The selectees for this position will serve as a CONTRACT SPECIALIST within the HQ of NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND, located in Washington, D.C.; Groton, CT; Panama City, FL; Indian Head, MD; Pascagoula, MS; Morristown, NJ; Dahlgren, VA; Wallops Island, VA; Bath, ME; Portsmouth, VA; Philadelphia, PA; Newport News, VA; Norfolk, VA; Arlington, VA; Hampton, VA; or San Diego.
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You will be resolving disputes and other problems concerning obligations of either the Government or the contractor.
You will be conducting post award procedures and negotiation techniques to represent the Government in terminations for convenience or default and in claims and settlements.
You will be completing cost and/or price analysis techniques to evaluate cost and/or price proposals, contract changes, repricing acions and final contract pricing.
You will be conducting pre-award and post award procedures to plan and conduct the contracting process from the description of the requirements through contract delivery.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
All qualifications and requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field Contracting, Level III. If you are not certified you must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
This position may be a designated Critical Acquisition Position (CAP). You must be a member of the Acquisition Corps, become a member, or obtain a waiver at the time of selection and sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position.
You may be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) may be required. A tentative offer of employment may be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You may be subject to random testing.
Positions filled may require Top Secret, Top Secret (SCI), you will be notified at the time of selection the security requirement.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the NH-02 (GS-11 equivalent) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Performing professional contracting price/cost analysis for pre-award and post-award functions. Examples of qualifying experience may include: analyzing fund expenditures to measure the effectiveness, efficiency, or productivity of contracting or procurement efforts; analyzing price or cost data to administer or recommend the award of contracts; providing financial recommendations based on direct and indirect cost reports and data extracts; negotiating contract terms for procurement actions; conducting price or cost analysis of programs; and/or monitoring contractor performance for compliance with negotiated contract terms.
Applicant must meet the following Department of Defense qualification requirements for 1102 contracting positions: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/DoD_Qualification_Standard_For_GS-1102.pdf
AND the title 10 requirements found here: http://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=granuleid:USC-prelim-title10-section1724&num=0&edition=prelim
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
Applicants must meet the following Basic Education Requirements of the Department of Defense Qualification Standard for Contracting Positions:
A. A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND
B. 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. (This requirement can be obtained within the bachelor's degree or in addition to the degree.)
NOTE: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Current civilian personnel in DoD, who occupied GS-1102 positions or contracting positions with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold in an Executive Department on or before September 30, 2000, are exempt from meeting this requirement. Current military members who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS-1102 on or before September 30, 2000, and members of the Contingency Contracting Force are also exempt from meeting this requirement.
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