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USD 37674 to 86881 Annually
May 18, 2022
Aug 31, 2022
Oct 04, 2021
Contract Specialist, GS-07
Duties: The candidate performs and follows established procedures to procure off-the-shelf materials, which are available from numerous commercial sources, and are easily identified by common names for which standard price lists are available. Responds to customer needs to procure repetitive items or services for which specifications have become standardized and where established competitive markets and price competition exists. Reviews requisitions to determine if proper specifications or purchase descriptions are included in solicitation documents. Prepares Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Quotation (RFQ) or Request for Proposal (RFP) ensuring that technical descriptions and appropriate contract clauses are included. Develops source lists of responsible contractors, coordinating with the small business specialist. Uses primarily firm fixed-price, time and materials, indefinite delivery, or similar contracts using standard clauses. Performs detailed analysis of responses to solicitations, including price reasonableness, adequacy of competition, compliance with solicitation, and probability of meeting requirements. Assists in monitoring contract performance and assists in contract termination. Monitors contract performance through telephone conversations, correspondence, site visits, inspections, progress reports, and analysis of contractor metrics, for compliance with performance standards, applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, inspections, progress reports, and other requirements stated in the contract. Provides advice and assistance to others relating to contracting work and prepares correspondence. Provides advice, guidance, training, and assistance to technical or program personnel, functional commanders and/or contractors whenever information is needed or issues need to be resolved.
Qualification and ExperienceQualifications: The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees. OR A current member of the Armed Forces (not retired or separated) OR a current DOD employee that meets the following requirements: 1) served as a contracting officer with authority to award or administer in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold on or before 30 September 2000; 2) served, on or before 30 September 2000, in a position as either an employee in the GS-1102 series or as a member of the Armed Forces in a similar occupation specialty; OR, (3) is in the contingency contracting force. In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have specialized experience: Specialized Experience: The candidate must have 1 year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level (GS-05) in one or more of the following: (1) soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, and awarding contracts; (2) administering contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions; (3) terminating contracts by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims and proposals; (4) analyzing and evaluating cost/price proposals and accounting systems; (5) planning, establishing, or reviewing contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; (6) formulating and administering policies and procedures to insure achievement of socioeconomic goals; (7) developing acquisition strategies and directing or managing procurements; and/or (8) providing functional staff advisory services within the contracting occupation. Duties performed are elementary assignments with strict adherence to clearly detailed and specific instructions or guidelines provided by a higher graded employee. Knowledge required may have been acquired through a pertinent bachelorette educational program or equivalent experience. OR Education: A Bachelor's degree with SAA, 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. Note: Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) based on class standing; grade-point average; or honor society membership. OR Have successfully completed one full year of graduate-level education from an accredited university or college or law school. My graduate education includes one or a combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. OR Combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. Application Deadline: September 30, 2022.
Announcement Number: Q-22-EHA-11226334-1102-07. Apply online. No
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Hiring CoordinatorDepartment of the Air Force - Air Force Personnel Center.550 C Street WestRandolph, TX 78150-4749Phone: 800-525-0102
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