SUPERVISORY CONTRACT SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Naval Base, Virginia
Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Closes
Nov 26, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will be responsible for management, planning, execution of Department of the Navy and Military Sealift Command service and commodity contracts.
  • You will establishes and maintains sound business relationship with suppliers.
  • You will supervises employees in accordance with all laws, regulations and guidelines, merit system principles, and prohibitions against prohibited personnel practices
  • You will participates in the selection of personnel to fill Divisional vacancies and interviews candidates for Division positions, recommends appointment, promotion, or reassignment to other positions.
  • You will serves as Division Director and is responsible for the management of contracting functions and supervision of assigned contracting personnel.
  • You will Serves as principal contracting advisor on the programs assigned to the branch and represents the command as the programs' contractual authority at high-level meetings both inside and outside the command.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field CONTRACTING Level III. If you are not certified you must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.


Qualifications

In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
  • Expert experience exercising the full scope of supervisory responsibilities such as planning, assigning, developing and evaluating performance of subordinates; expert experience managing all aspects of all contracts assigned personnel;
  • Expert experience supervising and implementing the full range of contract, administration and procurement functions;
  • Expert experience reviewing and approving evaluation of proposed contracts changes and deviations;
  • Expert experience managing negotiation of change orders involving specifications, funding and/or terminations of all contracts;
  • Experience interpreting and applying legal requirements to acquisition, supplies, services and ship maintenance/repairs.

Applicant must meet the following Department of Defense qualification requirements for 1102 contracting positions: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/DoD_Qualification_Standard_For_GS-1102.pdf

And the title 10 requirements found here: http://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=granuleid:USC-prelim-title10-section1724&num=0&edition=prelim

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

Education

Applicants must meet the following Basic Education Requirement of the Department of Defense Qualification Standard for Contracting Positions:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees.

NOTE: The education requirement listed above applies only to individuals entering DoD GS-1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Current civilian personnel in DoD who occupied GS-1102 positions or contracting positions with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold in an Executive Department on or before September 30, 2000 are exempt from meeting this requirement. Current military members who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS (or equivalent) 1102 or before September 30, 2000 are also exempt from meeting this requirement.

Additional information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

Occasional walking, standing, bending, carrying light items (such as reports or files), driving an automobile, etc.

Frequent, short notice travel is experienced.

The work requires some physical exertion, such as walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces of the type found at construction sites, docks, or shipyards, which the incumbent must visit on a regular and recurring basis.

The incumbent is occasionally required to conduct intensive meetings or negotiations for extended periods (i.e., 4 hours or longer) without rest periods, including occasional late evening and weekend work.

Travel may require either government or commercial means.

Occasional visits to industrial sites requiring protective clothing, with occasional visits to ships or contractor's facilities required.

This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

This is a Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Position. Level III certification in Contracting required. Per the Navy DAWIA Guide, certification requirements must be met within 24 months of assignment unless a position waiver has been obtained.

This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.

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