Department Of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto , CA 94306
This position is located in the Logistics Management Service of the VA Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA.
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Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 3:30pm-12:00am
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Supervisory Supply Technician/PD#00255-0
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting and adjusting short term priorities, and preparing schedules for the completion of work;
Developing and executing staff training and evaluating work performance of subordinates;
Providing advice, counsel, or instruction on technical and administrative matters;
Hearing and resolving complaints from employees;
Recommending awards or bonuses for personnel and changes in position classification;
Promoting team building and improving practices;
Directing and overseeing the management and distribution of all supplies and material for the health care system;
Maintaining stock at primary and secondary inventory locations for all clinical and administrative services;
Monitoring expiration dates, rotating stock, and removing items from use as require by outdates;
Ensuring critical supplies are appropriately monitored and controlled;
Distributing items according to established or ad hoc requirements using the generic inventory package (GIP);
Delivering supplies in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring that supplies and material delivered are in sterile and operational condition;
Preparing and stocking specialty carts;
Cleaning assigned areas according to aseptic principles and infection control guidelines;
Directing and overseeing the receipt of supplies and material;
Performing related duties as required
Occasional travel - Yes, Occasional travel to other VA Facilities, and CBOC for coverage and if supplies need to be delivered.
Job family (Series)
2005 Supply Clerical And Technician
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Conditions of Employment:
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.
Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.
Time-in-grade restrictions MUST be met by the closing date.*
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
The work of this position requires standing and walking during the entire workday, and frequent reaching, bending, and lifting of supply packages (occasionally weighing as much as 50 pounds). The work requires pushing loaded carts of medical supplies (weighing 100 pounds or more). With proper assistance, the Supervisory Supply Technician moves heavier items weighing over 40 pounds. The work is performed throughout the medical center and supported catchment areas, which includes wards, storage buildings, and warehouses that range from a clean environment to hot, cold, drafty, and poorly lighted. The possibility of trips, falls, scrapes, cuts, bruises, or injury are present in the day-to-day work of the position. The work requires stocking supplies in the primary inventory area as well as numerous warehouses and nursing areas. The Supervisory Supply Technician will maintain a clean environment while performing tasks that can produce dust or other infectious pollutants while transitioning between environments. Supported units may be offsite requiring roundtrip travel time in excess of 90 minutes.
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, 10/17/2018
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-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-6. 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.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, the applicant must also possess:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position, and that is typically in or related to the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-06 grade level. Specialized experience includes: overseeing the maintenance of stock at primary and secondary inventory locations for clinical and/or administrative services; utilizing a computerized inventory system and ensuring data integrity; cataloging data on supply levels and replenishment needs for new items; expediting the delivery of urgently needed items; conducting market research on all new products; analyzing several reports in order to manage and control the fund control points limitations; analyzing and developing procedures to resolve issues and recommending or implementing changes to improve the effectiveness of supply distribution. This experience must be detailed in your resume to receive credit.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Managing Human Resources
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.
There is no educational substitution at this grade level.