U.S. Army Contracting Command Supervisory Contract Specialist in United States

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. Visit http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf.

This is a Demonstration Project position: The NH-04 broadband incorporates former GS-14 step 1 through GS-15 step 10 grade levels and salary levels.

The position is located at Humphreys Office, 411th CSB, Pyongtaek, Korea.

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.

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Applying to OCONUS Positions
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Excepted Service Overseas Family Member Appointment
  • Family Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas Employment
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Military Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas Employment
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
Duties

The major duties of this position include the following:

  • Serves as the Division chief in operation, personnel and contract management of the Division.

  • Duties include representing the division at command and senior level meetings with customers.

  • Responsible for the overall operational readiness of the division.

  • The work involves planning, directing, and coordinating contract actions involved in supporting forward deployed joint military forces during both armistice and war to ensure that mission responsibilities of the command are achieved.

  • Provides advice and guidance to subordinates, managers, commanders, contractors, and customers.

  • Analyzes, evaluates, and reviews major procurements and contractual issues affecting the division's assigned workload.

  • Responsible for execution, administration and modification of highly complex contracts that include a variety of supplies, services, and construction to include inter-governmental and indirect construction projects; utility contracts; technical assistance contracts; total base maintenance contracts.

  • Serves as the division's senior civilian contracting officer with unlimited signatory.

  • Directs a staff of approximately 30 civilian employees and will be responsible for organizing and managing the workforce and all activities of the division.

  • Assigns work directly or through team leaders/senior specialist to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments while providing technical and program/project direction, and policy interpretation.

  • Performs the full range of administrative and technical supervisory duties.

  • Responsible for understanding and actively supporting the Command's Affirmative Action/EEO Program, ensuring EEO principles are reflected in all aspects of personnel management.

  • Assigns work and establishes priorities; evaluates performance of subordinates; gives advice, counsel, and/or instruction to subordinates on both work and administrative matters.

Supervisory Status

Yes

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Federal employees, Veterans, Military Spouse and Overseas Family Members

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • The initial tour of length is 36 months.
  • Please see the other requirements
Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience 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.

Basic Requirement for Supervisory Contract Specialist, NH-1102-04: Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) from an accredited educational institution and 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. (The 24 semester hour requirement can be obtained within the bachelor's degree OR in addition to the degree.) OR, Exemption: You are exempt from the education requirements above if (A) you are a current DoD employee, in any occupational series, who has served on or before September 30, 2000, as follows: (1) Served as a GS/equivalent-1102 position or contracting officer position with authority to award or administer contracts above the SAT in any Federal agency, OR (2) Served as a military member in a comparable military occupational specialty; OR (B) you are a current member of the armed forces who occupied a position within an occupational specialty similar to the GS-1102 series 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: Completion of all mandatory training for progression to GS-13 or higher level contracting positions, including at least 4-years experience in contracting or related positions and Specialized experience: One year of specialized experience which includes providing contract advice and contract solutions of simplified and complex contracts; administering pre- and post-award processes; executing simplified to complex contract modification for services and/or construction; and lead peer review processes for services and construction contracts above the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT). This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (NH-03/GS-13).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, 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:

  • Contract Management/Support
  • Contracting/Procurement
  • Leadership
  • Planning and Evaluating

Other Requirements: Click herefor expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • One year of supervisory probationary period may be required.
  • This position requires a security clearance at the Secret level.
  • This position is designated as an Emergency Essential Civilian (EEC) Position and requires the following: Taking an pre-employment and yearly medical examination; remain in place in the overseas area in the event of hostilities or mobilization until relieved by proper authority; and receiving immunizations for the overseas/deployed location.
  • This position requires the submission of a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 17 November 2011.
  • This position requires to possess or obtain a level III Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification.
Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

BENEFITS

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Other Information
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19.
  • U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.
  • Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area.
  • On this overseas accompanied tour, medical and DoDDS special education services may not be available in the immediate location of this position.
  • In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage.
  • Pay retention may be offered to successful applicants for positions at overseas locations. For this provision to apply to employees already overseas, the selected individual would have to require a permanent change of station move and would have to be selected as a result of a recruitment effort that had been extended outside of the overseas command involved.
  • Selectees initially recruited from the United States may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. (Subject to approval)
  • Selectees recruited outside the U.S. will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire.
  • Overseas allowances may be authorized in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250. http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V1250.pdf
  • For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact on the ability of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information before applying for or accepting this position.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 14 position.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474573100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-17 to 2017-07-24

Salary: $88,136 to $134,776 / per year

Pay scale & grade: NH 4

Series: 1102 Contracting

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: FEFK171650455567

Control number: 474573100