and arrangement of stock. Counts types and quantities of items during inventories, and maintains tally listings during the count Recounts or searches other storage locations to assist in determining the basis for over, short, or misplaced items. Operates one or more types of material handling equipment such as standard type forklift with a lifting capacity of up to 15,000 pounds, warehouse tractor, stock selector, or general-purpose vehicle. May pack and/ or repack a variety of items utilizing a wide variety of standard packing materials, methods and techniques. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Applicants will be rated in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standard for Trades and Labor Occupations. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties at the level for which you are applying. Emphasis is placed on how you gained the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time, and the required ability or potential to perform the job. Applicants who do not meet the screen-out element (SOE) will be eliminated from further competition. 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. Physical Effort: The work involves considerable walking, frequent stooping, bending, standing on hard surfaces for extended periods of time, and working in tiring or often uncomfortable positions. The employee will be required to push, pull and/or lift materials weighing up to 40 pounds. Most materials handled weigh less than 40 pounds; however, some commodities such as metal bar, pipe/tubing, reels of electrical cable, bales of rags, rolls of Herculite, cans of non-skid coating, cases of welding electrode, etc., often weigh considerably more. Heavier items are moved with weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers. Working Conditions: The employee works both indoors and outdoors, in conditions that may be hot, cold, damp, drafty, dusty, dirty or poorly lit. The employee is regularly exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, abrasions, falls and other injuries. Work requires wearing of steel toes shoes and may require wearing other protective clothing such as hardhats, rubber gloves, masks and rubber aprons, as appropriate for the work being accomplished. This position requires participation in the Facility Access Program IAW SECNAVINST 5510.30A. This position also requires a Secret security clearance. Education Additional Information For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: Information for Veterans is available at: As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement. Drug-Free Workplace: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. ADVISORY: By using cannabidiol (CBD) products you are risking a positive drug test result for marijuana.