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Job Title:SUPV CONTRACT SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air Force Materiel Command

Job Announcement Number:8Y-Hill-842654-812043-EDHA

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$96,690.00 to $125,695.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, February 15, 2013 to Friday, February 22, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1102-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Kirtland AFB, NM United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, in southeast Albuquerque, is nestled between the Sandia and Manzano mountain ranges. It is home to Air Force Materiel Command's Nuclear Weapons Center and its subordinate wings. It is also home to the Directed Energy and Space Vehicle Directorates of the Air Force Research Laboratory.

This position is centrally managed by the Contracting Career Field Team.
DRUG TESTING: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN DESIGNATED FOR DRUG TESTING.   IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO URINALYSIS TESTING PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT AND YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO RANDOM URINALYSIS TESTING AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

This announcement is being posted to fill positions through the Expedited Hiring/Direct Hire Authority for Acquisition Positions.  This Direct Hire Authority is being used to recruit qualified individuals to designated acquisition positions.  The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions within the Department of Defense as shortage positions  and recruit and appoint qualified persons to those positions.  Your application will remain active and on file for 30 days after the closing date of the announcement.

FOR THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT:   

1. Online Application (Occupational Questionnaire)
2. Résumé
, for each block of work experience you must include month/year (starting/ending dates), salary, hours per week, job title, supervisors name/phone number (may we contact statement).
3. Transcripts (unofficial), if qualifying based on education OR if this position has an educational requirement.
4. Veterans, if you are a veteran with preference you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (a copy stating character of service, Service-2, Service-7, Member-4, or etc.).  If not separated you may provide a memo from your Military Personnel Office that includes your "character of service".  In addition, if claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a current VA letter dated 1991 or later stating your overall/combined percent of disability and a Standard Form (SF) 15 "Application for 10-pont Veterans' Preference".  For more information on veterans' preference see
www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
5. If applying under ICTAP eligibility, all supporting documents must be provided at time of application. Please refer to the ICTAP portion of the 'Benefits & Other Info' section of this announcement.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will be paid
  • Prior non-federal/active duty uniformed service may be creditable for leave

DUTIES:

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As a Supervisory Contract Specialist, GS-1102-14, you will serve as the Chief of the Specialized Contracting Branch, responsible for proper direction and execution on Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC)/PKE's contracting programs.   You will also:

-Plan, organize, and oversee the activities of the organization.

-Exercise supervisory personnel management responsibilities, directing, coordinating and overseeing work through subordinates.

-Represent the AFNWC with a variety of installation and functional area organizations.

-Serve as the Division Chief responsible for technical advisory direction and execution of AFNWC contract execution program.

-Direct the development of local business policy, procedures and guidance for the Division's contracting program.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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*** NOTE *** Applicants must meet the basic requirements as defined in 10 USC 1724 and as stated in this announcement.
GS-14 BASIC EDUCATION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  IAW DAWIA EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, Public Law 106-398, Section 808:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND at least 24 semester hours in business-related courses in any of the following disciplines: 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 October 1, 2000. Current members of the armed forces and Current DoD employees are exempt from the basic requirements if they: 1) Served as a contracting officer with authority to award or administer in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold on or before 30 September 2000; 2) Served on or before 30 September 2000, in a position as either an employee in the 1102 series or as a member of the Armed Forces in a similar occupation specialty.  
AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCEIn addition to meeting the basic DAWIA requirements described   above , applicants must possess two years of experience, which includes one year of specialized experience at the next lower pay grade (GS-13) or equivalent band under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems (for a Contracting Officer position, must possess two years of specialized experience per Public Law 10 USC 1724), AND must have completed any mandatory contracting courses for positions at the level and grade at which the person is serving. Specialized Experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled.    Examples of creditable specialized experience include the ability to independently plan, organize and direct the work of the office and knowledge of AFNWC/PKE and of government contracting statutes, regulations, instruction, policies, procedures, and guidelines.   Also required is the ability to plan, organize and direct the functions and mentor, motivate, and appraise the staff of an organization through subordinate supervisors.   Must be able to advise staff regarding policies, procedures, and directives of higher-level management or center staff.
AND ACQUISITION CORP MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: In addition to meeting basic DAWIA requirements and Specialized Experience described above, applicants must have 4 years of service in an Air Force acquisition-coded position, or comparable position elsewhere in DoD, government, or private industry, and CAP requirements  listed at  
https://www.my.af.mil/gcss-af/USAF/ep/contentView.do?contentType=EDITORIAL&contentId=c6925EC1979670FB5E044080020E329A9&channelPageId=s6925EC1348B50FB5E044080020E329A9&programId=t6925EC2E01490FB5E044080020E329A9

Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.


