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In a developmental capacity, receives training and close supervision in the performance of duties and responsibilities as set forth in the position guide for Contract Specialist, NF-4 (PD 18909). Gradually assumes more responsibility and learns to perform the full scope of the duties required of the position. Completes a prescribed agenda of formal/informal classroom and on-the-job training and self-development as set forth in the individual Training Development Plan. Non-competitive promotion of the incumbent of this position may be effected after one year of satisfactory performance to Contract Specialist, NF-04 (PD 18909, 18908, or 18907). The target position description must be classifiable to its present title, pay plan, series, and pay band level at the time the incumbent is performing the full scope of the major duties under the proper level of supervision.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions Of Employment
- Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required upon appointment
- Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
- Satisfactory completion of employment verification (E-Verify) check
- One year probationary period may be required
- If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty.
QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS MUST BE CLEARLY VERIFIABLE IN YOUR RESUME. GOVERNMENT POSITIONS MUST INCLUDE PAY PLAN, SERIES, GRADE, TO AND FROM DATES, AND GOVERNMENT AGENCY/DEPARTMENT. Must include experience at a level which equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform successfully in the position.
Demonstrated experience in a customer service environment which provided a general understanding of the principles and concepts of government contracting; or experience in commercial or government purchasing. Must have a demonstrated knowledge of market research methods and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other software.
Education is not required for this position and will not be reviewed or applied as a substitution for experience. If your college coursework or training demonstrates specific knowledge required for this position, it must be reflected in your resume.
- A manual application may be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this announcement. If you are applying manually, all required documentation must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on the cutoff and/or closing date of the announcement.
- Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
- Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized based upon a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
Your experience is subject to evaluation and verification against the information in your resume. The numeric rating you receive is a self-assessment only and is based on your responses to the questionnaire. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, or if your resume lacks sufficient information, you will be rated accordingly or you may be considered ineligible.
The following documents must be submitted with your application:
Optional: Our job application (DA Form 3433) will be accepted in place of a resume.
Please note that if you upload multiple resumes, only the most recently uploaded version will be used to determine your qualifications for this position.
The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or claimed priority/preference
- Cover Letter
- DA Form 3434 Notification of Personnel Action or equivalent (Current/Former NAF Employees Only)
- Other Veterans Document
Including any of the following on your resume may result in an ineligible rating:
Classified or government sensitive information
Social Security Number (SSN)
Photos of yourself
Personal information, such as specifically mentioning your age, gender, race/national origin, etc
Encrypted and digitally signed documents
Illegible documents or files that cannot be opened
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
Electronically: https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for announcement number NENAFCC1900502829. All documentation required in the vacancy must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on the cutoff and/or closing date of the announcement.
Agency contact information
AddressCC-NAF-W6BD20 IMCOM FMWR HQ
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Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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