You must meet all the qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement. You may review the qualification requirements here: http://ww2.wapa.gov/sites/western/QuickHire/pages/01102.aspx
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:
To qualify for this position, you must be certified at Level I in either Federal Acquisition Contracting-Certification (FAC-C) or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA).
GS-9: Fundamental experience in performing a basic range of contracting responsibilities for simplified procurements (cradle to grave): acquisition planning, market research, requirements development, solicitation, best value analysis, award, administration and close-out functions. Level 1 certification required.
GS-11: Experience in the full range of contracting activities to include solicitation, evaluation, negotiation, award, administration and close-out of contracts. This experience may have been gained through such activities as developing solicitation documentation, formal advertising, and contract administration, utilizing sealed bid or negotiation techniques, on competitive or sole source, award fee or incentive or cost type contracts. Level 1 required. Level II required within 18 months.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do NOT provide a separate narrative written response. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below.
1.Ability to operate in various procurement and financial-related electronic systems to properly prepare and administer procurement actions.
2.Ability to analyze requirements and determine appropriate contract type and acquisition methodology.
3.Ability to prepare and issue solicitation documents
4.Knowledge of contract types, including use of standard and modified provisions to suit unique procurement situations.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Basic Requirement is a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in any field; OR At least 24 semester hours in an accredited college or university in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
This position specifically states that certain educational requirements must be met (also known as a "positive educational requirement"), you must provide documentation supporting any education claims in your application. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. You must upload transcript of grades.
This position is designated for inclusion in the Acquisition Career Development Program.
(For GS9) This is a Department of Energy Acquisition Position in the Contracting Career Field. You must be certified at Level I in either Federal Acquisition Contracting-Certification (FAC-C) or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA).
(For GS 11) This is a Department of Energy Acquisition Position in the Contracting Career Field. It is a contracting Level II position. If selected, you must possess Level I as above and meet Level II Federal Acquisition Contracting- Certification (FAC-C) requirements within 18 months of date of hire.
You must be certified at Level I in either Federal Acquisition Contracting-Certification (FAC-C) or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and upload your certification.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be rated by our application system using the Category Rating procedure. A quality review will then be conducted by the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME). Your application is rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education (if applicable to the job), and training described in your online résumé/questionnaire as related to the duties of this position. The quality categories are defined as "Best Qualified", "Well Qualified" and "Qualified". Within each category, veteran preference eligibles will be listed at the top of the category. CP/CPS veterans are placed at the top of the highest category for all positions except professional and scientific positions at GS-9 and above.
If your résumé is incomplete or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation BEFORE the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted.
Selecting Official may check references on those applicants referred for consideration.
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