Supply Technician

Department of the Army El Paso, TX
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position: This position is located at William Beaumont Army Medical Center with the Logistics Division.

About the Position William Beaumont Army Medical Center: William Beaumont is located at the base of the Franklin Mountains in the central part of El Paso bordering 3 states and 2 countries. William Beaumont offers ample free parking to its staff and visitors and is accessible from I-10, Patriot Freeway, and Border Highway. Contained within the medical center is a small exchange, dining facility, barber shop, chapel, credit union, small gym, and a quarter-mile running track is within walking distance. City buses also provide service to and from the Center. The staff of William Beaumont are closely-knit and consider each other as team members within the similar goal of providing excellent patient care to its customers. Caring for our soldiers and their families is an excellent way of showing our support. New employees are welcomed and oriented to these goals. William Beaumont Army Medical Center is a Smoke (Tobacco) Free Campus.

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* Provide general support and perform a variety of item manager, prime vendor ordering officer, credit card, and budgetary estimate duties.

* Maintain all supply files and records. Receive discrepancy reports that identify shortages, overages, damages, and incorrect items of supply.

* Enter count information and regenerate automated reports. Catalog standard and nonstandard supply items including stock numbers, unit of issue, unit price, item description, and common name description to facilitate identification.

* Research manufacturer and vendor catalogs, and technical literature.

* Contact vendors for assistance on item characteristics, current price quotations, and item?s availability in the Supply System.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Five percent travel to attend training on an annual basis.

Supervisory status


* Job family (Series)

2005 Supply Clerical And Technician

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

* Pre-employment physical exam.

* Local background check.

* Incumbent may be required to lift boxes weighing up to 50 pounds.


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

* 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans

* Current Civilian Employees of the Organization

* Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

* Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

* Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

* Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473

* Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

* Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible

* People with Disabilities, Schedule A

* Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

* Re-employed Annuitant

* Reinstatement

* Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

* Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

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.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience with the procurement, receipt, storage, and accountability of medical supplies and non-medical supplies and/or equipment; conducting extensive searches for supplies, and tracking supply items using an automated supply system. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

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

* Customer Service

* Decision Making

* Manages and Organizes Information

* 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-05).


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.


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:

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