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 Purchasing Agent in Whitehall, Ohio Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Purchasing Agent – Whitehall, Ohio
Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 233515Start Date: 03/23/2020End Date: 03/29/2020
To qualify for a Purchasing Agent, your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. 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. To qualify at the GS-06 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. To qualify at the GS-07 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including minimum qualifications and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes: GS-06: In addition to the above, perform basic arithmetic used in business to make simple comparisons of price, discounts, transportation costs or similar terms; consolidate orders to meet minimum ordering quantities under Federal Supply Schedules and explain the rules on use of mandatory supply sources and penalties for returning items. GS-07: In addition to the above, negotiate for price reductions or other remedies; monitor vendor performance through contacts and review of progress reports; purchase commercial supplies and services through competitive open market procedures or through orders against established contracts. 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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