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Supervisory Contract Specialist – Aberdeen, Maryland
Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 273061Start Date: 06/12/2020End Date: 06/22/2020
To qualify for a Supervisory Contract Specialist, your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. Basic AT&L 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. Contracting Officer Requirement: Must possess at least 2 years of experience in a contracting position C. 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 AT&L Requirement above, to qualify for the GS-13 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes: Analyzes difficult contracting issues and identifies alternative courses of action. Solves a variety of contracting problems, including those requiring significant departures from previous approaches. Experience serving as a Contracting Officer with authorization to enter into and administer contracts on behalf of the government through negotiations, bids and competitive proposal procedures with private contractors. Experience reviewing procurement requests to assure clarity, adequacy and completeness. 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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