Virginia Industries for the Blind (VIB) is a dynamic, ever-evolving $50+ million social enterprise that offers challenging careers including production, services, retail, sales, customer service, fiscal, procurement, technology, and quality control. VIB is ISO-certified and prides itself on satisfying its customers while saving them money and advancing its mission to create great jobs for Virginians who are blind (or sighted). The Virginia Industries for the Blind is an enterprise division within DBVI. VIB is an accredited affiliate of the National Industries for the Blind and a manufacturer and distributor of products and services provided under the provisions of the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act and the Ability One Program. The primary duties of this position requires the individual to perform contract management support administrative functions in the review and close-out of cost priced government contracts and delivery orders above the simplified acquisition threshold. This is a government related employment program that requires a bachelor's degree in Business or a 4 year degree and a minimum of 24 business credit hours (Courses include: Accounting, Business, Finance, Business / Contracting Law, Contracts, Purchasing, Economics, Industrial Management, Marketing, Quantitative Methods, Organizations and Business Management) for entry.
This is a government related employment program that requires a minimum of 24 business credit hours (Courses include: Accounting, Business, Finance, Business / Contracting Law, Contracts, Purchasing, Economics, Industrial Management, Marketing, Quantitative Methods, Organizations and Business Management). Must be able to read 12 point type and handwriting with or without accommodations. Exceptional accuracy and attendance. Experience in office/administrative work. Must be accepted into NIB CMS training and complete designated Defense Acquisition University coursework.
This has been designated a sensitive position by the federal government as such, all contractor personnel performing work must have a favorably adjudicated background investigation to occupy an Automated Data Processing/Information Technology Level II (ADP/IT-II) position prior to commencing work and must maintain the level of security required for the life of the contract. Assignment to an ADP/IT-II position requires favorable adjudication as stated in Department of Defense Instruction 5200.2R and in accordance with the Revised Federal Investigative Standards. A fingerprint-based National Agency Check and Law and Credit (NACLC)(ADP/IT-II) investigation will be required of the finalist candidate. Employment is contingent upon favorable adjudication of this investigation. This process can take up to 12 months or longer until investigation is complete. Employees are contractors to the federal government filling a non-classified positions within the Virginia Industries for the Blind are offered a competitive benefits package that includes an annuity-based retirement plan, universal leave and holiday pay that is paid by VIB, as well as jointly paid benefits such as health and life insurance. Employees additionally may enroll in other employee paid supplemental plans. This role is defined as ?direct labor. Federal law requires VIB to fill at least 75% of its direct labor roles with qualified candidates who are blind. If you are qualified and meet the definition of blindness below, please apply. Blindness is defined as ?a central visual acuity that does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with corrective lenses or visual acuity if better than 20/200 is accompanied by a limit to the field of vision in the better eye to such a degree that its widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees. If you are qualified and meet this medical requirement, you will receive preference for this job and compete against other qualified applicants who meet this definition. If no application from a qualified person who is blind is received, this job may be filled by a qualified person who is not blind. If selected for this job based on this preference, you will receive a conditional offer of employment until medical documentation is received validating your vision impairment.