Contract Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Sep 20, 2017
Closes
Sep 28, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

This position is being filled under the Acquisition Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) using OPM's Direct Hire Authority.

This position is part of the Department of Defense

At the Defense Threat Reduction Agency we work as One Team in support of our mission: Safeguarding the United States and its allies from global weapons of mass destruction threats by integrating, synchronizing, and providing expertise, technologies, and capabilities. We have an inclusive work environment that promotes a highly-qualified and diverse workforce capable of meeting the demands of such a critical mission. Whether your career is in an administrative support staff position or in a professional/technical area such as science, engineering, accounting or program management, DTRA offers a unique opportunity to join an innovative team of professionals dedicated to making the world safer. If you're ready to be entrusted with helping to safeguard the United States and its allies, DTRA offers a rewarding career with competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and many professional development opportunities.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a US citizen
  • Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
  • Suitable for Federal employment determined by background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time
    OVERTIME: Occasionally
    TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible
    RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES: Not Authorized
    FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): Exempt
    FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Not Required
    TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible
    SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information please visit: SSS
    Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:
    http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo.pdf

    Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.

    Must consent to pre-employment drug-testing and random drug testing thereafter.

    May be required to travel in the performance of temporary duty assignments.

    Overtime may be required.

    This is an Acquisition, Technology & Logistics (AT&L) Workforce Position in the Contracting Career Field. The incumbent will be required to become certified at Level II in the applicable career field within 24 months of placement, unless a Position Requirements Waiver is approved to extend the 24 months. AT&L position requirements will be used in the evaluation criteria.

    The employee must meet the qualification requirements for contracting positions under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) as implemented under DoD Instruction 5000.66, Operation of the Defense Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Workforce Education, Training, and Career Development Program.

    Candidates must meet the physical and suitability standards both prior to and during employment in this position.

    All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the 09/28/2017 of the announcement.

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    This position has a Basic Requirement for the GS-1102 series:

    A. DAWIA EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, Public Law 106-398, Section 808: A.) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND B.) at least 24 semester hours (or equivalent) of study from an accredited institution of higher education in any of the following disciplines; accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management; OR C.) a civilian employee in DOD or member of the Armed Forces, who occupied a GS-1102 position or contracting officer position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold on or before September 30th, 2000 is excluded from the requirements of A. AND B. above, but must meet the requirements identified in Public Law 101-510, section 1724: A OR B above, or 10 years of acquisition experience prior to October 1, 1991. TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO VERIFY THE ABOVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS. And B. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In addition to meeting the DAWIA requirements above, applicants must demonstrate one year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To be creditable, specialized experience must be at the 12.

    WAIVER: Requirements of paragraphs A and B above may be waived if the agency's senior procurement executive certifies that the applicant possesses significant potential for advancement to levels of greater responsibility and authority, based on demonstrated analytical and decision making capabilities, job performance, and qualifying experience.

    *NOTE: Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.

    You must have one year Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (experience may have been gained in the private/military sector) giving the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position. Experience must be reflected in your resume.

    Specialized experience required for this position is: providing a wide range of contracting methods and contract types sufficient to perform pre-award, post-award, and price/cost analysis functions; experience developing approaches for procurements lacking precedent, accommodating technological changes, and resolving major differences in the interpretation of the statement of working during discussions and negotiations.

    Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: DOD GEN APP INFO

    Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.


    Foreign Education: For further information, click on the following link: FOREIGN EDUCATION


    Employees Serviced by DLA: Civilian Federal employees who receive human resources servicing through the Defense Logistics Agency DO NOT need to submit supporting documentation if applying through merit promotion. Your record in Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF) will be used to verify your eligibility. It is your responsibility to ensure the required documents are in your eOPF for verification purposes. If your documents are not in eOPF, you must submit them to the announcement you are applying for at time of application. Failure to submit all of the documents on time will result in automatic disqualification.

    All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive).


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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be evaluated against the streamlined competency assessment. The following competencies will be used to assess your resume and determine Best Qualified candidates.

    • Basic Education
    • Minimum Qualifications


    Please follow all instructions carefully.

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