To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
Time-in-grade: Applicants must also meet time-in-grade requirements.
the basic requirement of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's
degree with a major in any field OR 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. [Exceptions: Employees in
GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard 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. This includes
positions at other agencies and promotions up through grade 12. However,
employees must meet specialized experience requirements when seeking another
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-09) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Performing professional work involving the procurement of supplies and services using procedures outlined in the Federal Acquisition Regulations, VA Acquisition Regulations, Public Laws and Agency policy; Interpreting and applying various types of contracts, including firm-fixed price, firm-fixed price with economic price adjustments and cost reimbursements. Negotiation techniques sufficient to negotiate prices, terms and conditions, contract modifications and settlements. Knowledge of commercial and industrial business practices. Knowledge and proficiency of the electronic Contract Writing and Management System (i.e. e-CMS).
|3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. Applicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-11 level.|
Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-11 level. A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
You will be rated on the following competencies based on your application for this position:
Competency 1 - Pre-Solicitation
Competency 2 - Contract Formation
Competency 3 - Contract Administration
Competency 4 - Customer Service
Competency 5 - Oral/Written Communication
If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to: responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report attendance and/or degrees from only these schools. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
Foreign Education: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, you must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in the interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The subject position is primarily of an administrative nature in an office setting; however where travel to work sites is required there may be light physical work required, such as walking over uneven surfaces, or assisting technical personnel in taking measurements or elevations. Government travel for training, meetings, or customer interactions will be required in this position.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.