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 Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Procurement Technician in Hampton, Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Procurement Technician – Hampton, Virginia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 339039Start Date: 10/06/2020End Date: 10/28/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/28/2020. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-6. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Specialized Experience:GS-7 Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-6 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: knowledge of a body of standardized procurement regulations, procedures, and operations related to one or more procurement phases or functions. This includes, for example: knowledge of various steps and procedures required to provide a full range of procurement support related to recurring or standardized buys for commonly used supplies or services (e.g., pre-award functions might include maintaining source lists, assembling simple solicitation packages, responding to recurring questions from vendors, and preparing amendments to solicitations). Knowledge of various procurement processing procedures to support purchase transactions that involve the use of different forms and the application of different procedures (e.g., knowing how to process orders involving the use of imprest fund accounts, bank cards, delivery orders, purchase orders, and simple contracts): knowledge of related functional areas, such as supply or finance, to investigate and resolve errors of shipment overage or shortage, delays, incompatible information, or other similar discrepancies using well-established approaches. Knowledge of one or more automated databases associated with specific procurement function sufficient to input a range of standard information or adjustments, understand recurring error reports and take corrective action, and generate a variety of standard reports; and/or knowledge of frequently used and clearly stated procedures and regulations to respond to recurring questions from vendors, agency or activity personnel. customers, and others. There is no individual Occupational Requirement for this series. Additional information on the qualification requirements are outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/classifying-general-schedule-positions/.
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