Department Of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor , MI 48103
Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m.
Position Description Title/PD#: Procurement Technician/ PD#10047-A
Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available
Virtual Position: No
This recruitment is for one position with the Service Area Office Central (SAOC) Network Contracting Office (NCO) 10 located in Ann Arbor, MI.
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Procurement Technician/ PD#10047-A
Works within established policies and procedures to complete a wide variety of administrative tasks (e.g., performing market research, pre-award surveys, past performance reference checks).
Conducts and documents market research to identify small, disadvantaged, veteran, disabled veteran and women owned business concerns and for relaying information obtained to appropriate acquisition managers.
Recommends payment or nonpayment of contracting invoices based on evaluation of contractors' progress and initiating paperwork process.
Gathers and organizes contract information as requested by the procurement staff (e.g., documentation required for pre-bid meetings, wage rate requests, etc.).
Prepares for signature, distributes and files routine administrative documents at the request of the acquisition staff (e.g., SBA Offering Letters, Award Letters).
Performs a full range of administrative functions in support of the Network Contracting Office (NCO) within the NCO along with support to its customer base with continuing responsibilities for ensuring that the daily operational functions are carried out as efficiently and effectively as possible.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Job family (Series)
1106 Procurement Clerical And Technician
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
You must be a US citizen to apply for this job.
Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Position requires filing a Financial Disclosure report.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The work may require some physical effort, such as standing, walking, bending, or sitting. There are no special physical demands.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
Time-in-grade: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a General Schedule (GS) grade at any point in the last 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. For a GS-07 position, you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-06 level.
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-06) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
Knowledge of the various steps and procedures required to provide a full range of procurement support related to recurring or standardized buys for commonly used supplies or services.
Knowledge of various procurement processing procedures to support purchase transactions.
Knowledge of frequently used and clearly stated procedures and regulations to respond to recurring questions
from vendors, agency or activity personnel, customers, and others.
Education is generally not applicable at the GS-07 level, but graduate education may be credited if the education is directly related to the work of the position.
Additional information on the qualification requirements are outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.