Contract Administrator

Department of Defense Tucson, AZ
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

Position may be filled in one of multiple duty locations listed above.

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* - Serves as functional advisor on contract administration to ensure the Region and Contract Management Office receive and apply the highest level of functional guidance and expertise in executing their mission.

* - Maintains knowledge of appropriate functional resource materials on current and emerging policies and procedures.

* - Serves as technical advisor to Region and Contract Management Office employees on the preparation of individual development and performance improvement plans.

* - Develops review requirements which include specific areas to be covered and the extent of analyses required.

* - Identifies areas requiring corrective action or opportunities for improvement, provides methods of effecting the actions and helps the Region and Contract Management Office ensure that required action has been taken.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Businees Travel is required 10% of the time.

Supervisory status


* Job family (Series)

1102 Contracting

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

* Possession of a valid state driver's license is required.

* Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

* Must file an annual financial statement.


Who May Apply:

* Current Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Employee

* Current Department of Defense Employee within the Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics(AT&L) Workforce who are outside of the Military Components

QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the education/and or 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.

Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience providing technical expertise and approving requirements for Contractor Business Systems (CBS), Final overheads, Canceling Funds, and contract closeouts to ensure efficiency and effectiveness as well as experience approving pre and post price negotiation memorandums and final determinations.

Education cannot be substituted for experience.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Contract Performance Management

* Preparation and Negotiation

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-13



A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees 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. (This requirement can be obtained within the degree or in addition to the degree).

NOTE: 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 are also exempt from meeting this requirement.

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:

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