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Job Title:SUPERVISORY CONTRACT SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide

Job Announcement Number:9D-DCIPS-860897-790126-LRM

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$71,674.00 to $93,175.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, March 28, 2013 to Wednesday, April 03, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GG-1102-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
El Segundo, CA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

THIS IS AN INTERNAL ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN TO CURRENT PERMANENT AIR FORCE SPACE MISSILE COMMAND (AFSPC) CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES ONLY

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

 

IF APPLICABLE: Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).

 

This is a GG-13 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-13 duties for the "Supervision/Management" work category are at the "Senior" work level and are equivalent to those at the GG-13 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.

 

***Salary Ranges shown do not include local market supplement ***

 

THIS IS A CONTRACTING CENTRALLY MANAGED POSITION

 

The organizational location of this position is: DAF. AFSPC,  SMC DIRECTORATE OF CONTRACTING, LOS ANGELES AFB CA 

 

RPA# 12NOV9DPK00000790126

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses MAY be paid
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance

DUTIES:

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MAJOR DUTIES for SUPERVISORY CONTRACTING SPECIALIST, GG-1102-13

 

·        The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a supervisor, providing, planning, directing, organizing, and exercising control over nonsupervisory employees assigned to SMC/PK

·        Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of Procuring Contracting Officer, ensuring that contracting activities complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs

·        Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.  Advises and provides counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management

·        Represents Contracting Division with a variety of installation and functional area organizations.  Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with military and civilian managers, supervisors, leader and contracting officials

·        Serves as a warrant Procuring Contracting Officer.  Performs Pre/post contract award functions for highly complex, high monetary value, long term acquisitions for a major weapon system.  Protects classified material

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS. This position is in the Excepted Service.


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.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND at least 24 hours in business-related courses in any 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).

NOTE: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Is a current member of the Armed Forces (not retired or separated) OR a current DOD employee that meets the following requirements: 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 GS-1102 series or as a member of the Armed Forces in a similar occupation specialty; OR, (3) is in the contingency contracting force.

AND

 

NOTE: IN ADDITION TO MEETING THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS ABOVE APPLICANT MUST ALSO MEET THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In addition to meeting the basic requirements above, applicants must have completed all contracting courses required for Contracting Officers and have at least two (2) years of specialized experience in contracting positions in accordance with OPM Operating Manual, Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions, General Policies and Instructions, of which 52 weeks must have been equivalent at the GG-12 level or qualifying pay band or other pay systems.

 

Examples of creditable specialized experience include: (1) soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, and awarding contracts; (2) administering contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions; (3) terminating contracts by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims and proposals; (4) analyzing and evaluating cost/price proposals and accounting systems; (5) planning, establishing, or reviewing contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; (6) formulating and administering policies and procedures to insure achievement of socioeconomic goals; (7) developing acquisition strategies and directing or managing procurements; and/or (8) providing functional staff advisory services within the contracting occupation. Duties may have included awarding of contracts within delegated contracting officer authority, or recommending award to contracting officer on contracts outside delegated authority. Exercises experienced judgment, initiative and resourcefulness to identify regulations and laws which do or do not apply to the particular procurement, to devise new contractual provisions or innovative financial arrangements and incentives, to develop justifications for adopting a contractual posture which includes new or modified contractual positions or which appears to be at variance with established guidelines. Serves as technical expert and advisor to management, customers, and contractors in assignment area relative to the market, the industry, specifications, socioeconomic concerns, and similar matters. Technical decisions are normally accepted. May serve as leader over lower grade contract specialists, providing technical direction and guidance on unusual problems and new assignments.

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 Government and agency-specific guidelines, including statutes, regulations, policies and procedures.

2.    Knowledge of business practices and market conditions applicable to acquisition requirements.

3.    Knowledge of assigned contracting and procurement specializations and applicable contract types.

4.    Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures.

5.    Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of a small to medium sized organization.

6.    Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

7.    Knowledge of security practices for ensuring the safeguarding of classified information.

8.    Skill in use of computer systems and business software, and automated acquisition system (Con Write).

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

 


ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

 

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

1.    Position is designated non-critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a SECRET (S) security clearance. A non-disclosure agreement must be signed.

2.    Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.

3.    Employee must meet, or be capable of meeting, Defense Acquisition Work Improvement Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable to the position.

4.    Employee is required to submit an initial and annual SF-450 (Financial Disclosure) in accordance with the Joint Ethics Regulation.

5.    Must be a warranted Procurement Contracting Officer.

6.    This position has been designated as an acquisition position and is covered by the Acquisition Professional Development Program (APDP).

 

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire.  Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.


BENEFITS:

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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here.

 

Employed Annuitants (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.   Click here for more information.

 

Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

 

Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

 

Temporary and Term Appointments:  If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

 

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

 

DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.



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 below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, April 03, 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, click here for the required cover page.  This Vacancy ID is 860897.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.  Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

 

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.  You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

 

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.

 

·        Online Application (Questionnaire)

·        Resume - If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.

 

If you are faxing any documents, click here for the official cover sheet to print.  The fax number is 478-757-3144.

 

Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

AFPC RSC
Phone: (800)525-0102
TDD: 800-382-0893
Email: CALL_ONLY_DO_NOT_EMAIL_@1800.525.0102.ORG
Agency Information:
Los Angeles AFB
SMC/DP
483 NORTH AVIATION BOULEVARD
LOS ANGELES AFB, CA
90245

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent. 


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Job Announcement Number:

9D-DCIPS-860897-790126-LRM

Control Number:

340651000