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Job Title:Procurement Technician (FBMS Requisitioner) GS-1106-5/6/7, (JW-DEU)

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Bureau of Reclamation

Job Announcement Number:BR-DO-2014-047

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$33,608.00 to $54,662.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 to Wednesday, April 23, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1106-05/07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Permanent - Full Time

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Lakewood, CO View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All United States Citizens and United States Nationals.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-DO-2014-046, 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 an individual looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Procurement Technician. You can make a difference in the West by supporting operations in the Acquisitions Operations Group.

Would you enjoy supporting the efficient operation of Government contracting and procurement teams? Responsibilities include providing technical assistaince program and aadministrative offices for the creation of documents within the FBMS Systems, Applications, and Products (SAP) software application and forwards Purchase Requests (PRs) to contract specialists within the Bureau.

LOCATION: Acquisition Operations Group, Lakewood, CO.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must submit a resume and supporting documentation (See How to Apply)
  • You must meet specialized experience requirements (See Qualifications)
  • For veteran consideration, submit document(s) under Other Information.
  • U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation

DUTIES:

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Serves as the primary requisitions point of contact for FBMS (SAP) coordination among the program offices and the Acquisition Offices. Works with customers to establish clear requirements in a proper format for entry into FBMS (SAP)as a purchase request (PR).

Reviews preliminary purchase requests submitted by program offices for completeness and clarity and to identify any errors and omissions (e.g. ensure correct funding lines are used, match the correct User Product Code to its line item description, etc.).

Monitors progress of contracts, usually through reports and personal contacts.

Audits, analyzes and reviews invoices received for payment.

Upon completion of the contract or financial assistance, works with the program personnel and acquisition personnel to assist in a contract or financial assistance close-out, recommends the liquidation of any balances by either Finance or the CO, and ensures completion reports are provided to the CO and COR. Completion reports include, but are not limited to, Contractor Performance and Reporting System, construction competion reports, financial assistance milestones and final reports, etc.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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All applicants must possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-4/5/6 grade level, respectfully. To meet specialized experience, your resume must describe experience that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined below:

GS-5 -One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-4 level in the Federal Government consists of: Experience in the use of automated systems to complete administrative office support functions such as ordering supplies, answering emails, maintaining calendars, and assisting with system questions; experience working with various visitors, directing them to appropriate office representatives or answering questions when needed; and experience maintaining accurate files and supply levels with frequent input and direction from a supervisor.

GS-6 -One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-5 level in the Federal Government consists of: Experience in the use of automated systems to complete administrative office support functions such as ordering supplies, answering emails, maintaining calendars, and assisting with system questions.; experience working with various visitors, directing them to appropriate office representatives or answering questions when needed; and experience maintaining accurate files and supply levels With moderate levels of input and direction from a supervisor.

GS-7 -One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-6 level in the Federal Government consists of: Experience in the use of automated systems to complete administrative office support functions such as ordering supplies, answering emails, maintaining calendars, and assisting with system questions.; experience working with various visitors, directing them to appropriate office representatives or answering questions when needed; and experience maintaining accurate files and supply levels independently or with minimal input and direction from a supervisor.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: Applicants may also qualify on the basis of education as follows:

GS-5 - Four years of successfully completed education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. One year of full time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience.

Applicants may qualify by combining education and experience provided the combination of experience and education is equivalent in complexity to the next lower-grade in the Federal Service.


There is no educational requirement for this position.

This vacancy announcement allows substituting education for experience. You must submit a copy of your college transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable) to support your education if you are substituting education for experience. Transcripts must include the name of the college or university and date the degree was conferred, if being used to qualify. 

Foreign Education: Applicants must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs, if using education to fulfill the experience requirement 

You must meet all qualification requirements, by the closing date of this announcement.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your resume and transcripts to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided in the assessment questionnaire, which will take approximately 10 minutes. Qualified candidates will be assigned a numerical score on a scale of 70-100. You will be further evaluated on the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) through your resume and responses to the online questions.

- Knowledge of systems and/or processes that integrate into the FBMS system, including budget, general ledger, acquisition, financial assistance, personal property, real property and accounts payable. Incumbent must have a solid working knowledge of these administrative areas, their integration points and the impacts each of these systems will have on the requisition downstream.

– Ability to understand acquisition and financial assistance requirements and understand contract language. Ability to determine the effect a recommended change in a requisition will have on a total procurement or financial assistance award.

– Knowledge of automated software programs, specifically FBMS (SAP and PRISM), the Business Warehouse, and Share Point in order to generate requisitioning documents, correspondence, produce reports and maintain databases.

Applicant’s answers to questions will be verified against information provided in their online resume. Be sure that the resume clearly supports the responses to all the questions by addressing experience, education and/or training relevant to this position.  Applicants must make a fair and accurate assessment of their qualifications.  If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is apparent in your description of experience, competencies, skills, and/or education/training OR that your resume/application is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible or your score may be lowered.
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BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

--Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. For more information visit: http://www.sss.gov.

--Equal Employment Opportunity: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

--Background Investigation Requirement: This position requires a National Agency Check (NACI SF-85) background investigation. The successful completion of this background investigation is a mandatory condition of employment, if selected. 

--Telework Determination: The Bureau of Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications (resume and assessment questionnaire) for this vacancy MUST be received online BEFORE midnight Eastern Time (Washington D.C. time) on the closing date of this announcement. When you're ready to apply, click the blue APPLY ONLINE button at the side of the page.

This vacancy is being announced through Bureau of Reclamation's Hiring System--HireMe. For more information about the HireMe system and the registration process, visit: http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hr/hireme.html.

As part of the on-line application process, applicants may be required to submit supporting documents. Failure to submit the requested supporting documents may result in your not being considered for this position.

Options for submitting supporting documentation include Auto Requested Fax or uploading from your USAJOBS profile - instructions provided during the online application process. In addition, you may E-mail your supporting documentation to codo@usbr.gov, fax directly to the HR Office at 303-445-6349, mail to (DFC) 6th and Kipling Building 67, Columbia Room, Denver, CO 80225, OR hand-deliver to HR Office: Denver Federal Center (DFC) 6th and Kipling, Bldg 67, Columbia Room, Denver, CO 80225. Include your name and the vacancy number on the supporting document(s).

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at the phone number shown at the bottom of this page. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit a resume (with dates of employment, i.e. years and months), an on-line assessment questionnaire, and the following supporting documents, as appropriate:

 --TRANSCRIPT(S): All applicants MUST furnish a copy of your college transcript(s), if applicable and substituting for experience. If selected, you will be required to provide official college transcripts to verify your educational qualifications prior to reporting for work if this was used to qualify.

-- DD-214, CERTIFICATE OF RELEASE FROM ACTIVE DUTY: If you are entitled to veterans’ preference, you must provide a copy of your DD-214, and you should indicate the type of veterans’ preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans’ preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency.

-- For 5-point veterans' preference, submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 Copy), or an official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.

-- For 10-point veterans' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation requested by this form.

--For information on veteran's eligibility visit: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide/

--CTAP/ICTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP-ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified, i.e. meet the minimum qualification requirements, including selective factors, education and experience requirements and score at least 90 on the assessment questionnaire as established, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For information on CTAP/ICTAP, visit: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

HR Service Center
Phone: 303-445-2684
Fax: 303-445-6349
Email: codo@usbr.gov
Agency Information:
BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
P.O. Box 25007
DFC, Bldg. 67
Attn: 84-25200
Denver, CO
80225-0007
US
Fax: 303-445-6349

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After all application packages have been received, we will review your resume and transcript(s), iff applicable, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided in the Assessment Questionnaire and may interview the best-qualified applicants. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability and/or security background investigation. A final job offer for this position is typically made within 40 days after the deadline for applications

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Job Announcement Number:

BR-DO-2014-047

Control Number:

367418400