Job opening: Procurement Analyst
Salary: $88 520 - 115 079 per year
Published at: Jan 24 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is with the Small Business Administration, GCBD - Area 2 - DC at one of the listed locations. Serve as the Procurement Center Representative (PCR) reviewing and coordinating procurement operations and actions of the federal procurement centers/installations to which assigned in an effort to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interest of small business.
Salary by location: This announcement reflects the GS base salary noted above. The actual salary will be based on the selectee's location, grade and step.
Baltimore, MD - $117,962 - $153,354
Washington, D.C. - $117,962 - $153,354
Richmond, VA - $107,915 - $140,293
- You must be a U.S. Citizen
- You must successfully complete a background investigation.
- You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
- This is a (drug) testing designated position (TDP).
- The incumbent will be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level.
A. Completion of all mandatory training prescribed by the head of the agency for progression to GS-12 or higher level contracting positions, including at least 4-years experience in contracting or related positions. At least 1 year of that experience must have been specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower level of the position, and must have provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position.
B. A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, that included or was supplemented by 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. Transcripts must be included in your application.
C. Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. This also applies to positions at the same grade in the same agency or other agencies if the specialized experience requirements are met. However, they will have to meet the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade, unless granted a waiver as noted under Paragraph D in the GS-1102 Contract Series qualification standard at www.opm.gov.
Specialized Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, obtained in either the private or public sector which demonstrates:
(1) The ability to work independently applying and interpreting knowledge of federal procurement small business laws, regulations, policies and procedures to support businesses for compliance with regulations pertaining to federal contracts or subcontracts; AND
(2) Reach conclusions that small businesses are eligible to compete for federal related contracts (i.e. contract development, supplier training, supplier development).
This information must be clearly documented in the resume.
Selective Placement Factor: This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified.
Possess a current and valid Level II Federal Acquisition Certification-Contracting (FAC-C) or FAC-C (Professional) or Level II Department of Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification or DAWIA Professional. As of October 1, 2023 all applicants will be required to be certified as the FAC-C (Professional). You can find additional information regarding the certifications at https://www.fai.gov/certification/fac-c/new-fac-c-professional and https://www.dau.edu/
You MUST submit a copy of your current and valid qualifying certification with this application or you will be rated ineligible for consideration.
Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's Qualifications web site:
Contracting Series, 1102
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
All qualification requirements must be met by 11:59 pm (Eastern Time) on 02/06/2024.
There is a positive/mandatory education requirement for this position.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Verify School accreditation
. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. *** For further information, click on: Foreign Education
- Address GCBD - Area 2 - Washington DC
409 3rd Street SW
Washington, DC 20416
- Name: Kathleen Schrank
- Email: [email protected]