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Logistics Management Specialist

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Durham , NC 27701

Posted 2 months ago

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This position serves as supply chain management (SCM) team member, responsible for the direction and control of logistics planning that include multiple activities and geographically separated areas. The primary purpose of this position is to direct, develop and implement policy programs and procedures for accurate supply chain management planning and administration.

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Major duties and responsibilities include:Collaborates with leadership in developing supply chain management strategies;

  • Serves as an integrator and/or facilitator for supply chain management customers;

  • Ensures all SCM personnel and equipment for the Emergency Medical Response Team (EMRT) are prepared accordingly;

  • Identifies and prepares all assigned personnel and equipment for deployment during simulated and actual emergency response exercises(i.e. training, planning and controlling movement);

  • Develops logistics and supply chain management training opportunities;

  • Analyzes the effectiveness of logistics and vendor support services;

  • Recommends changes to procurement actions such as quantity increases, cancelations, cutbacks, delivery rates and ordering periods;

  • Resolves logistics, supply, distribution, information and service problems;

  • Identifies changes to governing regulations and conflicting directives;

  • Monitors computer programs, software and hardware to determine efficiency in meeting supply requirements;

  • Provides technical assistance in the areas of logistics planning, integration support and requirements;

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM Monday through Friday

Compressed/Flexible: Not Available

Telework: Not Available

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Position Description/PD#: Logistics Management Specialist/6589

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to background/security investigation

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/09/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

  • You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: serving as a team lead or senior specialist in supply chain management, assisting with the direction and control of logistics planning; analyze product delivery or supply chain processes to identify or recommend changes; performing data analysis, and statistical analysis to identify improvement opportunities. This position requires some degree of specialized knowledge and experience of logistics support activities in areas of acquisition management, purchasing, transportation, distribution, inventory management and control, expendable and non-expendable equipment, and warehouse operations.

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Administration and Management

  • Attention to Detail

  • Communication

  • Planning and Evaluating

  • Problem Solving

  • Production and Processing

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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements:
The work is primarily sedentary although some slight physical effort may be required. Work is typically performed in an adequately lighted and climate controlled office.


There is no educational substitution at this grade level.

PLEASE NOTE: 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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

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Logistics Management Specialist

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Department Of Veterans Affairs