Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) Materials Handler in Little Rock AFB, Arkansas

  • Duties



This National Guard position is for a Materials Handler, Position Description Number D1954000and is part of the AR ANG 189 LGR SQ, National Guard.

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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(1) Manages, controls, oversees, coordinates and implements the base mobility assets program and function. Serves as the technical advisor to satellite units and Geographically Separated Units providing their mobility custodian with current information, guidance and training and accomplishes periodic inspection of their activity. Establishes augmentee requirements to support and sustain initial response and post deployment actions. Provides supervision and training to appointed augmentees. Provides day-to-day management and oversight of assigned personnel and monitors daily mobility assets operations and activities. Determines and establishes requirements, forecasts shelf-life expiration, and develops an operating budget for individual protective equipment to ensure critical wartime assets are available to support deployments.

(2) Responsible for the automated Mobility Inventory Control Accountability System (MICAS) database to include the installation of software upgrades and regular database backups. Serves as the system administrator to manage and update mobility bag inventory data by loading, changing, and deleting personnel, kit configurations, locations, lot/contract information; and issues individual stocked items, generates hand receipts and condemns stock.

(3) Identifies mobility bag and customer individual protective requirements. Receives, stores and issues, Type A, B C, and D mobility bag assets. Controls shelf life assets utilizing Army Electronic Products Support (AEPS) and Joint Acquisition CBNR Knowledge System (J.A.C.K.S.), processes and approves customer requests for mobility bag requirements, requisitions mobility bag assets, performs research, verifies data etc. Determines storage requirements ensuring arrangement is in accordance with applicable directives. Storage should be conducive to a smooth and expedient issue process. Uses safe and secure storage and distribution practices to ensure maximum protection of augmentee personnel and the environment. Stocks, inventories, and tracks deployable MRSP and mobility bag assets before and after deployments. Coordinates the authorization for mobility assets to include: WCDO, MRSP, and all mobility bag assets.

(4) Establishes and controls the MRSP/CRSP program for all assigned units. Coordinates authorizations with NGB. Performs annual review with customers and identifies recommended additions to NGB. Maintains the Aircraft Sustainment Module (ASM) software and generates assessments to determine requirements for deployments and supportability of assets for SORTS reporting.

(5) Responsible for the storage of weapons indentified for extended storage. Maintains currency on M-9 weapon. Maintains the weapons storage vault in accordance with AFI 31-101 and applicable directives. Responsible for coordinating with Combat Arms to complete required annual, pre and post embarkation inspections. Annually validate and indentify changes to weapons authorizations based on the Logistics Readiness Annual Weapons Authorization Letter.

(6) Establishes and maintains War Reserve Material (WRM) details. Determines and forecasts requirements, establishes details, coordinates funding, and provides storage. Ensures inventories are accomplished, and technical order compliance and time compliance technical orders are performed within maintenance schedules. Ensures shelf-life assets are rotated with peacetime operating stocks.

(7) Responsible for leak and serviceability testing of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (CBRN-D) masks and components utilizing the Joint Service Mask Leak Tester (JSMLT). Must be familiar with JSMLT Concept of Operations and obtain training on use of the tester. Establishes a schedule and ensures preventive maintenance checks and services are performed prior to deployment and as required IAW technical order guidance.

(8) Provides MAJCOM with input for Air Staff data calls, reports, database rollups, and information pertaining to MICAS tracked mobility bag assets, Individual Protective Equipment, and Readiness Spares Packages. Provides critical fill rates/LIMFACs to supported base organizations for inclusion in their required SORTS/ART/DRRS reports. Manages and utilizes Aircraft Sustainment Module (ASM) for applicable reports and subsequent actions.

(9) Develops base operating instructions, plans, and procedures involving mobility assets to include mobility bag, weapons, and readiness spares packages. Advises customers and assigned personnel of specialized or new policies, practices, and requirements. Reviews proposed instructions and plans and submits changes to initiating offices/ agencies, as required. Insures all affected organizations and personnel are aware of new requirements or guidelines.

10) Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


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6907 Materials Handler

  • Requirements


Conditions of Employment

National Guard Membership is required.

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.

May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.


Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

Military Grades:

Enlisted NTE: SSgt/E-5

Compatible Military Assignments: Selectee must be a member of the Arkansas Air National Guard and be assigned to the 189th AW in a compatible military position in Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) 2S0X1

Must become compatible in the AFSC within 12 months of appointment. Must possess or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor or wage leader (Grade Inversion). Enlisted members currently at a higher grade than allowed by the position (see Military Grade Requirement above) may apply; however, they must administratively reduce prior to appointment and provide confirmation of the reduction to HRO.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to compare item identification against receiving reports and issue request forms; skill in using hand trucks, dollies, and other equipment to move stock; ability to use hammers, pliers, and other hand tools; and to follow oral and written instructions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Must have 9 experience of the following: Experience or training in receiving, packaging, and preparation for shipment. Experience in compiling reports, overall warehouse planning, documentation requirements, and accepted warehousing methods, procedures and techniques. Experience in setting up and rotating storage locations considering factors such as life expectancy, available space, product turnover, etc

PLACEMENT FACTORS:Applicants should demonstrate through prior experience, education and training the following: (1) Ability to plan and organize the work of the assigned supply organization. (2) Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines. (3) Knowledge of the Standard Base Supply System (SBSS). (4) Ability to oversee and train subordinate supervisors, to deal objectively with workers and render sound supervisory decisions. (5) Ability to devise new work methods. (6) Completion of appropriate technical school/Career Development Courses (CDC's).

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (

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.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance


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Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.

  2. Current AF Form 422 (Physical Profile Serial Report) dated within 18 months or Current Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) dated within 6 months: (Current members can go to Click on the printer icon, select the Adobe PDF printer and click print. Save the document and submit it with your application. The date will populate on the bottom of the page when you print to PDF.)

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits



A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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  • How to Apply


How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documentsto be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (, all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit:

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Agency contact information
Marqueis Britt




AR ANG 189 LGR SQ Bldg 7300-Camp Robinson North Little Rock, AR US

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

Checking the status of your application:

To better serve our members, the Technician Recruitment and Placement (R&P;) section at AR HRO has implemented a new process for checking the status of an application. Applicants must send an email to In your email request, please provide us with the Announcement Number of the position you applied for.

This change requires some forethought on the part of the applicant. With this new process in place, applicants can expect to have a response from the AR HRO R&P; section within 2 duty days. That being said, applicants checking their application status the day before a job closes stand the chance of not receiving a review.

Our goal is not to refrain from hearing from our customers, but rather to make the process more efficient for us all. Our members are our number one priority and we want to deliver high quality customer service.


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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Legal and regulatory guidance
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  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 05/15/2018 to 05/30/2018

Salary: $16.79 to $19.61 per hour

Pay scale & grade: WG 6

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent