Vacancy Announcement Number: AWA-TOA-05-SB50741-77293M
Open Date: Mar 10, 2005
Close Date: May 06, 2005
Position: Contract Specialist,FV-1102-J, Job Category:Professional
Salary Range: $76,547 to $118,648
Duty Location(s): Washington, District of Columbia
Organization Location: FAA Washington Headquarters Region, Air
Traffic Organization, Acquisition & Business Services Unit,ATO-A
PCS: No PCS Expenses will be paid.
Area of Consideration: All Sources
Duties: The incumbent, as a senior contract specialist, is involved
in all contractual actions of assigned headquarters-level
requirement organizations. Responsibilities include, but are not
limited to, the following: (1) serving as a senior contract specialist
to junior personnel; (2) serving as an advisor on acquisition
standards and relationships for junior personnel and senior
management on assigned areas; and (3) reviewing, monitoring,
and evaluating the effectiveness of procurement functions.
Amendment Date: Apr 12,2005
Amendment Note: Qualification Requirements: (A) A 4-year course
of study leading to a Bachelor's degree with a major in any field;
AND, (B) at least 24 semester hrs.in any combination of the
coursework which is specified in the original announcement.
EXTEND CLOSING DATE TO: 05/06/05. NOTE: This is an AFSCME
Bargaining Unit Position.
NOTES: 1. THIS IS AN AFSCME BARGAINING UNIT POSITION. 2.
Management reserves the right to interview some, all, or none of
the prospective candidates. 3. The salary listed above includes
locality pay of 15.98% for the Washington DC metro area. 4. All
applications must be received by the closing date.
NOTE: SURPLUS/DISPLACED EMPLOYEES IN THE AFSS AND FSDPS
FACILITIES SHOULD ATTACH A COPY OF THEIR SURPLUS LETTER
TO THE APPLICATION PACKAGE.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS IDENTIFIED BELOW.
Candidates must submit a college transcript and a list of training
courses completed with their application. Applicants applying for
this position based on specialized experience should clearly
indicate how they meet the one-year of specialized experience at
the next lower level.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Basic Requirements: (A) A 4-
year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in
any field; AND (B) 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; and completion of all training prescribed by the head
of the agency for progression to pay band I or higher level
contracting positions, including at least 4-years experience in
contracting or related positions. Specialized Experience: At least
one 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. Examples
include experience in developing, preparing, and presenting terms
and conditions in bids; negotiating and awarding contracts and
contract modifications; administering the terms and conditions of
contracts; and analyzing proposed prices and costs. Specialized
experience is in addition to meeting the basic requirements.
Evaluation criteria: Eligible candidates may be ranked based on the
knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAO's),
1.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA'S): 1. Knowledge of
acquisition management principles, theories and practices,
specifically demonstrated knowledge in the areas of contract
award, contract administration and contract termination/close-out.
2. Skill in written and oral communication 3. Ability to work
independently, or as a member of an acquisition team and/or lead
a contracts team.
Excepted Service: The FAA is an excepted service agency. Basic
Federal employee benefits remain the same as other Federal
FAA's CORE COMPENSATION PLAN This position is covered by the
FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core
compensation is available here.
REASSIGNMENT/DOWNGRADE ELIGIBLES: Application packages
will be accepted from reassignment and downgrade eligibles.
NOTE: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL OTHER
SIMILAR POSITIONS SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE
PERSONNEL SERVICES DIVISION.
HOW TO APPLY:
FAA Form 3330.42 "Request for Promotion Consideration and
Acknowledgement" FAA Form 3330.42 should be completed and
placed on top of the application package. This form is used to
notify applicants of the status of their application.
Multiple Positions: Multiple positions may be filled from this
Documentation for Veterans Preference Documentation showing
entitlement to veteran's preference, e.g., copy of honorable
discharge, DD-214. Applicants claiming ten-point veteran's
preference (i.e., disability, widow, or mother preference) must
submit Standard Form 15 with documentary proof. (Do not submit
Identification Form (Optional) A completed SF-181, Race and
National Origin Identification Form.
The Application Package: Your Application for Federal Employment,
SF-171 (6/88 or later edition); Optional Application for Federal
Employment, OF-612; or any written application must contain your
name, mailing address, phone number, social security number,
country of citizenship, and veterans preference. In addition, it must
contain information about your current position, education (high
school, colleges, or universities), other work experiences, and any
other qualifications you may possess. Basic eligibility for the
position will be determined from your application package which
must be complete and up-to-date.
On a separate sheet of bond paper, you may provide additional
information regarding your possession of the KSAO's for this
position. (Optional - Not required, however, it provides applicants
the opportunity to describe portions of their experience, training,
education, etc., which are directly related to the KSAO.) The
information will be used for ranking of applicants after basic
eligibility is determined. For each KSAO listed above, provide the
following information: 1) Work Experience: Describe the tasks you
have performed which demonstrate the KSAO, giving the dates,
places, and positions where you did this. 2) Education, Training
and/or Awards: Describe training, education, and/or awards you
have received which demonstrate the KSAO, including the dates
you received the training, education, and/or awards. 3) Other
Information: Such as volunteer experience, hobbies, etc., which
demonstrates the KSAO, giving the dates and places where you did
WHERE TO SEND APPLICATIONS: Federal Aviation Administration
Personnel Services Division, AHP-200 Room 523 800
Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20591
Applications may be faxed to: Applications may be faxed to either
(202) 267-7032 (local) or 1 (866)-291-3009 (toll free). We will not
be able to accept faxed applications to any other FAA fax numbers.
PLEASE LIMIT YOUR FAX TO A MAXIMUM OF 20 PAGES. YOU ONLY
NEED TO SUBMIT THOSE ITEMS REQUIRED ON THE
ANNOUNCEMENT. DO NOT FAX ITEMS SUCH AS POSITION
DESCRIPTIONS, TRAINING CERTIFICATES, PERFORMANCE
APPRAISALS AND OTHER SIMILAR DOCUMENTS. ALL FAXED
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN THE CLOSE
OF BUSINESS (5 P.M. EASTERN TIME) ON THE CLOSING DATE OF
THE ANNOUNCEMENT. Because we cannot guarantee timely receipt
and assume responsibility for the quality or legibility of the faxes,
illegible applications will result in loss of consideration. Be sure to
list your name, social security number and vacancy announcement
number on each page of your submission.
Receipt of Applications: All applications must be received by the
closing date of this announcement.
Hand Delivery of Applications Applications may be hand-delivered
to Room 523.
Contact Information: Sandra L. Brown (202) 493-4394
Financial Disclosure The person selected for this position may be
required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of
entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and
financial investments in aviation-related companies.
Privacy Act Requirements: Collection of personal identification data
is authorized under the Privacy Act (P.L. 93-579).
Equal Employment and Reasonable Accommodation: The FAA does
not discriminate on the basis of political affiliation, race, color,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status,
age, disability, or any other characteristics not bearing on job
performance. On an individual case basis, this agency also makes
reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you
need accommodation in any part of the application or hiring
process, please notify the agency contact listed elsewhere in this
Prohibition on Personal Use of Government Postage-Paid
Envelopes: Use of postage-paid Government envelopes to file job
applications is a violation of Federal laws and regulations.
Applications submitted in postage-paid Government envelopes will
not be considered.
FAA vacancy information and certain application forms are now
available on the FAA's World Wide Web site at: http://jobs.faa.gov
or by calling our Faxback system at (405)954-0250.
Non-citizens We are not accepting applications from non-citizens.
Please click on URL below for additional application information.