Department: Civilian Personnel
Agency: Air Force Materiel Command
Job Announcement Number: AFMC-842379-832680-9X-PRB
SALARY RANGE: $83314 to $108307/Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, February 14, 2013 to Thursday, February 21, 2013
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1102-13/13
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time
DUTY LOCATIONS: Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Air Force Candidates Only
AGENCY MARKETING STATEMENT:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is one of the largest, most diverse and complex installations in the Air Force, encompassing approximately 11,000 civilian positions. Whether your career is in maintenance, cutting-edge research & development, or somewhere in between, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base may have the job for you.
WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information. You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. **Wright Patterson Air Force Base is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**
Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Conditional Employee)
This announcement will result in a 90-day register which may be used to fill vacancies for 90 days after the closing date of this announcement. Referrals may be made as vacancies occur.
Position Summary: To serve as a senior Procurement Analyst for assigned programs and provide expert procurement services for contracts for the development, acquisition and sustainment of major weapon systems, subsystems, equipment, field support, sustainment, and/or related research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E)
KEY REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizenship required
Recruitment and/or relocation incentives may or may not be used
Analyzes, evaluates and reviews proposed and on-going procurements and attendant programmatic issues for highly complex, high monetary value, long-term acquisitions for major weapons systems, subsystems, and equipment.
Works closely with cross-functional acquisition teams, including industry counterparts, to review and evaluation procurement requests.
Acts as an advisor to the Directorate on highly complex acquisition issues.
Participates in continuously improving critical processes utilized by the contracting functions in the Directorate.
Develops guidance material for the Directorate contracting personnel.
Performs Contracting Officer duties.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: A t least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-12) level in one or more of the following: (1) soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, and awarding contracts; (2) administering contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions; (3) terminating contracts by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims and proposals; (4) analyzing and evaluating cost/price proposals and accounting systems; (5) planning, establishing, or reviewing contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; (6) formulating and administering policies and procedures to insure achievement of socioeconomic goals; (7) developing acquisition strategies and directing or managing procurements; and/or (8) providing functional staff advisory services within the contracting occupation. Duties may have included awarding of contracts within delegated contracting officer authority, or recommending award to contracting officer on contracts outside delegated authority. Exercises experienced judgment, initiative and resourcefulness to identify regulations and laws which do or do not apply to the particular procurement, to devise new contractual provisions or innovative financial arrangements and incentives, to develop justifications for adopting a contractual posture which includes new or modified contractual positions or which appears to be at variance with established guidelines. Serves as technical expert and advisor to management, customers, and contractors in assignment area relative to the market, the industry, specifications, socioeconomic concerns, and similar matters. Technical decisions are normally accepted. May serve as leader over lower grade contract specialists, providing technical direction and guidance on unusual problems and new assignments.
*** NOTE *** Applicants must meet the basic requirements as defined in 10 USC 1724 and as stated in this announcement.
BASIC EDUCATION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants 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: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Current members of the armed forces (that self-nominate prior to retirement/separation), and Current DoD employees are exempt from the basic requirements if:
TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) Restrictions for GS Positions: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-12 or higher grade within the Federal Civil Service (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) 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.
- Served as a contracting officer with authority to award or administer in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold on or before 30 September 2000; 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 a current member of the contingency contracting force.
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.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
NOTE REGARDING BASIS OF RATING: Once the application process is complete, candidates qualifications will be determined based on an evaluation of their experience, education, training and answers to job specific questions.
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Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here .
EEO Statement: THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Selection will be made without regard to non-merit factors such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, politics, disability, or sexual orientation, which do not relate to successful performance of the duties of the position except where specifically authorized by law.
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional required documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, February 21, 2013 .
To begin the process, click the Apply Online 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 here for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is 842379. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire .
2. OPM Form 1203FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.
PLEASE NOTE: 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.
The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement :
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- Online Application (Questionnaire)
- Resume (Must include beginning/ending month & year for each employment period)
If you are faxing any documents, click here 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.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT: Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email. After a review of your complete application is made, you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official.
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