CONTRACT SPECIALIST

Naval Supply Systems Command | Naval Support Activity, Mechanicsburg, PA

Posted Date 7/01/2019
Description You will serve as a Contract Specialist in the Contracting Department of NAVSUP FLEET LOGISTICS CENTER NORFOLK.

This is a RE-ADVERTISEMENT of Announcement Number: ST-10490787-19-CK. Applicants that have previously applied NEED to re-apply to this announcement.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 GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector applying a thorough knowledge of contract administration/procurement principles, policies, regulations, and procedures to administer group contracts and post award procurement actions. Specific work experience must demonstrate all of the following duties: 1) Provide knowledge of various contracts, methods of contracting, and selection factors to plan appropriate strategies to procure requirements and conduct negotiations in the pre-award and post-award phases of contracting; 2) Utilize knowledge of program objectives, technical terminology, and uses of equipment or services procured to successfully participate in planning, negotiation, and administration; 3) Provide knowledge of commercial and industrial business practices (e.g., subcontracting of raw materials or services and use of cost analysis techniques) sufficient to identify sources, analyze cost and pricing data, contract proposals, and evaluation of the offers for responsibility; and 4) Create and issue Request for Quotations (RFQs), prepare and issue contracts, purchase orders, task orders, delivery orders, and modifications.

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.

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