Ammunition Inspector

Department of Defense Hattiesburg, MS
* Duties

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THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

THESE POSITIONS ARE RESTRICTED TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE MISSISSIPPI ARMY NATIONAL GUARD.

This National Guard position is for a AMMUNITION INSPECTOR, Position Description Number D2281000and is part of the MS USPFO, National Guard.

This position may be extended.

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Responsibilities

As a AMMUNITION INSPECTOR, WG-6501-9, you will perform the handling, storage, examining, transporting, and identifying of ammunition and explosives to detect defects, serviceability, deterioration, and compliance with all ammunition and explosives regulations, acceptable standards, specifications, or contractual requirements, as well as policy and procedures. This position is located in the United States Property & Fiscal Office (USPFO) Supply & Services Division, Ammunition Supply Point (ASP). This is an Army National Guard (ARNG) Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification.

1. Conducts pre-issue inspection of ammunition items prior to issue. Checks each item for restrictions or suspensions. Inspects vehicles, equipment, and storage areas relating to the safety and security of Ammunition and Explosives (A&E). Advises using units on the proper procedures for completion of documentation for issue and turn-in of ammunition and residue. Performs receipt inspections on all ammunition and components turned in by using units. Assists in the inspection and classification of ammunition throughout the state. Provides input regarding causes of ammunition un-serviceability and takes appropriate action when ammunition deterioration is found to be other than "fair wear and tear". Inspects small arms ammunition to ensure segregation of ball and blank ammunition.

2. Inspects ammunition, performs maintenance, care, preservation, shipping and storage operations, assuring compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety regulations, drawings, etc. during operations. Conducts visual, mechanical, functional, static or dimensional tests as required. Uses and maintains test equipment including calibration equipment. Sets up and operates specialized Ammunition Peculiar Equipment (APE).

3. Responsible for the requirements of all ammunition management documentation. Researches, analyzes, and completes the proper and required documentation of ammunition transfer records, surveillance records, ammunition condition reports, quality deficiency reports, magazine data cards and numerous other documentation and/or reports. Initiates and maintains inspection reports, publications, and files.

Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position description located online, on the FASCLASS website. https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_fasclass.asp

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

9

* Job family (Series)

6501 Miscellaneous Ammunitions, Explosives, and Toxic Matter Work

* Requirements

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MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:

Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

Military Grades: E1-E7

Compatible Military Assignments: CMF 89

Current possession of the required MOS is not a disqualifying factor. However, if selected for this position, it will require the incumbent selected to obtain/maintain a compatible AFSC/MOS. Incumbent must also be assigned to a compatible unit.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

Qualifications

If your resume does not include a narrative description of how you meet the GENERAL, SPECIALIZED experiences, and OTHER requirements, you may lose consideration for this position. Ensure that the Questionnaire is completed online in Application Manager.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to use and maintain tools and equipment associated with the type of work to be done, and to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Experience which demonstrates the knowledge of and the ability to apply safety standards.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least 18 months of experience interpreting wiring diagrams and facility blueprints, as well as scale indications in a toxic or radioactive environment. Experience planning work sequences and determining the requirements for serviceability of equipment, and knows the impact of repairs on related integral devices. Experience interpreting technical publications with the ability to assist subordinates or other employees in interpreting technical publications applicable to the detection, identification and destruction of numerous types of explosives and toxic materials.

NOTES TO CANDIDATES:

a. Situations of inversion of military rank are not permitted, i.e., a military technician may not be militarily senior to his or her full-time supervisor.

b. Candidates may be screened and evaluated on military attributes directly related to the compatible military position required to be assigned into, such as, but not limited to, military bearing, leadership, or ability to work with others (teamwork) in a military environment.

c. Include any volunteer work experience in your resume. 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).

d. Final selection will be based upon qualifications, suitability, and available manpower resources.

e. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

f. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement.

Education

No substitution of education for specialized experience.