Public Notice for Direct Hire (Contracting)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Jun 23, 2022
Closes
Jun 28, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Procure classified and unclassified information technology services for DISA and non-DISA mission partners.
  • Assist mission partners with acquisition planning.
  • Collaborate on the preparation of complete acquisition packages.
  • Prepare and issue solicitations.
  • Evaluate proposals and quotes.
  • Complete cost/price analysis to determine fair and reasonableness.
  • Conduct discussions and/or negotiations with offerors.
  • Document the contract file.
  • Prepare and award contracts.
  • Perform contract administration.
  • Close-out completed contracts.
  • Serve as the primary business advisor to mission partners.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a limited signatory authority Contracting Officer's warrant.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S.Citizen.
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of determining appropriate workplace safety protocols, such as those related to masking, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • Drug Testing Position.
  • Financial Disclosure (OGE-450) required.
  • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) position.


Qualifications

Basic Education Standards for positions in the 1102 series:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited education institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees.

Education Exemptions: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Current DoD employees or Armed Forces members, 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. Failure to provide SF-50 or career brief (for Armed Forces members) dated prior to October 1, 2000 will result in disqualification (this includes DISA employees).

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services at the time of application. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services .

Specialized Experience:

For the GS-11, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal Service, Military, or Private Sector.

Your resume MUST demonstrate experience negotiating, awarding and modifying contracts and developing terms and conditions of contracts.

For the GS-12, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal Service, Military, or Private Sector.

Your resume MUST demonstrate experience negotiating, awarding and modifying contracts, administering terms and conditions of contracts and addressing performance issues under the contract.

For the GS-13, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service, Military, or Private Sector.

Your resume MUST demonstrate experience in all phases of planning, awarding, and administering contracts for the federal government from cradle to grave.

Candidates must describe how their experience meets the specialized experience requirement within the body of their resume.

In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirements, qualified applicants must also possess the quality of experience as it relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background, recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the possession of knowledge, skills and abilities, or competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level to be qualified for the position. Applicants must describe how their experience meets the competencies within the body of the resume. No separate statements addressing KSA's or competencies are required.

Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of resume submission.

Email your resume to:
disa.meade.PLD.mbx.psd-1102-applications-gs11---gs13@mail.mil & reference "Announcement 11443725."

Education

Substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level: You must have completed at least three full years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. (You MUST submit transcripts to verify your claim). Please do NOT submit transcripts in response to this announcement. They will be requested at a later date if the applicant is selected for further consideration.

There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level.

There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Graduate Education: To qualify for GS-1102 positions on the basis of graduate education, graduate education in one or a combination of the following fields is required: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services at the time of application. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services .

Additional information

  • This is a Direct Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for the Ft. Meade, MD location and will be used to fill few vacancies. This public notice is to gather resumes that may or may not result in a referral or selection.
  • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
  • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
  • Individuals tentatively selected for drug testing designated positions at the Defense Information Systems Agency will be required to submit to urinalysis for illegal drugs prior to appointment or placement.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any grade level.
  • This recruitment provides promotion opportunity to target position without further competition when selectee is eligible and recommended by management. However promotion is not guaranteed and no promise of a promotion is implied.
  • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
  • Moving costs MAY be paid.
  • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here .
  • This is a covered position and the person selected for this position must complete an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment pursuant to 5 CFR 2634.903(b) (DoD 5500.7).
  • If selected at the GS-11 or GS-12 grade level, this is a DISA acquisition workforce DAWIA position in the Contracting career field. Selectee must be Level II certified (or eligible for certification within 24 months of appointment) in the Contracting career field. DAWIA certification is a condition of employment. Failure to fulfill the certification requirement may lead to a non-disciplinary adverse action, which can include dismissal.
  • If selected at the GS-13 grade level, this is a DISA acquisition workforce DAWIA position in the Contracting career field. Selectee must be Level III certified (or eligible for certification within 24 months of appointment) in the Contracting career field. DAWIA certification is a condition of employment. Failure to fulfill the certification requirement may lead to a non-disciplinary adverse action, which can include dismissal.
  • For more information on veterans' preference click here .
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here ).
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants.
  • This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program. Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference (MSP) eligible candidates will receive priority consideration at the full performance level only.
  • For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here .
  • You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.


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