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Contract Specialist – Washington, District of Columbia
Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration
Job ID: 359716Start Date: 11/17/2020End Date: 12/01/2020
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, clickhere.The GS-1102-12 salary range for Washington DC starts at $86,335.00 per year.BASIC REQUIREMENT – You must meet the basic education/experience requirements for contract specialist positions in the federal government. You must meet one of the criteria listed below that best describes your experience/education background for a contract specialist position. I have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor`s degree with a major in any field.
I have completed 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.
On January 1, 2000 I held a position in the federal service in the GS-1102 series & my position was at one of the following grade levels: GS-5, GS-7, GS-9, GS-11, or GS-12. I have continually held this occupational series since January 1, 2000. In addition to meeting the basic requirements you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service as defined above that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and/or you must meet the required educational requirements for the GS-12.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE – isdefined as experience performing recurring and developmental contracting assignments procuring supplies and/or services using a range of contracting methods, contract vehicles and types. Procurement of these supplies and/or services must include two or more of the following: Planning and carrying out routine pre-award and/or post-award acquisition actions;
Preparing solicitation documentation and drafting the final contract;
Evaluating vendor offers for both technical and price/cost factors to ensure best value to the organization/agency;
Negotiating contracts, orders and/or modifications using standard language/templates with few clauses or addendums;
Responding to and resolving acquisition questions/issues some of which require additional research to provide recommendations/responses;
Assisting in the evaluation of acquisition program effectiveness in order to make recommendations for improvements;
Analyzing routine contracting issues and identifying alternative courses of action.
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