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Contract Specialist – Multiple Locations
Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys, Department of Justice
Job ID: 164211Start Date: 11/20/2019End Date: 11/26/2019
To be qualified for this position, you must meet BOTH the Basic Requirements and the Minimum Qualifications. Basic Requirements A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree with a major in any field;
At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, quantitative methods, law contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing or organization and management.
You must have occupied a GS-1102, Contract Specialist position, in the Federal government on January 1, 2000, at grades 5 through 12. Minimum Qualifications GS-11: To be eligible at the GS-11 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in Federal service. Qualifying experience demonstrates possession of each of the following competencies: Attention to Detail, Contracting/Procurement, Self-Management, and Technical Competence. Specialized experience is defined as experience conducting all aspects of contracting for supplies and services from initiation to award recommendation; reviewing requisitions and determining method of procurement, i.e. formal advertising or negotiation; establishing procurement plans through review of history, market conditions, and specifications; evaluating adequacy and completeness of requisition descriptions; compiling bidders’ lists; initiating and issuing solicitation documents to insure clear and complete specifications, requirements, and other stipulations; responding to procurement inquiries; analyzing bids and proposals; conducting price/cost analysis to determine bid responsiveness and responsibility; recommending and documenting awards; and drafting final contracts. Education: 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. Education was obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.
Combining Education and Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. In order to qualify based on a combination, graduate education must be in excess of 1 full year. GS-12: To be eligible at the GS-12 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in Federal service. Qualifying experience demonstrates possession of each of the following competencies: Attention to Detail, Contracting/Procurement, Self-Management, and Technical Competence. Specialized experience is defined as experience that involves reviewing requisitions and determining the appropriate method of procurement; preparing Statements of Work and other documents necessary prior to a formal solicitation process; evaluating proposals, unsolicited proposals, and other bid documents; preparing contract solicitation and award documentation; drafting final contract documents; and determining appropriate procedures to obtain goods and services. Note: You must submit your transcript (unofficial or official) at the time of application to be considered for this position. Failure to submit your transcript may result in disqualification. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
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