Supervisory Contract Specialist

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* DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryThe incumbent serves as a Section Chief in a Branch in the Acquisition Management Division (9PQ), Public Buildings Service (PBS), Pacific Rim Region, under the general supervision of the Branch Chief.Position located in Public Building Services in San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA, Sacramento, CA or Phoenix, AZ.We are currently filling multiple vacancies, additional vacancies may be filled as needed.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilities* The incumbent makes resource allocation decisions, provides highly technical professional advice and guidance to senior managers on contracting matters and manages a professional staff responsible for all technical matters related to the development and execution of contracts (pre-award, award and post-award responsibilities) to support PBS organizations throughout the Pacific Rim Region, in response to both GSA and external customer requirements.* The position requires a professional knowledge of service, construction, and AE Design contracting, as well as a thorough knowledge of agency policies that can impact the preparation of technical or policy documents utilized by the Division in delivering and meeting its program requirements. The incumbent is required to render authoritative decisions concerning the most appropriate methods to satisfy complex and technically demanding PBS and client needs.* The incumbent reports to a Branch Chief who provides broad guidelines and objectives for work completion. Work is reviewed in terms of overall effectiveness and accomplishment of objectives. Incumbent relies upon expert knowledge of Government contracting laws and policies including techniques of contracting operations, Agency contracting requirements and business and industry practices to accomplish contracting mission.* Incumbent also relies on expert knowledge of all GSA's procurement operations and their interrelationships in the negotiation, pricing and audit areas, and general knowledge of accounting principles, economics, money and finance, marketing and procurement expertise to effectively resolve complex and sensitive issues which can be precedent-setting and impact operating policies and procedures.* The position also requires comprehensive knowledge of all applicable laws, Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) rules and the Agency's procurement policies, regulations and procedures, and skill in oral and written communications to defend business/contractual decisions of subordinate staff, to present highly technical matters or sensitive recommendations to a variety of audiences, to effectively be able to resolve sensitive situations, to obtain compliance with policies from subordinate activities, and to represent the Service, the Division and/or the Regional Commissioner as an expert on Agency task forces.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.Supervisory statusYesPromotion Potential13* Job family (Series)1102 Contracting* RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment* Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date* Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable* Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959* Apply online (See How to Apply section.)If selected, you must meet the following conditions:* Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.* Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).* Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.* Serve a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period, if required.QualificationsFor each job on your resume, provide:* the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)* number of hours per week you worked (if part time).* if Federal positions, provide Title, Series and Grade.If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here.The GS-13 salary range starts at $111,286 (San Francisco), $104,182 (Los Angeles), $102,104 (San Diego), $99,429 (Sacramento) or $94,512 (Phoenix) per year. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level or higher in the Federal service.Specialized experience is progressively responsible experience in performing the full range of pre-award and/or post award activities utilizing various types of contracts such as fixed price, various cost types, requirements, performance based multiple award schedules and evidence of professional potential, business acumen, and drive for results, relationship building, and self-motivation in order to procure a variety of complex or specialized products and/or services; OR experience requiring sufficient knowledge of contracting regulations, policies, and procedures and an organization's program and technical requirements in order to conduct reviews of contracts or contracting actions, recommend or plan improvements to an organization's procurement program.You must meet the requirements in 1, 2, or 3 below:* All of the following: (a) Completion of Training listed in Level I & II of FAC-C Course Requirements; or FAC-C Level II or III, or a DAWIA level II or III certification. If your certification is over 2 years old, 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points are required to maintain certification. (b) At least 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions including 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the level described below; and (c) Completion of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included or was supplemented by 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.* Exception: If you were in a GS-1102 position on January 1, 2000, you will be exempt from meeting the educational requirements for the grade level of that position. However, to be promoted you will have to meet Option 1 or 3.* Waiver: GSA's senior procurement executive has the discretion to waive any or all of the requirements in 1 above.EducationNote: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:

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