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Job Title:  Procurement Analyst
Department:  Department of Defense
Agency:  Defense Logistics Agency
Job Announcement Number:  DLALndMartm-13-842725-DE

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$58,916.00 to $91,801.00 / Per Year
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Monday, April 01, 2013
Full Time - Permanent
Few vacancies in the following location:
Whitehall, OH United StatesView Map
United States Citizens


America's Logistics Combat Support Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.  


  • See Conditions of Employment for requirements related to this position


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As a Procurement Analyst, you will be responsible for the following duties:

This position may be filled at any of the grade levels announced.  If selected at the GS-1 level, the selectee may be non-competitively promoted to the next grade level in the time frame allowed by the merit promotion regulations and upon recommendation of the supervisor.  Promotion is contingent upon satisfactory completion of any required training, regulatory requirements; demonstrated ability to perform the duties of the position and the availability of work at the next level at the time of promotion.

At the GS-11 level, the incumbent will participate in formal and on-the-job training designed to prepare them for advancement to the target level position. Assignments are designed to provide diversified experience as a foundation for future responsibility.

·         Reviews Small Business Coordination Records (DD2579s) and works with procurement personnel to locate opportunities for set-asides (Small Business, 8(a) program firms, Historically Underutilized Business Zone companies, service disabled veteran owned and woman owned small businesses.

·         Advises and assists small business concerns, to locate opportunities for obtaining DLA contracts.

·         Assists small and disadvantaged businesses in obtaining drawings and specifications for items not currently on solicitation.

·         Keeps informed on items lacking competition to locate small business sources with interest in such items either by current or past production or potential production through reverse engineering.

·         Advises small businesses, National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and National Industries for Severely Handicapped (NISH) on buying and selling methods by providing one-on-one instruction in the use of DLA’s websites, the System for Award Management (SAM system), the use of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) for further training and the various SBA programs.

·         Advises small businesses on the types of items being bought to determine appropriate strategies to market to the government. 

·         Publicizes opportunities for small business concerns to participate in procurements in FebBizOpps and other venues.

·         Explains types of items currently being purchased with specific reference to those items that lend themselves to participation by businesses in all socioeconomic categories.

·         Explains specifications and purchase descriptions, procurement regulations, payment procedures and contract administration procedures.

·         Conducts surveys and site visits of industrial plants to evaluate present and potential capacity for production of specific commodities on the basis of availability of equipment and machinery, labor supply, managerial skills, etc.

·         Supports sheltered workshops under the AbilityOne Program for contracting with blind and other severely handicapped industry contractors.

·         Manages all socio-economic programs by supply chain.

·         Participates as a source selection team member tasked with evaluating socio-economic proposal evaluations.

·         Utilizes these systems and applications for process improvement and increased efficiencies whereby expanding the success of DLA Land and Maritime Small Business Programs.

·         Utilizes these systems and applications for process improvement and increased efficiencies whereby expanding the success of DLA Land and Maritime Small Business Programs.

ABOUT THE POSITION:  This is an Acquisition, Technology & Logistics (AT&L) Workforce Position in the contracting career Field. The incumbent will be required to become certified at Level II (2) in the contracting career field within 24 months unless a Position Requirements Waiver is approved to extend the 24 month period. AT&L position requirements will be used in the evaluation criteria.


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To qualify for a Procurement Analyst, your resume must support:

DAWIA Education Requirements: Public Law 106-398, Section 808: A.) A bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND B.), At least 24 semester hours (or the equivalent) of study from an accredited institution of higher education in any of the following disciplines (business courses) – accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods and organization and management; OR C.), A civilian employee in DoD who occupied a GS-1102 position or contracting officer position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold on or before September 30th, 2000, is excluded from the requirements of A. and B. above, but must meet the requirements in Public Law 101-510, section 1724: A. OR B. above or have 10 years of acquisition experience prior to October 1, 1991.

Applicants must submit a copy of their original certified college transcripts from an accredited educational institution which reflects that a Bachelor’s degree was conferred and the date conferred.  Applicants should also submit copies of original certified college transcripts from an accredited educational institution for any education courses completed above or in addition to their Bachelor’s degree.  Failure to submit your transcripts will result in lost consideration.

In addition to the DAWIA Education Requirement, applicants must demonstrate in their resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position.  To be creditable, specialized experience must be equivalent to the next lower grade level for which you are applying and that experience is equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector which is in or directly related to the work of this position.  You must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. 

