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ARMY POSITION DESCRIPTION
 

PD#: KA36790

Sequence#: VARIES

Replaces PD#:   

MATERIALS HANDLER (FLO/MVO)

WG-6907-05

Organization Title:

POSITION LOCATION:

Servicing CPAC: FORT LEONARDWOOD, MO

Agency: VARIES

Installation: VARIES

Army Command: VARIES

Region: SOUTHWEST

Command Code: VARIES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS USED IN CLASSIFYING/GRADING POSITION:

Citation 1: OPM JGS MOTOR VEHICLE OPER, 5703, APR 91

Citation 2: OPM JGS FORKLIFT OPER, 5704, NOV 68

Citation 3: OPM JGS MATERIALS HANDLER, 6907, SEP 90

Supervisory Certification: I certify that this is an accurate statement of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and its organizational relationships, and that the position is necessary to carry out Government functions for which I am responsible. This certification is made with the knowledge that this information is to be used for statutory purposes relating to appointment and payment of public funds, and that false or misleading statements may constitute violations of such statutes or their implementing regulations.

 

Supervisor Name: SHARLENE HENDRIX

Reviewed Date: 06/18/2020

Classification Review: This position has been classified/graded as required by Title 5, U.S. Code in conformance with standard published by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management or if no published standards apply directly, consistently with the most applicable published standards.

 

Reviewed By: JAY ADAMS

Reviewed Date: 05/26/2016

POSITION INFORMATION:

Cyber Workforce:

  • Primary Work Role: VARIES
  • Additional Work Role 1: VARIES
  • Additional Work Role 2: VARIES

FLSA: NON-EXEMPT

FLSA Worksheet: NON EXEMPT

FLSA Appeal: NO

Bus Code: VARIES

DCIPS PD: NO

  • Mission Category: VARIES
  • Work Category: VARIES
  • Work Level: VARIES

Acquisition Position: NO

  • CAP:  
  • Career Category:  
  • Career Level:  

Functional Code: 00

Interdisciplinary: NO

Supervisor Status: VARIES

PD Status: VERIFIED

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

Drug Test Required: VARIES  

Financial Management Certification:

Position Designation: VARIES

Position Sensitivity: VARIES

Security Access: VARIES

Emergency Essential:   

Requires Access to Firearms: VARIES

Personnel Reliability Position: VARIES

Information Assurance: VARIES

Influenza Vaccination: NO

Financial Disclosure: VARIES

Financial Disclosure: NO  

Enterprise Position: VARIES

POSITION ASSIGNMENT:

Competitive Area: VARIES

Competitive Level: VARIES

Career Program: VARIES

Career Ladder PD: NO

Target Grade/FPL: 05

Career Pos 1:    

Career Pos 2:    

Career Pos 3:    

Career Pos 4:   

Career Pos 5:    

Career Pos 6:   

POSITION DUTIES:

MAJOR DUTIES

Serves as a Materials Handler (Forklift Operator/Motor Vehicle Operator) in the Storage/Distribution Section accomplishing a complete warehousing operation involving receiving, storing and issuing a wide variety of supplies and equipment.

1. Receives and processes incoming shipments. Determines which docking area is most convenient for off-loading purposes and directs carrier to that designated point to receive the shipment. Unloads, inspects and tallies stock assuring quantities and types of items agree with shipping documents. Assumes custodial and property responsibility for stock as it is received, warehoused, selected and issued. As part of the receiving process palletizes and assembles items in temporary storage area for issue or further distribution to appropriate storage area. Prepares appropriate receiving reports based on information obtained on documents received with shipment, government bills of lading and carrier/vendor delivery tickets and forwards to Customer Support Section for processing. Also performs temporary space planning and makes routine changes as necessary. Examines incoming items for correctness of packaging, notes discrepancies, insures discrepancies reports are processed, and makes corrections as necessary. Documents all packaging requirements, annotating materials and quantities used. Repacks items as required by routine inspection.
40%