  

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Knowledge of AFNWC/PK and of government contracting statutes, regulations, instructions, policies, procedures and guidelines.
2. Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures.
3. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and mentor, motivate and appraise the staff of an organization through subordinate supervisors.  
4. Ability to analyze, plan, and adjust work operations of one or more organizational segments to meet program requirements and objectives within available resources.
5. Ability to conduct complex contracting through negotiated techniques, cost and price analysis and source selection procedure to effectively manage higher diverse functional areas.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. The Human Resource Specialist uses your responses to the occupational questionnaire, along with your resume and supporting documentation, to determine if you meet regulatory eligibilities listed in this vacancy announcement. 

If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.  


PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE
:
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.


BENEFITS:

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This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc .



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. Serves as a warranted contracting officer and completes required forms in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 USC 423).

2. May be required to travel by military or commercial aircraft in the performance of TDY assignment.

3. May be required to work overtime.
4. The employee must meet the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable to the duties of the position.   Contracting Level III must be obtained within 24 months of employment.

5. This is a Critical Acquisition Position (CAP). Employee must be a member of the Acquisition Corps at the time of appointment.   In addition, employee must execute, as a condition of appointment, a written agreement to remain in Federal Service in this position for at least 3 years.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:   INCUMBENT MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN A TOP SECRET LEVEL SECURITY CLEARANCE AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work is mostly sedentary but there is some walking, climbing and/or bending associated with the performance of normal duties.   The work requires long periods of sitting.
WORKING CONDITIONS:   Work is performed primarily in office areas, conference rooms, and similar environments although some visits to contractor's facilities and work performance sites are occasionally required.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: If you are deaf or Hard of Hearing and need assistance, please contact your local Video Relay Service provider to contact Andrea Rathbun at (801) 586-1819 for assistance.

SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION: Individuals with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the U.S. Air Force mission. For further information or to determine your eligibility click here: Special Hiring Authorities . ( http://www.opm.gov/disability/peoplewithdisabilities.asp ) Applicants who are selected must meet the qualification requirements and be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. If you are eligible and wish to be considered for non-competitive appointment, please indicate "5CFR 213.3102(u)" on your resume or state you are an individual with a disability eligible for a Schedule A appointment and follow all other instructions for applying.

REEMPLOYED ANNUITANTS: 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.   For more information on this policy please go to: http://www.cpms.osd.mil/ASSETS/E8AB932EA1E44617BAC7222922E42A62/DoDI140025-V300.pdf

ICTAP:   Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be rated as well qualified (80), without veterans' preference points, based on the answers provided to the questions contained in the Assessment Questionnaire and supporting application material, for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection.   Well qualified candidates are also required to meet any job-related personal, suitability, and/or medical requirements established for this position.  In addition to submitting documentation to reflect your current (or last) performance rating of record, which must be at least fully successful or the equivalent, 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. For more information, click here: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. Your resume must reflect the experience identified on the questionnaire.  The Human Resource Specialist uses your responses to the occupational questionnaire, along with your resume and supporting documentation, to determine if you meet regulatory appointment authority and qualifications as listed in this vacancy announcement.



HOW TO APPLY:

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

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section above)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, February 22, 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, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 842654.  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. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire
http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm1203fx.pdf, and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.  

PLEASE NOTE: In Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire, you may notice that the numbering restarts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section.  The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Please refer to the “Overview” Section of this announcement for other required documents.
QUESTIONS:  Any questions concerning this announcement may be addressed to 
Catherine M. Yeager (801)777-8013 CATHERINE.YEAGER@US.AF.MIL The subject line of your email must indicate the announcement number only (i.e., 8Y-Hill-842654-812043-EDHA).  Email inquiries are to address specific questions concerning this announcement.  General inquiries unrelated to a specific announcement will not receive a response.  Responses to inquiries will generally be returned within 2 business days.

COMPLETE APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM EASTERN TIME ON THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT,  Friday, February 22, 2013.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Catherine M. Yeager
Phone: (801)777-8013
Email: CATHERINE.YEAGER@US.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
Kirtland Hill
AFPC/DPIDOT
6053 Elm Ln
Bldg 1245 Rm 2
Hill Air Force Base, UT
84056-5819

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Electronic submission is the quickest and easiest option.   Please ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

(1) Applicants will be notified by USAJOBS when their application has been received. This notification does not imply that you have submitted all the necessary documentation for this announcement, so read the announcement carefully. (2) After the announcement closes, your application will be evaluated. If you are deemed "eligible" or "ineligible", you will receive an appropriate "Notice of Results". (3) If you are referred to the selecting official at this time, you will also receive a "Notice of Referral". If you are deemed eligible, but are not referred to the selecting official at this time, you will receive a "Notice of Non-Referral". (4) If you are referred, but not selected, you will receive a "Disposition Letter" notifying you of the non-selection. If you are selected, you will receive a tentative offer of employment via email notification.


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Job Announcement Number:

8Y-Hill-842654-812043-EDHA

Control Number:

337944000