The mission of the United States Air Force is to
in air, space and cyberspace.
To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values --
integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
IS POSITION IS CENTRALLY MANAGED
WHO MAY APPLY:
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You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered.
**Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**
Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)
DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)
U.S. Citizenship Required
Travel and relocation expenses will be paid
Financial Statement Required
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Responsible for planning, developing and implementing sound organizational business operation practices, processes and procedures to identify those for improvement.
Provides advice, guidance and counsel to acquisition and contracting personnel.
Applies the Conwrite/Conaward to produce a wide range of reports, documentation, tables, chart, spreadhseets and/or databases.
Conducts reviews of contracts or contractual changes within predetermined categories based on dollar value, method of acquisition, and other factors.
Identifies the need for special projects and initiates milestones and goals. Performs additional staff analyst functions and projects.
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Applicant must have
completed all contracting courses required for Contracting Officers and
have at least two years specialized experience in a contracting position
in accordance with OPM Operating Manual, Qualifications
Standards for General Schedule Positions, General Policies and Instructions,
t least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-11) or equivalent.
Specialized experience must include o
rganizing work, setting priorities and determining resource requirements, short or long term goals and strategies, coordinating organizations or parts of organizations to accomplish goals, monitor progress and evaluate outcome,
erforming acquisition planning by considering all available procurement approaches while appropriately allocating risk. Determining the ideal method of procurement based on analysis of requirements and performance based techniques.
Evaluating quotes/proposals against stated evaluation criteria ensuring optimal value.
In addition to specialized experience ***NOTE*** Applicants must meet the basic requirements as defined in 10 USC 1724 and as stated in this announcement.
Applicant must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND at least 24 hours in business-related courses in any 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: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS.
Be a current member of the Armed Forces (not retired or separated) OR a current DOD employee that meets the following requirements: 1) served as a contracting officer with authority to award or administer in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold on or before 30 September 2000; 2) served, on or before 30 September 2000, in a position as either an employee in the GS-1102 series or as a member of the Armed Forces in a similar occupation specialty; OR, (3) is in the contingency contracting force.
(TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions:
Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-11 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral.
The purpose of TIG restrictions is to prevent excessively rapid promotions in competitive service GS positions and to protect competitive principles.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of the contracting business operations and the ability to interpret and apply Contracting and Acquisition principles, processes, procedures, policies, regulations and laws, primarily as espoused in the Federal Acquisition Regulation and its supplements, DoD acquisition directives and instructions and public laws such as the Economy Act and the Competition in Contracting Act.
2. Knowledge of Commercial business practices and market conditions applicable to program requirements.
3. Ability to recognize and analyze problems, conduct research, summarize results and make appropriate recommendations.
4. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
5. Ability to plan, organize work and meet deadlines.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.
You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY?
provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional
education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
1. May be required to travel by military or commercial aircraft in the performance of TDY assignments.
2. May be required to work overtime.
3. Appropriately handles and safeguards sensitive and/or classified information in accordance with regulations to reduce potential compromise.
4. The employee must meet the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable to the duties of the position. Every employee on an acquisition coded position has a goal to earn 40 continuous learning (CL) points each year and is required to earn 80 CL points every two years.
5. May act in the capacity of the Branch Chief and assume delegated duties associated with the position in the absence of the Branch Chief.
6. Employee must file an OGE-450 Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon appointment and by 31 October annually thereafter in accordance with DoDD 5500 7.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire.
Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.
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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government -
for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
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: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.
: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
HOW TO APPLY:
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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package
be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, July 10, 2012
To begin the process, click the
button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the
Submit My Answers
button at the end of the process.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click
for the required cover page.
This Vacancy ID is 696771. Fax your documents to
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire
View Occupational Questionnaire
2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.
for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to
. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.
The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.
Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.
This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.
It is the applicants responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.
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Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.
modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.
The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.
If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or
- If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
qualifications. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located
SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.
if qualifying based on education or positive education series
If you are faxing any documents, click
for the official cover sheet to print.
The fax number is 478-757-3144
Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Air Force Personnel Center
550 C Street W Ste 57
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