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Job Title:Contract Specialist

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Job Announcement Number:EA31102-11-891512NI610470-D

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$57,408.00 to $74,628.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, May 13, 2013 to Saturday, May 18, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1102-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Camp Lejeune, NC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

 

OVERVIEW

 

This position is located in the Contract Division of the Material Management Department, Director for Administration, Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

DUTIES:

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This is a DAWIA Level II position.

·         Manage pre-award and post-award functions for service, equipment, construction and automated data processing equipment contracts for activities located at Naval Hospital, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune and other activities as requested and directed.

·         Service a variety of contracts which frequently requiring special handling provisions or other specialized terms and conditions (requirements includes technical equipment, supplies, construction and services).

·         Provide guidance to technical personnel involved in the development of the statement data requirements and formulate the contracting approach that will best satisfy the requirement.

·         Make decisions or recommendations involving problems such as labor standards violations, expedite delivery, issue change orders, issue show cause and cure notices, exercise contractual options and process contractor claims.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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BASIC REQUIREMENTS:  All applicants must meet the following basic requirements and specialized experience listed below:

 

A.   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees and

B.   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).

 

NOTE: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Current civilian personnel in DoD, who occupied GS-1102 positions or contracting positions with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold in DoD on or before September 30, 2000 are exempt from meeting this requirement.

 

POSITIVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:   This position has a Positive Education Requirement. In order to verify that you meet the positive education qualifications for this position, you should submit a complete copy of their transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (Course title, semester/quarter hours and grade). Failure to submit this information may result in an ineligible rating.  You may submit your transcripts or list of college courses through the "Application Manager" or by fax.  This is the only method in which transcripts can be submitted.  Failure to provide this information may result in an ineligible rating. (Faxing instructions may be found under the "How to Apply" section.)

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:   In order to qualify for this position, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

 

  • Experience preparing solicitations, and determining sources to be solicited.
  • Experience conducting pre-bid conferences and processing protests.
  • Experience determining bids responsiveness and determining the responsibility of the apparent low bidder based on analysis of financial and technical information gained during the pre-award survey and recommends awarding the contract.
  • Experience monitoring contractor performance based on the completion schedule required by ensuring timely submission of technical progress reports, detecting labor standards violations, and monitoring the contractors use of government furnished property inventories and issuing change orders.
  • Experience handling pre-award and post-award functions involving construction, service and/equipment contracts including complexities such as fixed price and cost contracts, inclusion of special provisions (government furnished property, and quality assurance inspections).

 

QUALITY RANKING FACTOR:  This position has a Quality Ranking Factor (QRF). This is a quality ranking factor that could be expected to enhance significantly the performance of the applicant in the position. The actual QRF is   Level II certification in the Contracting field.   You do not have to possess the factor in order to be rated eligible; however, applicants possessing the factor will receive additional points. Possession of the factor must be verifiable via your resume OR submitting a copy of the certification with you application.

 

This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience.   Applicants should meet the DAWIA Certification requirements for the Contracting Career Field and be certified at Level I at the time of application.   If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.

 

Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.   Certification requirements may be viewed at http://www.dau.mil/catalog/Appendix_B.pdf

 

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.  

 

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.   To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link:   View Assessment Questions.


EDUCATION:

Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned).   See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

 

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

REQUIREMENTS: 

Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

 

Incumbent will be required to be vaccinated as a condition of employment.  People who believe they warrant a medical or religious exemption from a mandatory vaccination must provide documentation with the signature of their medical provider or Naval Hospital Chaplain.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation.

  

You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below.  Additional points are not added for veterans’ preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

 

If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:

Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.

Highly Qualified-Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. 

Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.

 

If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

 

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.


BENEFITS:

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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.



OTHER INFORMATION:

This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

 

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

 

Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.

 

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

 

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.


Federal Annuitant Information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants.  Policy information may be found at: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

 

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible: 

ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified.  For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:  http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ICTAP_Statement.pdf

  

Military Spouse Preference (MSP):

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/Mil_Spouse_Pref_Statement.pdf

 

Veteran’s Preference Information:

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/Vet_%20Preference_Statement.pdf



HOW TO APPLY:

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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 apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Complete Resume.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire

- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. 

 

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Saturday, May 18, 2013

 

If more than one resume is received, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed. 

If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account:  https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  

 

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:   http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicationInfo_HowtoApplyviaFax.pdf. 

  

This Vacancy ID is 891512.  

 

Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement.  All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.

 

** It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. 

HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

 

The following documents are required (resume, assessment questionnaire and required documents listed below.  Copies are sufficient): PLEASE READ THE LINK BELOW FOR DETAILED EXPLANATIONS:

 

.  Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional)

.  Completed assessment questionnaire (part of the online application)

.  ICTAP documentation (if claiming ICTAP preference)

.  Veterans' Preference Documentation, if applicable (DD-214/DD-215 or statement of service (showing character of discharge),  VA letter (showing total percentage of disability), SF-15-see Other Information section for further details)

.  Military Sponsor's PCS Orders (if claiming military spouse preference)

.  Transcripts or Unofficial Transcripts (if qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience). If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment.

 

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc).  Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide: 

 

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicantChecklist.pdf

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

HRSC EAST Navy
Phone: (757)396-7994
Email: HRSCEAST.DEU@NAVY.MIL
Agency Information:
Navy OCHR Norfolk Ops Center
Human Resource Service Center East
Bldg 17 Norfolk Naval Shipyard
TDD 858-577-5723
Portsmouth, VA
23709

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement.  You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.  

 

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. Best qualified applicants with veterans' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration.  If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

 

If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/NotificationSettings.aspx.

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Job Announcement Number:

EA31102-11-891512NI610470-D

Control Number:

343503300