Incumbent serves as a Traffic Management Specialist (TMS) for Transportation Team, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Transportation Group. Responsible for performing continuing traffic and transportation surveys; evaluating transportation related contract requirements, providing technical guidance and conducting training sessions for contractor; carrier, and DCMA personnel; evaluating contractor compliance with contractual guarantees.
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Reviews contractor-prepared Bills of Lading (BOLs) for technical correctness, compliance with routing instructions, etc., and review automatic data processing products for overall performance under Procedure program.
Identifies problem areas and prescribes corrective actions to preclude recurrence of unsound traffic management practices.
Determine whether transportation-related factors such as Free on Board (FOB) terms, freight classification, funding, carrier mode considerations, consolidation of freight, delivery schedules and destinations, etc. are adequate.
When requested by the Pre-award Monitor or Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO) participates in pre-award and post-award surveys and orientations to determine contractor's potential in the development and performance of transportation.
Determine whether contractor has complied with transportation requirements such as Minimum Size Shipment, Guaranteed Maximum Size and Weight, and FOB clauses.
Prepares and forwards all corrective action replies to the issuing activity. Obtains all necessary information for preparation of outbound SF-361 reports and forwards to the responsible activity for necessary action.
25% or less - Business Travel Required 15% of the Time.
Job family (Series)
2130 Traffic Management
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Personnel security investigation required.
If you are a current permanent DCMA Employee employed at a "lower GS grade": You will be considered for a Temporary Promotion opportunity. A temporary promotion may be made or extended up to a maximum of five years. A temporary promotion may be made permanent without further competition.
If you are a current permanent DCMA Employee employed at a "the same GS grade or higher": You will be considered for a Detail opportunity. A detail may be made and/or extended in 120 day increments. A detail may be made permanent without further competition.
Non-DCMA Permanent Employee Applicants: You will be considered for a Temporary Position Not to Exceed 1 year, your appointment may be extended up to a maximum of 3 years. This position may be made permanent without further competition to those candidates that have non-competitive status.
Who May Apply:
Current Defense Contract Management Agency Employee (DCMA)
Current Department of Defense Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (ATL)
Veterans Eligible as 30% Disabled Veteran
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible
QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.
To qualify at the GS-09 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level GS-07. Specialized experience is defined as: experience assisting in processing contractor requests for Government Bills of Lading (GBL), decoding MILSTRIP instructions for freight, and insuring overseas movements are secured and that requirements regarding hazardous materials are met.
To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level GS-09. Specialized experience is defined as: experience in transportation operations to identify and define requirements for use of automated systems; also of contract format and terminology to review and analyze terms pertaining to freight transportation and traffic management.
Education can be substituted for experience.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Cost Estimation and Analysis
Time in Grade Requirement:
Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-07) to qualify at the GS-09 level.
Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-09) to qualify at the GS-11 level.
Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign
education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been
given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
Department Of Defense