Job Overview

Summary

Reclamation is a contemporary water management agency. Reclamation is best known for Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River and Folsom Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler of water in the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the western United States. Visit: http://www.usbr.gov. View our DVD titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" at: http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hr/video/

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-PN-VA-RTS2-13-179 for current federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. If you are interested in applying under both announcement numbers, you must submit application packages for each.

Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on your expertise as a Contract Specialist for the Regional Contract Office, Grand Coulee Acquisition Group (GCAG). You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands working at the largest hydro-electric Powerplant in North America - Grand Coulee Dam.

The GCAG Branch Office works directly with departmental managers, field personnel, and program managers and is responsible for a variety of materials, equipment, small construction and non-personal services necessary for the operations, maintenance, and construction activities of the Grand Coulee Dam.

Here is a great opportunity to join a great organization with stellar growth potential! Great Benefits Package: paid vacation, sick days, holidays, health and life insurance and an excellent retirement package! http://www.usbr.gov/pn.about/hr/area-information.html.

Location - Grand Coulee, WA http://www.usbr.gov/pn/about/hr/area-information.html .

Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval. 

Relocation expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision. First-post-of-Duty relocation expenses are authorized for new appointment or reinstatement eligibles.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

Duties

This position works directly with departmental managers, field personnel, and program managers and is responsible for a variety of materials, equipment, small construction, and non personal services necessary for the operations, maintenance, and construction activities of the Grand Coulee Power Office.  You will ultimately:

-Provide a full range of pre-award and post-award functions for a variety of simplified acquisition actions and basic supply, service and construction contracts.

-Provide guidance to technical personnel in formally advertised procurements.

-Plan the procurement action in negotiated procurements.

-Monitor contractor performance.

-Implement simplified acquisition procedures.