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Contract Specialist - DH

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Washington, DC
  • Expired: November 04, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Contract Specialist - DH
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

  • ##### Open & closing dates
11/02/2019 to 11/16/2019
This job will close when we have received 25 applications which
may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
  • ##### Service
  • ##### Pay scale & grade
GS 13
  • ##### Salary
$99,172 to $128,920 per year
  • ##### Appointment type
  • ##### Work schedule
2 vacancies in the following location:

  • District of Columbia, DC 2 vacancies
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes Recruitment incentives may be authorized, if applicable.
Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy
  • Duties

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This position is located in the Pension Benefit Guaranty
Corporation's Procurement Department (PD).
More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
Learn more about this agency
  • Serve as an expert contract specialist responsible for pre-award
and post-award functions involving highly specialized
procurement of significant importance to the agency.
  • Serve as lead negotiator for difficult contracts.
  • Serve as an expert advisor to program officials and CORS in
procurement planning. Conduct proposal conferences with
prospective contractors to arrive at a clear understanding of
what is required under the proposed contract.
Travel Required
Not required
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential
  • #### Job family (Series)
0110 Economist
  • Requirements

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Conditions of Employment
  • You must be a U.S citizen
  • You may undergo a personnel security background investigation
  • Applicants selected for employment will be required to complete
an OF-306
  • 1 year probationary period required unless met during prior
Federal service
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants,
unless exempt
**All qualification requirements must be met by the announcement
closing date.**
You may start at GS-13, $99,172.00 if you meet the following minimum
qualification requirements in addition to the education requirement.
Specialized experience is defined as at least one year of experience
at the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent to the
GS-12 grade level in the private sector applying the full contract
acquisition life cycle.
Examples of specialized experience may include: providing execution
and communication of acquisition planning, development, issuance,
and administration of contracts.
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.
Level II on FAC-C or DAWIA Contracting Certification is required.
**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.**
Additional information
To be considered under a special hiring authority such as the
Schedule A appointing authority for persons with disabilities; the
direct-hire authority to appoint veterans with service-connected
disabilities of 30 percent or more; Peace Corps or VISTA service; or
another excepted service/special hire authority, you must submit
documentation to support your claim for eligibility with your
application package. For more details, visit Federal Hiring
PBGC encourages qualified applicants with disabilities to apply.
Applicants with disabilities who are interested in learning more
about job opportunities under the Schedule A Hiring Authority and
other available hiring flexibilities and authorities are encouraged
to contact PBGC's Selective Placement Program Coordinator, Donald
Beasley, at (202) 229-3637 or TTY/TDD users
should call the federal relay service at (800) 877-8339 and ask to
be connected to (202) 229-3637.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.
  • There will be no applicant self-assessment or rating and ranking
  • You will be evaluated for this job based on whether you meet the
minimum qualification requirements listed above.
  • Under the provisions of the Direct-Hire Appointing Authority,
veterans' preference does not apply.
  • We will review your resume and supporting documentation to
ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements.
To preview questions please click here.
Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Drug test required
  • Required Documents

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**The following documents are required and must be provided with
your application for this Public Notice:**
RESUME: You must submit a resume. Your resume should clearly
show your possession of the specialized experience and KSAs so that
we can determine your qualifications for this position. Your resume
should be specific to the position you are applying for, relating
your skills and experience to those noted in the job posting.
COVER LETTER (OPTIONAL): Your cover letter should state your
interest in this position and the strengths that you feel will make
you an asset to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. We will
not use your cover letter to determine your qualifications; however,
your cover letter will go to the Selecting Official along with your
resume if you are referred.
TRANSCRIPT(S): If you are relying on education to meet the
minimum qualification requirement for this position, you must submit
transcripts to verify that you meet the requirement. Information on
the specific education requirement can be found under the Education
in the vacancy announcement. Your transcripts should include course
titles, school name/location, date completed, grades, and number of
credits earned. Applicants who obtained their qualifying education
outside of the U.S. and its territories must provide proof that
their degrees have been validated as equivalent to a degree
conferred by a college or university in the U.S. Unofficial
transcripts may be submitted with your application; however, you
must bring official transcripts with your first day if you are
hired. **Please see the Education section of this announcement for
additional information.**
Certification is required. Please submit proof of your
Veterans Opportunity to Work Act (VOW): If you are currently
serving on active duty you MUST submit a statement of service from
your unit (on unit letterhead) identifying the branch of service,
period(s) of service, campaign badges or expeditionary medals
earned, type of discharge, character of service, and the date you
will be separated or be on approved terminal leave. If you provide a
statement of service at this stage, your preference/eligibility will
be verified by a DD214 (Member 4 Copy) upon separation from the
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: CTAP and
ICTAP candidates must submit documents showing eligibility for
selection priority (e.g., RIF separation notice, Certificate of
Expected Separation, or other proof of eligibility for priority
selection); an SF-50 showing the current (or former) position, grade
level, promotion potential, and duty location; and the most current
performance appraisal including the performance rating.
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

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family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
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Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation


Washington, DC