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JOB TITLE:

Contract Specialist ( Direct Hire)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Washington District of Columbia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Duties

We are seeking a dynamic, dedicated, and talented individual to be the Contract Specialist for OIG's Management and Planning Division (M&P).
M&P provides expert consultative advice to the Inspector General and senior OIG leadership on administrative and fiscal policy, and provides direct administrative services in support of the important work performed by the OIG's nationwide workforce.
This position is located in M&P's Office of Administrative Services (OAS), which provides direction and support to the varied responsibilities in the OAS portfolio including facilities management and building services, contracting and procurement, property management, voice telecommunications, transportation and parking, logistics, occupational safety programs, mail, printing, and audio visual and publications support.


If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for providing critical administrative and technical services in support of the OIG's core oversight mission.
Typical work assignments include:

  • Advises requesting offices on controversial contractual positions about which there are conflicting options or interest.
  • Determines the type of contract, milestones, and acquisition plans.
    Identifies appropriate contract type, including small business requirements.
  • Analyzes bids/ proposals to determine the responsiveness of bids and determines the responsibility of the apparent low bidder based on an analysis of financial and technical information gained during the pre-award survey.
  • Monitors and independently reviews contractor performance through site visits, correspondence, and telephone conversations for terms of the contract and applicable contract clauses, e.
    g.
    , small business, patent rights, labor laws, and progress reports.
  • Reviews contract files for appropriate contract type, pricing provisions, selection of source, acquisition method, determinations and findings, documentation, clarity of contract terms, propriety of cited funds, and need for issuance of un-priced contractual documents.
  • Contracting Policy Research, Analysis, and Interpretation Reviews and analyzes a variety of contracting policy issues and problems and identifies alternative courses of action.
  • Analyzes bids/ proposals to determine the responsiveness of bids and determines the responsibility of the apparent low bidder based on an analysis of financial and technical information gained during the pre-award survey .
    Awards or recommends award of the contract.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.
    S.
    Citizen or National.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • You must be registered for the Selective Service, if applicable.
  • You must successfully pass and are subject to random drug screenings.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
  • You will be required to complete OGE Form 450-Employmennt and Financial Interest.

Qualifications

DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY: This position is being filled using 5 U.
S.
C.
, Section 3304 and 5 CFR Part 337, Subpart B, which is the OPM approved government-wide direct-hire authority.


To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must (1) meet the Education Requirement for the series, (2) provide a copy of transcripts for verification, AND (3) meet either the education or specialized experience requirements for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.


Basic Requirement:

A) Possess a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field from an accredited college or university.
(Note: Unofficial or Official Transcripts must be submitted at the time of application.
)

or
B) Completed 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.
(Note: Unofficial or Official Transcripts must be submitted at the time of application.
)

Note: For positions at GS-7 through GS-12, applicants who are qualifying based on experience must possess at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower level, that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position, in addition to meeting the basic requirements in paragraph A or B, above.


1.
Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000.
Employees who occupy GS-1102 positions at grades 5 through 12 will be considered to meet the basic requirements for other GS-1102 positions up to and including those classified at GS-12.
This includes positions at other agencies and promotions up through grade 12.
However, employees must meet specialized experience requirements when seeking another position.


Specialized Experience GS-11: In addition to the basic requirement, to qualify for this position at the GS- 11 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level obtained in the public sector.
(Specialized experience is paid or unpaid experience which has equipped you with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
) Examples of specialized experience include such duties as:
  • Providing technical advice on procurement policies and procedures.
  • Supporting in conducting negotiations of contract terms and pricing.
  • Monitoring and reviewing contract performance using various measures such as, site visits, and telephone correspondence.
  • Providing compliance review of contracting actions and investigates complaints and provides findings in writing.

OR

To substitute education for specialized experience, completion of 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.
D.
or equivalent doctoral degree, if related OR combination of education and experience.
To qualify for GS-1102 positions on the basis of graduate education, graduate education in one or a combination of the following fields is required: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

Specialized Experience GS-12: In addition to the basic requirement, to qualify for this position at the GS-12 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level obtained in the public sector.
(Specialized experience is paid or unpaid experience which has equipped you with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
) Examples of specialized experience include such duties as:
  • Providing technical advice and guidance on new or revised procurement policies and procedures
  • Planning and coordinating contract administration activities for long-term, extensive technical service contracts and/or cost type contracts.
  • Conducting reviews of highly specialized contracts and contracting plans.
  • Reviewing and analyzing a variety of contracting policy issues and recommends alternative courses of action.

