Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.
This position is with the Army Contracting Command-Warren.
This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Acquisition Positions in accordance with the Duncan Hunter Nation Defense Authorization Act.
The Army Civilian Education System (CES) is a structured, progressive, sequential program which broadens the targeted civilian educational training base. It provides leader training and education that supports civilian leaders' career path requirements and professional development, and promotes lifelong learning and self development as integral parts of the civilian leader development program. CES provides leader development opportunities for Army civilians.
The following course and time requirements apply to this position: The Action Officer Development Course (AODC) must be completed before completion of the intern program. The Foundation Course (FC) is required for all interns hired after 30 September 2006. Similar training will be reviewed for equivalency. See website for more CES information: http://www.amsc.belvoir.army.mil/ces.
The Full Performance Level: 11
You will serve as a Contract Specialist with formal/informal classroom training and on-the-job training progressively leading towards building the experience to perform the full performance GS-11 level. Performs preaward and postaward functions including analyzing requirements, negotiation with suppliers and contract administration to completion or termination of high dollar value, complex production, product improvement, services and requirement contracts for the procurement of equipment and components and services for advanced and unprecedented military applications. Reviews procurement work directives and procurement data packages for regulatory compliance, clarity and completeness. Typical cradle to grave functions will include, but are not limited to: documentation preparation; contract negotiations; analysis: researching and developing recommended positions regarding contract terms/conditions, change requests, and areas of potential dispute; and understanding and oversight of the contractor's business management systems.
- Occasional Travel
- 20% of Business travel is required.