Procurement Technician (OA)
Department of Defense - Philadelphia, PA

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The Defense Contract Management Agency is a rich resource of indispensable partners who contribute to and benefit from integrated missions and programs. We are an independent combat support agency within the Department of Defense (DoD). We are the Department's contract manager, responsible for ensuring Federal acquisition programs, supplies, and services are delivered on time, within cost and meet performance requirements.

The incumbent serves as serves as a Procurement Technician (Office Automation) who performs clerical and technical work that supports the procurement of supplies and services for the Department of Defense. Prepares, controls and reviews procurement documents and reports; interprets and monitors production surveillance plans; contacts contractors to...

About the Position: Join the DCMA Team- it offers a world of opportunity! DCMA works with Defense suppliers to help ensure that products and services purchased by DoD and by Federal and allied governments are delivered on time, at projected cost, and in compliance with performance requirements. DCMA contributes to military readiness of the U.S. and its allies. DCMA has civilian and military personnel working in offices located worldwide. Federal Government employment offers salary increases (http://www.opm.gov/oca/12tables/indexGS.asp), health and life insurance, retirement programs and other benefits (Working for the Federal Government-Benefits at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/E161.asp), training opportunities (http://home.dcma.mil/employees.htm), valuable experience gained in positions through mobility, reassignments (http://home.dcma.mil/dcma-hrc/job_opportunities.htm) and competitive placements (http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/). Defense Contract Management Agency is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency.

Organization(s):
Defense Contract Management Agency, DCMA Operations Directorate, Contracts Group, Duty Location: Syracuse, NY or Philadelphia, PA

Who May Apply: Click here for more information.
All Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment.
Reinstatement eligibles.
Applicants eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA)
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles.
DoD Interchange Agreement eligibles.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:
The incumbent serves as serves as a Procurement Technician (Office Automation) who performs clerical and technical work that supports the procurement of supplies and services for the Department of Defense. Prepares, controls and reviews procurement documents and reports; interprets and monitors production surveillance plans; contacts contractors to obtain status of orders; responds to customer requests for accelerated delivery and customer priorities; communicates routinely with contractors, Contracting Officers, Operations Analysts, Quality Assurance Specialists and others in the contract administration field; initiates delay in delivery reports; inputs contractor performance data into MOCAS; maintains various procurement files; maintains MOCAS data base integrity; resolves a variety of shipment, payment, or other discrepancies. Knowledge of governing procurement regulations policies, and procedures in order to provide technical and administrative support to ACO's.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
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General Schedule
General Experience: To qualify for the GS-05 position, applicants must possess one year of general experience at the GS-04 level. General experience is described as processing a variety documents such as: invoices, vouchers and progress payment requests; experience with automated procurement systems and data base management to process information, collect data and prepare reports.

Specialized Experience: To qualify for the GS-06 position, applicants must possess one year specialized experience at the GS-05 level. Specialized experience is described as processing a variety of contract administration transactions and documents such as: invoices, vouchers and progress payment requests; experience with automated procurement systems and data base management to process information, collect data and prepare reports.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Tour of Duty: Flexible, FLSA: Non-Exempt, Bargaining Unit: Yes, Emergency Essential: No.
Position has been designated as Non Critical Sensitive (NCS). Selectee must

be able to meet the pre-appointment requirement to occupy a NCS position.

The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened for the Office of Personnel Management's basic qualifications requirements, and the skills needed to perform the duties of this position as described in this vacancy announcement.
Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must meet the Time in Grade Restriction.
Education can be substituted for experience. Review the qualification requirements for specific information.
Must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade (or equivalent).
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.
Resumes will be evaluated to ensure your experience, knowledge, skills, training and/or education meet the qualifications requirements stated in this vacancy announcement.
Typing - Any Grade: Qualified typist is required (40wpm).
GS-05:One year of experience directly related to the occupation and equivalent to the next lower grade level, or 4 years of higher education above high school, or a combination of experience and education.
GS-06 and above: One year of experience directly related to the occupation and equivalent to the next lower grade level. Education is not creditable, however, graduate education may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directly related to the work of the position.

Other Requirements:
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Must file annual financial statement.
Must possess and maintain a valid stateside driver's license.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 180 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Resumes will be evaluated for basic qualifications requirements and for the skills needed to perform the duties of the position, as described in this vacancy announcement and identified by the Selecting Official for the position.

BENEFITS:
The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
Comprehensive health and life insurance
Competitive salaries
Generous retirement programs
Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
Flexible work environment and alternate work schedules
Paid employment related training and education
Possible student loan repayment
Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.

OTHER INFORMATION:
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To successfully claim veteran's preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.
Management may select at any of the grade levels announced.
Noncompetitive promotion potential to target grade.
This announcement will be used to fill multiple positions at various locations.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
May require overtime work.
The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available on http://www.cpms.osd.mil/ASSETS/E8AB932EA1E44617BAC7222922E42A62/DoDI140025-V300.pdf
Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives .)
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
Temporary Duty (TDY) travel is 10 percent.
Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.

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