Supply Technician

Department of Defense New London, CT
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

Physical Demands: Work may require operating MHE and handling, pushing and lifting items weighing up to 40 pounds and occasionally up to 70 pounds. Depending on availability of equipment and depot location, may occasionally operate a bicycle, sedan, or pick-up truck to move between work sites.

Work Environment: Work is performed both indoors and outdoors around moving warehouse equipment, carts, or machines. May be required to use protective clothing or gear.

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* Performs research to resolve inventory discrepancies. Investigates stock/record/material discrepancies impacting inventory balances.

* Receives a variety of communications such as emails, phone calls, reports, etc., concerning discrepancies involving material shipments, receipts, storage and inventory adjustment actions generated externally or from local processing.

* Performs physical inventory counts, material inspections and location survey checks. Updates records based on cyclic inspections, and researches receipt discrepancies for record adjustments.

* Receives information of discrepancies, investigates material, and responds to defective material messages in support of the COSIS program.

* Assists in the development of quality control plans and process improvement initiatives for the purpose of enhancing overall inventory accuracy and accountability. Assists in cyclic inspections and AD Hoc discrepancy processing.

* May operate material handling equipment (MHE) such as forklifts and stock selectors to move material.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

2005 Supply Clerical And Technician

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a U.S. citizen

* Tour of Duty: Set Schedule

* Security Requirements: Non-Sensitive

* Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.

* Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes/No

* Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt

* Bargaining Unit Position: Yes

* Financial Disclosure: Not Required

* Telework Eligibility: This position is not telework eligible

* Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

* Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

* Pre-Employment Physical: Required


To qualify for a Supply Technician, your resume and supporting documentation must support:

A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-06 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:

* GS-06: Conducting physical inventories and location surveys. Investigating stock/record/material discrepancies impacting inventory balances. Preparing reports concerning results of investigations performed.

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

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