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 Justice. The opening is for a Contract Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Contract Specialist – Washington, District of Columbia
Justice, U.S. Trustee Program, Department of Justice
Job ID: 504237Start Date: 09/01/2021End Date: 10/01/2021
To qualify for the position of Contract Specialist at (GS-1102-11/12), you must meet the basic qualification requirements listed below AND possess the required specialized experience specific to this series and grade you’re applying to.
If you are a current government employee on a permanent appointment in the competitive service, you will need to demonstrate 1-year (52-weeks) at the next lower grade level, to meet the time-in-grade requirements for this occupational series and grade.
There may also be a positive education requirement for some occupations, please see the Education section for details. If there are licensing or certification requirements, please see the Required Documents section for details on how to verify you license or certificate. Basic Education Requirements: (Please note: you must submit transcripts that show the list of college courses with credit hours, major(s) and grade point average or class standing and degree conferred in order to verify that you meet the basic requirements for this position.) You must meet the following basic education requirements in order to qualify for this position: (A) A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree with a major in any field; OR (B) At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, laws, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. Minimum Qualifications: In addition to meeting the basic education requirements in paragraphs (A) or (B) above, you must also possess the following minimum qualifications: You qualify for the GS-11 grade level if you possess one of the following: (A) Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-09 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as: 1) Acquisition Planning, Preparing Procurement Plans, Preparation of Cost and Price Analyses; Contract Negotiations; Contract Modifications or Amendments; 2) Reviewing and Closing Our Completed Contracts; AND 3) Pre-Award and/or Post Award Procurement Actions. OR (B): Education: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. OR (C): Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of successfully completed post-high school education and experience. This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application. You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess one of the following: In addition to the Basic Education Requirement; (A) Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-09 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as: 1) Performing a full range of pre and post award functions to procure a variety of services; 2) Analyzing firm and fixed-price or similar contract; 3) Selecting the appropriate method of procurement i.e. simplified acquisition procedures, sealed-bidding, negotiations; AND 4) Negotiating Contract Terms and Prices. There is no substitution of education for experience for the GS-12. You MUST meet all qualification requirements, including Time-in-Grade, by the closing date of this announcement, 10/01/2021.
Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire and the qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the Required Documents section for important notes about what must be included in your resume.
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