2. Receives requests for issue or shipment of supplies and equipment. Assures accuracy and completeness of information on issue/shipping document by comparing that to information on the items at time of selection. Completes the issue by obtaining the signature of authorized agent as listed on the unit's DA Form 1687, Delegation of Authority Card. Prepares shipping documents to include weight, cubic feet and dimensions of containers and forwards to Transportation. Prepares and submits work requests for pack and crate as required. Completes shipping document by annotating date shipped, mode of shipment and shipper's number. Participates in inventories of stock on hand as required. Uses a computer terminal or other electronic device (e.g. a bar code scanner) to record receipt, location, issue, and inventory information.
40%

3. Uses hand carts and dollies on occasion to move stock. Operates electric, gasoline,
diesel or propane powered forklift with capacity up to 10,000 pounds and maximum lifting height of 168 inches to load or unload vehicles and to stack or unstack pallets and move between storage areas. Operates vehicles up to 5 ton capacity to move equipment and supplies between storage, maintenance and disposal facilities. Uses automated materials handling equipment such as mechanized platform lifters, stock selectors, mechanized carrousels, conveyers, or other automated storage and retrieval vehicles. Incumbent is required to perform operator's maintenance and occasionally assist with higher echelon maintenance. Follows general safety practices in operating equipment and performs operator’s maintenance on equipment.
20%

Performs other duties as assigned.

1. SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of the overall warehousing plan and accepted warehousing methods, procedures and techniques to receive, locate, store and stock items. Knowledge of warehousing plan for the receiving, Staging and routing of items in order to maximize use of time and limited storage space.
Knowledge of supply regulations, policies and procedures for processing shipments that are complete, partial or have discrepancies. Knowledge of safety regulations regarding warehousing procedures, operation of a forklift and operation of a motor vehicle.

Skill to operate a forklift capable of lifting loads weighing up to 10,000 pounds as high as 168 inches on even surfaces in Confined areas.

Skill to operate a motor vehicle up to and including 5 ton capacity on the installation. Must be able to acquire a valid operator's license.

2. RESPONSIBILITY

Receives general supervision from supervisor consisting of oral and/or written instructions indicating work to be done and concerning any changes in operating procedures. Incumbent independently accomplishes assigned work while being held responsible for accuracy and efficiency of the assigned duties. The supervisor is normally available to devise and assist on new or unusual problems. Work is normally spot-3hecked to see that accepted shipping, receiving, processing and warehousing methods and techniques have been followed.

3. PHYSICAL EFFORT

Incumbent performs work on hard surfaces and in work areas requiring standing, stooping, bending and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently required to lift and carry items weighing up to 70 pounds and to occasionally handle items over 70 pounds. Assistance is available in lifting heavier items.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS

Primarily works inside in cold, damp, drafty and hot areas. Subject to injury from falling objects, collisions, shifting and overturning loads.


Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Determination = (NON EXEMPT)

 

1. Availability Pay Exemption - (e.g., Criminal Investigators, U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilots who are also Law Enforcement Officers).

 

2. Foreign Exemption - (Note: Puerto Rico and certain other locations do not qualify for this exemption – See 5 CFR 551.104 for a list of Nonexempt areas.)

 

3. Executive Exemption:

    

a. Exercises appropriate management responsibility (primary duty) over a recognized organizational unit with a continuing function, AND

    

b. Customarily and regularly directs 2 or more employees, AND

    

c. Has the authority to make or recommend hiring, firing, or other status-change decisions, when such recommendations have particular weight.

 

4. Professional Exemption:

    

a. Professional work (primary duty)

    

b. Learned Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.208 ) (Registered Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Physician’s Assistants, Medical Technologists, Teachers, Attorneys, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Engineers, Architects, and Accountants at the independent level as just some of the typical examples of exempt professionals). Or

    

c. Creative Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.209 ) (The primary duty requires invention and originality in a recognized artistic field (music, writing, etc.) and does not typically include newspapers or other media or work subject to control by the organization are just some examples of Creative Professionals). Or

    

d. Computer Employee, (See 5 CFR, 551.210 ) ( must meet salary test and perform such duties as system analysis, program/system design, or program/system testing, documentation, and modification). Computer manufacture or repair is excluded (non-exempt work).

