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Contract Specialist

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$73,375.00 to $95,388.00

Location
Battle Creek, MI
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Open & closing dates

02/09/2018

to

02/20/2018

Salary

$73,375 to $95,388 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 12

Work schedule

Full-Time - Full Time

Appointment type

Multiple Appointment Types

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Battle Creek, MI

1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses will be paid in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulation (JTR)

This job is open to

Federal employees

Current or former competitive service employees, including:

Merit promotion

Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Transfer

Veterans

Individuals with a disability

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Announcement number

DLADispSvcs-18-2028638-MP

Control number

491010300

Duties

Duties

Summary

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

At DLA (Defense Logistics Agency) Disposition Services we are a high performing organization looking for dedicated professionals. Professionals with high moral character, are results-driven, value working as part of the team and continuously seek ways to learn and improve. Proven performers...professionals who grasp opportunities and face challenges head on...people who enjoy contributing as a member a high-performing team, contributing to the overall Mission.

We are flexible and adaptable with a tradition of responding to all challenges as opportunities. We are an agile Learning Organization where individuals are valued, cherished and nurtured, where we continuously improve processes and find better ways to serve America's military services.

Join us today in protecting America's Warfighter, the Environment and One Another!

DUTIES: As a Contract Specialist, you will be responsible for the following duties:

Serve as a contract specialist in DLA Disposition Services

Development, coordination, and implementation of DLA Disposition Services wide contracts

Participate in and review procurement actions such as prime vendor type contract requirements

Encompass all aspects of DoD contract management as well as those inherent to contract administration

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required

Supervisory status

No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Current Permanent DLA Federal Employee. ICTAP (Must be in Commuting Area). Individuals with Special Appointing Authorities (not required to be in the commuting area): Individuals with Disabilities, 30% Disabled Vet or more, Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) ****Eligibility Definitions 20140611.pdf

Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

Job family (Series)

1102 Contracting

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Work Schedule: Full-Time

Tour of Duty: Set-Schedule

Overtime Work: Occasionally

Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive without Secret Access

Drug Testing Designated Position: No

Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt

Bargaining Unit Position: Yes

Emergency Essential: No

Reemployed Annuitant: Does not meet criteria

The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:

****For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at:

****Qualifications

DAWIA EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, Public Law 106-398, Section 808: A.) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND B.) at least 24 semester hours (or equivalent) of study from an accredited institution of higher education in any of the following disciplines; accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management; OR C.) a civilian employee in DOD or member of the Armed Forces, who occupied a GS-1102 position or contracting officer position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold on or before September 30th, 2000 is excluded from the requirements of A. AND B. above, but must meet the requirements identified in Public Law 101-510, section 1724: A OR B above.

To qualify for a Contract Specialist, your resume must support: A. Specialized Experience: In addition to the basic education requirement, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level. Examples of specialized experience are identified in the Major Duties section of this vacancy announcement and may also include:

Applying contract, procurement and acquisition laws, regulations, negotiations, and closeout and termination procedures

Conducting acquisition planning, including price/cost analysis and source selection techniques

Performing contract administration and management pertaining to document automation programs, services, equipment, software and technical terminology sufficient to properly perform contract administration and management

Developing, coordinating and implementing contracts; Pre & Post Award

B. Education: Applicants may not qualify for this position based on education in lieu of specialized experience. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas:

Knowledge of Contract Laws and Regulations

Knowledge of Department of Defense Contracts

Ability to Communicate Orally and in Writing

Education

Additional information

Please review the General Information and Definitions at ****DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a

Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA

employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen

for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested

will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy

extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy

testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive

Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's

drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances:

marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin),

phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine),

methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA),

oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone.

INFORMATION

FOR VETERANS is available at ****How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and

supporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responses

to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.

The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and USA

Hire assessments. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background

matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. If your

resume and or supporting documentation is reviewed and a determination is made

that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose

consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully.

Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

The assessments for this job will measure:

General Competencies:

AccountabilityAttention to DetailCustomer ServiceDecision MakingFlexibilityInfluencing/NegotiatingIntegrity/HonestyInterpersonal SkillsLearningReading ReasoningSelf-ManagementStress ToleranceTeamwork

Technical Competencies:

Knowledge of Contract Laws and Regulations

Knowledge of Department of Defense Contracts

Ability to Communicate Orally and in Writing

For General Competency definitions, please review at: ****Volunteer Experience: Your Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

If you are applying as an ICTAP candidate please review ICTAP information at: ****(see Special Priority Consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)).

