Contract Specialist/Officer (Public Notice Flyer)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 30, 2019
Closes
Jun 06, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Do you have a passion for public service? The United States Secret Service (USSS) is looking for you! The USSS is a premier law enforcement organization with two (2) critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

  • Serves as a Contracting Officer with limited or unlimited signatory authority to enter into binding contracts on behalf of the United States Secret Service for commodities and services.
  • Plans and manages senior/junior level contract specialists' workload (as directed by the Branch Chief); and directs the full range of contract administration/management (cradle to grave).
  • Serves as the principal contracting advisor to the program office on work associated with pre-/post-award functions involving highly specialized and complex procurement of significant importance to the Agency; and represents the agency in working groups, conferences and meetings.
  • Provides authoritative interpretations of the Department of Homeland Security policies/procedures, and the Federal Acquisition Regulations relative to all phases of the Acquisition life-cycle.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Obtain and maintain a Tier 3 Secret Clearance

Qualifications

You must demonstrate at least one (1) year of the defined specialized experience and meet the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR).

Specialized experience is defined as:

GS-13: Performing duties such as serving as a lead contract specialist providing authoritative interpretation of regulations, procedures and policies pertaining to contracting; managing, planning, and coordinating the work of junior specialists; and providing guidance for all phases of cradle to grave contract administration/management.

GS-14: Performing duties such as serving as a Warranted Contracting Officer with limited or unlimited authority and/or progressive contracting experience which reflects contracting technical breadth/depth through increased responsibilities; providing authoritative interpretation of regulations, procedures and policies pertaining to contracting; managing, planning, directing and coordinating the work of junior specialists; and providing direction and guidance for all phases of cradle to grave contract administration/management.

AND

OPMs Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) is defined as:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1100/contracting-series-1102/

Certifications Required: Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Level III or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III

Education

See Qualifications section.

Additional information

Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crimes or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the USSS we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity, and courage.

The Office of Enterprise Readiness (ERO), Procurement Division (PRO), is responsible for assisting the agency in procuring quality goods and services timely. The primary goal is to provide the best procurement services to customers within the scope of the laws and regulations; promote partnership between staff and customers; provide solutions to client and customer needs; and to ensure that assets and resources and wisely managed.

**Student Loan repayments, recruitment bonuses and relocation bonuses may be available**

The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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

See Qualifications section.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

See How to Apply section

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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