Supervisory Contract Specialist
As a Supervisory Contract Specialist, you will be responsible for the general management of the contracting office, developing and managing new acquisition initiatives, reviewing internal operations and recommending improvements, developing and conducting training programs for personnel involved in the acquisition process, and reviewing contracting processes and recommending improvements.
This position is also being announced under the Agency's Merit Promotion Plan to federal employees and non-competitive appointment eligibles. If you wish to be considered under Merit Promotion or Non-Competitive procedures, you MUST apply under the Merit Promotion announcement 17-245-SWA-MP.
- Occasional Travel
- Occasional travel may be required.
Basic Requirements for GS-15 Level:
You must meet all of the following:
1) A 4-year course of study, from an accredited college or university, leading to a bachelor's degree or higher that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. (The exception is if you have been continuously employed in a GS-1102-15 position in the competitive Federal Service since January 1, 2000).
2) 4-years of experience in contracting or related positions which includes at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as 1) performing a full range of duties involved in developing and managing new acquisition initiatives; 2) reviewing internal operations and recommending improvements; 3) developing, conducting, or overseeing training programs for personnel involved in the acquisition process; 4) reviewing contracting processes and recommending improvements; and 5) performing highly complex pre-award and post award activities utilizing a variety of types of contracts.
3) You must have a FAC-C Level III or a DAWIA Level III certification in Contracting.
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.