To qualify for a Purchasing Agent, your resume must support:
Specialized Experience: To qualify at the GS-07 level, applicants must possess one year of specializedexperience equivalent to the GS-06 level. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant withthe particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that istypically in or related to the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience are identified in the MajorDuties section of this vacancy announcement and may also include:
- Making competitive or sole source purchases less than the simplified acquisition threshold, determines method of solicitation and establishes reasonable quote time based on type of requirement, determining price reasonableness utilizing various methods to ensure each purchase is awarded at a fair and reasonable price;tailoring special terms and conditions, or other matters of similar complexity.
- Reviewing specifications outlined by the customer to ensure information pertaining to the acquisition is clearand adequate in order for contractors to ensure their products offered meet the minimum requirements.
- Evaluating prices or costs for requirements with inadequate price history or evaluating allowable charges forrequirements involving special cost features.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:
- Knowledge of pre-award/award and post award procurement processes
- Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
- Knowledge of Federal and DoD procurement policies, regulations, directives, manuals or precedents
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses: Not Authorized
Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses: Not Authorized
Work Schedule: Full Time
Tour of Duty: Flexible
Overtime Work: Rarely
Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Rarely
Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive W/Confidential
Drug Testing Designated Position: No
Fair Labor Standards Act: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria
The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf
Emergency Essential: No
For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at:
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your résumé and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:
Best-Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.
- Highly-Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.
- Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
- Names of the candidates in the Best-Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.
Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your résumé. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans' preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
All Veterans: You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4). Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf