Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) SUPERVISORY CONTRACT SPECIALIST in Barrigada, Guam
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a SUPERVISORY CONTRACT SPECIALIST, Position Description Number T5200P01 and is part of the USPFO Contracting Office, Guam Army National Guard.
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The Supervisory Contract Specialist performs a variety of contracting functions for State contracting activities and is responsible for oversight of multiple or unique missions. The purpose is to serve as Chief of the Contracting Office and supervise personnel engaged in procuring various supplies, services, and construction.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions of Employment
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Prior to appointment, an applicant must complete and clear drug test.
- The applicant must possess or obtain a valid security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) within one year of appointment according to Army or Air Force Personnel Security Program Management Directives.
- To maintain the position - The incumbent must have a current Network License according to Army or Air Force Directives, Licensing Network Users and Certifying Network Professionals.
- Employee must complete Level Three Certification within 24 months of appointment to the GS-1102-13 supervisory position.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: All on-board Title 5 Excepted Service employees assigned to Series GS-1102 positions, must be certified at the next higher grade-level before considered as eligible for merit promotions to that level; and, must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. However, a new hire applicant must have competent experiences that are commensurate/equivalent to the contracting program business with demonstrated understandings of the complex principles and concepts defined by the NG Title 5 Excepted Service Series GS-1102 positions.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Are experiences that prepared the new applicant or the on-board employee applicant to perform the contracting duties of the applicable NG Title 5 Excepted Service Series GS-1102 graded position. An applicant must demonstrate the specialized experiences, as applicable and defined for each GS-1102 position as noted on the following pages, in order to qualify for a position identified by its applicable position description's GS-Grade and its Acquisition Contract Program Certification requirements.
NG Title 5 Excepted Service Contracting Program, GS-1102-13, Senior Level Three, Supervisory: Must meet positive education requirement. To qualify, candidate must have Level Two Certification awarded. Must have at least 12 months of broadening contracting experiences and competencies that provided an expanded expertise in contracting principles to include Negotiating Contracts and Service, Supply, and Construction Contracts. Must have at least 12 months of broadening supervisory contracting experiences in planning and scheduling work in a manner that promotes smooth flow and even distribution of assigning work requirements. Experiences include training and guiding employees on contracting programs and assigning tasks. Experiences involved balancing contracting work requirements and providing advice, mentoring, and direction on a wide variety of contracting policies and employee performance administrative issues. Experienced in structuring that assignments that created effective and efficient procedures with measured and improved task processes. Supervisory experiences improved training applications and career development resulted in the employees' increased performance values in quality work, timeliness considerations, and work efficiencies. Must have demonstrated supervisory experiences and/or endorsements on mentorship competencies provided to employees. Must have working knowledge of equal employment and affirmative action programs.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
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.
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 among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Ability to manage, supervise, and perform duties that include developing state policies and procedures for work involving contracting/procurement of construction, supplies, and services using formal advertising or negotiation procedures for Air/Army National Guard as well as the ability to recommend policy affecting/influencing National Guard acquisition policy.
Extensive knowledge in formal advertising and negotiation procedures, the evaluation of contract price proposals, and the administration or termination and close out of contracts requiring knowledge of business and industry practices, sources of supply, cost factors, and the legislation, regulations, and methods used in contracting.
Knowledge of developing long/short term planning, scheduling, assigning, coordinating, reviewing, and approving with of subordinate contracting personnel engaged in solicitation, negotiation, award, and administration of negotiated and sealed bid high-dollar contracts for supplies, construction, and A/E services as well as for personal performance of the more difficult/controversial contracting actions.
Ability to plan the overall approach to meet contracting program objectives for procuring a wide variety of requirements.
Ability to provide business advice and guidance to technical personnel, functional commanders and/or contractors on contractual language, legal responsibilities, and acquisition and business related issues.
Background checks and security clearance
- Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
- Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed. (Mandatory)
- OF 306, Declaration of Federal Employment (Mandatory)
- College Transcripts (Mandatory)
- Proof of Level II Intermediate Contracting Certification (Mandatory)
- If you are claiming Veteran's Preference, please submit a copy of the following documents, as applicable: DD Form 214 - Certification of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, SF-15 - Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference, and any documentation that supports your claim.
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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- How to Apply
How to Apply
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/10155107
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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Agency contact information
Guam USPFO Contracting Division 430 Army Drive Barrigada, GU US
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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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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492918900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 03/04/2018 to 04/03/2018
Salary: $87,252 to $113,428 per year
Pay scale & grade: GS 13
Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type: Permanent