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Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 9:45 PM

* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
As a Supervisory Contract Specialist, you will be responsible for the oversight of PBS acquisition management program segment throughout an assigned geographic area.
**Location of Position:**
Public Buildings Service
Program Policy and Compliance Branch **OR** Contract Operations Branch
Acquisition Management Division
Philadelphia, PA
GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.
You will have access to many benefits including:
* Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)
* Life insurance coverage with several options
* Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year
* Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
* Flexible work schedules and telework
* Transit and child care subsidies
* Training and development
* Flexible spending accounts
* Long-term care insurance
* Training and development
We are currently filling two vacancies, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed. One vacancy will be filled within the Program Policy and Compliance Branch and one vacancy will be filled within the Contract Operations Branch.
Unless you are a GSA or Land Management employee as described in the Who May Apply section, your application will not be considered!
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### Responsibilities
The major duties of the Supervisory Contract Specialist, GS-1102-13, are as follows:
* Serves as the Supervisory Contract Specialist for pre-award and post -award functions involving highly specialized procurement of significant Regional and Government-wide importance.
* Reviews the technical preparation, solicitation, award and administration of contracts of an unlimited dollar amount.
* Establish internal policies, procedures, and controls for contracting practices across the organization.
* Performs standard first level supervisory responsibilities in support of the section.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - Occasional travel will be required
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to
Your application will be considered if you are a:
* Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only - must be employed in PBS, Philadelphia Commuting Area
* Land Management current or former employee
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
* #### Job family (Series)
1102 Contracting
* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
* 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
* 1 year supervisory probationary period may be required.
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 Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee**
* Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
* Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
* Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
* 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
### Qualifications
For 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 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 **$94,225.00** per year.
**1102 Qualifications GS-13:**
You must meet the requirements in 1, 2, or 3 below:
1. **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.
2. **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
3. **Waiver:**GSA's senior procurement executive has the discretion to waive any or all of the requirements in 1 above.
**Specialized experience**is one year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. Specialized experience having a comprehensive knowledge of Federal contracting and acquisition programs and experience in the procurement and contract administration of large, complex contracts with the ability to apply advanced contracting concepts & methodologies to manage and oversee various construction, small purchases and services. This experience must include performing the full range of pre- and post-award procurement actions and leading diverse teams in the accomplishing the following:
* performing the full range of highly complex pre-award and post-award activities on various contract types such as fixed price, fixed price economic price adjustment, various cost type contracts, requirements contracts; performance based acquisitions, and multiple award schedules;*
* performing delivery/task order placement and administration against multiple award contracts and blanket purchase agreements;*
* defending pre-award and/or post-award protests, contract claims, and contract disputes;*
* leading or working as part of an integrated acquisition and procurement project teams;*
* analyzing difficult contracting issues to identify alternative courses of action.*
Due to the FAITAS system being offline, for this announcement only, FAITAS requirements will be verified after application by HR and do not need to be submitted with your application.
### Education
### Additional information
Bargaining Unit status: Not eligible
Relocation-related expenses are **not**approved and will be your responsibility.
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.
All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.****
* Knowledge of federal and aency procurement laws, regulations, and directives
* Skill in program management
* Ability to lead a team, defining key objectives, milestones, and deadlines
* Use interpersonal skills to organize and present information in a clear and understandable manner
If you are eligible under GSA s Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.
**To preview questions please click here.**
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.
**GSA OIG Employees:** Submit latest SF 50 (other than award SF 50)
**If you are**ICTAP/CTAP** eligible** - **submit a, b, and c**: **(a)** proof of eligibility including agency notice; **(b)** SF-50, and **(c)** most recent performance appraisal.
**Current or Former Political Appointees:** Submit SF-50.
**Current or Former Land Management Agency Employees - Submit a and b:**
**(a)** one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.
**(b)** Copy of your agency s annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).
**College transcripts:** If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, youmust submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education. ***Note: this position has an educational requirement and you will need to submit your transcripts in order to be considered.**
Due to the FAITAS system being offline, for this announcement only, FAITAS requirements will be verified after application by HR and do not need to be submitted with your application.
****Contracting Documentation:** Submit A or B:**
**A. Mandatory contracting training - submit a or b:**
**(a)** all required course certificates
**(b)** list of completed courses including: official course title, course number, training provider, training hours completed, and the date completes
**B. Proof of contracting certification - submit both a and b; or c:**
**(a)** FAC-C or DAWIA Level II or higher certification (copy of certificate)
**(b)** Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) history identifying the completion of 80 CLPs every two years. The 80 CLPs every two years must be from the issuance date of certification to current period.
** (c)** If you are a FAITAS member, you may submit your** Continuous Learning Achievement Certificate** from FAITAS. On your \"My Continuous Learning\" page, click on the \"approved\" link under Achievement Status to print a copy of your most recent certificate.
#### 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.
* Benefits
## 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. Learn more about federal benefits.
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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 to Apply
## How to Apply
Submit a complete online application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement. You can modify or complete your application any time before the deadline. Simply return to USAJOBS, select the vacancy, and update your application. For more detailed instructions on how to apply, click here: Apply for a GSA Job.
To begin, click the **Apply Online** button on the vacancy announcement.
* Sign in or register on USAJobs and select a resume and documents to include in your application.
* Once you have clicked **Apply for this position now**, you will be taken to the GSA site to complete the application process.
* Click the **Apply To This Vacancy**and complete all steps in the application process until the Confirmation indicates your application is complete. **If you click Return to USAJobs or get timed out prior to receiving confirmation, your application will not be submitted and cannot be considered for this job.**
* **Note:**Review the REQUIRED DOCUMENTSsection of this announcement to determine which apply to you and must be submitted online. You may choose one or more of the following options to submit your document(s): **Upload** (from your computer); **USAJOBS** (click the \"USAJOBS\" link to complete the transfer process) or **FAX** (read the Fax instructions provided prior to printing the Fax Cover Sheet and faxing your information).
** Need Assistance in Applying?** Contact the HR representative listed on the announcement prior to the application deadline. You must receive HR approval before deviating from these instructions
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### Agency contact information
### Kay Marie Boblenz
##### Phone
##### Fax
##### Email
##### Address
GSA, Public Buildings Service
General Services Administration
100 S. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
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### Next steps
After the closing date/deadline:
1. **ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS:** Your application will be reviewed for all requirements.
2. **REFERRAL TO MANAGEMENT:** If you meet all the requirements, you may be referred to management for review and a possible interview.
3. **SELECTION/TENTATIVE JOB OFFER:** If you are selected, you will receive a tentative offer and start the suitability and/or security background investigation process.
4. **FINAL JOB OFFER:**Once our security office determines you can come on board, you will be given a final offer, which is typically 40 days after the announcement closes.
5. **FINAL COMMUNICATION:** Once the position is filled, we will notify you of your status. You may also check your status by logging into USAJOBS. Go to My USAJOBS and then to Applications.
**Thank you for your interest in working for U.S. General Services Administration!**
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
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.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 01/26/2018 to 02/05/2018
*Salary:* $94,225 to $122,493 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 13
*Work schedule:* Full-time
*Appointment type:* Permanent
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