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CONTRACT SPECIALIST – Naval Support Activity, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 14634Start Date: 11/06/2018End Date: 11/13/2018
To qualify for a Contract Specialist, your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. Basic DoD 1102 Requirement: Public Law 106-398, Section 808: A.) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND B.) at least 24 semester hours (or equivalent) of study from an accredited institution of higher education in any of the following disciplines; accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management; OR C.) a current civilian employee in DoD or member of the Armed Forces, who occupied an 1102 position, contracting officer position, or comparable military contracting position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold on or before September 30, 2000 are excluded from the requirements of A. AND B. above. B. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. In addition to meeting the Basic DoD 1102 Requirement above, to qualify for the GS-11 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-09 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Creditable specialized experience includes Experience applying contracting principles, laws, statues, regulations and procedures applicable to pre-award and post-award actions sufficient to procure and administer contracts for a variety of goods and services. Experience with federal contract methods and contract types, which requires specialized knowledge of federal contract administration policy, procedures, techniques, and evaluation/control methods sufficient to coordinate and monitor prime and subcontractor performance on complex, long-term contracts. Experience using negotiation techniques to meet and deal with representatives of private sector and with government experts or managers in order to procure assigned products. Experience communicating through written communications and discussions with vendors/customers. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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