Yes Travel and relocation expenses will be paid consistent with the Federal Travel Regulation, Chapter 302, and Departmental policy. The use of a relocation service company and home marketing incentive will not be offered.
##### Telework eligible
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**\*\* THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS BEING AMENDED TO EXTEND THE CLOSING DATE UNTIL JULY 23, 2019.\*\***
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The incumbent of this pivotal and high profile position serves as a Supervisory Procurement Analyst, Incident Procurement Advisor, and contracting and grants management officer. This position is located in the Branch of Procurement Management, Division of Management Services, Oregon State Office, which is one of two major buying offices in the Bureau of land Management (BLM) with an unlimited signing authority. The incumbent will be the acquisition and financial assistance subject matter expert and serve as business advisor and liaison to internal and external parties, promulgating policy directives, guidance and procedures as necessary. The incumbent of this position has a mastery of a range of contracting methods and types sufficient to plan and execute actions efficiently and effectively. Oversees workload, resolves acquisition issues and provides acquisition reviews, guidance and mentoring. Negotiated and sealed bid procurements include, but are not limited to road, bridge, building, and other design and construction projects; telecommunications; geographic information systems, hazardous materials management, employee assistance, forestation, environmental analyses, development of interpretive facilities, fire attach units and other service and supply projects, A-E design; and diverse, one-of-a-kind acquisitions. Contract types include firm fixed price, indefinite delivery, time and materials, cost reimbursement, options, and multi year funded, etc. Incumbent is responsible for negotiating and awarding assistance agreements for multi-million dollar projects, when needed. Serves as a first-line supervisor over a group of grants management specialists, contract specialists, procurement technicians and analyst.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
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### Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship is required - Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections - You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you - have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land - Direct Deposit Required - Background Investigation Required
You will need to clearly state your undergraduate/graduate degree(s) and submit your college transcripts or a listing of your college courses that includes hours and grades.
Basic Requirements: Completion of all mandatory training prescribed by the head of the agency for progression to GS-13 or higher level contracting positions, including at least 4-years experience in contracting or related positions. At least 1 year of that experience must have been specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower level of the position and must have provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position and 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.
Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. This also applies to positions at the same grade in the same agency or other agencies if the specialized experience requirements are met. **However, they will have to meet the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade.**
Applicants must, at a minimum, possess the Federal Acquisition Institute's Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) (or DAWIA equivalent) Level II Certification at time of hire. **\*\*As a condition of appointment, you must obtain Level III Certification within one year of hire.\*\* ** You can view FAC-C requirements via this link: FAC-C Requirements
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-12) of the position to be filled. Examples: Performing cradle-to-grave procurement processes, including pre-award, award, administration and close-out.
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.
### Additional information
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
Supervisory Probationary Period: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to serve a one year supervisory/managerial probationary period, if one has not previously been completed.
**Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):** CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form. CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they receive a minimum score of 90 based on the rating criteria used for this position.
Reemployment Priority List (RPL): The RPL is the mechanism agencies use to give reemployment consideration to their former competitive service employees separated by a RIF or who have fully recovered from a compensable injury after more than one year. If you are currently on a Reemployment Priority List, you may be given priority consideration.
BLM may use certain incentives, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract high quality applicants.
The Bureau of Land Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.
If selected for this position, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450 within 30 days of reporting to duty. You will be required to provide this information annually.
This position requires procurement duties. If selected for this position, you will be required to complete a Procurement Integrity Certification, OF-333 prior to appointment.
Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
1. Ability to supervise and lead a team of procurement subordinates in providing a full range of day to day acquisition services and provide development and training.
2. Ability to implement and execute high-level contract policy and administration from cradle to grave and in accordance with Federal Acquisition policies, regulations and laws.
3. Ability to provide mastery-level procurement, technical and legal advice to management, contracting, support staff and other internal and external parties.
4. Knowledge and interpretation of Federal Acquisition Regulations and other related acquisition regulations.
5. Ability to communicate with a variety of target groups within and outside of the organization.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
##### Drug test required
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**Resumes must show relevant experience and other information.** Your resume must list your education and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week and salary information. Your resume will be used to validate your responses to the assessment tool(s). You are welcome to submit a cover letter (optional). If you wish to do so, include it with your resume.
In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:
Copy of Transcripts or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. If your degree is from a Foreign Institution, See Foreign Education.
**Proof of current Level II or Level III FAC-C (or DAWIA equivalent) Certification.**
Former PLC Member: Submit a copy of your "Certificate of Eligibility for Noncompetitive Hiring" along with a copy of your "PLC Participant Verification Work Hours Sheet.
Applicants eligible under PL-114-47, **Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA)** must submit documentation verifying (a) initial selection under competitive examining procedures to a land management agency under a time-limited appointment in the competitive service , (b) service under this initial appointment, or in conjunction with subsequent competitive service time-limited appointments, to a land management agency was for a period of 24 months without a break in service of two or more years, and (c) performance was evaluated as being at an acceptable level for the entire applicable period(s). "Required documentation" includes first and last SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) for each? ? appointment? verifying the Position Occupied code (Block 34) is 1-Competitive Service, AND documentation of successful performance for each appointment. Applicants are encouraged to combine all required documents into one or more files and scan for uploading into the application. Each file must not exceed 3MB. Grouping documents into files will simplify the application process. Failure to submit required documentation will result in loss of consideration**.
**Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility - this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.
Current and former federal career and career-conditional employees: submit a copy of your recent (non award) SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, or equivalent document that verifies tenure (block 24, code 1 or 2) and Competitive Status (block 34, code 1). ** **If you are applying for this position based on eligibility under other noncompetitive special appointing authorities, you MUST submit proof of this eligibility.**
**You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile.
Auto-Requested Fax: Allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.**
**UPLOADING DOCUMENTS: Instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options.**
**Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.
Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
#### 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.
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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. Learn more about federal benefits.
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 ------------
To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
Click on the button "Apply Online" and login to MY USAJOBS.
If you haven't already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.
If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the "Did you forget your username and/or password" link from the right side menu.
Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.
If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at 503-808-6242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.
### Agency contact information
### Alina Malray
Bureau of Land Management BLM Oregon State Office, OR-953 1220 SW 3rd Avenue P.O. Box 2965 Portland, Oregon 97208 United States
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### Next steps
You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted.
You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account.
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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
### 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 process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants 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.
#### 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 www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/539092300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
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