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 General Services Administration. The opening is for a Contract Specialist in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Contract Specialist – Multiple Locations
Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration
Job ID: 202132Start Date: 01/27/2020End Date: 02/07/2020
For each job on your resume, provide: the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year) number of hours per week you worked (if part time). If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume. For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here. The GS-5 salary range starts at $35,271.00 per year. TheGS-7 salary range starts at $43,691.00 per year. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected. To qualify, you must meet the following: BASIC REQUIREMENTS: You must meet basic requirements for contract specialist positions in the federal government, by having either 1 or 2 below: A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor`s degree with a major in any field. Completion of 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. EXCEPTION: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. Employees who occupy GS-1102 positions at grades 5 through 12 will be considered to meet the basic requirements for other GS-1102 positions up to and including those classified at GS-12. This includes positions at other agencies and promotions up through grade 12. However, employees must meet specialized experience requirements when seeking another position. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AT THE GS-07 LEVEL: In addition to meeting the basic requirement (listed above), you must possess one of the following to qualify at the GS-07 level: A. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience performing routine or developmental contracting assignments such as monitoring contractor performance for compliance with contract requirements, planning or carrying-out pre-award and/or post-award procurement actions, and resolving common procurement-related issues or problems OR B. EDUCATION: One full year of graduate level education or a master’s or higher degree, e.g., LL.B., J.D., LL.M., PhD., in a field that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work of an Contract Specialist 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 and management OR C. Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) at the baccalaureate level is fully qualifying at the GS-7 level. To claim SAA, submit documentation of one of the following: Class standing — You must be in the upper third of your graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses. Grade-point average (rounded to one decimal point) of: (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B” or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of your curriculum; OR (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B+” or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in your major field or the required courses in your major field completed during your final 2 years of the curriculum. Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society in one of the national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies. D. A combination of specialized experience and graduate level education as described in “A” and “B” above that, when combined, fulfills the requirements.
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