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Senior Contract Specialist

Company: Public Buildings Service
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


As an expert Contract Specialist, devises procurement strategies required to support major acquisitions that are strategically vital to customers in their mission accomplishment and substantively impact the local business community and the general public as well.

Location of Position: Public Building Services, in San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Phoenix, AZ, San Diego, CA, Sacramento. CA.

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

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  • Accepting applications
    • Open & closing dates

      11/05/2021 to 11/18/2021
    • Salary

      $95,457 - $146,120 per year
    • Pay scale & grade

      GS 13
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      • Phoenix, AZ FEW vacancies
      • Los Angeles, CA FEW vacancies
      • Sacramento, CA FEW vacancies
      • San Diego, CA FEW vacancies
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      • San Francisco, CA FEW vacancies
      • Telework eligible

        Yes-as determined by the agency policy.
      • Relocation expenses reimbursed

      • Appointment type

      • Work schedule

      • Service

      • Promotion potential

      • Job family (Series)

        1102 Contracting
      • Supervisory status

      • Security clearance

      • Drug test

      • Announcement number

      • Control number

        This job is open to
        • Individuals with disabilities
        • Federal employees - Competitive service

          Current or former competitive service federal employees.
        • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

          Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
        • Land & base management

          Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
        • Military spouses
        • Family of overseas employees

          Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is or was, working overseas.
        • Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
        • Special authorities

          Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
        • Veterans Clarification from the agency

          Your application will be considered if you are a: --- GSA employee - must be employed by PBS Region 9. --- GSA surplus or displaced employee in the local commuting area who qualify for the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) You must be serving on career or career-conditional appointment, or under a noncompetitive Special Appointing Authority which provides for conversion to a permanent position in the Competitive Service.


          As a Senior Contract Specialist you will:
          • Perform the most complex and/or high profile procurements assigned to the group.
          • Maintain open communication channels with customers, providing professional, courteous and timely feedback through regular phone calls or site visits and interceding on controversial issues which subordinates are unable to resolve.
          • Possess a FAC-C Level III or equivalent certification. Help

            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 Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959 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.
              • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
              • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 4 investigation level). 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 $112,400 per year for San Francisco, CA, $105,224 for Los Angeles, CA, $95,457 for Phoenix, AZ, $103,126 for San Diego, CA, and $100,424 for Sacramento, CA. 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 and 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:

                  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.
                  (b) At least 4years 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.


                  Note: 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:

                  Additional information

                  Bargaining Unit status: AFGE

                  Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

                  On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:

                  --- Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government

                  --- Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee

                  --- Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government

                  Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

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                    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.

                    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
                    • Transit and child care subsidies
                    • Flexible spending accounts
                    • Long-term care insurance
                    • Training and development 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.

                      You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall 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.
                      • Expert knowledge of and ability to interpret laws, regulations, principles and policies to generate new procurement concepts and to recommend to management approval of procurements for the largest..... click apply for full job details

Keywords: Public Buildings Service, Phoenix , Senior Contract Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Phoenix, Arizona

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