Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience conducting studies, making recommendations and analyzing results, as well as experience that included information technology (IT) contracting oversight management responsibilities, or contract officer/specialist responsibilities.
There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.
Applicants eligible for CTAP (Career Transition Assistance Program) or ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 or higher in the online assessment to be determined "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here.
Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position by the closing date to be eligible for this position.
High Risk Position - Background Investigation (BI) required.
Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your resume will be reviewed, including the online assessment questionnaire, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.
If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
- Knowledge of acquisition strategies, procurement and contract administration policies, regulations, and procedures.
- Ability to formulate and recommend alternative procedures or plans of action and assess and interpret the interrelationships of each alternative with Agency systems, workload, and objectives.
- Knowledge of IT contract management and financial practices and procedures for the acquisition of IT support.
- Ability to communicate orally with both senior executives and IT technical experts.
- Ability to communicate in writing with both senior executives and IT technical experts.
You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs. To preview questions please click here.