Contract Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
May 16, 2017
Closes
May 29, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located at the US ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY CMD, MISSION SUPPORT COMMAND, DIRECTOR OF CONTRACTING, FORT BELVOIR, VA.

You will serve as a senior-technical contract specialist responsible for pre-award and post-award functions involving complex, highly specialized intelligence-related procurement activities.

 

WARNING: DO NOT INCLUDE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET! Application packages that contain Classified information WILL NOT receive consideration for this position. Should you submit a resume or any other document as part of your application package and it is confirmed that any of the information is Classified, in addition to being found ineligible for consideration for this position, your Security Office will be notified to determine if any further action is warranted.

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.

 

Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.

This is a Career Program (CP) Position 14

 

 

 

 


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • TDY will be required 25% or less of the time

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must achieve DAWIA Level III
  • Required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement
  • In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Experience required: 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: experience performing pre-award and post-award contracting functions, and contract management including contract formation, solicitation, negotiations, cost and price analysis, award, contract administration, termination and close-out for a variety of contracts.This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-12).

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

    • ABILITY TO PERFORM PRE-AWARD PROCUREMENT FUNCTIONS
    • ABILITY TO PERFORM POST-AWARD PROCUREMENT FUNCTIONS
    • SKILL IN ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS 

      NOTE: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency so long as it was at a level at least equivalent to the next lower grade in the series.

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, in addition to the Specialized Experience you must also satisfy the following requirement:

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

    AND

    B. 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. (This requirement can be obtained within the bachelor's degree or in addition to the degree).

    NOTE: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 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-1102 on or before September 30, 2000, are also exempt from meeting this requirement.

    (YOU MUST ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS FOR VERIFICATION.)

     

    Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    • Conditions of Employment:
      Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET Security Clearance based on an SBI with Eligibility for sensitive compartmented information (SCI).
      In accordance with IAW Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, employee must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
      Must meet Defense Acquisition Workforce Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable to the duties of the position. This is an Acquisition Position and requires Level III certification in Aquisition Career Field C (Contracting) or equivalent.
      Temporary Duty (TDY) will be required 25% or less of the time.
      All INSCOM employees may be subject to extended TDY or worldwide deployment during crisis situations to perform mission essential functions as determined by management.
      Incumbent is required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, (FCFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE, 6/08). Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 23 March 2006.
      This is an Army Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L) Workforce position.
      Must meet DoDI 5000.66 requirements applicable to the duties of the position.

      Top Secret/SCI