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    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Surface Forces Logistics Center, Contracting and Procurement Division, Oakland, CA.

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    Serves as Contract Specialist responsible for all aspects of contracting transactions from initiation to recommendation of award to procurement of items or services.

    Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:

    -Conducting advertised procurements: providing guidance to technical personnel; deciding contracting approach to be taken; preparing solicitation; determining sources to be solicited; conducting pre/post award conferences; determining proposal responsiveness based upon Policy and Regulation; and awarding or recommending award based on award criteria.

    - Participating in the development of procurements, plans the procurement action, provides guidance for the statement of work; determining most suitable type of contract; develops special clauses; determining sources to be solicited; preparing determinations and findings.

    - Drafting documents including contract modifications, cure or show-cause notices and other administrative documentation characteristic of the contract administration phase either independently or based on specific detailed information provided by senior contract specialists/supervisor.

    - Interpreting and implementing the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and applicable agency directives.

    - Creating and maintaining effective communications with customers.

    - Responsible for pre-award and post-award activities to include contract closeout.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1- 5 days of travel may be required per month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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