In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position has a Selective Placement Factor (screen-out) which will be used to determine minimum qualifications for this position. Applicants not possessing this Selective Placement Factor will be found ineligible for this position. The Selective Placement Factor is: Applicants must possess a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) on all undergraduate work. (NOTE: ALL College Transcripts must be submitted as proof of claimed education and grade point average.)
BASIC REQUIREMENT FOR CONTRACT SPECIALIST: A bachelor's degree or higher (or will complete by June 30, 2014) from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees that included or was supplemented by 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). OR Current DoD employee who occupied GS-1102 positions or contracting positions with authority to award or administers contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold on or before 30 Sep 2000, or served on or before 30 Sep 2000 in a position as an employee in the GS-1102 series. OR Current military member who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS-1102 on or before 20 Sep 2000 with the authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold. (You must be a current member of the armed forces on the date you file this application for this provision to apply.)
A degree (completed by June 30, 2014) that meets the requirements through one of the following methods, no more than 10% of academic credit can be based on pass/fail or similar non-traditional grading systems.
· 2.95 GPA overall or higher in last 2 years (= or less than 10% Pass/Fail
· 3.45 GPA or higher in major or last 2 years in major (=or less than 10% Pass/Fail)
· Upper 1/3 ranking in graduating class (you must submit proof with your application.
· National Scholastic Honor Society. Membership in a freshman honor society cannot be used to meet the requirements of this provision. (You must submit proof with your application) OR
Experience: One year of professional experience in an appropriate field comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-5 level work or equivalent in the Federal service that equipped applicants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of a Contract Specialist. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: monitoring contractor requirements and completing required contractor paperwork. OR Education: One year of graduate education (18 semester hours) in business or related disciplines or Law School (by June 30, 2014). OR Combination of Education and Experience: Applicants that possess a percentage of the required professional experience and a percentage of the required graduate level of education such that, when the percentages of the required graduate education and specialized experience are added together, they equal 100%. (Only graduate education and only professional experience equivalent to the GS-5 or higher is creditable.)
Additional qualification information can be found from the following web site: https://www.navymedical.jobs/dod_standards.html
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. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.
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 all 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. Degree audits are not acceptable.
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 f or further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
*Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
*Applicants will be required to sign a mobility agreement upon acceptance of position. Failure to agree to mobility agreement will result in revocation of a position offer.
*A secret security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
*A 40 hour work week is typical for this position.
*Selectee may be required to travel 1-5 days a month.
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 to determine your ability to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies for this position.
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 will 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.
Within these categories, applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. 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.