Serves as a Supervisory Inventory Management Specialist for non-expendable (NX) assets/material in a VA Health Care System (VA HCS) and supported catchment area. Supervises multiple supply or material classes/series. Serves as advisor and consultant to the Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) and Assistant CSCO on property management matters for sound material management concepts, practices, and control of all personal property.
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Plans, directs and manages the activities of the Material Management (Operations) Section, to include property management, equipment management, full warehouse receiving, and distribution. Transportation, mail center operations, and other operations sections may also fall under his/her purview.
Oversees the lifecycle management of non-expendable assets in the VA HCS and supported catchment area. Develops multi-year equipment/NX plans for the entire VA HCS and supported catchment area, utilizing advanced automated non-expendable planning tools. Participates in facility and VISN strategic planning, quality management of the equipment program, equipment replacement planning on a progressive basis, integrated with management budgetary plans and consistent with life expectancy of equipment.
Trains and assists delegated staff on equipment acquisition, disposal, scanning and tracking of equipment for Equipment Inventory Listing (ElL) Custodial Official inventories, providing oversight and project management.
Schedules and conducts physical inventories of all NX equipment. Inventory and control may require incumbent to conduct reviews in locations throughout the catchment area.
Conducts spot checks of items as required. Complies with specific requirements for firearms, ammunition and sensitive equipment.
Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work. Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees.
Establishes reporting techniques to foresee any potential problems in supply control.
Directs and manages operating storage, warehousing, and related activities, including, but not limited to, the actual physical receipt, chain of custody, and maintenance while in storage, stock selection, issuing, distribution, control of items within the distribution system, and shipping. Implements best practices, principles, tools and concepts to evaluate and improve supply system performance.
Develops strategies for implementing all future NX automated replacement systems, supply technologies, and/or business practices related to Commodity Management Section Functions.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Position Description Title/PD#: Supervisory Inventory Management Specialist/ 1871
Job family (Series)
2010 Inventory Management
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
The work is primarily sedentary.
There is some walking, bending, and moving of supplies required. Answering of multiple line phones is required. Constant work with computers, calculators, and reading and interpretation of instructions are essential.
Time-in-grade: Applicants must also meet time-in-grade requirements. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-9 level.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-09) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: assisting in strategic planning; creating and maintaining statistical data for decision-making purposes; developing and monitoring cost effective programs, developing and updating policies pertaining to the administrative and operational activities; developing methods and tools to evaluate program activities and effectiveness and performing trending and evaluative work.
Applicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-11 grade level. A 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.
Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-11 level. To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned). Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess.
Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-11. For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e. 50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
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: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. 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.
Department Of Veterans Affairs