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Other

Required Documents

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee). Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide: ****Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you

have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act

of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that

would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments,

click here for more information about the request process: ****. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA

Hire Competency Based Assessments must be received before the JOA closes to be

considered for this job opening. Decisions on requests for Reasonable

Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. After notification of the

adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete

the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. If the email invitation is sent

prior to the close of the Job Opportunity Announcement to which you applied,

you must complete all of the assessments within 48 hours of the closing of the

Job Opportunity Announcement. If the email invitation is sent after the close

of the Job Opportunity Announcement to which you applied, you must complete all

of the assessments within 48 hours from the time the email is sent.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits

For information on Employee Benefits visit ****Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must

complete the initial online questionnaire, the USA Hire Competency Based

Assessments, and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents

section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM

(ET) on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 to receive

consideration. The application process will follow the bullets outlined below.

Notifications are provided to correspond with each step that is outlined below.

Click Apply Online to create

a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to

select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the

initial online questionnaire. To

view the initial online questionnaire TAG:Link to Questions Only.

Click the Submit My Answers button

to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your

responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

o If you log into your USAJOBS

account, ****select the Application Status link and then select the more

information link for this position. The Details page will display the

status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any

correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded

documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

o To return to an incomplete

application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in

the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents

from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

o When you receive a notification

from your USAJOBS account it may indicate that your application is complete

after you submit the initial online questionnaire and documentation, however,

your application will NOT be complete until you have successfully completed the

next step described below.

If you meet minimum qualifications

based on the initial online questionnaire responses that you submit, you will

receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based

Assessments. The invitation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments will

be sent from email address ****.

Please plan to set aside at least 3 hours for the USA Hire Competency Based

Assessments; however, most applicants complete the assessments in less time.

NOTE: If you have previously taken a USA Hire assessment, you MUST still

click on the link received in the OPM email to connect your previously

completed test. Failure to complete the entire process will result in

your being found ineligible.

o You must complete the USA Hire

Competency Based Assessments within 48 hours after the close of this Job

Announcement to be eligible for this position. Your results will be kept on

record for use when applying for future jobs that require the USA Hire

Competency Based Assessments. You will not be allowed to re-take them for one

year.

o Before attempting to take the USA

Hire Competency Based Assessments, you should visit ****to determine if the computer you are using is likely to experience any

issues during testing. If you have questions about the computer requirements or

require technical assistance please contact ****.

o If you accidentally deleted the invitation to the USA Hire

Competency Based Assessments or otherwise need the information re-sent (e.g.,

you feel you have not received it due to a SPAM filter), you should contact **** to request the invitation to

be re-sent. Requests to re-send invitations to the USA Hire Competency Based

Assessments must be received by ****

BEFORE the close of the JOA.

To preview the questionnaire, please

go to View Assessment Questions

You may review the status of your application

within your profile on USAJOBS.

Agency ****

****

Email

****

Address

DLA Human Resources Services New Cumberland

2001 Mission Drive Suite 3

New Cumberland, PA

USA

Learn more about this agency

Next steps

If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, you will receive an email from **** with a link to take the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. This assessment must be completed within 48 hours after the close of this JOA. If you have not received the link to the assessment within 24 hours of the closing date and you meet the minimum qualifications for the position, you should contact **** to request the invitation to be re-sent. NOTE: If you have previously taken a USA Hire assessment, you MUST still click on the link received in the OPM email to connect your previously completed test. Failure to complete the entire process will result in you being found ineligible.

Based on your qualifications and/or assessment scores, applicants that are found among the most highly qualified may be referred to the hiring official for consideration, and you will receive a notification of referral. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and as part of the selection process, applicants may be required to complete additional supplemental documents. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviewing (BBI)

. Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates.

Fair & Transparent

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

or how to contact an agency.

Legal and regulatory guidance

Financial suitability

Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Company info

U.S Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency
Website : http://www.dla.mil/Pages/default.aspx

Company Profile
As America's combat logistics support agency, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) provides the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, other federal agencies, and combined and allied forces with the full spectrum of logistics, acquisition and technical services. The Agency sources and provides nearly 100 percent of the consumable items America's military forces need to operate, from food, fuel and energy, to uniforms, medical supplies, and construction and barrier equipment. DLA also supplies more than 84 percent of the military's spare parts. In addition, the Agency manages the reutilization of military equipment, provides catalogs and other logistics information products, and offers document automation and production services. The Defense Logistics Agency is headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va. As a global enterprise, wherever the United States has a military presence, DLA is likely there as well.

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