Contract Specialist


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    TEXAS MILITARY DEPARTMENT

    DUTY: Bear true faith and allegiance to the state and nation; cultivate an environment for all to excel; prepare mentally, physically and spiritually to deploy at home and abroad.

    HONOR: Hold the public trust in the highest regard; exceed standards and expectations; act with understanding, innovation, resourcefulness, flexibility and urgency. Do all you can, where you are, with what you have and always place the welfare of those you lead first.

    TEXAS: Embrace the courageous spirit of our people, history and culture.

    This position is located within the 149th FW Mission Support Group, Kelly AFB, San Antonio, TX. The purpose of this position is to serve as a lead contract specialist.

    Appointment Factor(s): This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG) and wear of the military uniform. Applicants must be a current member of the National Guard or be eligible and willing for immediate transfer into the TXANG (Recruiting: 210-925-6016).

    Areas of Consideration: Nationwide. This includes:
    • All currently employed full-time permanent, temporary indefinite and temporary personnel of the Texas Air National Guard,
    • All current members of the Texas Air National Guard, and
    • All individuals eligible and willing to join the Texas Air National Guard.
    Incentives: Acceptance of a military Federal technician position may result in termination and / or repayment of military incentives. Please check your contract and contact your servicing Education Services (Incentives) office or the Recruiting/Retention office.

    Remarks:
    • Although this announcement is open for 60 days, applicants are encouraged to apply sooner rather than later. Referrals will be made to the hiring supervisor every two weeks and may close sooner than the close date listed.
    • Employee must meet DoD 5000.52-M requirements applicable to the duties of the position.
    • Must obtain Contracting Level II Certification (i.e., Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA), Federal Acquisition Certification (FAC) or industry equivalent certification) within 24 months of appointment.
    • The Texas National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer.
    • Veterans' preference is not applicable in this position.

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    Responsibilities

    Contract Specialist (Target Grade GS-1102-12)
    • Plans the overall approach to meet contracting program objectives for procuring a wide variety of requirements.
    • Procures a wide variety of services, commodities, and/or construction.
    • Executes post-award contract performance management actions on assigned contracts.
    • Provides business advice and guidance to technical personnel and others on contracting work and prepares correspondence.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    The full Position Descriptions (PDs) can be found at the following links:
    GS-1102-12, NGD2385000
    GS-1102-11, NGD2269000

    Travel Required
    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    12

  • Job family (Series)
    1102 Contracting

  • Requirements
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    Military Requirements:

    Compatible Military Assignment (per UMD): Applicant must be Duty AFSC assigned to a compatible position in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations upon selection. If selected and not currently Duty AFSC assigned, entrance on duty date will be delayed until assignment in the appropriate Duty AFSC is verified.

    AFSC: 6C0X1

    Rank Spread: E4 (SrA) - E8 (SMSgt)

    Qualifications
    To be considered for qualification, your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment/experience reflecting the following:

    Specialized Experience Required:

    To qualify at the GS-11 level, in addition to meeting mandatory positive education requirement , you must already have a Contracting Level II Certification (i.e., Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA), Federal Acquisition Certification (FAC) or industry equivalent certification) AND at least 12 months of broadening contracting experiences and competencies that provided full working knowledge and skill in contracting principles and procedures to include the following tasks: Procurement in Pre-Award and Award Contracts, Simplified Acquisition Procedures, Small Business Socio-Economic, Delivery Order / Task Order, Contract Administration, Purchase Card program.

    To qualify at the GS-12 level, in addition to meeting mandatory positive education requirement , you must already have a Contracting Level II Certification (i.e., Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA), Federal Acquisition Certification (FAC) or industry equivalent certification) AND at least 12 months of broadening contracting experiences and competencies that provided an expanded expertise in contracting principles and procedures to include the following tasks: Developing and Negotiating Positions, Advanced Cost/Price Analysis, Contract Termination, and Procurement Policies.

    Education
    Positive Education Requirement:

    1. Must have a four year course of study leading to an undergraduate degree with a major in any field of study; AND

    2. At least 24 Semester Hours in any combination of the following studies: Accounting, Business, Finance, Law, Contracts, Purchasing, Economics, Industrial Management, Marketing, Quantitative Methods, or Organization and Management.

    Only education/experience gained by closing date of this position will be considered.

    You MUST upload a copy of your transcript. Failure to do so will result in automatic disqualification for this position.

    Additional information

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be qualified, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Secret

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume should include the following for related positions held:
    • Work schedule (ex. Full-time, part-time, intermittent)
    • Hours worked per week
    • To and From dates (ex. MM/YYYY - MM/YYYY)
    • Duties performed

    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Transcripts
    • Contracting Certification(s)
    • SF-50s documenting GS-1102 experience, if applicable


    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.

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    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 .

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    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
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    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10163992 ~

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

    You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account ( https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login ), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/ .

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    Agency contact information Human Resources Office

    Phone
    (000) 000-0000
    Email
    [email protected]

    Address

    TX 149th Fighter Wing
    108 Hensley St
    San Antonio, TX
    US

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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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    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.
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    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:
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/494582600 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)
Posted
03/27/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Kelly AFB, Texas, US