Basic Educational Requirement - All applicants must meet the one of the following criteria to qualify for the GS-1102 series:
A. Completion of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field. Or,
B. Completion of 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. Or,
C. Occupy a GS-1102 position within the Federal Government since January 1, 2000.
Minimum Qualifications Requirement - To qualify for the GS-11 grade level you must meet one of the following criteria:
A. One or more years of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 Federal grade level that has equipped you with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples of such specialized experience include negotiating for supplemental agreements, adjustments, or settlements; conducting cost analysis and verifying licenses as a contract administrator/officer; and preparing negotiation memorandum to explain final settlements. Or,
B. Completion of a Ph.D., an equivalent degree, or 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education in accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. Or,
C. A combination of the specialized experience and graduate education described in "A" and "B" above which, when combined, equals at least 100% of the requirement. Note: To determine if you qualify by combining experience and education, compute your total qualifying experience as a percentage of the total experience required; then compute your amount of education as a percentage of the total education require (only graduate education beyond 36 hours is creditable). Add the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100% to qualify.
Minimum Qualifications Requirement - To qualify for the GS-12 grade level you must meet the following criteria:
A. One or more years of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 Federal grade level that has equipped you with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples of such specialized experience include making final determinations on price adjustments and deviations from contract terms, conditions, and delivery schedules; cancelling or terminating contracts, and negotiating prices and executing supplemental agreements for complex service commodity contracts.
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.
Transcripts (unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that you meet the educational requirement or substitution.
Education must be accredited by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalence with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
· Background Investigation: You may need to successfully complete a background investigation before appointed into the position.
· Probationary Period: You may be required to serve a one year probationary period.
· Time in Grade (TIG): Current employees, Transfer and/or Reinstatement Eligibles must have a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade GS-grade level to be eligible under Merit Promotion. An SF-50 must be provided which shows your current pay plan/series/grade to verify time-in-grade requirements are met. Failure to provide an appropriate SF-50 will result in an ineligible rating.
· Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
· Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.
Your application will be evaluated based on your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
- Verbal Communication
- Coordination of Work
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Please note that 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, or you may lose consideration for this position.
If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.