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    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    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.

    TECHNICIAN INFO
    Position Title: Contract Specialist
    Position Series/Grade: GS-1102-12
    Position Description #: D2348000
    Paragraph: 1624
    Line #: 225
    Location: United States Property and Fiscal Office's Purchasing & Contracting Branch, Cheyenne, WY

    MILITARY GRADE
    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.

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    Responsibilities

    INTRODUCTION:
    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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    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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  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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.