Qualifications must be met by the Closing Date: You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by Friday, September 05, 2014.
To be eligible for this position, you must possess one of the
Basic Qualification Requirements AND the Additional Qualification Requirement:
Basic Qualification Requirement:
A. Completed a 4-year
course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, 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. Note: You must include copies of your transcripts with your
application package to support this response. OR
B. Have been employed as a GS-1102-14 position since January 1, 2000. Note: You
must include a copy of your SF-50(s) with your application package to support
Additional Qualification Requirement:
Completed at least 4-years of
experience in contracting or related positions. At least one full year of that
experience must have been specialized experience comparable in scope and
responsibility to the GS-13 level in the Federal service (obtained in either
the public or private sectors) and provided the knowledge, skills and abilities
required to perform the duties of this position. Specialized experience may
have been demonstrated by performing duties such as: directing preparation of
solicitation documents, pre-proposal conferences, proposal evaluation, negotiation
and competitive range determination; planning and evaluating workforce
development functions and recommendations for improving complex workforce
development processes; conducting pre-proposal conferences to convey
acquisition information to potential offerors and other interested parties; and
collaborating and coordinating with stakeholders regarding current and future
workforce development program needs.
Quality Ranking Factor:
For this position it has been determined that possession of a Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Level III enhances performance. Possession of a FAC-C certificate will be used to help identify the highest quality applicants. Please submit a copy of your FAC-C Level III certification, or FAC-C Level II and training certificates showing eligibility for level III certification with your application.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
Part-Time or Unpaid Experience: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.
Education: When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts (unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that you meet the educational requirement or substitution.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
- Background Investigation: You may need to successfully complete a background investigation before appointed into the position.
- Probationary Period: You may be required to serve a one year probationary period.
- Supervisory Probationary Period: You may be required to serve a one year supervisory probationary period.
- Time in Grade (TIG): Current employees, Transfer and/or Reinstatement Eligibles must have a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade GS-grade level to be eligible under Merit Promotion. An SF-50 must be provided which shows your current pay plan/series/grade to verify time-in-grade requirements are met. Failure to provide an appropriate SF-50 will result in an ineligible rating.
- Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. Your application will be evaluated based on your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
- Knowledge of policies, practices, regulations, and
laws concerning the federal acquisition management process and initiatives.
- Skills to plan, organize and direct the
functions and staff in critical aspects of development.
- Ability to communicate orally and in
writing with various personnel, including both internal and external officials.
- Ability to collaborate with a variety of
individuals at all organizational levels.
In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration for this position. 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. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.