 

5. Administrative Exemption:

    

a. Primary duty consistent with 5 CFR 551 (e.g.; non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of the employer or its customers), AND job duties require exercise of discretion & independent judgment.

  FLSA Conclusion:
  Exempt
  Non Exempt


FLSA Comments/Explanations:

all wage grade positions are nonexempt.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & NOTES:

1. Must be able to obtain and maintain a forklift operator certificate within 2 months.

2. Incumbent is subject to a medical clearance examination prior to employment. This position may require an annual physical or medical surveillance examination.

3. An appropriate, valid driver's license is required and must be maintained for the position.



POSITION EVALUATION:

COMP AREa: 01
COMP LEVEL: 0003 (hll Nov 2019)
BUS CODE: AR3014
POSITION SENSITIVE: 1-NS
SECURITY ACCESS: 0 No Access
LAUTENBERG: NA
DRUG TESTING: NA
FLSA: NON-EXEMPT
CAREER PROGRAM: 13

May 2019: Pen and ink changes to clarify material handler duties and change percentages. Heather Loar, HR Specialist

1. CITATIONS

a. OPM JGS, Materials Handler, 6907, SEP 90
b. OPM JGS, Motor vehicle Oper, 5703, APR 91
c. OPM JGS, Forklift Oper, 5704, NOV 1968

2. Series and Title Determination: The work of the position involves receiving and processing, for issue or shipment, a wide variety of supplies and equipment. This work matches that described in the Materials Handler, WG-6907, standard. The position also involves the operation of motor vehicles and forklifts (WG-5703 and WG-5704, respectively) in support of the Material Handling duties, which are the paramount reason for the existence of the position. A parenthetical of Motor Vehicle Operator is used in the title to denote the higher level of skill and state licensing required, as well as, forklift operator. The title and series will be Materials Handler (MVO/FLO), WG-6907.

3. Grade Determination: Since this is a mixed series position, the following grade determination were arrived at in each of the involved series:

Materials Handler. The position involves that the incumbent work independently in a wide range of warehousing activities, including receiving, storing, selecting, and shipping general or specialized materials and equipment. A specialized knowledge of warehouse plan, methods, procedures, and techniques of material handling is required. The incumbent is required to complete shipping documentation, completes the issue of the Delegation of Authority Card, and signs receiving and storage documents. The activities are completed under general supervision and the supervisor provides guidance on unusual or new situations. The duties reflect the WG-05 level of the WG-6907 standard.

Forklift Operator. The duties of the position involve the operation of forklifts up to 10,000 pounds to place heavy and bulky items on trucks, in storage areas, etc. The work is reflected at the WG-05 level of the WG-5704 standard.

Motor Vehicle Operator. The work of the position involves the operation of vehicles up to 5-ton capacity to move equipment and supplies between storage, maintenance and disposal facilities over public roads. Driving on public roads is limited with routing that does not change is not heavily traveled. There is no requirement for a Commerical Driver’s License and there will be no hauling of equipment. The motor vehicle operation duties reflect the intent of the knowledge and skill required at the WG-05 level of the WG-5703 standard.

4. FLSA. Nonexempt.

5. Conclusion. Materials Handler (MVO/FLO), WG-6907-05

CLASSIFICATION NOTES:

DEC 2017: PD reviewed due to R/F action. updated CA and CL. Gayle Porterfield, HR Specialist.

OCT 2015: PD was reviewed due to a recruit fill action. Comp area,PS and Bus Code added. HR Specialist, Linda McCarroll.

Pen and ink change to add the CL HR SPEC 02/6/2015. Tina Utt

Added position evaluation. Change does not affect the title, series, or grade of the position. Jay Adams, HR Specialist (C/R&P), 26 May 2016.