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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Contract Specialist

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NEAF-13-020

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$38,790.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, February 08, 2013 to Tuesday, September 17, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1102-07/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Lincoln, NE United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED. FIRST CUT OFF IS 1 MARCH 2013 AND SUBSEQUENT CUT OFFS EVERY 7 DAYS UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED.

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest-enduring institutions. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!

Nebraska National Guard 

 

THIS POSITION CLOSES AT 11:59 PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME. 

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

 

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE MILITARY (NEBRASKA AIR NATIONAL GUARD) PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL RECRUITING OFFICE AT 1-402-309-1172.

 

NOTE: Individual selected is required to obtain Defense Acquisition University Level 2 certification in Contracting.

 

This position is located in the United States Property & Fiscal Office (USPFO), in the Air National Guard (ANG) Base Contracting Office. The incumbent is responsible for numerous contracting transactions such as assisting and participating in contract negotiation for supply and services acquisition, and construction to include facility modifications, rehabilitation, new construction, and facility maintenance. Assists with the total range of contracting actions from acquisition planning, solicitation actions, contract award, contract administration and contract closeout procedures.

 

CONCURRENT ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: AGR-AR-13-012

 

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION OF POSITION: 155 MSG, Lincoln, NE

 

PD# D1434000

 

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  This is a Permanent Dual Status (Excepted Service) Enlisted position only.

 

 

INDIVIDUAL SELECTED AS A GS-7 TRAINEE MAY BE PROMOTED TO GS-9 UPON COMPLETION OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:  (1) 12 MONTHS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE POSITION; (2) COMPLETION OF AN INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN, AND (3) COMPLETION OF A CLASSIFICATION REVIEW. INDIVIDUAL MAY BE PROMOTED WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION WHEN QUALIFIED AND RECOMMENDED BY THE SELECTING OFFICIAL; HOWEVER PROMOTION IS NOT GUARANTEED.

 

 

Open Area of Consideration: 1, 2

  
DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION: 

Area 1- Current permanent and indefinite bargaining unit Technicians of the Nebraska Army and Air National Guard and

Area 2 - All members of the Nebraska Air National Guard and personnel eligible to become members of the Nebraska Air National Guard.

 

Referral of Applicants: Qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official in the following order:

1.  Fully qualified Area 1 applicants.

2.  Fully qualified Area 2 applicants.

3.  Trainee qualified.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Military membership in the Nebraska Air National Guard is mandatory.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Individuals with military incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment.
  • Permanent Change of Station Benefits will not be paid.

DUTIES:

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(1) Assists with pre-award, post-award, and contract closeout functions for a variety of supply, services, and construction contract within the Air National Guard (ANG). Contracting is established through sealed bidding procedures with some assignments involving negotiated small disadvantaged business program contracts, architect/engineer contracts and Job Ordering Contracting (JOC) delivery orders.

(2) Assists in the development of, or initiates advance acquisition or contracting plan for projects. Recommends the appropriate contract type and applicable special provisions as they apply to the particular project. Prepares Commerce Business Daily (CBD) synopsis, selects provisions of the solicitation applicable to the particular procurement and prepares the Invitation for Bid (IFB) or Request for Proposal (RFP) for procurements. This includes preparation of solicitation provisions, proposal documents, contract clauses, and plans and specifications. Compiles Bidders Mailing List and issues the solicitation and subsequent amendment(s), if applicable. Ensures that prospective contractor sit visits and prebid conferences are conducted where appropriate.

(3) At the public bid opening, may draft Abstract of Bids and serve as Bid Opening Officer. Determines the responsiveness of all bids and prepares Bid Opening Report for distribution to the organization requirements office. Conducts pre-award survey of apparent low bidder with emphasis on financial resources, stability, past performance and capacity. Prepares responsibility determination for review and approval. Has responsibility for ensuring that funds obligation is in accordance with public law and that the pending contract is not over obligated. Assists in the preparation of the legal review package to contract award for submittal to the state or NGB-AQ.

