Contract Administrator Job in Carson, California – Department of Defense



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Defense. The opening is for a Contract Administrator in Carson, California Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Contract Administrator – Carson, California
Defense Contract Management Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 107667
Start Date: 06/07/2019
End Date: 06/17/2019

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: Current Department of Defense Employee Veterans and Preference Eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Eligible In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. 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. To qualify at the GS-12, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level GS-11. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience performing various contract administration functions, including monitoring cancelling funds, performing reconciliation, conducting contract closeouts. Experience negotiating contract prices and terms with contractors and resolving contractor schedule and delivery; and experience interpreting and giving technical advice on acquisition policies, regulations and/or practices. To qualify at the GS-13, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level GS-12. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience providing post award contract administration for complex contracts types, negotiating final overhead rates, contractor business system determinations, and resolving contract payment issues; experience using cost and pricing analysis techniques to evaluate previous cost history, actual expenditures, and established rates to determine a negotiation position; and experience evaluating contractor’s accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with cost accounting standards. Education cannot be substituted for experience. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Contract Performance ManagementInitiation of WorkProposal Evaluation (Contracting by Negotiation)Terms and Conditions 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. Time in Grade for the GS-12 is 52 weeks at the next lower grade level or equivalent (GS-11). Time in Grade for the GS-13 is 52 weeks at the next lower grade level or equivalent (GS-12). Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the closing date of the announcement. BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND 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). NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts. NOTE: 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-1102 on or before September 30, 2000 are also exempt from meeting this requirement.

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