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 level (or equivalent) by the closing date of this announcement.


This vacancy may be used to fill other similar and/or comparable positions throughout the agency within the stated duty station.

Education

This position has a positive education requirement and transcripts are required.
Please be advised that an official transcript will be required if you are selected for the position.


Please include a copy of your transcript (unofficial or official) that demonstrates that you meet the education requirement listed above prior to the closing date of the announcement.
If you do not include this information prior to the closing date of the announcement, your application will be marked as incomplete unless your SF-50 shows that you were/are already in the 1102 job series.
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).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, relevant to the duties of the position to be filled, including volunteer experience.

Additional information

This announcement is being advertised under a government-wide Direct-Hire Authority issued by OPM for positions in certain hard-to-fill occupational fields.
Veterans Preference and other Category Rating procedures do not apply to this announcement.
Applicants must simply be determined to possess the specialized experience and basic qualifications required of the position.
The hiring office may interview and select any qualified candidate of their choosing from the qualified pool.
See OPM, Direct Hire Authority for more information.


The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.
If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.
To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and (for scored examining) score 85 or better on established ranking criteria OR (for category rating criteria) rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria.
You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application.
Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.
opm.
gov/ctap/index.
asp.


DOJ EEO Statement/Policy: http://www.
justice.
gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.
pdf

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly.
Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Schedule A: DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department.
DOJ also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes to resume@benderconsult.
com, and reference \\\"Federal Career Opportunities\\\" in the subject line.
Additional information is found at: www.
benderconsult.
com.


Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.
Additional information is found at: www.
sss.
gov.


  • Benefits

    A career with the U.
    S.
    government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package.
    As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
    Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent.
    Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement.
If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire.
If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the below competencies.
You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative written response.
Veterans' preference is not applicable.


When addressing the specialized experience statement, applicants must present evidence of the experience in their resume.
If the specialized experience statement is repeated, in the applicant's resume, Human Resources will deem the applicant as ineligible.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and other characteristics):

  • Contracting/Procurement
  • Attention to Detail
  • Influencing/Negotiating
  • Writing

If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for further employment consideration.

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.
    S.
    government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package.
    As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
    Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent.
    Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits.
    Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee.
    You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    • Resume showing relevant experience.
      Your resume showing relevant experience and dates the experience was obtained.
      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, and social).
      Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
      You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
      (A cover letter is optional).
    • SF-50 (most recent career/career conditional, if applicable); or for reinstatement to Federal service purposes, the SF50 that shows you have acquired competitive status.
    • CTAP documentation (if applicable)
    • Schedule A documentation (if applicable)
    • An unofficial college transcript (Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript(s) will be required prior to your first day.
      ) (Use if education is being credited for the purpose of meeting minimum qualification requirements or if grade point average is being used to determine superior academic achievement.
      )
    • Your Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire.
    More Info: USAJOBS - What documents might I need to provide?
    Application Manager Help - Documents

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.
    S.
    Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.
    Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.
    S.
    Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • How to Apply

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 02/05/2024 to receive consideration.


    • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account.
      Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
    • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
    • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
    • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position.
      The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.
      Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.
      You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    Agency contact information

    Darrell Hemsley

    Email

    Darrell.
    Hemsley@usdoj.
    gov

    Address

    Management and Planning Division
    950 Pennsylvania Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20530
    US

    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.
    After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.
    If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.
    After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.
    We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent.
    Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

  • Resume showing relevant experience.
    Your resume showing relevant experience and dates the experience was obtained.
    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, and social).
    Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
    (A cover letter is optional).
  • SF-50 (most recent career/career conditional, if applicable); or for reinstatement to Federal service purposes, the SF50 that shows you have acquired competitive status.
  • CTAP documentation (if applicable)
  • Schedule A documentation (if applicable)
  • An unofficial college transcript (Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript(s) will be required prior to your first day.
    ) (Use if education is being credited for the purpose of meeting minimum qualification requirements or if grade point average is being used to determine superior academic achievement.
    )
  • Your Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire.
More Info: USAJOBS - What documents might I need to provide?
Application Manager Help - Documents

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.
S.
Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.
Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.
S.
Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


Help

This job is open to

  • The public

    U.
    S.
    Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.
    S.

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a \\\"surplus\\\" or \\\"displaced\\\" employee.

