Contract Specialist

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 10, 2019
Closes
Nov 14, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

​As a Contract Specialist, you will be responsible for professional placement of Government contracts.

Location of position: GSA, Federal Acquisition Service, 1800 F St. NW, Washington, DC

The office is responsible for providing leadership and overall executive and program direction to ensure the mission and responsibilities of FAS are effectively carried out.

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

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Responsibilities

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Major duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Performs procurement planning tasks, including researching market conditions and identifying within assigned programs the subsystems, components, supplies and services to be acquired by the contract.
  • Evaluates technical submissions, bids, or offers for responsiveness to the solicitation.
  • Performs the full range of post-award functions.
  • Assists higher graded Contract Specialists with negotiating modifications, determining contract cost changes, price adjustments, progress, partial and final payments.
  • Assists higher graded Contract Specialists with executing modifications and supplemental agreements.
  • Closes out contracts.
  • Serves as a warranted contracting officer, required to obtain and/or maintain a warrant.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may not be required, but limited in the local area if needed.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12 - This position has promotion potential to the GS-12.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959


​If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.


Qualifications

For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here .

The GS-9 salary range starts at $57,510 per year. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

To qualify, you must meet the following: Basic Requirements for GS-5 through GS-12; A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field; or 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.

To qualify for GS-9, In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience assisting in the performance of recurring and developmental contracting assignments to procure supplies and/or services using your organization's acquisition regulations and/or policies. Procurement of these supplies and/or services must include three or more of the following:
  • Using common contract vehicles and methods to plan and carry out acquisition actions;
  • Performing work related to the pre-award and/or post-award process;
  • Preparing solicitation documentation and drafting the final contract;
  • Evaluating vendor offers for both technical and price/cost factors to ensure best value to the
    organization/agency;
  • Negotiating contracts, orders and/or modifications that are based upon previous examples/templates; and
  • Responding to and resolving common acquisition issues.

OR

Possess 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or masters or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related, 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.

Education

Please see "Qualifications" tab.

Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: NFFE

If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants.

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:

· Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government

· Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee

· Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.

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 on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.
  • Basic knowledge of commonly used contract types, laws, regulations, principles, and methods of contracting to acquire and administer contracts for a wide range of services, supplies and equipment.
  • Knowledge of cost and price analysis and cost accounting standards sufficient to perform the full range of strategic, analytical, and technical procurement assignments.
  • Knowledge of common source selection procedures as well as procurement integrity and ethics requirements.
  • Knowledge of post-award procedures to administer contracts for a wide range of services, supplies and equipment.
  • Skill in basic contract negotiation techniques sufficient to negotiate prices, terms and conditions, contract modifications and settlements on less complex contracting actions.
  • Skill in both written and oral communication to keep management, customers, and contractors apprised of procurement issues.
  • Basic knowledge of business practices sufficient to identify sources, recent developments and trends, economic factors affecting procurements and anticipated requirements of Federal agencies; to analyze cost and pricing data and contract proposals; and to evaluate the offers for responsibility.

Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP/CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: effective date, position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, tenure group 1 (career) or 2 (career-conditional), position occupied group, and name of agency. If you are a GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to submit an SF-50.

If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, VEOA or VRA applicant or qualified spouse, widow/widower, or parent:

(a) Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.
(b) If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran, submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: (1) completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).

If you are active duty military- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).

If you are a current Federal employee or Reinstatement Eligible: Submit your latest SF-50.

If you are eligible under an Interchange Agreement: Submit your latest SF-50.

If you are a former Peace Corp or VISTA volunteer: Submit your Description of Service.

If you are a current or former Land Management Agency Employee - Submit a and b:

(a) one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.

(b) Copy of your agency's annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).

If you have a disability: Submit proof of eligibility. For information on eligibility and required documentation, refer to USAJOBS's People With Disabilities page.

If you are applying under another special appointment authority: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information.

If you are ICTAP / CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.

If you are a current or former political appointee: Submit your SF-50.

College transcripts: If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education.

Superior Academic Achievement: Submit transcripts as described above. If you qualify based on your class rank or honor society membership, submit documentation of it.

Contracting Documentation: Submit A or B:

(A) Mandatory contracting training - submit a or b below:

(a) GSA's Mandatory Training Requirements which can be met by one of the following: Completion of Training listed in Level I & II of FAC-C Course Requirements (use the link to view specific courses); or if you have a FAC-C Level II or III, or a DAWIA level II or III certification, your training is fully qualifying for GSA's Mandatory Training requirement. If your certification is over 2 years old, 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points are required to maintain certification.

(b) list of completed courses including: official course title, course number, training provider, training hours completed, and the date completed

(B) Proof of contracting certification - submit the following:

(a) FAC-C or DAWIA Level II or higher certification (copy of certificate)

If certification is over 2 years old, also submit (b) or (c) below:

(b) Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) history identifying the completion of 80 CLPs every two years. The 80 CLPs every two years must be from the issuance date of certification to current period.

(c) If you are a FAITAS member, you may submit your Continuous Learning Achievement Certificate from FAITAS. On your "My Continuous Learning" page, click on the "approved" link under Achievement Status to print a copy of your most recent certificate.

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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