Contract Specialist


Vacancy ID: 783286   Announcement Number: DAL-OAQ-783286-MP-TRV   USAJOBS Control Number: 330765000

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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

481730113 Dallas, TX

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 on a career or career-conditional appointment.
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 military spouse eligible under authority E.O. 13473.
F. I am a person with a disability.
G. I am a displaced employee requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP).
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 areas 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, military spouse or a person with a disability.

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.

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

7. Have you procured commodities and services using competitive procedures, different types of contract, or other acquisition techniques?

A. Yes
B. No

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

A. Yes
B. No

9. Have you selected the appropriate method of procurement using established guidelines (i.e. FAR)?

A. Yes
B. No

10. Have you used best-value acquisition techniques (e.g., cost and price analysis, market, and technical information) to process procurements?

A. Yes
B. No

11. Have you placed orders by Simplified Acquisition procedures (i.e. using blanket purchase agreements, delivery orders, or purchase orders)?

A. Yes
B. No

12. Have you prepared various documents (i.e. quotes, proposals, RFPs, RFQs) based on procurement requirements?

A. Yes
B. No

13. Have you prepared and posted contract procurement documents using a web-based system (i.e. fedbizopps.gov)?

A. Yes
B. No

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

A. Yes
B. No

15. Are you aware of the requirements for consideration of socioeconomic issues when awarding procurements?

A. Yes
B. No

16. Have you made presentations of source selection decisions and other procurement decisions to upper management officials?

A. Yes
B. No