Clarification from the agency

These positions will be filled through the Office of Personnel Management's Direct Hire Authority for the occupation and is open to all U.
S.
citizens.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

128956 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707247068-c3a3940fb4a4e734122883ea7d1b0d92

LOCATION:

District of Columbia United States

CITY:

Washington

Job Origin:

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Duties

We are seeking a dynamic, dedicated, and talented individual to be the Contract Specialist for OIG's Management and Planning Division (M&P). M&P provides expert consultative advice to the Inspector General and senior OIG leadership on administrative and fiscal policy, and provides direct administrative services in support of the important work performed by the OIG's nationwide workforce. This position is located in M&P's Office of Administrative Services (OAS), which provides direction and support to the varied responsibilities in the OAS portfolio including facilities management and building services, contracting and procurement, property management, voice telecommunications, transportation and parking, logistics, occupational safety programs, mail, printing, and audio visual and publications support.

If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for providing critical administrative and technical services in support of the OIG's core oversight mission. Typical work assignments include:

  • Advises requesting offices on controversial contractual positions about which there are conflicting options or interest.
  • Determines the type of contract, milestones, and acquisition plans. Identifies appropriate contract type, including small business requirements.
  • Analyzes bids/ proposals to determine the responsiveness of bids and determines the responsibility of the apparent low bidder based on an analysis of financial and technical information gained during the pre-award survey.
  • Monitors and independently reviews contractor performance through site visits, correspondence, and telephone conversations for terms of the contract and applicable contract clauses, e.g., small business, patent rights, labor laws, and progress reports.
  • Reviews contract files for appropriate contract type, pricing provisions, selection of source, acquisition method, determinations and findings, documentation, clarity of contract terms, propriety of cited funds, and need for issuance of un-priced contractual documents.
  • Contracting Policy Research, Analysis, and Interpretation Reviews and analyzes a variety of contracting policy issues and problems and identifies alternative courses of action.
  • Analyzes bids/ proposals to determine the responsiveness of bids and determines the responsibility of the apparent low bidder based on an analysis of financial and technical information gained during the pre-award survey .Awards or recommends award of the contract.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • You must be registered for the Selective Service, if applicable.
  • You must successfully pass and are subject to random drug screenings.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
  • You will be required to complete OGE Form 450-Employmennt and Financial Interest.

Qualifications

DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY: This position is being filled using 5 U.S.C., Section 3304 and 5 CFR Part 337, Subpart B, which is the OPM approved government-wide direct-hire authority.

To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must (1) meet the Education Requirement for the series, (2) provide a copy of transcripts for verification, AND (3) meet either the education or specialized experience requirements for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.

Basic Requirement:

A) Possess a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field from an accredited college or university. (Note: Unofficial or Official Transcripts must be submitted at the time of application.)

or
B) Completed 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. (Note: Unofficial or Official Transcripts must be submitted at the time of application.)

Note: For positions at GS-7 through GS-12, applicants who are qualifying based on experience must possess at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower level, that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position, in addition to meeting the basic requirements in paragraph A or B, above.

1.Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. Employees who occupy GS-1102 positions at grades 5 through 12 will be considered to meet the basic requirements for other GS-1102 positions up to and including those classified at GS-12. This includes positions at other agencies and promotions up through grade 12. However, employees must meet specialized experience requirements when seeking another position.

Specialized Experience GS-11: In addition to the basic requirement, to qualify for this position at the GS- 11 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level obtained in the public sector. (Specialized experience is paid or unpaid experience which has equipped you with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.) Examples of specialized experience include such duties as:
  • Providing technical advice on procurement policies and procedures.
  • Supporting in conducting negotiations of contract terms and pricing.
  • Monitoring and reviewing contract performance using various measures such as, site visits, and telephone correspondence.
  • Providing compliance review of contracting actions and investigates complaints and provides findings in writing.

