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Job Title: Contract Specialist (Training Officer)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Finance/Economics, Human Resources, Information Technology, Internet/E-Commerce, Military, Sales, Purchasing, Research & Development, Web Technology
Job Description
Contract Specialist (Training Officer)
Contract Specialist (Training Officer)/ PD#12022-0

The Contract Specialist (Training Officer) will support the work of the Service Area Office Central (SAOC), Network Contracting Office 12 (NCO12). Duties of the Contract Specialist (Training Officer) include:
  • Performs long-range planning and development of annual training programs; review and evaluate all training development and evaluations for the Network Contract Office (NCO).
  • Makes overall assignments of training duties and responsibilities to ensure that the NCO employees have clearly defined training objectives.
  • Evaluates the impact of training programs on NCO resources and independently research and develop programs.
  • Develops and presents contract training concepts and strategies to the Director of Contracting (DoC) and promotes the total contracting vision by soliciting commitments.
  • Exercises responsibilities involving work assignment to insure a standard approach is used for training.
  • Establishes guidelines and training expectations for all acquisition staff, which are clearly communicated through the employee performance management system.
  • Engages in recruitment and outreach efforts to raise awareness among targeted groups in the Contracting Officer career field.
  • Administers contracts and assure compliance with their terms and conditions; and terminate contracts if necessary by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Time-in-grade: Applicants who are current Federal employees or who have held a GS grade anytime in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11 level.

Basic Requirement:
Must meet the basic requirement of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field OR 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. (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).
AND
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-11) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
  • Plans, integrates, and schedules workload, sets priorities, and furnishes advice and assistance to resolve problems and ensure efficiency of training operations.
  • Directly responsible for annual training program for Acquisition workforce.
  • Participates on national work groups to develop standardized training plans and training presentations for customer and continuing education purposes.
  • Provides formal feedback and periodically evaluates employee training to the appropriate supervisors.
  • Develops and presents contract training concepts and strategies to the DoC/DDoC and promotes total contacting vision.

There is no educational substitution for the GS-12 level.

Additional information on the qualification requirements are outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's website at www.opm.gov/qualifications.

Preferred Requirements: FAC link: : www.fai.gov/drupal/certification/contracting-fac-c

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:Resume and Transcript

The following documents are required:

  1. Your RAsumA (Must include series, grade, step, starting and ending dates of employment, month and year, and hours worked per week, and salary information).
  2. If you are a current or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your last or most recent signed Notification of Personnel Action (SF50) showing your position, title, series, grade and eligibility. Applicants who fail to submit this form will be rated INELIGIBLE (SF-50 must be in PDF format; text format will not be accepted). Note: Your SF-50 must reflect the grade and step information equivalent to or greater than the grade lower than the position you are applying to. This may not always be your most recent SF-50. You may need to submit more than one SF-50.
  3. To receive consideration as a Veteran you must provide legible copies of your DD-214, member 4 copy or another copy that shows all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.) or a statement of service signed by the commander or you will be deemed INELIGIBLE. Note: More than one DD-214 may be needed to show all dates of service.
  4. Military Spouses must submit: Marriage Certificate. Copy of the sponsor's permanent change of station orders showing you as an authorized dependent or when the veteran is unemployed and is rated by appropriate military or Department of Veterans Affairs authorities to be 100 percent disabled and/or unemployable. Statement that spouse preference is requested for this vacancy and has not previously been used to obtain a position in the commuting area.
  5. Copy of unofficial transcripts. Must show name of college to determine accreditation. If qualifying based on degree, or for positions requiring a degree, the transcript must show date the degree was conferred. If selected, you must provide official transcripts. NOTE: Transcripts should state degree conferred, and have a date.
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Time-in-grade: Applicants who are current Federal employees or who have held a GS grade anytime in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11 level.

Basic Requirement:
Must meet the basic requirement of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field OR 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. (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).
AND
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-11) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
  • Plans, integrates, and schedules workload, sets priorities, and furnishes advice and assistance to resolve problems and ensure efficiency of training operations.
  • Directly responsible for annual training program for Acquisition workforce.
  • Participates on national work groups to develop standardized training plans and training presentations for customer and continuing education purposes.
  • Provides formal feedback and periodically evaluates employee training to the appropriate supervisors.
  • Develops and presents contract training concepts and strategies to the DoC/DDoC and promotes total contacting vision.

There is no educational substitution for the GS-12 level.

Additional information on the qualification requirements are outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's website at www.opm.gov/qualifications.

Preferred Requirements: FAC link: : www.fai.gov/drupal/certification/contracting-fac-c
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