Qualifications must be met by the Closing Date: You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
To be eligible for this position, you must
possess ONE of the Basic Qualification Requirements AND the Additional Qualification
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
B) Have been employed in a GS-1102 position at the GS-13 level or higher since
January 1, 2000. Note: You must include a copy of your SF-50(s) with your
application package to support this claim.
Additional Qualification Requirement
Completed at least 4-years of experience in contracting
or related positions. At least one full year of that experience was specialized
experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 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 applying
contracting laws, regulations, and policies; evaluating proposals, conducting
negotiations, and planning acquisition strategy for IT systems, equipment, and
services; and performing the full range of pre-award, and post-award duties,
including acquisition planning, solicitation development, price/cost analysis,
negotiation and award.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United
States Office of Personnel Management's website athttp://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.
YOUR RESUME MUST HAVE COMPLETE
INFORMATION: Please ensure your resume accurately
reflects the duties and responsibilities for each position you have held with
each employer. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume
states complete information (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as
MM/YYYY; duties performed; and total hours worked per week) for each job entry.
If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history
for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application
package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered
for this position.
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.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx
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.
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.
- 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
- 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 acquisition laws, rules,regulations, and policies
- Skill in analyzing, negotiating, and administering complex and/or atypical multi-year contracts
- Skill in oral communication
- Skill in written communication
- Ability to work with people from varying organizational levels, skills and background
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.