(4) Prepares and distributes award package consisting of signed and approved contracts and labor and authority letters. Coordinates or conducts the pre-construction/performance conference; acts as recorder and prepares the minutes. Prepares Notice to Proceed (NTP). Receives and reviews contractor's performance and payment bonds and obtains bond legal review and acceptance. Evaluates contractor's Certificate of Insurance, Drafts Individual Procurement Action Report and award synopsis for Commerce Business Daily publication. Receives request for contract modification and makes recommendation as necessary. Drafts the request for the contractor's proposal for equitable adjustment and obtains government estimate from project engineer. Prices and negotiates supplemental agreements when authorized. Write Price Negotiation Memorandum (PNM).


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To be qualifying, experience must have been progressively responsible with increasingly difficult and complex duties. Experience must have been at the next lower or second lower grade or its non-federal equivalent.

 

*CREDITING EXPERIENCE: NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION. EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR RESUME. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED. BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: A bachelor's degree from an accredited education institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees WITH At least 24 semester hours in any combination 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 with the degree or in addition to the degree). AND The Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) dictates specific education, training requirements, knowledge and experience factors for Acquisition Corps Officers and individuals holding Contracting Officer positions above the simplified acquisition threshold must meet certain criteria. Grouping of education, training and experience standards provide the framework for progression in a career field and are used for the purpose of characterizing an acquisition officer's qualifications within a given career field. If applicants have not completed all the training required for their current position, they may not be considered as candidates to fill the vacant position on a promotion basis. If prevented from completing mandatory courses, this certification must be met within 24 months of selection. The three career levels are:

Level I: Basic or Entry level positions at GS-5 to GS-9.

Level II: Intermediate or "Journeyman" level positions, GS-9 to GS-12.

Level III: Advanced or Senior level position, GS-13 and above.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

GS-9 you must meet the basic qualifications plus have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade of a GS-7 OR 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education, or master's or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B. or J.D. Additionally all applicants must have completed two years of experience in contracting positions, which must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled, and must have completed mandatory contracting courses for a GS-9 position. TO BE CREDITABLE, COPIES OF COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED.


GS-7 you must meet the basic qualifications plus have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level of GS-5 or 1 full academic year of graduate education, law school, or superior academic achievement. As well as applicant must have completed two years of experience in contracting positions, which must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled, and must have completed mandatory contracting courses for a GS-7 position. TO BE CREDITABLE, COPIES OF COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED.

 

 

NOTE:  REGARDING QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignment must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Effective October 1, 2000 the Department of Defense (DoD) implemented Title 10, United State Code, Section 1723 through 1733, that puts a positive education requirement on this series, however if an individual occupied a GS-1102 position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold in DoD on or before September 30, 2000, are exempt from the educational requirements.


College transcripts MUST be submitted for professional positions or when substituting education for experience. NOTE: If you are using education as a substitution of experience OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualification, YOU MUST SUBMIT copies of college transcripts when required.  Failure to provide college transcripts when required will result in an ineligible rating. NOTE: The Nebraska National Guard HRO has a document entitled "Secrets to Getting a Technician Job"; you are encouraged to follow the link provided if you are interested. http://ne.ng.mil/ArmyGuard/Tech%20Branch%20Documents/SecretstoGettingaTechnicianJob1.pdf

 

REMEMBER: Military training directly related to the type of work of the position may be substituted on a day for day basis. 

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

 

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of612.pdf

 

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:  Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

 

MILITARY GRADES:  Maximum Military Grade E7; Minimum Military Grade E3; Military grade inversion within the full time work force is not permitted.  The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of the personnel supervised.

 

Compatible Military Assignments: Enlisted - 6C0X1, General ASVAB 72 required.

 

Individual does not have to be currently assigned to one of these career fields to be considered for this position; however compatibility requirements must be met prior to appointment to the position.

