The major duties include, but are not limited to:Plans the overall approach to meet contracting program objectives for procuring a wide variety of requirements.Procures a wide variety of services, commodities, and/or construction.Executes post-award contract performance management actions on assigned contracts.Provides business advice and guidance to technical personnel and others on contracting work and prepares correspondence.Represents the interest of the organization in a professional manner in meetings and various contacts outside the agency on a variety of issues that often are not well-defined.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees.
2. 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 can be obtained within the degree or in addition to the degree.)
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of theoccupational series and grade. Contracting Level II required for assignment. Those current onboard GS-1102 technician employees, who have not completed the training and certification requirements for their current positions, are NOT considered as qualified candidates for promotion consideration to fill this vacancy.
Per the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA), November 1990, with NDAA inclusions, the following notes are provided:The education requirements listed above apply to individuals who initially entered -or- will enter the dual statustechnician program, GS-1102 positions, on/or after October 1, 2000.Current dual status technician personnel, who occupied GS-1102 positions with authority to award or administercontracts, above the simplified acquisition threshold on/or before September 30, 2000, are exempt from meeting thiseducation requirement.Current military members who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS-1102 on/or before September 2000, are also exempt from meeting this requirement.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess specialized experience in the following:Must have at least 12 months of broadening contracting experience equivalent to at least GS-1102-09 that provided full competencies of contracting principles and procedures to include the following competencies: Procurement in Pre-Award and Award Contracts, Simplified Acquisition Procedures, Small Business Socio-Economic, Delivery Order / Task Order, Contract Administration, Purchase Card program.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify for GS-1102 positions on the basis of graduate education, graduate education 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 andmanagement, or one full academic year of graduate education, law school, or superior academic achievement.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Knowledge of contracting principles, laws, statutes, Executive Orders, regulations, and procedures applicable to pre-award and post-award duties sufficient to plan and carry out procurement actions and administer contracts for a variety of specialized services, commodities and/or construction using a wide range of contracting methods and contract types.In-depth knowledge of commercial business practices and market conditions to evaluate offer acceptability, contractor responsibility, and/or contractor performance, and to determine acquisition strategy and sources.Knowledge of up-to-date market research procedures.Knowledge of a wide range of contracting methods and contract types sufficient to perform pre-award, post-award, and price/cost analysis functions.Knowledge of negotiation techniques and technical requirements sufficient to procure complex and/or diversified services, commodities, and/or construction.Knowledge of contract administration sufficient to monitor a group of diverse contracts, understanding quality assurance, inspection, acceptance, and corrective action terms and conditions.Knowledge of contract termination procedures sufficient to recommend or determine allowable costs, profit to be allowed, disposal of government property, and similar issues and to negotiate settlements with contractors.Knowledge of contract cost analysis techniques sufficient to gather and evaluate price and/or cost data for a variety of pre-award and/or post-award procurement actions.
COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to compatible military position within 1 year of selection. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technician school training.MILITARY GRADE (Prior to application): Officer: O1 to O3; Warrant Officer: WO1-CW2; Enlisted: E5-E9 COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: OBR: 01A, 27A, 36A, 90A, 91A, 92A; FA: 51C; WMOS: 011A, 920A/B; EMOS: 36B, 42A, 51C, 92A/Y/Z UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: Any unit within the State
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a security clearance (Secret) which the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits
Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (see http://www.sss.gov/).
Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.
MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives). In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG J1 or CTANG Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.
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