Materials Handler (Motor Vehicle Operating)

Department Of The Interior Boise , ID 83701

Posted 2 months ago

  • Duties

Help Duties Summary

This position is located at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho. Information about the Boise area can be found at

This announcement may be used to fill more than one position at this duty location.

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  • Responsible for expediting the movement of stock to and from refurbishment shops, control points, outside work areas, stocking bins or locations, staging areas, and receiving/shipping docks.

  • Provides guidance for shipping and receiving functions including the placement, loading and unloading, inspection and examining, storage, prioritization, and general movement of materials.

  • Work involves the utilization of automated inventory programs, scanners and computer terminals to query and load data, and to access inventory information and process transactions.

  • Operates a variety of vehicles.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel is required to attend trainings, conferences, workshops, field visits, and to deliver supplies.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    6907 Materials Handler

  • Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections.

  • You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you

  • have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.

  • Direct Deposit Required.

  • Background Investigation Required.

You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

Passage of a pre-employment physical is required.

D.O.T. DRUG TESTING REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. This position requires possession of a Commercials Driver's License (CDL). As such, it is a Drug and Alcohol Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. If the person selected for the position does not currently occupy a CDL Drug and Alcohol Testing Designated Position, he/she will be required to submit to and receive a negative test result prior to appointment. A positive drug or alcohol test result may be grounds for denying final placement into this position. In addition, the Act mandates that the incumbent will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing and that he/she may also undergo reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up testing.

All applicants must be aware that Federal employees must obtain and maintain a favorable background investigation. A background investigation will be conducted by the employing office following acceptance of the position. Failure to obtain a favorable determination of the background investigation will result in the cancellation of the offer or will be grounds for termination.


OPM Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations will be used in determining applicant's qualifications. There is no specific length of training or experience required; however, the applicant must be able to demonstrate through experience shown in the resume materials, that they possess the skill level that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of Materials Handler (Motor Vehicle Operating) without more than normal supervision.

Screen-out Element: Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. This must be verifiable on your application.


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Materials Handler (Motor Vehicle Operating)

Department Of The Interior