CONTRACT SPEC

Expiring today

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington Navy Yard, D.C
Posted
Jun 20, 2022
Closes
Jun 28, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will utilize pre-award and post award procedures to plan and conduct the contracting process from the description of the requirements through contract delivery, requiring a knowledge of two or more contract functions.
  • You will review proposed contractual actions for conformance with regulatory requirements and procurement practices.
  • You will serve as a recognized expert to develop and implement recommendations and solutions to contract problems, risks, and outcomes in the pre-award and post-award procedures.
  • You will utilize negotiation techniques to meet and reach agreement through discussion with a proposed contractor on the price and performance terms, and to set forth all these terms in a procurement document.
  • You will oversee and ensure compliance with the terms of contracts.
  • You will resolve disputes and other problems concerning obligations of either the Government or the contractor, and negotiate contract modifications.
  • You will represent the Government in terminations for convenience or default and in claims and settlements.
  • You will conduct or participate in negotiations on cost and/or price issues.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field XXXX Level XX. If you are not certified you must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field (C) Contracting, Level III. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • You may be required to travel on short notice and for an extended period of time.
  • Positions filled may require Temporary Duty (TDY) travel approximately 65% of the time.
  • You may be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases.
  • You may be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
  • Positions filled may require Top Secret, Top Secret (SCI), you will be notified at the time of selection the security requirement.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) may be required. A tentative offer of employment may be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You may be subject to random testing.
  • All qualifications and requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.


Qualifications

In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower pay band, NH-02 (GS-11 Equivalent), in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional contract specialist conducting price/cost analysis for pre-award and post-award functions. Examples of qualifying experience may include: analyzing fund expenditures to measure the effectiveness, efficiency, or productivity of contracting or procurement efforts; analyzing price or cost data to administer or recommend the award of contracts; providing financial recommendations based on direct and indirect cost reports and data extracts; negotiating contract terms for procurement actions; conducting price or cost analysis of programs; and/or monitoring contractor performance for compliance with negotiated contract terms.

Applicant must meet the following Department of Defense qualification requirements for 1102 contracting positions: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/DoD_Qualification_Standard_For_GS-1102.pdf

And the title 10 requirements found here: http://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=granuleid:USC-prelim-title10-section1724&num=0&edition=prelim

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

Education

Applicants must meet the following Basic Education Requirement of the Department of Defense Qualification Standard for Contracting Positions:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees.

NOTE: The education requirement listed above applies only to individuals entering DoD GS-1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Current civilian personnel in DoD who occupied GS-1102 positions or contracting positions with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold in an Executive Department on or before September 30, 2000 are exempt from meeting this requirement. Current military members who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS (or equivalent) 1102 or before September 30, 2000 are also exempt from meeting this requirement.

Additional information

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

The NH-03 broadband level encompasses positions equivalent to GS-12 and GS-13 grade levels.

Positions may have a control point; thus the salary range may be capped at GS-13, Step 05. If your current salary is above this amount, your salary may be matched. (if applicable, e.g. NH and NJ)

Positions may be filled at the NH-03, GS-12 or GS-13 level.

This announcement may be used to fill Supervisory positions.

Security clearances may vary (Confidential, Secret, Secret (SSBI), or Top-Secret) depending on the position.

Applicants rated ineligible on this vacancy announcement need to reapply and update their application package to be considered on future vacancies filled through this announcement.

Applicants selected and hired on this vacancy announcement need to reapply to be considered on future vacancies filled through this announcement.
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized.

This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.