Basic Qualification Requirements for GS-1102 positions at all grade levels:
A. Completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field. NOTE: You must submit copies of college transcripts.
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. NOTE: You must submit copies of college transcripts.
Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. Employees who occupy GS-1102 positions at grades 5 through 12 will be considered to meet the basic requirements for other GS-1102 positions up to and including those classified at GS-12. This includes positions at other agencies and promotions up through grade 12. However, employees must meet specialized experience requirements when seeking another position.
GS-7 level: In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement above, applicants must meet one of the qualification requirements below:
A. Meet Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) based on one of the following: (1) class standing (upper third standing in graduating class); (2) grade-point average (2.95 overall or over the last two years of bachelor's degree -or- 3.45 in your major field or over the last two years in your major); or (3) election to membership in a national scholastic honor society. NOTE: You must submit copies of college transcripts.
B. Completed one full year (18 hours) of graduate level study in one of the following fields of study: accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management. NOTE: You must submit copies of college transcripts.
C. At least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the Federal Service (or similar in other pay systems) that has equipped you with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Specialized experience includes: assisting with the evaluation of bids and/or proposals; reviewing contract terms and conditions for compliance with purchase descriptions; assisting with conducting standard meetings such as pre-bid or pre-work; and performing basic price analyses using available price lists and historical procurement records.
D. A combination of graduate education described in "B" and specialized experience described in "C." To determine if you qualify by combining education and experience, compute your total qualifying experience as a percentage of the total experience required; then determine your education as a percentage of the total education required. Add the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100% to qualify. NOTE: You must submit copies of college transcripts.
If appropriate: Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
Other Conditions of Employment:
1. Relocation incentive or recruitment incentive MAY be offered with this recruitment; however, Southwestern management will NOT pay for relocation expenses such as the sale of residence at an old duty location or the movement of household goods.
2. All members of the acquisition workforce must obtain training and be certified to appropriate levels, as specified in Department of Energy's (DOEs) Acquisition Career Management program handbook. This handbook is located at: http://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/ACMPHandbook_3.pdf. Employees at the GS-5 and GS-7 levels must meet Level 1 certification requirements before they can be promoted to the GS-9 level position.
3. GS-1102s must obtain 80 hours of continuing learning/continuing education (CL/CE) every 2 years to maintain their certification levels. Failure to obtain the required CL/CE will result in expiration to the certification and may result in reassignment to a position not requiring a contracting officers warrant. An individual with a FAC-C or DoD certificate will have 2 years from the date certified by another agency to obtain 80 hours of CL/CE. New hires, i.e., those from the private sector or those joining the acquisition workforce, who enter the DOE acquisition workforce as a GS-5 or GS-7, have 18 months to obtain Level 1 certification.
4. Applicant must be able to type at least 40 wpm. Applicants must self-certify on the assessment questionnaire.
5. Applicants will be required to do some travel in the performance of their duties or training and must be able to obtain and maintain a Federal credit card.
6. Selectees employment is contingent upon the successful adjudication of a background investigation and fingerprint check.
7. Applicants must submit a copy of their college transcripts (which includes course titles, major, credit hours, and grade-point average) with their application/resume materials.
8. This position has non-competitive promotional potential to the GS-12 level. The agency, however, is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to the selectee. Future promotions depend on the selectees ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.
9. More than one position (2) may be filled through this recruitment effort.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
CATEGORY RATING: Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of your 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. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of the following quality categories: Highly Qualified, Well-Qualified and Qualified. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following characteristics:
· Educational Background
· Work Experience
· Social Organizations
· Mathematical Skills
The Category Rating Process does not add veterans preference points or apply the rule of three, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 per cent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).