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.
Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.
The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).
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)
Employment of People with Disabilities -
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for additional information
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)
Non-DoD Transfer (
, Dept of Labor, etc.)
30% Disabled Veterans
U.S. Citizenship Required
This is a Centrally Managed position in the Contracting career field
Travel and relocation expenses will be paid IAW AFMAN 36-606
This is a supervisory position
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The primary purpose of this position is to perform as a supervisor within the Contracting Division, responsible for acquisition planning, award, administration and closeout of contracts and delivery orders involving complex, high-dollar worldwide environmental programs supporting Headquarters, Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence, an Air Staff field operating agency.
Employee serves as a warranted contracting officer.
Supervise contracting professionals in accomplishing contractual actions in support of AFCEE mission requirements.
Lead and mentor branch members to develop their skills as team participants in achieving customer needs and expectations in a timely manner.
Serve as a business advisor to AFCEE leadership and Environmental Contracting Division Chief concerning business strategies and work operations.
Perform special projects and problem resolution as required; including all required research/fact finding.
Perform full range of duties required of a warranted contracting officer.
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** NOTE *** Applicants must meet the basic requirements as defined in 10 USC 1724 and as stated in this announcement.
A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field;
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).
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: 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.
In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must also meet the following:
This is a Warranted Contracting Officer position.
At least 2 years of experience in a contracting position is required
; at least one (1) year of specialized experience must be at the next lower grade (GS-13) or equivalent.
Specialized experience must include
(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 authority.
Extensive judgment and originality in structuring the contract; decisions are accepted as authoritative and serve as the basis for committing the agency or activity.
Results of the work are normally accepted without change.
Uses ingenuity and originality in interpreting, applying, and deviating from established procedures or techniques for the purpose of establishing negotiation strategies or positions, and for reaching settlement agreements.
Provides advice and guidance on contracting matters to project managers and contracting officers.
The work affects numerous subordinates in improving responsiveness to customer requirements and insuring that mission responsibilities are met and maintained.
(TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions:
Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-13 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:
Mastery of contracting laws, principles, and regulations to analyze familiar and unfamiliar contracting situations and develop and implement sound acquisition strategy.
Solid working knowledge of all contracting techniques such as incentive contracts, award fee contracts, patent and data rights clauses, furnished property acquisition and disposal, etc.
Ability to understand the use of all contract types and techniques and their proper application on the myriad of contracting situations in HSW/PKV.
Knowledge of the various MIS systems.
Knowledge and skills of leadership, management and supervision and an ability to motivate the workforce.
Skill in interpersonal relationships.
Knowledge of the various equal opportunity and affirmative action programs.
Skill in all contracting specialties to include both pre-award and post-award functions.
Excellent skills in written and oral communications.
Knowledge of civilian personnel management regulations and procedures in order to manage and supervise subordinates.
Analytical ability and experience to review recommendations from assigned team leaders and recommend approval/disapproval.
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
The incumbent must file an OGE 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, upon appointment and by 31 October annually, thereafter, in accordance with DoD 5500.7.
Work occasionally requires travel away from the normal duty section.
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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Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click
To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 8
or above on the rating criteria for this position.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants)
: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click
for more information.
: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.
This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
: 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 Thursday, January 17, 2013
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 823276. 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.
The numbering sequence 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.
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.
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.
You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking
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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 qualifications. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located
- 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.
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
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