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    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, US Coast Guard, DOL, Base Ketchikan Procurement & Contracting Dept, Ketchikan, AK.

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    You will primarily be responsible for all aspects of the contracting transactions from initiation to recommendation of award to procure items or services where standard contracting procedures apply.

    Being a civilian working for the Coast Guard makes you a valuable team member.  Typical duties include:

    • Planning the procurement action with technical, legal and contract pricing personnel.
    • Determining the type of contract best suited to the requirement, developing special clauses, terms and conditions applicable to the solicitation.
    • Using a variety of price/cost analysis techniques involving a wide range of related and possibly complex factors affecting contractors' costs.
    • Making an award presentation to the contract board of awards or source selection authority when appropriate.
    • Monitoring contract performance and negotiation of necessary contract modifications to ensure satisfactory progress and completion of contact activities.
    • Independently reviewing contractor performance through site visits, correspondence, and telephone conversations for completion of applicable contract clauses., e.g., small business, patent  rights, labor laws, and progress reports.
    • Directly supervising a workforce consisting of a mix of civilian and active duty personnel.  Serving as the first level supervisor for a procurement and contracting staff consisting of a mix of GS Contract Specialists (1102 series grades 9-11), Purchasing Agents (1105 series grades GS-5-10) and military Storekeepers (SKs) at E4 to E7 ranks.
    • Carries out EEO policies and communicates support of these policies to subordinates. 
    • Performs all supervisory administrative duties.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May require occasional travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • 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/568408300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.