The Movement Control Supervisor is responsible for leading a Movement Control Team in support of assigned program. The MCT Supervisor will have responsibility for an 8 – 30 person MCT organizing the movement of military supplies, equipment and passengers at transportation nodes in assigned location.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
Supervise the coordination of transportation assets, organization of staging yards, and provision of in-transit visibility to support the military movements
Responsible for managing the material handling equipment at the assigned transportation node and washrack operations where applicable
Ensure the MCT works efficiently to provide movement control services at assigned transportation node
Supervise movement coordinators in the performance of duties
Ensure theater movement control plans and policies are effectively executed
Maintain in transit visibility of all cargo and passengers arriving to or departing the MCT node
Supervise and schedule MHE assets and operators at assigned transportation node
Ensure safe operation of equipment
Schedule operators and equipment to meet mission requirements
Track equipment maintenance and coordinate with maintenance section for necessary services and repairs
Perform needed training as required
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Skill and knowledge of ground transportation, freight forwarding and distribution administration are required.
Cargo documentation and logistical movement control experience in the transportation environment. Past supervisory experience in freight customs, personal property, and passenger travel
Skill and knowledge in preparing Defense Transportation System reports, quality control, and traffic management functions
Knowledge and experience working with the Army and other military services, commercial agencies, and host nation elements.
Familiarity with DOD transportation organizations
Evaluation experience in site capability and limitation for depots, truck terminals, railheads, beachheads, air terminals, and water ports/terminals.
Past skills in organizing and supervising the movement, deployment and redeployment of personnel and equipment; both in an Army and joint environment
Proven technical experience in the interpretation and use of transportation automation systems including but not limited to: GDSS, SMS, GATES, ITARS, GTN, AALPS, TC-AIMS II, IBS-CMM, WPS, TransLog Web, BCS3, JOPES, MTS, and Blue Force Tracker.
Secret Clearance required
Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment
Experience & Education
High school diploma or equivalent. Associate’s degree in a logistic or management discipline considered a plus, but not required
Minimum six (6) years of transportation related knowledge and/or training. Experience must include at least two (2) years of OCONUS or management work. Experience in an OCONUS army environment is desired
Former Army Transportation Corps O-2/3 or E-6/7 with movement control team leadership experience or civilian Transportation Supervisor with army movement control team experience is a plus
Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment
Must be able to meet the medical deployment requirements IAW CENTCOM MOD 15
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Must have ability to obtain and maintain US security clearance at proper level
Administrative / Clerical (Full-time)