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Contract Specialist, GS 5 - 7 **

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Law Student

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

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Aug 17, 2021

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Jan 09, 2021

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USD 30414 to 48978 Annually


Enid, OK, United States

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Contract Specialist, GS 5 - 7
Duties: GS-5: Follow the specific direction of higher grade specialist, determine the method of procurement used and prepare Invitation for Bid (IFB) or Request for Proposal (RFP), ensuring that technical descriptions and appropriate contract clauses are included. GS-5: Attend conferences with contractors to learn contractual and negotiation requirements such as clarifying billing procedures, material submittals, and socioeconomic clauses and negotiating an extension of delivery schedules. GS-5: Receive on-the-job instruction and training to familiarize the employee with functions and operations of the organization and to provide experience in the practical application of basic contracting principles, techniques and concepts. GS-7: Follow 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. GS-7: Review requisitions to determine if proper specifications or purchase descriptions are included in solicitation documents. GS-7: Perform detailed analysis of responses to solicitations, including price reasonableness, adequacy of competition, compliance with solicitation, and the probability of meeting requirements.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: GS-05: All applicant must possess 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.

GS-07: In addition to meeting the basic requirements at the GS-5 level above, applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level. Specialized experience is an experience that may have been gained while in the Federal service procuring a wide variety of products and services; administering terms and conditions of contracts; negotiating and awarding contracts and contract modifications; performing price/cost analysis; monitoring contractor's performance; performing work associated with the termination of contracts - OR - One full academic year of graduate education, law school -OR- Superior Academic Achievement - OR - one full academic year of graduate education, law school -OR- Superior Academic Achievement.

Deadline: 12/31/2021.

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Announcement number AFPC-ACWA-1102-2021. Control number 589008000. Apply online. No emails. Visit the website for more details.

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Hiring Coordinator
U.S Department of the Air Force
550 C Street West Ste 57
Randolph, TX