Contract Specialist


Vacancy ID: 756469   Announcement Number: DAL-OAQ-756469-MP-TRV   USAJOBS Control Number: 327691700

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

Title of Job

Contract Specialist
Biographic Data

E-Mail Address

Employment Availability

Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
Lowest Grade

13

Occupational Specialties

001 Contract Specialist

Geographic Availability

122360095 Orlando, FL

Transition Assistance Plan

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Select the statement that best describes your Federal employment status.

A. I am a current Federal employee with competitive status.
B. I am a current or former Federal employee eligible for a status appointment under an Interchange Agreement.
C. I am eligible for a VEOA appointment (i.e., a veteran who is a preference eligible or who has been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.)
D. I am a reinstatement eligible.
E. I am a current career or career-conditional employee of the Department of Homeland Security who has been declared surplus or displaced AND I am requesting special selection priority under the Department of Homeland Security's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP).
F. I am a former career or career-conditional employee of the Department of Homeland Security who was separated through reduction in force, or removed for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function outside of the local commuting area (CTAP).
G. I am a displaced employee from another Federal agency and eligible for selection preference based on the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).
H. I am none of the above.

If you answered "B", you must provide your agency name and dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY).

2. This position requires level II Acquisition Certification in Contracting.  Do you have FAC-C Level II or DAWIA Level II certification?  If you have this certification, you must submit a copy of the certificate with your application package.  Failure to do so may result in you not being considered for a position.

A. Yes
B. No

3. Which of the following statements best describes how you meet the basic educational requirements for this occupation? All education must be verified with the submission of transcripts.

A. I have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, 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.
B. I currently occupy a GS-1102-13 (or higher level) position and have continuously occupied that position since January 1, 2000.
C. I do not possess the education or meet any of the requirements as listed in responses above.

If you chose response "A" or "B", please provide information concerning your degree and attach copies of your college transcripts substantiating the completion of that degree and the courses listed above. Applications submitted without transcripts will not receive further consideration for this vacancy.

The following questions will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

4. GS13: Which of the following statements best describes your experience and education?

A. I have at least one year of experience as a Contract Specialist, GS-1102-12 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have at least one year of experience soliciting, negotiating, administering, closing out/terminating purchase orders and contracts for a wide variety of commodities. This included providing technical advice, guidance and legal interpretations in all area of contracting. I also have completed a 4-year course of study that included or was supplemented by 24-semester hours in qualifying field. (GS-12 level)
C. I currently occupy a GS-1102-13 (or higher level) position and have continuously occupied that position since January 1, 2000.
D. I do not possess the experience and education described above.

If you chose response "B", you must provide the position title and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience.

5. GS-13: There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 grade level.
C. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-13 grade level.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant.


Please give the title(s), series, and grade(s) of the position(s) that support(s) your claim. Also give the beginning and ending dates (month/day/year) during which you occupied the position(s) listed.

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-13 or higher in the competitive service can be referred for selection without competition under our agency merit promotion procedures. Details and temporary promotions do not count. Your responses to the following questions will be used to determine whether or not you can be categorized as a non-competitive eligible. If you are referred non-competitively based on your responses and that information is later found to be incorrect, you may lose further consideration under this announcement.

6. Have you ever held (or do you currently hold) a competitive service position on a permanent basis in the federal government with promotion potential equivalent to GS-13 or higher?

A. Yes.
B. No.

If you chose response A in the previous question, provide the position's title, pay plan, series and grade level (or pay band). Also include the promotion potential and the dates (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) you held this position. Example: Management Analyst, GS-0343-12 with promotion potential to GS-13 held from 10/12/2004 to 6/05/2005.

7. If you are a Federal employee with a current performance rating of record, is your summary rating equivalent to a "pass," "satisfactory," or better?

A. Yes.
B. No.
C. I am a new Federal employee and have not yet received a performance rating.
D. I am not a Federal employee.


The following questions will be used to rate applicants who meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements.

8. Have you administered contracts from inception to the final close-out?

A. Yes
B. No



9. Have you monitored the progress and performance (e.g., timely submission of deliverables, timely processing of invoices, or timely submission of reports, etc.) of contractors?

A. Yes
B. No



10. Have you signed contractual documents that legally bind the government or organization to all terms and conditions of a procurement action?

A. Yes
B. No



11. Have you made a recommendation to a contracting officer after analyzing facts and making comparisons of prices, discounts, delivery dates, etc.?

A. Yes
B. No



12. Have you evaluated bids or proposals for compliance with specifications?

A. Yes
B. No


13. Do you have a working knowledge of pre-award and post-award acquisition procedures?

A. Yes
B. No


14. Are you knowledgeable regarding the Federal Acquisition Regulation?

A. Yes
B. No


15. Indicate the extent to which you have organized and presented technical information in written format.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have prepared short factual reports or notes such as minutes of meetings or a draft of contract provisions.
C. I have prepared routine materials such as procurement documents, bids,
RFPs, or contract modifications.
D. I have prepared a variety of memoranda and reports and letters responding to technical inquiries on contracts and procurement.



16. Have you led contractual negotiations as a team leader?

A. Yes
B. No



17. Do you have a working knowledge of the Service Contract Act?

A. Yes
B. No