CONTRACT SPECIALIST

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jan 18, 2019
Closes
Jan 26, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

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


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • Completion of an Office of Government Ethics (OGE) confidential financial disclosure form 450 is required for this position.
  • Selectee must be level III certified (or eligible for certification within 24 months of appointment) in the contracting career field.
  • Mandatory training, experience, and education DAWIA requirements will be used during the rating process. Attach a copy of the highest DAWIA certification in contracting which you currently hold.
  • Time in Grade:

    For entry at the GS-13 level, Status Applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-12 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

    Basic Requirement:

    Completion of all mandatory training prescribed by the head of the agency for progression to GS-13 or higher level contracting positions, including at least 4-years experience in contracting or related positions. At least 1 year of that experience must have been specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower level of the position, and must have provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position.
    and

    A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, 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.

    Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. This also applies to positions at the same grade in the same agency or other agencies if the specialized experience requirements are met. However, they will have to meet the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade, unless granted a waiver under Paragraph D.

    Waiver: When filling a specific vacant position, the senior procurement executive of the selecting agency, at his or her discretion, may waive any or all of the requirements of Paragraphs A and B above if the 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. With respect to each waiver granted under this Paragraph D, the senior procurement executive must document for the record the basis of the waiver. If an individual is placed in a position in an agency on the basis of a waiver, the agency may later reassign that individual to another position at the same grade within that agency without additional waiver action.

    Specialized Experience:
    For the GS-13, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service, Military, or Private Sector.

    Your resume MUST demonstrate Specialized Experience to include experience in all phases of planning, awarding and administering contracts for the federal government from cradle to grave.

    In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirements, qualified applicants must also possess the quality of experience as it relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background, recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the possession competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level to be qualified for the position. Applicants must describe how their experience meets the competencies within the body of the resume. No separate statements addressing competencies are required.

    Competencies:

    Qualification and time-in-grade requirements must be met within 30 days of your application.

    Education is not substitutable for specialized experience at this grade level.

    • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
    • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination
    • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
    • Moving costs MAY be paid--however--moving costs must be paid if a DISA employee is selected for the position.
    • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized.
    • This is a covered position and the person selected for this position must complete an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment pursuant to 5 CFR 2634.903(b) (DoD 5500.7).
    • This is a Level III DISA acquisition workforce DAWIA position in the Contracting career field. Selectee must be level III certified (or eligible for certification within 24 months of appointment) in the Contracting career field.
    • DAWIA certification is a condition of employment. Failure to fulfill the certification requirement may lead to a non-disciplinary adverse action, which can include dismissal..
    • For more information on veterans' preference click here.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here).
    • Retired Civil Service Employee: Employment of retired Federal employees receiving an annuity is subject to the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance. (DoDI 1400.25, Volume 300)
    • This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.
    • For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here.
    • You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.
    • 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 Alternate Application.

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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 resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. If, after reviewing your resume 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. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

    The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:

    • Advanced Cost and/or Price Analysis
    • Contracting/Procurement
    • Procurement Policy
    • Technical Competence


    You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10330496

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    Drug test required No


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