 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, and Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

 

2.  Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs. 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide BOTH of the following parts:

 

1.  Your responses to the Qualification Questionnaire, and

2.  Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of the Job Announcement.

Use the Online Qualification Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

(Here is a link for aiding you in building your Resume and some application tips):

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter

 

Option A:  Online Qualification Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Qualification Questionnaire:

  • You must click both "Finish" and "Submit" when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed - and your resume is not attached - until you click "Submit" button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.
  • You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualification Questionnaire.
  • You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Monday, September 30, 2013
  • To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

         1.  Go to https://www.applicationmanager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

         2.  Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 835928. Click Select a Vacancy.

         3.  Verify that all your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

  • You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout. (When you want to return, go to https://www.applicationmanager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)
  • If you submit more than one Qualification Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used. Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

 

To begin, choose one of the following options:

  • If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualification Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaire you may already have saved or submitted.

OR

  • If your résumé is going to be one you prepared OUTSIDE of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:   Online Questionnaire

 

 To return to Application Manager at any time, use whichever one of the links   you used to begin as described above, or simply go to https://ApplicationManager.gov.

 

Option B:   Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

 

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualification Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper.   Follow these steps:

1.   You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2.   Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 - after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3.   You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by FAX.    

  • By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.   The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.   Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required:

 

  • Current Resume or Application for Federal Employment - Optional Form 612
  • College Transcripts

 

Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information listed below:

 

   Work experience: (for each position you held that is related to this job) - (do not provide copies of job descriptions):

   - Job title.

   - Duties and accomplishments

   - If assigned additional duties in a position, include percentage of time spent performing the additional duties.

   - Number of hours per week.

   - Employer's name and address

   - Supervisor's name and phone number.

   - Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year).

   - Salary

   - Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacts.

 

   Military Experience: Include all military experience that is pertinent to be position for which you are applying:

   - Starting and ending dates of assignment.

   - Duty title of position.

   - MOSs/AFSCs.

   - Complete a separate experience block for each period of military service related to the position.

 

NOTE: Be specific and always include dates and complete details of all job related experience.

 

  • Transcripts (ARE REQUIRED IF BEING USED FOR SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION)

 

Transcripts are required if substituting education for experience or there is a mandatory education requirement.  Your college transcripts must identify, for each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received.   Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice.   Photocopies of original transcripts are acceptable, but you will be required to provide originals if you are selected for this position. 

 

  • If you are or have been a Federal employee, you are encouraged to submit a copy of your last Notification for Personnel Action, Form SF-50. 

The Questionnaire

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

835928
1. Title of Job

Contract Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

07
09

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Contract Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

312830109 Lincoln, NE

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. What is your area of consideration with the Nebraska Air National Guard?

A. Current permanent and/or indefinite bargaining unit technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard.
B. All members of the Nebraska Air National Guard and persons eligible to become members of the Nebraska Air National Guard.
C. I am not willing to join the Nebraska Air National Guard.

2. MILITARY MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.  Are you current an enlisted member in the military grade of E3-E7?

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE MILITARY (NEBRASKA AIR NATIONAL GUARD) PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL RECRUITING OFFICE AT 1-402-309-1172.

A. Yes, I am currently an enlisted member in the military grade of E3-E7.
B. No, I am not currently an enlisted member in the military grade of E3-E7 but I am willing to join.
C. No, I am not currently an enlisted military member in the military grade of E3-E7.
D. I do not wish to join the Nebraska Air National Guard.

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response that best describes your experience, education and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. You must select the best response for each question; do not leave any questions unanswered. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

3. THIS POSITION HAS A POSITIVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENT. Do you possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited education institution authorized to grand baccalaureate degrees WITH at least 24 semester hours in any combination 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) AND the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) dictates specific education, training requirements, knowledge and experience factors for Acquisition Corps Officers and individuals hold Contracting Officer positions above the simplified acquisition threshold must meet certain criteria. Groupings of education training and experience standards provide the framework for progression in a career field and are used for the purpose of characterizing an acquisition officer's qualifications within a given career field. If applicants have not completed all the training required for their current position, they may not be considered as candidates to fill the vacant position on a promotion basis. If prevented from completing mandatory courses, this certification must be met within 24 months of selection?  COPIES OF COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED.

