Defense Logistics Agency Transportation Assistant in Battle Creek, Michigan
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Conditions of Employment
To qualify for a Transportation Assistant your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To qualify at the GS-06 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes: Selecting modes of carriers, consolidating shipments, and/or coordinating connections. Responding to customer inquiries and ensuring regulatory compliance throughout the movement process. Expediting or locating lost or misplaced shipments. Reconciling, preparing, verifying, and updating a variety of transportation reports and documents. Tracking from cradle to grave all shipment issues or problems related to late shipments, service failures and rescheduling of assets throughout the transportation process. B. Education: As a general rule, education is not creditable above GS-05 for most positions covered by this standard; however, graduate education may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directly related to the work of the position. 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.