Skill Level 1 Advises military and DOD civilians of their entitlements for shipment of personal property and passenger travel and prepares the necessary documentation. Requests and coordinates transport capability to meet a movement mission. Marks and labels cargo and freight shipments in accordance with regulatory requirements. Documents and inventories freight, cargo, and material shipments of all types; operates automated data terminal equipment to prepare movement documentation or related correspondence. Arranges documentation and reports for follow-up or response to tracer actions. Prepares transportation movements documents and related forms for the type of shipment and mode of travel (e.g., GBLs, MTAs, GTRs, airline service requests, etc.). Performs office duties such as posting regulations, files maintenance, and routine office correspondence.
Skill Level 2 Provides supervision and technical guidance for subordinates. Researches, interprets, prepares, and coordinates actions pertaining to travel entitlements. Functions as the customs officer for shipment releases in overseas theaters. Operates as quality control NCO for commercial movement contracts. Monitors all freight, cargo, and material shipments to ensure accountability. Identifies and reports problem areas within the traffic management system to prevent additional costs, losses, and damage. Conducts briefings for unit moves. Requests, coordinates, and monitors movement schedules and programs; ensures transport capability is appropriate, cost effective, and meets mission requirements. Checks and inspects equipment blocking and bracing. Prepares and consolidates transportation movement reports. Operates automated data processing equipment to document movement information, conducts research, monitors movements, inspects commercial contracts, and responds to shipment inquiries, discrepancies, and routine movements transactions.
Skill Level 3 Conducts a training program for subordinate personnel. Supervises the operation of a cargo and material documentation unit, a movement control branch or section, a break bulk point/terminal warehouse, a trailer transfer point, a port operations unit, an air terminal section, and the installation personal property and passenger travel section. Evaluates work techniques and procedures for all functions. Maintains liaison with air, rail, highway, and water transportation facilities. Initiates, researches, and proposes necessary changes to the traffic management system for cost effectiveness and mission requirements. Supervises customs officers and reviews customs procedures in overseas theaters. Prepares, consolidates, and reviews technical, personnel, and administrative reports and forms covering transportation matters (e.g., unit movement, personal property, passenger travel, freight/cargo and material movement reports). Checks, reviews, and consolidates movement requirements; ensures appropriate transport capability and prepares movement schedules. Assists in planning transportation requirements for logistical support. Supervises any diversion, re-consignment, or transfer of personnel, freight, and material shipments for all modes of transportation.
Skill Level 4 Supervises cargo documentation and movement control units for all transportation modes. Supervises freight, cargo, personal property, and passenger travel at installation level. Analyzes, evaluates, and proposes changes to the Defense Transportation System. Formulates and reviews documentation on technical traffic management functions. Devises and reviews movement programs for logistical support functions in a theater of operations. Serves as the transportation liaison representative between other military services, commercial agencies, and host nation support elements. Advisor for the preparation of operation orders where transportation is required. Reviews DOD contracts and agreements with host nations. Verifies the accuracy of movement control documents. Evaluates sites for depots, truck terminals, railheads, beachheads, air terminals, and water ports/terminals. Determines transportation capabilities and limitations of units. Performs as staff NCO in military traffic management agencies. Monitors quality controls that ensure commercial transportation services meet contract obligations. Monitors and documents all customs discrepancies and reports them to appropriate authorities. Ensures allocation of transport capability is appropriate to accomplish each mission in a cost effective manner.