TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
|المكان||البحرين - Manama|
|الشركة||U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command|
About the Position:
You will serve as a traffic management specialist in a Brigade, Ocean Cargo Clearance Authority Office (OCCA), Quality Assurance Section.
The section has responsibility for executing Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans (QASPs) across the Brigades AOR on a worldwide basis for contracts and agreements established by SDDC, MSC and supported Commands for ocean liner service.
You will be appointed as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) to support designated Contracting Officers for specific contracts/agreements for inter-modal, multi-modal, or break-bulk ocean liner services.
You will implement the Commands quality assurance program and provide guidance and advice to stakeholders.
You will monitor and enforce contract terms and conditions by contractors and government activities and taking remedial actions for failures.
You will perform liaison responsibilities between the contracting officer, the activity, and the contractor to manage transportation and distribution contracts.
You will attend and participate in meetings with carriers.
You will supervise a team of Host nation and US civilian employees performing traffic management duties.
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. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian Employees Applying to OCONUS PositionsCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExcepted Service Overseas Family Member AppointmentFamily Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas EmploymentInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas EmploymentReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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 which includes executing Quality Assurance Surveillance plans for transportation and distribution contracts and agreements for ocean liner service; monitoring and enforcing transportation and distribution contract terms and conditions by contractors and Government activities. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09). OR Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree with a major study in accounting, business administration, business or commercial law, commerce, economics, engineering, finance, industrial management, statistics, traffic management, transportation, motor mechanics, or other fields related to the position. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Contract ManagementManages and Organizes InformationQuality AssuranceTransportation 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-09).
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
Direct deposit of pay is required. U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement. Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area. Employees (and family members) who require medical or dental care in the overseas location will be responsible for obtaining and paying for such care. Access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Pay retention may be offered to successful applicants for positions at overseas locations. For this provision to apply to employees already overseas, the selected individual would have to require a permanent change of station move and would have to be selected as a result of a recruitment effort that had been extended outside of the overseas command involved. Selectees may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. Selectees will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250. For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact on the ability of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information before applying for or accepting this position. This is a Career Program (CP) 24 - Transportation and Distribution management position. The initial length of this overseas tour is 18 months. This is an unaccompanied tour. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%201805%20Relocation%20Allowances0.pdf for more information. 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. Recruitment/Relocation/Retention incentive may be requested through management and may be authorized up to 20% of base salary. US CONUS hires may be authorized foreign allowances (subject to change without notice), if eligible: post allowance, post differential, Sunday Premium for actual work performed on a Sunday, Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance, and 10 days of Home Leave. Please visit https://aoprals.state.gov/Web920/location_action.asp?MenuHide=1&CountryCode=1151 for more information.