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 Purchasing Agent in Daytona Beach, Florida Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Purchasing Agent – Daytona Beach, Florida
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 467451Start Date: 06/11/2021End Date: 06/30/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/30/2021. 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-06 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-05. For a GS-07 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-06. 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. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: To qualify at the GS-06 level, you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position would be a vast knowledge of purchasing techniques with the military, private sector or federal atmosphere such as with a department or service (main purchase card holder).To qualify at the GS-07 level, you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-06 in the Federal service. Example of creditable specialized experience for this position would be applying knowledge in maintaining accurate records on purchases and the ability to research procurement items to verify and comply with contract hierarchy purchasing requirements, etc. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
ComplianceContracting/ProcurementCustomer ServiceDecisivenessMeet deadlinesWeb Technology 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: Work is primarily sedentary when conducing purchasing functions for PSAS, however while conducting inventory management functions, the incumbent may work comfortably in a warehouse environment, sitting, standing, walking, bending, lifting, carrying, retrieving and managing inventory. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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