OR

To substitute education for specialized experience, completion of 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, if related OR combination of education and experience. To qualify for GS-1102 positions on the basis of graduate education, graduate education in one or a combination of the following fields is required: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

Specialized Experience GS-12: In addition to the basic requirement, to qualify for this position at the GS-12 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level obtained in the public sector. (Specialized experience is paid or unpaid experience which has equipped you with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.) Examples of specialized experience include such duties as:
  • Providing technical advice and guidance on new or revised procurement policies and procedures
  • Planning and coordinating contract administration activities for long-term, extensive technical service contracts and/or cost type contracts.
  • Conducting reviews of highly specialized contracts and contracting plans.
  • Reviewing and analyzing a variety of contracting policy issues and recommends alternative courses of action.

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 level (or equivalent) by the closing date of this announcement.

This vacancy may be used to fill other similar and/or comparable positions throughout the agency within the stated duty station.

Education

This position has a positive education requirement and transcripts are required. Please be advised that an official transcript will be required if you are selected for the position.

Please include a copy of your transcript (unofficial or official) that demonstrates that you meet the education requirement listed above prior to the closing date of the announcement. If you do not include this information prior to the closing date of the announcement, your application will be marked as incomplete unless your SF-50 shows that you were/are already in the 1102 job series. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, relevant to the duties of the position to be filled, including volunteer experience.

Additional information

This announcement is being advertised under a government-wide Direct-Hire Authority issued by OPM for positions in certain hard-to-fill occupational fields. Veterans Preference and other Category Rating procedures do not apply to this announcement. Applicants must simply be determined to possess the specialized experience and basic qualifications required of the position. The hiring office may interview and select any qualified candidate of their choosing from the qualified pool. See OPM, Direct Hire Authority for more information.

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and (for scored examining) score 85 or better on established ranking criteria OR (for category rating criteria) rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

DOJ EEO Statement/Policy: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Schedule A: DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department. DOJ also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes to resume@benderconsult.com, and reference \\\"Federal Career Opportunities\\\" in the subject line. Additional information is found at: www.benderconsult.com.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov.


  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the below competencies. You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative written response. Veterans' preference is not applicable.

When addressing the specialized experience statement, applicants must present evidence of the experience in their resume. If the specialized experience statement is repeated, in the applicant's resume, Human Resources will deem the applicant as ineligible.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and other characteristics):

  • Contracting/Procurement
  • Attention to Detail
  • Influencing/Negotiating
  • Writing

If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for further employment consideration.

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    • Resume showing relevant experience. Your resume showing relevant experience and dates the experience was obtained. 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, and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. (A cover letter is optional).
    • SF-50 (most recent career/career conditional, if applicable); or for reinstatement to Federal service purposes, the SF50 that shows you have acquired competitive status.
    • CTAP documentation (if applicable)
    • Schedule A documentation (if applicable)
    • An unofficial college transcript (Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript(s) will be required prior to your first day.) (Use if education is being credited for the purpose of meeting minimum qualification requirements or if grade point average is being used to determine superior academic achievement.)
    • Your Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire.
    More Info: USAJOBS - What documents might I need to provide?
    Application Manager Help - Documents

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • How to Apply

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 02/05/2024 to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
    • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
    • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
    • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    Agency contact information

    Darrell Hemsley

    Email

    Darrell.Hemsley@usdoj.gov

    Address

    Management and Planning Division
    950 Pennsylvania Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20530
    US

    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

  • Resume showing relevant experience. Your resume showing relevant experience and dates the experience was obtained. 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, and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. (A cover letter is optional).
  • SF-50 (most recent career/career conditional, if applicable); or for reinstatement to Federal service purposes, the SF50 that shows you have acquired competitive status.
  • CTAP documentation (if applicable)
  • Schedule A documentation (if applicable)
  • An unofficial college transcript (Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript(s) will be required prior to your first day.) (Use if education is being credited for the purpose of meeting minimum qualification requirements or if grade point average is being used to determine superior academic achievement.)
  • Your Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire.
More Info: USAJOBS - What documents might I need to provide?
Application Manager Help - Documents

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


Help

This job is open to

  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a \\\"surplus\\\" or \\\"displaced\\\" employee.

Clarification from the agency

These positions will be filled through the Office of Personnel Management's Direct Hire Authority for the occupation and is open to all U.S. citizens.


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