REQUIRED CERTIFICATION: All applicants must have Contracting Level 2 Certification or higher under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) standard. You must submit documentation demonstrating you possess this certification.
All applicants must meet one of the following basic requirements:
A. Successful completion of a full four-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field AND successful completion of at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. (Must submit college transcripts)
B. Employees in GS-1102 positions must have a bachelors degree in Business OR a bachelor's degree with at least 24 semester hours in Accounting, Law, Business, Finance, Contracts, Purchasing, Economics, Industrial Management, Marketing, Quantitative Methods or Organization & Management. (Must submit SF-50 as proof of eligibility.) To qualify for this exception, applicants on January 1, 2000 held a position in the Federal service in the GS-1102 Contract Specialist series and their position was at one of the following grade levels: GS-9, GS-11 or GS-12. Applicants must have continually held this occupational series since January 1, 2000.
To qualify at GS-12 level:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level of the Federal service to include
NOTE: You must demonstrate this experience within your resume. Please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience.
- Utilizing regulations and contracting principles and contract types to procure and administer a variety of contracts;
- Conducting negotiations during pre-award and post-award phases;
- Analyzing industry and market conditions to determine sources; and
- Applying cost and price procedures and techniques to evaluate bids and responsibility of contractors.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Acquisition Planning & Pre-Solicitation
- Award and contract administration
- Contract Close-Out
- Oral Communication
- Written Communication