Processing Technician (Office Automation)

Department of Defense Butte, MT
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position: You will serve as a Processing Technician (Office Automation) for the Butte Military Entrance Processing Station providing additional administrative assistance with the transportation arrangements for military enlistees.

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* Prepare required transportation orders from the services using the designed orders program.

* Conduct travel briefing and provide meal checks to traveling recruits shipping out of the MEPS

* Monitor airport delays, closures or bus route delays impacted by weather.

* Coordinates travel arrangements with senior service liaisons, airlines, the DTMP, and Commercial Travel Office (CTO) to secure airline tickets

* Conducts the pre-enlistment and/or the pre-accession interviews of applicants in order to gather information previously not disclosed which would bear on moral or physical suitability for enlistment

* Performs Quality Review/quality control of applicant records, packets and forms

* Determines types of orders and pertinent information from enlistment document.

* Maintains records of orders, distributes copies of transportation orders and enlistment contracts.

* Forwards obsolete orders to the National Archives Records Center.

* Provide monthly Government Travel Registers (GTR's) and meal checks log in accordance with regulation 55-2.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* This position requires a personnel security background investigation.

* This position requires a qualified typist; able to type at least 40 words per minute.

* This position may require the incumbent to work occasional Saturday and/or shift work.

* This position will require the incumbent to work occasional unscheduled overtime to accommodate fluctuations in workload based on the daily mission requirements.


Who May Apply: US Citizens

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. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

Specialized experience is defined as: conducting briefings and/or trainings to personnel or individuals; questioning applicants and/or individuals to obtain information; experience using a personal computer or computer terminal for word processing and/or database management; making travel arrangements; prepare orders and/or documents for travel. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04).


Education: Four years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification)


Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages. (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification)

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Administration and Management

* Speaking

* Staffing and Recruitment

* Technical Competence

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-04).


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: