Distribution & Facilities Specialist


Vacancy ID: 837610   Announcement Number: VA-MP-837610-ABF   USAJOBS Control Number: 338949300

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please respond to each of the following questions. For each question, choose the response that best describes your experience and training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information provided in your resume, your application, and information provided by your references.

1. From the descriptions below, please select the response that best describes your basic level of education or experience. Note: Provide all transcripts to verify that you meet the educational requirement if using education to meet this requirement.

A. I have one or more years of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 Federal grade level that equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples of specialized experience include managing the flow of material into and out of a warehouse; utilizing an automated system to manage the receipt, storage, and distribution of material; placing orders for shipping supplies; and adjusting work procedures to accomodate the resources available.
B. I have completed a master's degree, an equivalent graduate degree, or two full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.
C. I have a combination of specialized experience as described in "A" above and graduate education as described in "B" above which, when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the requirement. Note: To compute this quantity, first determine your amount of specialized experience as a percentage of the experience requirement above; then, determine your amount of graduate education as a percentage of the education requirement above. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal to at least 100% to qualify under this option. You must provide transcripts to qualify under this condition.
D. I have completed an undergraduate degree AND meet one of the following criteria for Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) at the undergraduate level 1) Class standing - Graduated in the upper third of the class based on completed courses in the college, university or major subdivision; 2) Grade Point Average - 2.95 or higher out of a possible 4.0 scale as recorded on official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of curriculum; or 3) Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society. Provide documented proof of your GPA, Class Standing or Honor Society membership with your application. Refer to http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp for additional information on SAA requirements.
E. I do not have specialized experience, graduate education, or Superior Academic Achievement as described in the statements above.

2. Do you currently reside within the Golden, CO local commuting area?

A. Yes.
B. No.

For each of the items below, select the one statement that most accurately describes your experience and capability using the scale below.

A- I have no experience in performing this work behavior.
B- I have limited experience in performing this work behavior. I have had exposure to this work behavior but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing this work behavior across routine or predictable situations with minimal supervision or guidance.
D- I have performed this work behavior independently across a wide range of situations. I have assisted others in carrying out this work behavior. I seek guidance in carrying out this work behavior only in unusually complex situations.
E- I am considered an expert in carrying out this work behavior. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this work behavior on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this work behavior in unusually complex situations.

3. Manage the flow of material into and out of a warehouse.

4. Manage the storage of stock items to ensure proper storage, prevention of loss or damage, and accountability.

5. Resolve problems related to the movement and control of special equipment or hazardous material.

6. Develop technical requirements for services provided by contractors.

7. Ensure the maintenance of equipment used in a distribution center.

8. Manage motor vehicle control for a distribution center.

9. Evaluate equipment to determine whether new or replacement equipment should be used.

10. Evaluate stock levels to determine when shipping supplies should be ordered.

11. Place orders for shipping supplies.

12. Implement warehouse and storage operation plans, policies, and procedures.

13. Adjust work procedures to accommodate the resources readily available.

14. Evaluate warehousing operations for compliance with regulations, policies, and sound inventory management practices.

15. Assist in gathering information used for developing goals and objectives.

16. Utilize an automated system to manage the receipt, storage, and distribution of material.

17. Maintain files for a distribution center.

18. Collect data for a distribution center.

19. Prepare reports for a distribution center.

20. Adjust workload priorities to meet objectives.

21. Manage incoming and outgoing mail for a distribution center.

22. Manage small parcel receipt and shipment for a distribution center.

23. Determine the suitability and usefulness of existing and proposed storage sites and facilities.

24. Inspect the work of outside contractors for acceptability.

As previously explained, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the resume and documents you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probationary period, or other disciplinary action, including termination. Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: Understand this warning; have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; and verified that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.

25. Failure to agree or respond to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position. Select the most appropriate response below.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my response to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.