Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
BASIC REQUIREMENT : To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below:
You must have completed all Mandatory Training requirements as described in AND have 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions and 1 year of that experience must have been specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower level as defined below. AND a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. OR
Exception: Employees occupying a GS-1102 position will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on or after January 1, 2000. However, basic requirements and specialized experience requirements must be met in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade unless granted a waiver.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. You must have the following Specialized Experience for this position: Demonstrate In-depth and extensive knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), contracting laws and policies including techniques of contracting operations, detailed procedures of department contracting requirements, and familiarity with the practices of business and industry to develop policies and provide guidance to subordinate activities. Experience using procurement principles and techniques or program requirements to plan, make decisions, and/or make recommendations that significantly affect the content, interpretation, or development of long-range, or interrelated agency policies and programs concerning the management of procurement issues. Experience providing expert technical guidance and consultation on the procurement function including responsibility for formulating guidelines, implementing new developments, and providing policy interpretation to subordinate contracting activities. Experience in negotiation techniques, cost/price analysis, legal and regulatory interpretations, unique terms and conditions, subcontracting requirements and complex technical specifications. Experience evaluating procurement activities, regulations, and other relevant material as a basis for developing and implementing guides or procedures. Your experience must also demonstrate skills in oral and written communications to present sensitive recommendations to senior level managers and executives; to obtain compliance with policies from subordinate activities; to serve as a representative on cross-functional task forces, committees or to the private sector; and to develop and implement internal management documents and correspondence pertaining to acquisition procedures.
For more information on qualifications please refer to .
For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
- Note: If substituting Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) for experience at the GS-7 level, please note that grade-point averages are rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9. The Qualifications requirements above will reflect if SAA is accepted for this position and the online questionnaire will offer the option to select SAA as a qualifying response.
A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to .
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.
- Subject to a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed).
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- Tour of Duty: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
- Relocation expenses - No
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
- The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position will be conditional on obtaining and maintaining a High Risk Security Clearance.
This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to apply up to the closing date of the announcement 11/09/2022.
The register will be used to fill an anticipated 10 vacancies . Selections may be made from certificates issued up to 12 months after the 1st cut-off date listed below. Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they become available. Applicants need to apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of each of the following cutoff dates to be considered 02/28/2022, 05/27/2022, 08/28/2022 closing on 11/09/2022. This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the 12-month period if needed, not later than 5 workdays prior to the cut-off date or the final selection date.