Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, D.C
Jan 29, 2023
Feb 05, 2023
Full Time

  • You will be required to supervise and direct subordinates who support the pre/post award environment, various types of acquisition programs at different stages in the acquisition cycle, and for implementing contractual and procurement policy actions.
  • You will provide expert knowledge of contract types, methods of contracting, terminology, source selection, commercial, industry business practices and other factors required to plan appropriate strategies and meet program objectives.
  • You will be responsible for providing advice/guidance to the staff and customers, communicating both orally and in writing to all levels of government and industry as well as supporting the Chief of the Contracting Office on all procurement matters.


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
  • 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.
  • 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 TS/SCI 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 1102 Level III. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.
  • This position is in the excepted service and does not confer competitive status.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Specialized Experience: Examples of : Expert in pre-award and post-award acquisition matters. Ability to train a staff of Contract Specialists (1102s) with varying degrees of experience. Ability to interface with managers in DON, DoD, and industry, and successfully represent the organization for complex acquisition issues.

Are you applying for a promotion? If you are a current GS employee applying for a higher grade than the grade that you currently hold you must provide an SF-50 that shows that you have held the next lower grade for at least one year. Some SF-50s effective within the last 52 weeks will not demonstrate you have held the next lower grade for at least one year (e.g. General Adjustment SF-50 from this year). In many cases, we need to see two (2) SF-50s to determine time-in-grade and eligibility for promotion. If you are a DoD employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF- 50(s) from MyBiz .

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

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.


Contracting Series, 1102

Individual Occupational Requirements

This is an individual qualification standard developed by the Office of Federal Procurement Policy under the authority of 41 U.S.C. 433. It does not apply to Department of Defense positions.

Basic Requirements for GS-5 through GS-12

  • A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field;

    Applicants who meet the criteria for Superior Academic Achievement qualify for positions at the GS-7 level. The following table shows the amounts of education and/or experience required to qualify for positions GS-7 thorough GS-12 covered by this standard.

    • 1 full academic year of graduate education or law school or superior academic achievement or
    • 1 year equivalent to at least GS-5
    • 2 full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education or masters or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B. or J.D. or
    • 1 year equivalent to at least GS-7
    • 3 full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or
    • 1 year equivalent to at least GS-9
    GS-12 and above
    • (No educational equivalent)
    • 1 year equivalent to at least next lower grade level

    Additional information

    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: