Supervisory Contract Specialist, NB-1102-VI

Washington D.C.
Mar 29, 2019
Mar 29, 2019
Full Time

25% or less - Travel to attend meetings, training or conferences.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

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    • Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
    • Complete a one-year supervisory or managerial probationary period (unless already completed).
    • Complete a background investigation (unless already completed).
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    • Travel occasionally to attend conferences and training.
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    • File an OCC Financial Disclosure Form.
    • Click here for important information about OCC ethics standards, such as the requirement that new hires divest their bank securities.

    In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following requirements within 60 calendars days after the closing date of this announcement.

    Basic Requirements:

    1. Completion of all mandatory training requirements as prescribed by the head of the agency and as described in the Treasury Acquisition Certification Management Program Handbook, September 2014 including at least four (4) years’ experience in contracting or related positions. At least one (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 (see specialized experience below).


      2. 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.

      3. 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.

      4. 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. 

      In addition to meeting the BASIC REQUIREMENTS above, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the NB-V or V.2 band level or GS-11 grade level in the Federal service.  Specialized experience for this position includes:
    • Developing and awarding the full range of contracts (i.e., soliciting, evaluating, negotiating and awarding contracts); AND
    • Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and policies of contracts AND
    • Leading a staff and providing counsel, guidance, recommendations, analyses and work method improvements to enhance performance.

    Please see Qualifications section for education.

    • Salary range includes 20% geographical pay.
    • If you are a current OCC employee who previously received a waiver determination permitting you to retain bank securities due to extenuating circumstances, please note that this determination may be rescinded if the nature of your duties changes. We strongly suggest that you discuss the potential implications of any change in duties on a prior securities determination with your ethics official.
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
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    • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.


    Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:    

    • Contracting/Procurement
    • Acquisition Strategy
    • Oral Communication
    • Planning and Evaluating
    • Managing Human Resources
    • Written Communication

    Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Current OCC employees must have a performance rating of at least Level 3 overall and for all critical performance elements to be eligible for promotion.

    Referral:  If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

    If you are a displaced or surplus federal employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must be rated as well-qualified to receive special selection priority. “Well-qualified” means that in addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective placement factor(s), if applicable, you must receive a score of 85 or higher.

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    Drug test required No

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