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Job opening: Contract Specialist

Salary: $82 764 - 128 956 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Please limit your resume to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications. About the Position: Position located at Mission & Installation Contracting Command, Enterprise & Installation Operations, Contract Management Division, Ft. Belvoir, Virginia. The Mission & Installation Contracting Command supports installation and garrison operations on Fort Belvoir and other installations in the National Capital Region.


Review procurement actions for complex equipment and services to assure completeness. Respond to inquiries, including formal protests and Congressional inquiries from interested parties. Formulate the contracting approach to be taken that will best satisfy the requirement in compliance with socioeconomic programs. Monitor contractor performance in relation to the completion schedule required by the contract ensuring timely submission of technical progress reports, making periodic visits to work sites, detecting and correcting labor standard violations. Utilize a contracting database to input contract requirements, clauses and specifications onto appropriate automated documents and forms. Take appropriate action to expedite delivery or performance when required by changes in mission requirements, defective specifications, or changes in local conditions.


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position - Information on the Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Workforce may be found at https://asc.army.mil.
  • Selectee must meet position requirements for Contracting Certification within 36 months of entrance on duty according to the DoDI 5000.66, change 3.
  • This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.
  • Position requires certification per Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and its supplements necessary to obtain a Contracting Officer Warrant, authorizing signature and the full range of responsibilities that accompany contracting officer duties
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • This position may require occasional TDY.


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. This vacancy is a career ladder position being filled at the GS-11 and/or GS-12 levels. Noncompetitive promotion to the full performance level GS-12 is authorized without further competition when selectee is eligible & recommended by management. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or esperience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. All applicants (including current federal employees) are required to upload official/unofficial college/university transcripts (or copy thereof) when applying to positions with positive education requirements or when intending to qualify themselves based in whole or part on education. College/university transcripts (official/unofficial) MUST include name of applicant, name of college/university, type of degree, discipline, and date degree awarded. Basic Requirement for a Contract Specialist: Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees. OR Exemption: You are exempt from the education requirements above if (A) you are a current civilian employee 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; OR (B) you are a current military member who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS (or equivalent)-1102 on or before September 30, 2000. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE GS-11: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Performs Pre-award and/or post-award contracting functions to plan and conduct the contract process; 2) Performs price/cost analysis on price proposals for reasonableness/fairness selects contract provisions to ensure proper incentive to the contractor. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09). OR Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE GS-12: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Performing pre-award and/or post-award procurements to successfully complete project requirements; 2) Performing contract management functions, such as contract formation, solicitation, negotiations, preparation of cost/price analysis, contract administration/or termination and close-out to ensure meeting regulatory guidance. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job (GS-12 only), you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Attention to DetailCommunicationsContract ManagementContracting/Procurement GS-11 - Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-09). GS-12 - Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).


FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/.


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