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Job Title:Contract Specialist GS-1102-09/11/12/13/14/15

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air Force Materiel Command

Job Announcement Number:AFMCEHAACQ-810425-1102-9X

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$41,563.00 to $129,517.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 to Sunday, March 31, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1102-09/15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Arlington, VA United StatesView Map
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH United StatesView Map
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the United States Air Force is to deliver sovereign options for the defense of the United States of America and its global interests -- to fly and fight in Air, Space, and Cyberspace.  

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

 

These positions are being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Acquisition Positions and are for anticipated vacancies. 

Positions may be filled at the GS-09, GS-11, GS-12, GS-13, GS-14 or GS-15 grade level.

Basic Pay Range GS-09: $41,563 - $54,028

Basic Pay Range GS-11: $50,287 - $65,371
Basic Pay Range GS-12: $60,274 - $78,355
Basic Pay Range GS-13: $71,674 - $93,175
Basic Pay Range GS-14: $84,697 - $110,104
Basic Pay Range GS-15: $99,628 - $129,517

 

Pay will vary by grade level and geographic location.

This is a public notice and may be used to fill anticipated permanent, temporary or term vacancies with a full-time or part-time work schedule at various locations serviced by Wright Patterson AFB OH as vacancies occur during the open period. Term and Temporary appointments may be extended without further announcement.

 

Your application material will only be reviewed for vacancies received by the closing date of this public notice which match your desired geographic locations, experiences and competencies.  After the closing date you will no longer receive consideration for this public notice.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. citizenship required
  • Travel expenses may or may not be paid
  • Recruitment and/or relocation incentives may or may not be used
  • Must obtain/maintain appropriate security clearance required for position
  • May be required to sign a mobility agreement

DUTIES:

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Position Summary: These are positions that manage, supervise, perform, or develop policies and procedures for professional work involving the procurement of supplies, services, construction, or research and development using formal advertising or negotiation procedures; the evaluation of contract price proposals; and the administration or termination and close out of contracts.

MAJOR DUTIES: The work requires knowledge of the legislation, regulations, and methods used in contracting; and knowledge of business and industry practices, sources of supply, cost factors, and requirements characteristics.  These positions may require and/or are concerned with (1) soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, and awarding contracts with commercial organizations, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and State, local or foreign governments for furnishing products, services, construction or research and development to the Federal Government; (2) administering contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts, including resolution of problems concerning the obligations of the parties; (3) terminating contracts by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims and proposals; (4) analyzing and evaluating cost or price proposals and accounting systems data; (5) planning, establishing, or reviewing contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; (6) formulating and administering policies and procedures to insure achievement of Federal socioeconomic goals, such as those affecting small business, labor surplus areas, and disadvantaged business firms; (7) developing acquisition strategies and directing or managing procurements; and (8) providing staff advisory services in one or more of the specializations in this occupation.   


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must meet the basic requirements as defined in 10 USC 1724 and as stated in this announcement.

Basic Requirements:  Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees
AND
at least 24 hours in business-related courses in any of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. (This requirement can be obtained within the degree or in addition to the degree). 

NOTE:  The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 1102 positions on or after 1 October 2000.   Current members of the armed forces (that self-nominate prior to retirement/separation), and Current DoD employees are exempt from the basic requirements if: Served as a contracting officer with authority to award or administer in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold on or before 30 September 2000; Served, on or before 30 September 2000, in a position as either an employee in the GS-1102 series or as a member of the Armed Forces in a similar occupation specialty; or a current member of the contingency contracting force .  

AND

In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must meet the specialized experience as identified below for Contracting Officer Positions or Non-Contracting Officer Positions for the grade level identified below.

1.   FOR CONTRACTING OFFICER POSITIONS:   In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have completed all contracting courses required for Contracting Officers and have at least two years of specialized experience in contracting positions in accordance with OPM Operating Manual, Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions, General Policies and Instructions, of which 52 weeks must have been equivalent at the next lower qualifying pay band or equivalent grade under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Equivalent experience may be at the level of the lowest GS grade covered by the applicable pay band; however, the experience must demonstrate your ability to apply the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position being filled. 

2.   FOR NON-CONTRACTING OFFICER POSITIONS:   In addition to meeting basic requirements, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience at the next lower qualifying pay band or equivalent under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems in contracting positions in accordance with OPM Operating Manual, Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions, General Policies and Instructions.   Equivalent experience may be at the level of the lowest GS grade covered by the applicable pay band; however, the experience must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position being filled.   

Education substitution for GS-09 positions:

2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or masters or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B. or J.D. Qualifying education must have provided the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position being filled.

OR

A combination of specialized experience as described above and graduate level education. Only graduate education beyond the second year is creditable with the specialized experience.

Education substitution for GS-11 positions:

PhD or equivalent doctorate degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.    Qualifying education must have provided the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position being filled.

OR

A combination of specialized experience as described above and graduate level education. Only graduate education beyond the second year is creditable with the specialized experience. 

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. 


ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

 

FOREIGN EDUCATION SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:  Click here

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT/OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS:

 

  • If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume. 
  • Some DAWIA positions may be designated as Critical Acquisition Positions (CAPs). In addition to DAWIA certification requirements, individuals selected for CAPS must also be a member of the Acquisition Corps at the time of selection or have an approved waiver prior to placement in the position.  The selectee must sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position.  If you are an Acquisition Corps member, please indicate your membership in your resume. 
  • Employee is expected to meet Continuing Acquisition Education requirements. 
  • The work may require the employee to occasionally travel away from the normal duty station via military or commercial aircraft.  
  • The employee may be subjected to random drug testing.
  • Employee may be required to work overtime; other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • The selectee may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 450), prior to entering on duty and annually thereafter. 
  • A 1-year supervisory probationary period is required for supervisory positions.
  • May be required to sign a mobility agreement.

All newly-assigned first-level supervisors are required to complete Mandatory Supervisory Training (MST) within 120-days of assignment.

     

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    The Human Resource Specialist uses your latest resume to determine qualifications.  Wright-Patterson AFB is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities that you list or those that you fail to list. 


    BENEFITS:

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    Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

     



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

     

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employment must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

     

    Reemployment Annuitant: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.   Click here for more information



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

     

    1.      Your resume

    2.      A complete Occupational Questionnaire

    3.      Additional required documents (see Required Documents section below)

     

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Sunday, March 31, 2013.

    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

     

    To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page.  This Vacancy ID is 810425. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

     

    If you cannot apply online:

     

    1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

    2. OPM Form 1203FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  Click http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and

    3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

     

    PLEASE NOTE:  The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.  Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses, please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.



    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement:

     

    ·         Online Application (Questionnaire)

    ·         Resume (Must include beginning/ending month & year for each employment period)

    ·         Transcripts, if qualifying based on education

    ·         Verification of eligibility (Supporting documentation)

    ·         Veterans’ Preference -  a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service.  In addition, if claiming 10 point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).

     

    For more information on veterans’ preference click here.

     

    If you are faxing any documents, click here for the official cover sheet to print.  The fax number is 478-757-3144

     

    Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    E Team Specialist
    Phone: (937)257-6983
    Email: NOT_ACCEPTED_E@WPAFB.MIL
    Agency Information:
    Civilian Personnel
    DO NOT EMAIL
    Dayton, OH
    45433

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email.   After a review of your complete application is made, you will be notified of your rating.


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    Job Announcement Number:

    AFMCEHAACQ-810425-1102-9X

    Control Number:

    333944200