Naval Education and Training Command CONTRACT SPECIALIST in Washington Navy Yard, District Of Columbia
Summary This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies in the Naval Acquisition Development Program (NADP) with Strategic Systems Programs (SSP). Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer. Responsibilities You will be planning procurement actions to acquire goods, services, or work from an external source. You will be negotiating contracts for services and supplies. You will be drafting contract documents (i.e., cure or show cause notices, contract modifications and administrative documents) based on specific detailed information provided by senior contract specialist/supervisor. You will analyze price or cost data for contract modifications, changes, or deviations to determine necessity and reasonableness. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirement per the individual, single agency qualification standard for Department of Defense positions: Applicants must possess, or be in possession of before hiring date, a bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees. GS-07: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: monitoring contractor requirements and completing required contractor paperwork. *NOTE: This experience must be fully and clearly supported in your resume. GS-09: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) applying contracting regulations, contract law and legal precedents; 2) compiling/evaluating price and/or cost data for a variety of pre-award and/or post-award activities; and 3) performing tasks in support of contract administration. *NOTE: This experience must be fully and clearly supported in your resume. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/DoD_Qualification_Standard_For_GS-1102.pdf Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. Education In lieu of the specialized experience listed above, applicants must meet the following positive education requirements: GS-07: One full academic year of graduate education, law school OR Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) through the following method (only one). No more than 10% of academic credit can be based on pass/fail or similar non-traditional grading systems. · 2.95 GPA overall or higher or in last 2 years (= or less than 10% Pass/Fail) · 3.45 GPA or higher in major or in last 2 years in major (= or less than 10% Pass/Fail) · Upper 1/3 ranking in graduating class (You must submit proof with your application) · National Scholastic Honor Society. Membership in a freshman honor society cannot be used to meet the requirements of this provision. (You must submit proof with your application) DEGREE AUDITS ARE NOT AN ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTE FOR TRANSCRIPTS. IF SELECTED, AN OFFICIAL/SEALED TRANSCRIPT SENT DIRECTLY TO THE HIRING AGENCY FROM THE UNIVERSITY WILL BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO AN APPOINTMENT DATE BEING ESTABLISHED. GS-09: Successful completion of a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR Successful completion of two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree OR Possession of an LL.B. or J.D. that is related to this position being filled. https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/students/federal-occupations-by-college-major/ OR A combination of specialized experience at the GS-07 level and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience DEGREE AUDITS ARE NOT AN ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTE FOR TRANSCRIPTS. IF SELECTED, AN OFFICIAL/SEALED TRANSCRIPT SENT DIRECTLY TO THE HIRING AGENCY FROM THE UNIVERSITY WILL BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO AN APPOINTMENT DATE BEING ESTABLISHED. Additional Information This announcement uses the Post-Secondary Students and Recent Graduates direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service. This is an advanced entry-level position and is considered 100% training. COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Several vacancies may be filled. Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed. This position is eligible for part time, substantial or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf. Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.