At the GS-11 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level.  Examples of specialized experience are identified in the major duties of this announcement and may also include:

·         Uses a wide range of contracting methods and contract types to plan and carry out pre-award and/or post-award procurement actions.

·         Analyzes difficult contracting issues and identifies alternative courses of action; modify standard contracting procedures and terms to satisfy specialized requirements.

·         Solves a variety of contracting problems, including those requiring significant departures from previous approaches.

·         Performs cost or price analysis, including review of cost breakdowns to determine reasonableness.

At the GS-11 level, applicants may substitute education for the required specialized experience as follows:  three (3) full academic years of progressively higher level graduate or, Ph.D. or, equivalent doctoral degree.  Qualifying graduate education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education and must include at least 24 semester hours (or the equivalent) of business courses as described in “A” above.  

At the GS-11 level, combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet the total qualification requirements and may be computed by first determining the applicant’s total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required; then determining the applicant’s education as a percentage of the education required, and then adding the two percentages together.  The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for the GS-11 grade level.

At the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level.  Examples of specialized experience are identified in the major duties of this announcement and may also include:

·         Recommends additional small business sources to permit set-aside procurements and assure that small businesses are afforded the opportunity to participate in and receive a fair proportion of Government contracts.

·         Reviews procurement requirements and contracting officer's determinations to solicit procurements on an unrestricted basis or dissolve set-asides for small business.

·         Conducts reviews of contracts or contract changes within predetermined categories based on dollar value, method of acquisition, and other factors.

·         Identifies operations of industries, and the materials, facilities and methods required to produce items procured in order to recommend possible breakout of work for small business concerns and to locate new sources for future contracts.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas:

·         Knowledge of small business law and Government procurement laws, regulations, theory, concepts and practices to identify contract opportunities for small businesses and AbilityOne suppliers.

·         Ability to effectively communicate orally in order to speak in various forums.

·         Ability to effectively communicate in writing.

·         Skill in market research techniques and determinations.

·         Skill in problem solving techniques utilizing quantitative and qualitative methods.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses: Not Authorized
Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses: Not Authorized
Recruitment or a Relocation Incentive has not been authorized
Tour of Duty: Flexible
Overtime Work: Occasional
Temporary Duty (TDY):  Occasional
Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive without access
Drug Testing Designated Position: No
Financial Statement Filing: Required
Incumbent Subject to Rotation: No
Mobility Agreement: No
Fair Labor Standards Act: GS-11 is Non-Exempt; GS-12 is Exempt
Supervisory Probation: Not Required
Supervisory Certification Program: Not Required
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Civilian Expeditionary Workforce: No
Mission Essential:  No
Pre-Employment Physical:  No
Licenses/Certifications: DAWIA Level II in Contracting
Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria - The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:
For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at:


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

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.



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For information regarding Federal benefits, please see:


ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan):   If you are an eligible Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated Highly Qualified under Category Rating procedures used as the rating criteria for this position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.  Additional information may also be found at the General Information and Definitions link below.


MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE:  Information and required documentation for claiming Military Spouse Preference may be found at the General Information and Definitions link below. 


SELECTIVE SERVICE:  ATTENTION MALE APPLICANTS BORN AFTER 12/31/1959 must certify prior to job offer that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law. 


Please review the General information and Definitions at: 




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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Completed Resume – (Required) For more information click on "How To Prepare A Resume" 
- Completed Questionnaire  – (Required)
- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the required documents section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Assessment Questions

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, April 01, 2013.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into 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 review the status of an application through USAJOBS:

  1. Log into your USAJOBS account.
  2. Click Application Status within our profile to expand your application.
  3. Click the more information link under the Application Status column for this position. You will be routed to Application Manager.
  4. Click the Vacancy ID link to open the Application package. The Details tab displays by default. The Details tab displays comprehensive information about the selected Application Package including: assessment(s) and the status, supporting documents and their status, correspondence sent to you by the hiring agency, and your application processing status.
  5. For additional information, see Details Tab and Checklist Tab.


    If you have completed the application process online and were unable to upload your supporting documents, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID  842725 and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    Note: If you are unable to apply online please follow the directions located at:


The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee).  Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide:



Jodi M. Evans-Harris
Phone: (614)692-0286
TDD: 800-750-0750
Agency Information:
DLA Human Resources Services Columbus
3990 E Broad Street
Bldg 11 Section 3
Columbus, OH


Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt.  Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.  A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official, and you will receive a notification of referral.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.  If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviewing (BBI)
Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates. 

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