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Transportation Counselor (HHG)

Company: NANA Regional Corporation
Location: Fort Stewart
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

**Description**

**Sunik, an Akima Company** , delivers superior services for logistics, facilities, maintenance, and repair across today's most complex and demanding DoD and federal civilian installations\. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth\. As an Alaska Native Corporation \(ANC\), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 I--upiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years\. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment\.

Sunik is looking for a Transportation Counselor to support our military customer at Fort Stewart, GA\.

This Transportation Counselor plans itinerary and schedules travel accommodations for military and civilian personnel with dependents according to travel orders using knowledge of routes, types of carriers, and travel regulations\. This counselor verifies travel orders to insure costs, availability, and convenience of different types of carriers to select most advantageous route and carrier; notifies personnel of travel dates, baggage, limits and medical and visa requirements, and determines that all clearances have been obtained\. The transportation counselor assists personnel in completing travel forms and other business transactions pertaining to travel, may deliver personnel files and travel orders to persons prior to departure, meet and inform arriving personnel of available facilities and housing and furnish other information, and may arrange for motor transportation for arriving or departing personnel\.

**Responsibilities:**

+ Transportation Counselors will provide technical expertise in transportation entitlements, counseling under various types of orders for military and civilian employees\.

+ The transportation counselor will advise on varied procedures for the movement/storage of household goods, unaccompanied baggage, mobile homes, and POVs and/or receipt thereof\.

+ Transportation counselors will schedule shipments with commercial contractors and process shipping and storage documents; conducts group briefing sessions to advise military, civilian members as well as family members, on their responsibilities and movers responsibilities during pack and pickup of their personal property\.

+ Transportation counselors brief members on liability, claims, and protection relative to Do\-It\-Yourself \(DITY\) moves\.

+ Identifies and selects the appropriate mode for applicant such as: servicing, packing, crating, etc\. Establishes pickup and delivery dates from applicable guides considering each members needs and requirements and each carriers' ability to meet pickup and delivery dates\.

+ Uses an automated transportation system \(DPS\) to create, acquire and process information and documents in support of transportation personal property shipment and storage operations\.

+ Considers and resolves a wide range of interrelated or non\-standard problems dealing with such matters as owner's desires, quantity and types of property involved, extent of entitlements available and what is to ship or store\. Guidelines consist of official agency shipment regulations and JFTR for various services: ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINES and COAST GUARD\.

**Qualifications**

**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ Must have excellent communication and computer skills; knowledge of Defense Personal Property System \(DPS\) and very knowledgeable in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and Power Point\.

+ Knowledge of the Joint Federal Travel Regulations \(JFTR\), DA and DOD regulations and publications, carriers tariffs, Tenders of Service and Letters of Intent, related regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, in order to advise and assist customers on complex shipment/storage of personal property\.

+ Ensure that all tasks are performed safely and meet Government/Army standards when applicable\.

+ Wearing safety items of Personal Protective Equipment \(PPE\) e\.g\. gloves, safety shoes, protective eyewear, hearing protection, and other items such as aprons or outerwear as appropriate\.

+ Employee is required to maintain a valid state\-issued Driver's license and applicable Government/Army license\.

+ Perform other duties as required to support the mission and contractual requirements\.

+ Work will require lifting up to 50 lbs\.; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing; prolonged sitting; and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to the weather\.

+ Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment \(PPE\) is required in certain areas\. Such PPE includes but is not limited to, head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices\.

+ Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published Company work rules\.

+ Excellent written and oral communications skills; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite\.

+ Excellent attention to detail andability to complete and prioritize tasks on multiple concurrent projects within given timeframes\.

+ Works well in a team environment and able to work with a diverse group of people\.

+ Discretion and trustworthiness due to frequent contact with confidential material\.

+ Communicate with co\-workers, management, clients and all others in a courteous and professional manner\.

+ Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions\.

**Education and Citizenship Requirements:**

+ HS Diploma or equivalent

+ Candidate must be a U\.S\. citizen and ideally have completed prerequisite training for this position or have equivalent training with 3\-5 years of experience with Department Travel System \(DTS\) and Defense Personal Property System \(DPS\)\.

+ Must be able to pass a thorough background security check as well as be eligible to acquire a Common Access Card \(CAC\)\.

**Desired:**

3\-5 years of experience

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position\. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required\. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary\. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted\.

_We are an equal opportunity employer\. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender\-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law\._

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities\. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job\-assist@akima\.com or 571\-353\-7053\. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case\-by\-case basis\.

The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website\.

Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application\.

_In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line\. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application\._

**Job:** Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers

**Travel:** No

**Organization:** Sunik, LLC

**Clearance:** Not Applicable

**Shift:** Day Job

**Req ID:** SUN00645

Keywords: NANA Regional Corporation, Savannah , Transportation Counselor (HHG), Professions , Fort Stewart, Georgia

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