Contract Specialist

Department of the Navy San Diego, CA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

The selectee for this position will serve as a Contract Specialist in the Business Directorate of SUPERVISOR OF SHIPBUILDING BATH.

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Responsibilities

* You will be serving as a Senior Contract Specialist providing technical assistance and guidance to team members.

* You will be explaining team goals and objectives to assigned team members and assist them in organizing efforts to accomplish assigned workload.

* You will be providing expertise in life cycle acquisition by furnishing advisory, planning, and compliance services.

* You will be negotiating settlements with contractors and close out assigned contracts.

* You will be representing the directorate in meetings/conferences with high level civilian, military and/or contractor officials in the accomplishment and coordination of acquisition programs.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13

* Job family (Series)

1102 Contracting

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a US Citizen.

* Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

* Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

* New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.

* This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field (Category C) at Level III. If you are not certified, you must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.

* You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

* You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.

* This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.

* Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

In addition to the Basic Education Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: performing professional contracting work conducting pre-award and post-award functions for a ship construction project (e.g., conducting price/cost analysis, negotiation, and closing out contracts).

Applicant must meet the following Department of Defense qualification requirements for 1102 contracting positions: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/DoD_Qualification_Standard_For_GS-1102.pdf

And the title 10 requirements found here: http://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=granuleid:USC-prelim-title10-section1724&num=0&edition=prelim

Education

Applicants must meet the following Basic Education Requirements of the Department of Defense Qualification Standard for Contracting Positions:

A. A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND

B. 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. (This requirement can be obtained within the bachelor's degree or in addition to the degree.)

NOTE: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Current civilian personnel 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, are exempt from meeting this requirement. Current military members who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS-1102 on or before September 30, 2000, and members of the Contingency Contracting Force are also exempt from meeting this requirement.