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WYOMING ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Wyoming Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Wyoming Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
AREA 6: NATIONWIDE JOB OPPORTUNITY DUAL STATUS TECHNICIAN - MERIT PROMOTION: Open to current military members of the US Army, Army Reserves or Army National Guard and eligible to transfer to the Wyoming Army National Guard.
Position Title: Contract Specialist
Position Series/Grade: GS-1102-12
Position Description #: D2348000
Line #: 225
Location: United States Property and Fiscal Office's Purchasing & Contracting Branch, Cheyenne, WY
Enlisted Min: E8/MSG Max: E8/MSG
Warrant Min: CW4 Max: CW4
Officer Min: O2/1LT Max: O4/MAJ
Applicants' under-grade will not be considered for this vacancy. Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.
This is a National Guard Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a project manager and lead contract specialist. This position provides sound business advice in the planning and execution of pre-award and post-award functions, using a wide range of common contracting methods and contract types, to assist in the procurement of standard or specialized services, commodities, and/or construction within an operational contracting office.
As a CONTRACT SPECIALIST, GS-1102-12, you will:
(1) Plan the overall approach to meet contracting program objectives for procuring a wide variety of requirements. Perform market research/analysis to determine availability of the requirement; analyze market trends, commercial practices, conditions and technological advances and determine the sources solicited.
(2) Procure a wide variety of services, commodities, and/or construction. Apply all statutory requirements including regulations, policies, procedures, business and industry practices, market trends, Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Comptroller General Decisions, public law, case law, and precedents to all acquisitions.
(3) Execute post-award contract performance management actions on assigned contracts. Monitor and evaluate contractor performance for compliance with terms and conditions of contracts and ensure timely submission of technical progress reports and performance metrics.
(4) Provide business advice and guidance to technical personnel and others on contracting work and prepares correspondence. Represent the interest of the organization in a professional manner in meetings and various contacts outside the agency on a variety of issues that often are not well-defined.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Only current members of the US Army, Army Reserves or Army Nat'l Guard as of the closing date will be considered for this vacancy.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479169700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.