Contract Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 22, 2019
Closes
May 22, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • A one-year probationary period may be required
  • If selected at the GS-12 level, the position is subject to a Public Trust background investigation.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements by appointment date.
  • You must complete a financial disclosure statement.
  • In addition to the Basic Education Requirements for the position, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped you with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.

    To qualify for the GS-11 grade level:

    (A) You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-09), performing post-award activities on procurements for a variety of specialized services, equipment and/or construction; OR
    (B) A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR
    (C) Completion of three full years of progressively higher level graduate education; OR
    (D) An equivalent combination of experience and graduate education.

    To qualify for GS-1102 positions on the basis of graduate education, graduate education in one or a combination of the following fields is required: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

    To qualify for the GS-12 grade level:

    You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-11), performing pre-award and post-award activities on procurements for a variety of specialized services, equipment and/or construction.

    To receive consideration, your resume MUST contain your complete degree information (i.e., type of degree received, year degree received, and major area of study). In addition to completing your degree information on your resume, you MUST list all courses you have taken which meet the education requirements for the 1102 series as well as the semester hours awarded. You MUST include the descriptive title, course code, and number of semester, quarter, or classroom hours, (i.e., BUAD-101-Introduction to Business, 3 Semester hours). If this information is not provided, your education may not be appropriately evaluated and you may lose consideration for this position. If you are selected for this position, you will have to provide an official copy of your transcripts prior to entering on duty.

    Applicants must meet the basic education requirements for the GS-1102 series:

    a. 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field

    OR

    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.

    Preferred majors include, but are not limited to: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, supply chain management or organization and management.

    Your resume must include coursework, degree and certification information. If this information is not provided, you may lose consideration for this position.

    Ensure you have completed the Education section of the USAJobs Resume Builder. If you have a degree, provide your degree information. If you have coursework that meets the requirements above, provide a list in the Relevant Coursework section. Include the title, course code, and number of semester, quarter or classroom hours for each course (i.e., BUAD- 101-Introduction to Business, 3 Semester hours).

    Vacancies exist at GSFC?s Procurement Operations Division in Greenbelt, Maryland as well as in their Institutional Programs Office at Wallops Island, Virginia. Applicants should indicate their desired duty location(s), Greenbelt, Maryland or Wallops Island, Virginia, when applying.

    Salary range for the GS-11/12 for Greenbelt, MD is $69,581 to $108,422.

    Salary range for the GS-11/12 for Wallops Island, VA is $62,236 to $96,978.

    Identification of promotion potential in this position does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for an actual assignment and performance of higher level duties.

    If you have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must:

    Indicate your eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS resume asks you to identify your ICTAP eligibility; the NASA Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility.

    Be well qualified for this position to receive consideration. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for NASA's definition of well qualified.

    Be prepared to submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP if you are selected for the position. This includes copies of your agency notice, most recent Performance Rating and most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) noting current position, grade level, and duty location.

    The payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

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

    This position is announced under Direct Hire authority. A Human Resources Specialist will review your resume to determine if you meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements as listed in 'Requirements'.

    CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be assessed using NASA STARS, an automated system that matches the competencies extracted from your resume to the competencies identified by the selecting official for the position. Based on the competencies you match, you are placed in one of three categories identified as 90, 80, or 70 point quality categories, which are defined as:

    90 pt. Category - Tentatively meets (until subsequent confirmation upon referral) the basic qualification requirements identified in the vacancy announcement and has experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated superior proficiency in the primary requirements of the position.

    80 pt. Category - Tentatively meets (until subsequent confirmation upon referral) the basic qualification requirements identified in the vacancy announcement and demonstrates satisfactory proficiency in the primary requirements of the position.

    70 pt. Category - Fails to meet criteria described in the 80 pt. category.

    For the purpose of the CTAP and ICTAP, candidates rated in the top quality (90 pt.) category are considered well-qualified.

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    Drug test required No


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