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U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Traffic Management Specialist in Scott AFB, Illinois


About the Position: Serves as a Traffic Management Specialist in the Movement Operations Division with the nationwide responsibility for the development, implementation and evaluation of transportation and freight movements. Responsibilities include a mastery of technical transportation skills applicable to the movement of all classes of cargo to include plans, concepts, operations, principles, readiness, systems, and methodology along with the skills and ability to communicate effectively.


Provide support in applying short and long term system expertise to functional users.

Analyze transportation systems to ensure strategic plans are acceptable and/or compatible in the transportation arena.

Leverage relationships with stakeholders to integrate transportation missions across all combatant commands.

Plan, coordinate, monitor and/or assess cargo movements of DoD worldwide cargo via air, sea and surface modes of transportation.

Develop procedures, methods, and/or techniques necessary for designing special transportation studies.

Gather and/or compile data to develop functional requirements.

Monitor command operations execution to identify potential problem areas.

Develop recommendations for correction or improvement using after action reports, charts, graphs, statistical and/or narrative explanations.

Participate in studies covering new transportation program initiatives.

Formulate command guidance on preparation for command operations.

Provide transportation advice on movement operations, transportation initiative, and/or results of analysis, studies and surveys of operational or contingency operations.

Advise management on transportation and logistics policies, programs, and/or procedures.

Engage with stakeholders on the application of transportation and logistics policies, regulations and/or procedures.


Conditions of Employment


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.

Current 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 WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473People with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service which includes: 1) Experience in facilitating the movement of cargo through the Defense Transportation System. 2) Experience in terminal operations support. And 3) Providing advisory service to resolve transportation problems to ensure timely movement of cargo. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade level in the federal service (GS-11). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

CommunicationsData AnalysisTransportation Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).


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. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 24 - Transportation and Distribution 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. 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.