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U.S. Army Medical Command Materials Handler in Tacoma, Washington

Summary About the Position: Works at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA., performing a variety of materials handling operations involved in the receipt, storage and issue of supplies. Responsibilities Perform a variety of warehouse duties to include the receipt, storage, issue and preservation of supplies, high value items, controlled substances, hazardous and toxic materials/substances. Visually inspect items for damage, quantity, stock number, and unit of issue. Document discrepancies of items. Prepare items for receiving and issuing based on information from Material Management and shipment documents (i.e., packing slips, invoices.). Follow specialized hazardous handling, storing, and safety procedures by adhering to governing regulatory procedures and policies. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a Materials Handler without more than normal supervision. The ability to perform the common duties of a Materials Handler, that include: performing warehouse functions such as receiving, shipping, storing, or issuing items and am skilled in operating pallet jacks to load and unload shipments/items in a safe manner under supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion make sure they are properly performed. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc.Dexterity and SafetyKnowledge of MaterialsTechnical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) Physical Effort: Work requires continuous standing, bending, walking. Frequently lifts and carries objects weighing up to 50 pounds; occasionally handles items weighing up to 100 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed inside warehouses, bin rooms, in open storage areas, and on receiving and shipping docks. The areas may be cold, drafty, damp and hot. Injury is possible from falling or dropped stock. Incumbent is subject to cuts, bruises) and lacerations. Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. This is a Career Program (CP) 13 - Supply Management position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. 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. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

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