Materials Handler

Department of Defense Fort Riley, KS
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This National Guard position is for a MATERIALS HANDLER, Position Description Number D0903000 and is part of the KS Maneuver And Training Equipment Site, KSNG MATES, Fort Riley, KS, Kansas Army National Guard.

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As a MATERIALS HANDLER WG-6907-06, you will perform a full range of warehousing activities to include receiving, storing, selecting and shipping bulk and bin materials and equipment. Assists in the development of plans for storage and arrangement of stock to determine warehouse configuration, setup, movement, rearrangement and traffic flow. In larger warehouse facilities. The assignment may include insuring the safe receipt, storage, and movement of hazardous items such as ammunition, explosives, chemicals, or radioactive materials in accordance with facility and regulatory requirements. In smaller warehouses, the incumbent serves as the senior non supervisory worker of the facility, laying out storage space, establishing item locations, determining organization and arrangement of stock, identifying high and low usage items. Serve as the senior member of a warehouse project team comprised of material handlers. Prepare items for processing, utilizing appropriate Standard Anny Management Information System (STAMIS) such as computer terminal and bar code reader to read, store, track and prepare material documentation. Perform classification inspections for material within range of authority. Ensure formal accountability when receiving, storing or issuing. Insures that special documentation remains with materials throughout the storage/issue process, i.e. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), Controlled Cryptographic Item (CCI) certificate, and applicable annexes, Departments of Army Form 581, Ammunition residue certificate. Perform quality assurance inspections of materials in storage. Prepare a variety of supply documents and reports. Coordinate incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials within docking area. Schedule personnel to facilitate movement in accordance with priorities, scheduling requirements and space allocations. Operate large warehouse vehicles such as cargo tractors, stake trucks, mobile cranes, and forklifts ranging in size up to 10,000 lbs. Prepares inventory and production reports, screens and identifies shipping and receiving documents for discrepancies, and directs shipments to shipping or storage areas. This position requires knowledge or specialized handling, storing, and safety procedures for hazardous materials that can be gained through formal course of study and on-the-job training. Operates hand and stationary power tools. Performs other related duties as required.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

6907 Materials Handler

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* This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.

* Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.

* Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

* Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

* Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.

* May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

* Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

* Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.

* This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.

* May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.


Military Grades: E1 through E6

Compatible Military Assignments: 91, 25B, 36B, 51C, 88M, 88N, 89A, 89B, 92A, 92F, 92G, 92Y

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to compare item identification against receiving reports and issue request forms; skill in using hand trucks, dollies, and other equipment to move stock; ability to use hammers, pliers, and other hand tools; and to follow oral and written instructions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have 9 months experience performing inventory and inspections to determine serviceability of stocked items. Experience in interpreting and applying written instructions, reference materials, publications, and manuals. Experience in setting up and rotating storage locations considering factors such as life expectancy, available space, product turnover, etc.