Job Overview

Job Overview

About the Agency

The selectee for this position will serve as a Supervisory Traffic Management Specialist in the NAVSUP GLS of NAVSUP FLT LOGISTICS CNTR SAN DIEGO.


The successful selectee will perform the following duties:

  • Interpret rules, regulations, practices, and procedures (e.g., military tariff rules, traffic management regulations, Joint Travel Regulations, NAVSUP Publication 490, Defense Transportation Regulations, Federal Management Regulations, practices of the household goods carriers, or other similar guidance) to determine the impact on personal property programs and movement of personal property using various methods of transport worldwide.
  • Follow transportation industry operations, practices, and procedures to handle movement of personal property.
  • Interpret guidelines and instructions pertaining to entitlements for shipments, storage, distance, weight, and costs.
  • Determine method of transportation for household goods or other personal effects accommodating special handling, packaging, or other unique requirements.
  • Resolve problems associated with the movement of personal property.
Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • 3 days per month may be required
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Current Permanent Competitive Service Federal Employees, 30% Disabled Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities, VEOA, or ICTAP eligibles.

Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • See Other Information and Requirements section for additional requirements.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

GS-09 Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: providing subject matter expert technical knowledge for the storage vendor, quality assurance, and prepayment audit section to develop and implement procedures, policies and guidelines for Transportation Service Provider(TSP) monitoring to include vendor and storage management. Provide advice and input on technical and administrative matters to enable and improve organizational effectiveness and efficiencies. Examples of specialized experience includes: 1) Collect and prepare reports on workload production metrics; 2) Perform administrative support in the execution of invoice/billing processing for personal property offices; 3) Provide oversight of activities such as: shipment clearing, booking, reviewing of invoice payments, quality assurance, contract administration and internal audit program. OR: master's or equivalent graduate degree OR: 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR: LL.B. or J.D., if related

GS-11 Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal Service or equivalent applying expert knowledge and leadership in the application of techniques, theories, principals, and legal requirements of contract management and traffic management to execute a wide range of transportation initiatives, programs and requirements in support of the strategic goals of the organization. Examples of specialized experience includes: 1) Execute, enhance and implement established programs based on new or revised legislation requiring consideration of short and long-range effects; 2) Analyze regional workload metrics that will amplify the level of productivity to facilitate consideration to maximize operational efficiency; 3) Research and resolve more complex, non-routine issues/problems that cannot be handled by subordinate Transportation Specialist and Assistant. OR: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR: 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR: LL.M., if related

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click on the following link:


If you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:


Generally, current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final (e.g., confidential/secret/top secret, etc.) security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

This position may require travel from normal duty station.

Selectee will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.

Positions that are supervisory/ managerial require that first time supervisors/managers complete a one-year trial/probationary period if not previously completed in a competitive or other excepted service position.

Security Clearance


Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements.

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

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Other Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

Relocation incentives may be authorized.

Active duty military members MAY apply under this announcement. If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment.

This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-doc telework at the discretion of management.

This position has promotion potential to the GS-11 grade. If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

ICTAP Applicants:To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:

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: 2017-08-11 to 2017-08-17

Salary: $66,447 to $86,378 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 9 - 11

Series: 2130 Traffic Management

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: ST-10034852-17-CK

Control number: 476723600