A. Applicants for this position must be a qualified typist at a minimum of 40 words per minute. You must indicate your typing speed on your resume. Applicants who do not meet this requirement will not be eligible for further consideration and will be found not qualified for this position.
B. One (1) year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. To be creditable, specialized experience must be equivalent to the next lower grade level, and that experience is equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector which is in or directly related to the work of this position.
1. At the GS-05 level, applicants must have one year equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include:
Reviews and screens purchase requests for standard information such as item name, part number and the like.
Prepares paperwork in support of the purchasing process.
Communicates with others in the organization to obtain, clarify, or give facts and information relating to the purchasing process.
Performs basic arithmetic used in business to make simple comparisons of price, discounts, transportation costs, or similar terms.
Uses automated or manual small purchase systems sufficient to locate, add, and retrieve information.
2. At the GS-05 level, applicants may substitute education for the required specialized experience as follows: Possess at least four (4) years of education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the prerequisite and the course work must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work. Creditable education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
3. Combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements for the GS-05 grade level and may be computed by first determining the applicant's total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required; then determining the applicant's education as a percentage of the education required, and then adding the two percentages together. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for the GS-05.
4. At the GS-06 level, in the addition to the above, applicants must have one year equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level. Examples of creditable specialized experience include:
Uses solicitation and purchasing methods to make competitive or sole source small purchases.
Collects data to determine price reasonableness for new items and accurately documents findings.
Identifies problem areas in specifications or work statements and initiates corrective action.
Determines if quotations are responsive or if substitutions are acceptable.
Consolidates orders to meet minimum ordering quantities under Federal Supply Schedules.
Assists customers in defining product characteristics, and explains the rules on use of mandatory supply sources and penalties for returning items.
Negotiates with vendors on a limited variety of issues, such as, price breaks for items ordered before a sale date; accelerated delivery; reduction of service charges; and, waiver of restocking fees.
Identifies additional sources of supply from established lists, history files, catalogs, websites, etc.
Negotiates for price reductions or other remedies.
Monitors vendor performance through contacts and reviewing of progress reports.
Purchases commercial supplies and services through competitive open market procedures or through orders against established contracts.
5. At the GS-07 level, in addition to the above, applicants must have one year equivalent to at least the GS-06 grade level. Examples of creditable specialized experience include:
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas:
Knowledge of the Government Purchase Card and simplified acquisition policies and procedures.
Ability to interpret and apply provisions of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition. Regulation Supplement (DFARS), DLA Acquisition policies, as well as purchasing and commercial acquisition procedures pertaining to simplified acquisitions.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with customers and suppliers.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses: Not Authorized
Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses: Not Authorized
Work Schedule: Full Time
Tour of Duty: Set Schedule- 0630-1500, Mon -Fri
Overtime Work: Frequently
Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: None
Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive/Confidential
Drug Testing Designated Position: No
Fair Labor Standards Act: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria
The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf
Emergency Essential: No
For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at:
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your résumé and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:
Best-Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.
Highly-Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.
Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
Names of the candidates in the Best-Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.
Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans preference you are claiming on your résumé. Your veterans preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
All Veterans: You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4). Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf