A. Successful completion of a full four-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field.
B. Successful completion of at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
C. EXCEPTION: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the basic requirement 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.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have one (1) year of specialized experience at or equivalent to at least a GS-7.
Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly related to contracting and procurement work and which has equipped the applicant with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience includes but is not limited to procuring a wide variety of products and services; administering terms and conditions of contracts; follow-up with vendors on delivery, invoicing and payment; performing price/cost analysis to determine price reasonableness or similar work. Experience with common contracting procedures and techniques to carry out recurring assignments involving the use of formal advertising and negotiated methods of contracting and contract administration or similar experience which is typically in or related to this position.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE
The experience requirements for the GS-9 level may be met by successful completion of two (2) full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education in an accredited college or university, in one or a combination of the following fields: accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management; OR master's or equivalent graduate degree; OR LL.B. or J.D.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
An appropriate combination of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the total qualification requirements.
* Ability to provide advice and assistance on contracting/procurement issues and activities.
* Ability to plan and execute work.
* Ability to communicate in writing.
* Knowledge of research and analysis techniques and methods.
* Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.
* Knowledge of contract review and evaluation principles and techniques.
Bargaining Unit Status: This position is included in the bargaining unit.
Selectees may be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
This position is included in the bargaining unit.
Recruitment methods and selection procedures will be based solely on merit after fair and open competition, and will be made without regard to political, religious, or labor organization affiliation or non-affiliation, marital status, race, color, sex, national origin, non-disqualifying disability, sexual orientation, or age.
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the representative listed under Agency Contact Information. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Relocation expenses are not authorized.
Recruitment bonus is not authorized.
A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work with the U.S. Department of Justice. The preliminary background check consists of a search of Office of Personnel Management and Department of Defense background investigation files and an FBI National Criminal History Fingerprint Check; it may take up to 3 weeks to complete. If selected for this position, you will be extended a tentative offer of employment pending a satisfactory background check. Current Federal employees or individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check; these will be handled on a case-by-case basis in coordination with the DOJ security office.
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. See www.sss.gov.
All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
Appointment to the position is subject to a 1-year probationary period is required (unless already completed).
If you are an eligible Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over other applicants for this position. Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position. To be well qualified, applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456. Click here to see the full Qualifications Statement.
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Performs other duties as assigned.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.