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TRAFFIC MANAGER – Yokota Air Base, Japan
Pacific Air Forces, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 350427Start Date: 10/27/2020End Date: 11/02/2020
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management positions SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes managing or participating in managing a transportation or traffic program involving (1) operating a transport or traffic system to move passengers or commodities of an organization when there is accountability for operating costs, (2) operating a transportation system to provide common carrier types of services to shippers, and (3) procuring common or other carriers and other transportation services to move an organization’s personnel, freight, and/or other commodities; conducting or participating in conducting surveys and studies of the traffic management function, operating methods, procedures, and performance; making presentations on traffic matters before Federal, State, or local regulatory bodies; performing loss and damage prevention work when this included responsibilities such as policy and procedures formulation and studies of traffic operations and services; negotiating with carriers and/or regulatory bodies on questions of rates, transit privileges and charges, special services and charges thereof, and classification of commodities; providing advisory service involving commodity analysis from the transportation standpoint. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of a wide range of traffic management principles, policies, practices, laws, regulations, techniques, and operations to include those concerning economics of transportation; commercial carrier operations and tariffs; hazardous, classified, extraordinary, and sensitive materials; and related areas such as storage, preservation, packaging, and US and foreign customs import/export requirements as these involve air, motor, rail, and water movements. Knowledge of air terminal operations for passenger and cargo transportation including handling of such items as general supplies, pets, household goods, unaccompanied baggage, mobile homes, privately owned firearms/vehicles, human remains, perishables, outsized, and overweight items. Knowledge of cargo and passenger deployment management functions and processes. Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of a range of contracting procedures including development of statements of work, source selection plans, and proposal analysis reports for the procurement of passenger travel, cargo movement, and personal property movement/storage services. Skill in using interrelated computer systems; planning, organizing, and managing a substantial function; mentoring, motivating, and appraising staff through subordinate supervisors; and analyzing complex information to evaluate options and make appropriate decisions. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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