Incumbent to serve as contract specialist responsible for pre-award and post-award actions, including price/cost analysis, negotiation, and administration for services, construction, supply and Architect-Engineer (A-E) requirements associated with Civil Works and Military funded projects, and work for others. Requirements typically involve A-E, construction, and service contract requirements to include design, construction, operation and maintenance, and pre-award and post-award administration. The specialist is responsible for coordinating a number of contracts at the same time, that are of a high dollar value and are complex/unique in nature, to support regional and national requirements. Applies the application of state-of-the-art technology, i.e., Internet/CD ROM, optical disk imaging, acquisition systems, as it affects or can be applied to all aspects of the acquisition process.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as:knowledge of Federal, agency and local contract laws, federal regulations, financial regulations, and procedures applicable to acquisition and contract administration of equipment and materials; ability to develop contract types to plan and carry out assigned pre-award and post-award actions; knowledge of negotiation techniques to procure equipment and materials not available off the shelf, A/E services for design, and unusual construction i.e., Medical Equipment and Facilities; Ability to conduct extensive negotiations with contractors and Government.This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:KNOWLEDGE OF CONTRACTINGKNOWLEDGE OF COST AND PRICE ANALYSISABILITY TO LEAD AND MANAGEKNOWLEDGE OF CONTRACT PLANNINGSKILL IN WRITTEN/VERBAL COMMUNICATION
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade (or equivalent).
For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
Basic Requirements for GS-12 A. 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND 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.
This requirement applies to those entering DOD 1102 positions on or after Oct 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. Individuals who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS-1102 while serving in the military on or before September 20, 2000, are also exempt from meeting this requirement. Click here for additional information.Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is Required. Must be DAWIA Level II certified or be able to obtain within 24 months.Must file annual financial statement.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.