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As a Civilian Employee, Contract Specialist in training, you will be responsible for procurement and contract administration functions for a variety of supply, service, studies, and/or construction contracts.


4 vacancies in the following locations:
 
Fort Benning, GA 1 vacancy
Fort Bragg, NC 1 vacancy
Fort Hood, TX 1 vacancy
Fort Belvoir, VA 1 vacancy

Performs pre-award contracting functions for contracts. Reviews requisitions to determine that proper specifications or purchase descriptions are included in solicitation documents. Conducts market research. Selects clauses to cover special conditions, such as inspection and acceptance, marking and packaging, quantity variation, price differential, or transportation costs.

Prepare annual plans and the scheduling of individual procurement actions. Determine methods of procurement, either formally advertised or negotiated. Monitors contract performance in relation to the completion schedule required by the contract. Ensure bid schedule is properly structured, prepares solicitation, determines sources to be solicited.

Performs all post-award functions (administration) on contracts. Monitors assigned contracts to determine documentation required, such as bonds, insurance, work schedules, etc.; and, coordinates and ensures required documentation is submitted for timeliness, completeness, and accuracy. Analyzes contractors' progress through personal contacts with the contractor and government personnel and review of monthly random-sampling results, progress schedules, and reports. 

This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.

Must be a US Citizen.

Incumbent is required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE, 6/08). Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 23 March 2006.

This position has a Temporary Duty (TDY) or business travel requirement of up to 15% of the time.

BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) from an accredited educational institution 

Salary range is $43,251 to $63,267. Promotions are based upon successfully meeting training and performance requirements.