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Company : Melwood

Location : Arlington, VA

Created : 2020-10-24

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Description INTRODUCTION + Active DoD Secret Clearance is Required + This position is set aside for people with differing abilities + Documented proof of disability is required prior to interview + The position is located in Arlington, VA at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) + The core working hours are 7:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday + The hourly rate for this position is $20.25 + Pre-employment criminal background checks, government clearance and drug testing are required QUALIFICATIONS + Active DoD Secret Clearance is Required + This position is set aside for people with differing abilities + Documented proof of disability is required prior to interview + Minimum of one (1) year specialized experience in Federal, DoD, AND commercial mail, hazardous materials handling, mail screening, and strong customer service skills + Ability to multitask preferred + Individual must be able to handle lifting of loads up to 65 lbs + Must be able to stand/walk for extended periods of time + Federal Government Experience required + DoD experience preferred KEY RESPONSIBILITIES + Support mail and courier services by receiving/distributing mail within, and both to and from DARPA as described below + Comply with US Postal Service (USPS) and Military Postal System rules and requirements for handling and safeguarding mail and postal materials + Assist with maintaining USPS, Federal Express, and United Parcel Service accounts for DARPA + Collect letters and parcels; sort incoming letters and parcels; obtain customer signatures for registered, certified, and insured mail; operate various types of postal equipment; distribute incoming mail from USPS and package delivery firms + Securely process incoming letter and packages under bio-hazard contamination procedures and subsequently route sorted mail to designated areas, in accordance with established procedures and deadlines + Deliver express, registered, and certified mail to US Post Office using government transportation + For outgoing official mail items, check mail to ensure correct postage and that packages/letters are in proper condition for mailing + Answer questions regarding mail regulations and procedures, apply appropriate postage rates, and identify approximate delivery times + Distribute incoming mail into the correct locations and established routing schemes + Receive, distribute, and courier materials between DARPA and the Pentagon (or other facilities in the National Capital Area, as required), using DARPA provided transportation assets + Assist with the operation of DARPA’s central shipping and receiving point/loading dock + Work with DARPA’s customers, building management, and security contractors to ensure that materials are shipped, received, and safeguarded in a secure manner with appropriate shipment/receipt accountability and appropriate chain of custody documentation being maintained as described below + As required, pack, seal, label, or affix postage to prepare materials for shipping + When ready for shipment off-site, secure on the loading dock the burn-bags associated with the disposal of sensitive unclassified material and on site “shred-bins” + Supervise the secure transfer of the Agency’s burn bags to the Pentagon disposal + Contact carrier representatives to make arrangements or to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)