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Supervisory Contract Specialist,

Company: U.S. Coast Guard
Location: Elizabeth City
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Summary This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Procurement & Contracting Department (DOL-9), BASE Elizabeth City, North Carolina Responsibilities This position serves as the Procurement and Contracting Department Head, known as the Senior Field Contracting Officer (SFCO) at Base Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include: Developing final price for negotiation position and participates as lead or member on thee negotiating team ensuring best value. Conducting formal evaluation of employees' performance, recommends appropriate incentives, initiat4es corrective actions, assures safety practices, and keeps employees informed of management and personnel policies. Conducting extensive and sophisticated cost and price analyses. Identifying and analyzing procurement issues and policies Coordinating the development of local procurement/contracting policy to ensure the best, most efficient and economical methods are in place. Monitoring contract administration until final delivery and ensures payments are completed and that the contract is closed and retired. You MUST provide college transcripts in order to receive consideration Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship is required. You MUST provide college transcripts in order to receive consideration. Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service. A one-year supervisory probationary period may be required. Obtain/Maintain Contract Officer warrant up to the Simplified Acq threshold All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This is a supervisory position, under provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers will be required to serve a one-year probationary period. Qualifications Basic Requirements for GS-13 All applicants must meet all three requirements listed below; unless you are covered by an exception: 1) Completion of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field, that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. NOTE: The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) does not grant Academic degrees; therefore, courses completed at the DAU are not creditable towards meeting the 24 semester hour requirement, in the fields identified above, unless the coursework has been evaluated by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, and appears on a college or university transcript. AND 2) SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 1 year of which was directly related experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Directly related experience includes all of the following: In addition to the basic education requirements above, the following additional experience is required: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Directly related experience must have involved applying contracting principles, laws, regulations and procedures sufficient to plan, develop, implement, and maintain all aspects of one or more major systems contracts; applying knowledge of a procurement functional area sufficient to provide expert technical leadership, staff coordination, and consultation; formulating guidelines, implementing new developments, and providing policy interpretation; performing in-depth evaluations of the financial and technical capabilities, or the performance, of the contractor anticipating problems and providing advice to project personnel on effective implementation and time frames required. EXCEPTIONS TO QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants who have been in a GS-1102 position, at or above the GS-13 level, since January 1, 2000 without a break in service only need to meet the 1-year of directly related experience in order to qualify. The educational, training and additional years of contracting experience requirements do not apply to these individuals. AND 3) Training refers to the May 7, 2014, Memorandum on Revisions to the Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) from the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Applicants must meet the FAC-C requirements and be certified at Level III at the time of application. Possession of certification must be indicated as part of application submission. Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. A valid Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification is equivalent to a FAC-C at the same certification level, provided the FAC-C education and continuous learning requirements have been met. Certification requirements may be viewed at click here. NOTE: For positions at the GS-7 through GS-12 applicants who are qualifying bases on experience must possess at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower level, that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position, in addition to meeting the basic requirements Education This position has a positive education requirement. YOU MUST PROVIDE TRANSCRIPTS TO BE CONSIDERED. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here Additional Information Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment. DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit. Moving expenses will be paid For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. See the required documents section of the announcement. More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 60 days from the date the certificate was issued. If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 410-636-7207. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

Keywords: U.S. Coast Guard, Chesapeake , Supervisory Contract Specialist,, Other , Elizabeth City, Virginia

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