CONTRACT SPECIALIST


Vacancy ID: 1892014   Announcement Number: NW71102-13-1892014-17-LTA   USAJOBS Control Number: 461845700

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

AREA OF CONSIDERATION

1. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). I am a current or former federal employee displaced from a position in a Non-DoD federal agency (e.g., IRS, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.) in the same local commuting area of the vacancy. I have a current (or last) performance rating of record of at least fully successful or the equivalent. Applicants eligible under ICTAP are provided priority selection for vacancies within the local commuting area for which they apply and are well qualified. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this statement, you must submit copies of the appropriate documentation, such as a reduction in force (RIF) separation notice, SF-50 reflecting your RIF separation, or a notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function to another commuting area. You must also submit documentation to reflect your current (or last) performance rating of record.

A. Yes
B. No

BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

2. Please select one response that best describes how you meet the basic education requirement for the GS-1102, Contracting series. Please verify your claim by attaching a copy of your college transcripts or providing on your resume an itemized list of courses that includes transcript-equivalent information (i.e., course title, semester/quarter hours, grades, and degree earned.)

A. I have a Bachelor's degree that includes at least 24 semester hours any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. (This requirement can be obtained within the degree or in addition to the degree.)
B. I am exempt from the educational requirement because I am a current career or career-conditional Department of Defense employee, or active duty military member, and prior to September 30, 2000 was appointed to a contracting officer position with authority to award or administer contracts above the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT).
C. I am exempt from the educational requirement because I am currently employed in the contingency contracting force.
D. I am exempt from the educational requirement because I am currently appointed to a developmental position in a DOD-approved Contracting Professional Developmental Program.
E. I do not have the education or qualify for an educational exemption as described above.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

3. Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1102-09, CONTRACT SPECIALIST.  (PLEASE NOTE:  If you are substituting education for experience, please verify your claim by attaching a copy of your college transcripts or providing on your resume an itemized list of courses that include transcript-equivalent information (i.e., course title, semester/quarter hours, grades, and degree earned).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-07 in the Federal service as a professional contract specialist performing procurement of supplies, services, or construction in support of an installation or activity.
B. I have successfully completed one full year of graduate education in any combination of accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
C. I have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement
D. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above

4. Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1102-11 CONTRACT SPECIALIST. (PLEASE NOTE: If you are substituting education for experience, please verify your claim by attaching a copy of your college transcripts or providing on your resume an itemized list of courses that includes transcript-equivalent information (i.e., course title, semester/quarter hours, grades, and degree earned).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-09) in the Federal service as a professional contract specialist performing pre-award or post-award functions for supplies, services, or construction in support of an installation or activity.
B. I have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in any combination of accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
C. I have successfully completed three full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education in any combination of accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
D. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

5. Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1102-12 CONTRACT SPECIALIST.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-11) in the Federal service as a professional contract specialist performing pre-award or post-award functions to include price and cost analysis, negotiation, or administration for supplies, services, or construction in support of an installation or activity.
B. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

6. Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1102-13 CONTRACT SPECIALIST.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-12) in the Federal service as a professional contract specialist analyzing and evaluating contract for supplies, services, or construction in support of an installation or activity.
B. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

7. Do you have a current DAWIA certification in Contracting at Level II? (Note: if you are certified at a different level, please note this information in your resume).

A. Yes.
B. No, but I am willing to obtain certification within 24 months of entrance-on-duty.

CERTIFICATION STATEMENT

8. Your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Deliberate attempts to falsify or inflate your responses may be grounds for not referring you. Please take this opportunity to review your rating to ensure the accuracy of your answers and that they are supported by your resume. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation does not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.