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Job opening: Supervisory Contract Specialist

Salary: $90 669 - 117 866 per year
City: Whitehall
Published at: Apr 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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As a Supervisory Contract Specialist, you will be responsible for the following duties: Plan, direct and execute the activities and programs for the Pre-Award contracting team. Review performance to determine whether objectives and/or goals are being met. Oversee the implementation of all Pre-Award actions for highly complex and highly technical requirements. Coordinate with agency attorney’s to ensure FAR and DFAR requirements are met on all Pre-Award actions. Ensure legal, technical, and administrative adequacy of contracting actions, as well as compliance with applicable regulations, policies, and directives. Manage subordinate training to ensure Defense Acquisition training requirements including Continuous Learning. modules are met to hold warrants or Government Credit Cards. Serve as a warranted contracting officer for Pre-award actions, up to the dollar limit specified in the warrant.


  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible (https://www.dla.mil/Careers/Join-Our-Team/Benefits/#Work)
  • Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
  • Supervisory Probation: Required
  • Completion of Supervisory Certification Program: Required
  • Bargaining Unit Status: No
  • Financial Disclosure Requirement: Required
  • Defense Acquisition Workforce position. Must complete DoD certification and other requirements. See Addtl Info.


To qualify for a Supervisory Contract Specialist, your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. Basic Contracting Requirement: A.) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees OR B.) a current civilian employee in DoD or member of the Armed Forces, who occupied an 1102 position, contracting officer position, or comparable military contracting position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold on or before September 30, 2000, are excluded from the requirements of "A" above. B. Contracting Officer Requirement: Must possess at least 2 years of experience in a contracting position. C. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. In addition to meeting the Basic Education Requirement above, to qualify for the GS-12 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes: Applying contracting principles, laws, statues, regulations, and procedures applicable to pre-award actions sufficient to procure contracts for a variety of goods. Experience with federal contract methods and contract types which requires knowledge of federal acquisition policy, procedures, techniques, and evaluation methods. Using negotiation techniques to meet and deal with representatives of private sector and with government experts or managers in order to procure assigned products. Communicating through written communications and discussions with vendors/customers. Using a variety of pricing techniques in order to procure items timely, efficiently and within fiscal restraints. 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.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Are you using your education to qualify? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of application.

GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that 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.


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