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U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command PACKING INSPECTOR in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama


About the Position: This position is with US Army AMCOM TMDE and is located at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.


Packs items in boxes, metal containers, cartons, pouches, and crates, and consolidates shipments on pallets as appropriate.

Disassembles calibrated equipment as necessary for proper packing.

Perform a quality inspection on all equipment received for return shipment to the customer.

Inspect and unpacks electrical and electronic instrumentation, thermal voltage converters, platinum resistance thermometers, and a wide variety of other types of TMDE.


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Packing Inspector. These duties include; independently inspecting test, measurement and diagnostic equipment (TMDE), parts, supplies, and tools for packing and shipment of all calibration equipment. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

Ability To InspectAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc.Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentTechnical Practices (Theoretical, precise, artistic)Work Practices

Physical Effort: The inspector performs work on hard surfaces and in areas that require standing, stooping and bending, working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The inspector frequently lifts and carries parts, equipment, and packed containers that weigh up to 40 pounds. Working Conditions: Work is generally performed inside in areas that are well lighted, heated, and ventilated. May occasionally work outside or in areas that are drafty and poorly lighted. The work is sometimes dusty, dirty, and greasy. The employee is frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, bruises, and exposure to potentially hazardous materials, so familiarity with safety procedures and practices in the workplace is important.


Additional Information

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 15 - Packing Inspector position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs MAY be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances MAY be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.