The three career levels are:
Level I, Basic or Entry level positions at GS-5 or GS-9.
Level II, Intermediate or "Journeyman" level positions, GS-9 to GS-12.
Level III, Advanced or Senior level positions, GS-13 and above.

A. Yes
B. No

4. To qualify at the GS-9 do you meet the basic qualifications plus have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade of a GS-7 OR 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education, or master's or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B. or J.D. Additionally all applicants must have completed two years of experience in contracting positions, which must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled, and must have completed mandatory contracting courses for a GS-9 position.

TO BE CREDITABLE, COPIES OF COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED

A. Yes
B. No


5. To qualify at the GS-7 do you meet the basic qualification plug have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level of a GS-5 or 1 full academic year of graduate education, law school, or superior academic achievement. As well as applicant must have completed two years of experience in contracting positions, which must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled, and must have completed mandatory contracting courses for a GS-7 position.

TO BE CREDITABLE, COPIES OF COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED.

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

6. Utilized sealed bid and negotiated contracting procedures, assisted with acquisition of a variety of technical supply and service requirements.

7. Acquired or assisted with acquisition of specialized services and a variety of mission essential supply items which were complicated by urgent delivery requirements and which often required specialized terms and conditions.

8. Participated or contracted for a variety of construction projects ranging from minor remodeling to major rehabilitation, building maintenance, and paving.

9. Developed acquisition plans, solicitations, price analysis and market trend analysis to determine availability of product or service.

10. Reviewed industry publications and met with industry representatives to acquire or exchange information on a continuing basis.

11. Identified potential sources and publicized proposed requirements.

12. Arranged and conducted pre-bid, pre-negotiation meetings and on-site visits with contractor representatives, civil engineers, customers and other interested parties.

13. Reviewed the returned bid offers for compliance, evaluated offers, selected contractor and recommended and/or awarded contract based on limited warrant authority.

14. Prepared legal review packages and forwarded to appropriate office.

15. Recommended appropriate progress payments to contractors and withholdings from these payments as necessary.

16. Conducted labor surveys and investigations, checked payrolls for compliance with applicable wage rates, monitored insurance certificates and initiated related correspondence.

17. Served as a centralized clearing point for matters affecting the contract including changes, invoices, payments, fund obligations and adjustments, claims disputes, terminations, travel allowances, quality and performance.

18. Negotiated and/or participated in negotiations with parties and recommended through appropriate channels that contracts be terminated for default or for convenience of the government and effected termination when appropriate.

19. Recommended and issued suspension of work or stop work orders as necessary and negotiated equitable settlements for claims between the government and the contractor.

20. As previously explained, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you form the position/agency.

Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: (1) understand this warning, (2) have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, (3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capabilities, and (4) realize you must join the respective Nebraska National Guard and wear the uniform.

Failure to agree to this statement will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that I may be removed from consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Denise L. Anderson
Phone: (402)309-8177
Email: DENISE.L.ANDERSON12.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Nebraska National Guard
Human Resources Office
2433 NW 24th Street
Lincoln, NE
68524
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made, you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

 

Qualified candidates are referred to the selecting official in the following order:

  1. Fully qualified Area 1 applicants. (current NE National Guard bargaining unit technicians)
  2. Fully qualified Area 2 applicants.
  3. All trainee qualified applicants.

 

You will be kept informed of actions taken on your application.  The selecting official will contact you for an interview if your name is referred.

 

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX.

 

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions.  You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions.  Be sure to double check your application before submission.

Online Questionnaire


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Job Announcement Number:

NEAF-13-020

Control Number:

337455800