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Materials Handler (Fork Lift Operator)

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Department Of Defense Cleveland , OH 44114

Posted 3 months ago

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Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS) mission is to lead the DoD in finance and accounting by ensuring the delivery of efficient, exceptional quality pay and financial information. We take pride in serving the men and women who defend America. DFAS is seeking goal-oriented people who like a challenge and care about serving our country. We offer rewarding careers in finance, accounting, information systems, contracting services, human resources, clerical work and many other areas.

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  • Performs random safety/cubicle integrity spot checks and reports findings.

  • All other duties assigned as a Materials Handler.

  • Follows all applicable warehouse safety regulations and procedures.

  • Operates an electric pallet truck to move, stack, unstack, load, and unload a variety of materials and equipment.

  • Moves office furniture, equipment, chairs, boxes, etc. to different area, or rearranges same within warehouse an area using fork lift, pallet jacks, hand trucks, dollies and physical lifting/handling methods.

  • Routes items not requiring inspection to proper storage location or the designated organization.

  • Perform a wide range of warehousing activities, including receiving, storing, delivering, and shipping a variety of bin and bulk supplies, materials, equipment and commodities in support of the operating location.

  • Holds material for inspection according to established procedures.

  • Assembles items into groups based on information shown on the receiving vouchers and segregates materials according to such factors as condition, type of transaction, or property class and routes along appropriate processing lines.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position: See More Information Below

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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    6907 Materials Handler

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S Citizen or National

  • Background Investigation

  • Registered for Selective Service (males born after 12-31-1959): See More Information Below

  • Suitable for federal employment

  • Pre-employment physical required: See More Information Below

  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.

  • Vacancy Information: This position is located in DFAS - DIR/SITE SUPPORT OFFICE - CLEVELAND

  • Valid driver's license is Required.



Applicants will be rated in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C: . Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

Quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties at the level for which you are applying must be demonstrated through your ability to do the work of a Materials Handler receiving general instruction from supervision: Knowledge of overall warehousing plans and accepted warehousing methods, procedures, and techniques to select proper storage locations and assemble items for shipment in accordance with shipping requests; ability to process and independently complete shipping and receiving documents ensuring correctness of quantities, identification criteria, and labeling; skill in building pallet loads of items according to the type of conveyance on which the items are to be shipped and their destination; skill in operating mechanized equipment, e.g., utility vehicles, forklifts, mobile stock selectors, and electromechanical automated equipment controlled by computer terminals to receive and transmit storage, inventory and requisition data.


Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

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Materials Handler (Fork Lift Operator)

Expired Job

Department Of Defense