Supervisory Contract Specialist (Public Notice Flyer)

Washington, D.C
Nov 18, 2020
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time


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.

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  • Directing short and long range program planning and projections; formulating and evaluating budget activities/forecasts and justifications; and reviewing and refining procurement policies used in the acquisition of goods and services to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Providing authoritative interpretations, instructions, and guidance relative to all phases of procurement management; and managing a centralized procurement operation enterprise-wide through subordinate supervisors.
  • Initiating, coordinating, conducting, and/or reviewing complex projects or studies that are self-generated or requested by the Division Chief/Head of Contracting Activity, or senior leadership; and providing advice on the full range of procurement issues, programs, and policies.
  • Planning, directing, supervising, and coordinating professional, technical, and administrative support personnel engaged in the procurement of all equipment enterprise-wide; and developing and accessing training and developmental needs of employees.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship is required.

Obtain and maintain a Tier 5 Top Secret or Tier 3 Secret security clearance
  • Pass a drug test (urinalysis)
  • Certify you have registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, or certify you are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.


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

Specialized experience is defined as:
  • GS-14: performing duties such as planning, directing, and coordinating a procurement team and providing the full range of contracting services for the acquisition of a wide range of services and supplies.

OPMs Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) is defined as:

Certifications Required: Level III Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C Level III)


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, 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**

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required

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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