Transportation Operations Specialist

Transportation Operations Specialist

Various Locations
Position Type
Organization Type
Government Agency/Public Sector
Professional Level
Non-Competitive Eligibility
Advanced Degree Required

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Transportation Operations Specialist
U.S. General Services Administration

Job Posting Date July 10, 2014
Application Deadline July 25, 2014


  • Serves as a customer agency advocate and interacts extensively with customer agencies' representatives and officials on a recurring basis to assess their fleet management needs and services.
  • Takes responsibility for improving customer satisfaction of fleet management services.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the fleet vehicle inventory, activities and operations, involvement in the quality assurance and contract administration of a variety of contracts, maintenance, repairs, acquisition, modifications, alterations, transfer and disposal of all categories of motor vehicles, maintaining or lowering operational costs, including energy saving costs.
  • Ensures the provision of other quality fleet related services.
  • Determines overall fleet service requirements and redefines requirements to better meet operating needs of assigned geographical area, evaluates the effectiveness and economy of operations through inspection and quality assurance programs, budget controls and management improvement studies.
  • Reviews work performed in program areas to ensure compliance with performance standards and general operation guidelines.
  • Ensures that specific services provided to customer agencies are responsive to customer needs and in compliance with levels of service, contract provisions, and established codes and standards.
  • Monitors programs related to customer and vehicle safety, conducts periodic inspections of vehicles and equipment. 


  • Current noncompetitive eligibility.

Undergraduate and Graduate Education:

  • Major study - accounting, business administration, business or commercial law, commerce, economics, engineering, finance, industrial management, statistics, traffic management, transportation, motor mechanics, nautical science, marine affairs, marine engineering, marine transportation, or other fields related to the position


  • Experience in maintaining, retailing, purchasing, or procurement of automotive, rail, air, bus, or other transportation equipment or services, or in the operation of a commercial transportation facility or terminal. This experience must have demonstrated knowledge of fleet operations; familiarity with Federal, State, and municipal regulations governing the use of transportation vehicles; and the maintenance of inventories and cost computations.

NOTE: Qualifications are based on length and level of experience. Therefore, in addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours per week if part time. Qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, so failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here

Additional Information

This job is available to applicants with active non-competitive eligibility (NCE) status. NCE is a special federal hiring status applicable for certain federal jobs. For more information on NCE, visit


Varies by grade level/location.

Location Details

Bismarck, ND and Denver, CO

Application Instructions

Additional Application Materials:

For more information and to apply, email your resume, transcripts, and documentation of Peace Corps service/certification of noncompetitive eligibility to by July 25, 2014. In the subject line, please state "Career Professional Development Program Application, Position of Interest (i.e. Realty Specialist), and RPCV."

  • embers who have successfully completed their service are granted one year of noncompetitive eligibility for federal appointments. Eligibility may be extended for up to three years from the RPCV’s close of service date. Reasons for extension for an RPCV include: service in the military; attendance as a full-time student at a recognized institution of higher learning; engagement in an activity that makes the RPCV more qualified for the position or for any reason the hiring agency thinks warrants an extension; OR
  • Members who have successfully completed 36 months of continuous service without a break in service of three days or more earn the status of noncompetitive eligibility (NCE) in applying for other federal positions (retained for three years from the date that they separate from the Peace Corps).

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