Presentation on theme: "Crater Region's Strategic Location for Logistics Jobs Barbara Mroczkowski Director Army Civilian Logistics Career Management Office 804-765-0981"— Presentation transcript:
Crater Region's Strategic Location for Logistics Jobs Barbara Mroczkowski Director Army Civilian Logistics Career Management Office 804-765-0981 firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT IS LOGISTICS? Logistics - The science of planning, organizing and managing activities that provide goods or services. - - (MDC, LogLink / LogisticsWorld, 1997) Logistics - The procurement, maintenance, distribution, and replacement of personnel and materiel. -- (Webster’s Dictionary) Logistics means planning for and having the right thing, at the right place, at the right time.
Opportunities in Logistics Ranked number 78 in top 100 US jobs and number 20 among business jobs by US News and World Report. Department of Labor estimates over 25% increase in logistics jobs from 2010 to 2020. In Army, 62,000 civilian jobs in logistics or about 22% of all civilian jobs.
CRATER REGION AND LOGISTICS Crossroads for east coast transportation Richmond – headquarters for many industries Increasing in manufacturing and distribution footprint in the region Excellent colleges and universities with business and logistics curricula and workforce development programs Military presence focused on logistics – Defense Supply Center - Richmond – Fort Lee Center of Excellence for Army Logistics education Defense Commissary Agency Headquarters Defense Contract Management Agency Centralized Logistics Career Program Office
Sample of Logistics Jobs Professional positions in Supply Management, Material Maintenance Management and Transportation and Distribution Logistics Management Specialist, Program Manager, Traffic Management Specialist, Inventory Manager, etc. Trade and Clerical – Equipment repair, welders, supply clerk, transportation clerks, etc.
Recommended Education Professionals Logistics Job: – Bachelors or Masters degree – Preferred Majors- business, logistics, supply chain management, transportation management, analytical skills, and related areas Technical, Trade, and Clerical: – High school diploma – Certificates – ex. Welding, truck driving, supply technician – Frequently will provide training
Federal Professional Entry Programs Pathways Internship Participant Program- Employment opportunities that offer work and career experience directly related to a student’s educational career goals and field of study. Career Intern (Recent Graduates) Program- 18-24 month developmental program for college graduates; GPA of 2.95 is required. Both Army and DLA hire twice/year.
Applying for Federal Jobs Go to www.usajobs.govwww.usajobs.gov Search for jobs based on region, type, salary. Create an account following instructions on the website; you can save up to 5 separate resumes. Apply for positions on line.
Federal Jobs: www.usajobs.gov Army vacancies: www.armycivilianservice.com Army Pathways Logistics Internships and Intern (Recent Graduates) Programs: www.cascom/clcmo.army.mil DLA: http://www.hr.dla.mil/career/CareerFields/PaCE/ http://www.hr.dla.mil/career/programs/pathjways/internships / References