Logistics Management Specialist

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Houston, Texas, United States


Full Time

a month ago

Job description


  • Duties described below are at the highest grade advertised. Duties assigned at lower grade levels will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity; duties will be commensurate with the grade of selected employee.
  • Assists senior Specialist in evaluating support contractor performance through statistical sampling ensuring compliance with the terms and conditions of the contract, and to identify problems that threaten contractor performance.
  • Supports contractor personnel, property custodians, assigned equipment users, or Financial Management representatives regarding equipment management regulations and in personal property management activities.
  • Performs a full range of technical equipment management duties in areas of equipment accountability including acquisition, utilization, identification, inventory control, and disposition of equipment.
  • Assists with ensuring proper handling, identification, receipt, storage, and issue of property to maintaining operations by following all applicable JSC, NASA, and Federal regulations.
  • Contributes to utilization studies, including walk-through inspections, to identify excess property and property that is in need of maintenance or repair.
  • Assists with identification of personal property utilizing research of records, perform personal inquiries to technical, laboratory, and contractor personnel in support of survey report actions, loans/transfers and acquisitions of personal property.
  • Supports logistics services contractor input into the Agency property systems, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of transactions.
  • Expedites the transfer of property to contractors and other field centers by providing guidance and assistance.
  • Analyzes a variety of unusual problems or conditions within the equipment management area.
  • Foster a culture of engagement, diversity, inclusiveness, excellence and innovation. Champion NASA's commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility to create an environment that promotes a commitment to safety, integrity, and teamwork.


Conditions of Employment

  • This position is open to U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
  • Position subject to pre-employment background investigation.
  • You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • If selected, the incumbent may be required to complete a financial disclosure statement at the higher/full performance grade level of the position.
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.


Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

To qualify for GS-07, you must have:
a) One year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level:
  • supporting work programs to ensure full utilization of resources;
  • reviewing plans to integrate program/projects operations; and
  • utilizing current databases to monitor, input, or track various resources.
b) Completed 1 full academic year of graduate study in an appropriate field
c) Completed a bachelor's degree in an appropriate field and meet Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) criteria. SAA: (1) you must be in the upper third of your graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision; or (2) you must have a 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 GPA; or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 GPA based on courses completed in your major field of study during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (3) election to membership in a national scholastic honor society
d) Have an equivalent combination of experience and graduate study in an appropriate field

To qualify for GS-09 level, you must have:
a) One year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level:
  • supporting work associated logistical programs to ensure full utilization of resources;
  • reviewing plans to integrate logistical support of operations in the areas of supply, service, maintenance, transportation, and/or property accountability; and
  • utilizing current logistics and financial systems to monitor, input, or track supplies, equipment, or status of funds.
b) Completed all requirements for a master's or equivalent graduate degree in an appropriate field
c) Completed 2 full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in an appropriate field
d) LL.B or J.D, if related
e) Have an equivalent combination of experience and graduate study as discussed in a), b), c) and d) above

Your resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you meet the required specialized experience. Experience statements copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.

NASA prohibits the use of artificial intelligence (AI) or AI-assisted tool in drafting application and assessment responses. Please visit https://www.nasa.gov/careers/how-to-apply/#Artificial-Intelligence to review NASA's guidance on the use of AI tools during the application process.


If you are using education completed in the United States to meet the qualification requirements, your degree must have been awarded from a colleges or university that is accredited by a recognized accrediting organization. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, go to http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/.

If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs. These education credentials must be deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/.

All degrees must have been received in the year of, or any year subsequent to the original date of accreditation

Additional information

Additional selections may be made for similar positions across NASA within the local commuting area(s) of the location(s) identified in this announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) within NASA. CTAP/ICTAP will be cleared for any additional selection from this announcement.

If you have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must:
- Indicate your eligibility when applying for a position. The questionnaire asks you to identify your ICTAP/CTAP eligibility.
-Be well qualified for this position to receive consideration. Candidates rated in the 'Best Qualified' category are considered well-qualified. Please see 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for more information.
-Submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP as indicated in 'Required Documents.'

For additional information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, click here - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/#ictap.

This is a bargaining unit position. If additional selections are made, those positions may or may not be in a bargaining unit. To learn more about bargaining units at NASA please click here NASA Unions (Bargaining Units) | NASA.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this position based on how well you meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements listed in this vacancy announcement. To determine your qualifications and referral status, we may review your resume and supporting documentation and compare it against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration.

You will be assessed on the following competencies:

  • Decision Making
  • Information Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Oral Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Quality Management
NASA considers 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.

Under NASA's category rating process, applicants will be assessed on the position competencies and placed in one of three categories identified and defined below:
  • Best Qualified Category - Applicants who demonstrate a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
  • Highly Qualified Category - Applicants who demonstrate a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
  • Qualified Category - Applicants who demonstrate the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Names of all qualified candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration (unless a sufficient number of qualified veterans are found - in which case only those names will be initially certified). Candidates within the Best Qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

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