Purchasing Agent

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Jan 18, 2019
Closes
Jan 18, 2019
Hours
Full Time
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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  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Level II Certification in Acquisition Career Field Purchasing required within 24 months.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 450).
  • Who May Apply: US Citizens

    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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. 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.

    GS-05: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes acquiring supplies, items and services through small purchases, delivery orders, and purchase orders; and determining the appropriate procedures to use to obtain goods and services that will meet basic requirements and conform to purchasing regulations. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04).

    OR

    Education: Four years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university.

    OR

    Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages.

    GS-06: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes purchasing/acquiring a wide variety of supplies and services; preparing documents including purchase orders involving multiple terms and conditions; processing delivery orders and/or task orders; reviewing quotes for completeness and accuracy. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

    For this grade level, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.


    GS-07: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes performing the following duties: independently negotiated for price reductions; monitored vendor performance; purchased supplies and services through competitive open market procedures and/or against established contracts; assisted customers with procurement rules and understanding the use of mandatory supply sources. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06).

    For this grade level, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    "Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements and minimum qualification requirements prescribed by OPM within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement."

    This is a developmental position. This position can be filled at the GS-05, GS-06 , or GS-07 grade level with career ladder promotion to the GS-07 grade level.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    • This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 14 position.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
    • Secret Security clearance required.

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

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Read more Security clearance Secret

    Drug test required No


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