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    The ideal candidate for this position will be experienced in soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, awarding, and administering complex contracts. This position starts at a salary of $106,471(GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the administrative services team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce.  Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will serve as a supervisor and be responsible for soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, awarding, administering, analyzing, advising on, and/or terminating contracts for the procurement of supplies and services for the Agency. Typical assignments include: 

    • Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting and adjusting short-term priorities, and preparing schedules for completion of work; assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees; evaluating work performance of subordinates.

    • Carrying out procurements involving a number of different processes or elements resulting in extensive subcontracting.

    • Analyzing benefits and costs of accomplishing work in-house versus contracting including recommending whether to contract.

    • Deciding on the acceptability, rejection, or correction of work products or services, and similar matters which may affect payment to the contractor.

    • Performing procurement planning to develop objectives in terms of competition and price range, and constructs the contractual vehicle including use of pricing arrangements, subcontracting policy, set-aside policies, and similar considerations.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel up to 30%.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • 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/591673300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.