CORE Contract Specialist GS-1102-9/11


Vacancy ID: 885229   Announcement Number: MG-2013-T0200-JMS-885229COR   USAJOBS Control Number: 342761200

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

THE RESUME YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THEANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED.

1. Choose one answer that best describes your education, experience or combination of education and experience as related to the minimum qualification requirements for this GS-1102-9 Contract Specialist position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level performing contract pre-award work to secure contracts for the acquisition of goods and services and ensuring that procurements are obtained from responsible sources at fair and reasonable prices. This experience includes assisting in the transitioning of national pre-positioned contracts to local vendors, for the procurement of supplies and services for the agency in compliance with Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
B. I have 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or masters or equivalent graduate degree ( or LL.B. or J.D.) in one or a combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
C. I have a combination of graduate level education described above and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirement.
D. My experience does not match the choices above.

2. Choose one answer that best describes your education, experience or combination of education and experience as related to the minimum qualification requirements for this GS-1102-11 Contract Specialist position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience in the federal government, or other state, local or non profit organization, or private sector that is equivalent to at least the GS-09 level that has given me experience in federal procurement policies, contracting guidelines and the requirement to procure and/or administer complex contracts for a variety of equipment or services, and possess the knowledge of legislation, regulations, and methods used in contracting and knowledge of business and industry practices, sources of supply, cost factors and requirements characteristics.
B. I have three (3) full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in one or a combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
C. I have a combination of graduate level education described above and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirement
D. My experience is less than that described above.

POSITIVE EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY

3. Choose one answer below that best describes your educational requirements as related to the minimum qualification requirements for this Contract Specialist position at the GS-9 and GS-11.

A. I have a Bachelor Degree with 24 hours in business courses and/or at least 24 hours in accounting, law, business finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, organization and management.
B. I qualify for an exception to the basic requirement since I am a Federal employee occupying a GS-1102 position since January 1, 2000. The position I occupied on January 1, 2000 was at a grade qualifying under the standard applicable for GS-9 and 11.
C. My education and/or experience is less than that described above.

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