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 Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Procurement Technician – Multiple Locations
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 482297Start Date: 07/14/2021End Date: 08/03/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, August 3, 2021. The first 100 applicants will be reviewed. Additional applicants may be reviewed and referred based on hiring needs. 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. 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. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. Specialized Experience (GS-07):
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: An organization’s programs and technical requirements sufficient to plan and carry out a procurement program. Advising technical representatives in procurement planning and preparation of statements for work. VA and Federal (or similar) Procurement Regulations as they apply to contract solicitation and administration. Construction and service type contracts, sole source contracts, small purchase procedures, requests for quotations, and requests for proposals. Monitoring contractor’s responsibility in the performance of contracts (i.e., payrolls, progress payment amendments and modifications). 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: The subject position is primarily of an administrative nature in an office setting, however where travel to work sites is required there may be light physical work required. 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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