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Grade: 11

1 GS-11 - In addition to the basic requirement, choose one answer that best describes your education and experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or at least three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field related to the work of this position as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I possess a combination of specialized experience and graduate education beyond the first two years of graduate study that together meet the requirements for this position.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described.

Grade: 12

1 GS-12 - In addition to the basic requirement, choose one answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.

Grade: 13

1 GS-13 - In addition to the basic requirement, choose one answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
2

BASIC REQUIREMENTS for series 1102, GS-13 and above. Select from below the education, certification, experience met that qualifies you for the basic requirements of this position.

Answer to this question is required
  • (A) 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 (B) 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.
  • Exception: 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, you will have to meet the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade.
  • Waiver: I am requesting a waiver from the senior procurement executive of this agency, at his or her discretion to waive any or all the requirements of A or B above.
  • I do not meet or exceed the education and /or experience requirements described above.

Grade: 14

1 GS-14 - In addition to the basic requirement, choose one answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
2

BASIC REQUIREMENTS for series 1102, GS-13 and above. Select from below the education, certification, experience met that qualifies you for the basic requirements of this position.

Answer to this question is required
  • (A) 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 (B) 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.
  • Exception: 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, you will have to meet the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade.
  • Waiver: I am requesting a waiver from the senior procurement executive of this agency, at his or her discretion to waive any or all the requirements of A or B above.
  • I do not meet or exceed the education and /or experience requirements described above.

Grade: 15

1 GS-15 - In addition to the basic requirement, choose one answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
2

BASIC REQUIREMENTS for series 1102, GS-13 and above. Select from below the education, certification, experience met that qualifies you for the basic requirements of this position.

Answer to this question is required
  • (A) 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 (B) 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.
  • Exception: 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, you will have to meet the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade.
  • Waiver: I am requesting a waiver from the senior procurement executive of this agency, at his or her discretion to waive any or all the requirements of A or B above.
  • I do not meet or exceed the education and /or experience requirements described above.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five (5) years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you have dual citizenship with the United States and another country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3

Select the response that describes how you meet the basic requirements for the Contracting Specialist series.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field.
  • I have 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.
  • I held a position in the GS-1102 Contract Specialist series on January 1, 2000.
  • I do not meet any of the above criteria for basic requirements.
4 The vacancies filled with this Public Notice have varying levels of security clearance requirements.  Which of the following investigative requirements are you willing to obtain and maintain for consideration with the Department of Energy? (Select each that you are willing to accomplish) Answer to this question is required
  • Non-Sensitive
  • Non-Sensitive (Public Trust)
  • Non-Critical Sensitive (Secret Clearance)
  • Critical Sensitive (Top Secret or "Q" Clearance)
  • Special Sensitive (Top Secret or "Q" and SCI/SAP Clearance)
5 This public notice can be used for filling vacancies with varying supervisory levels.  Select all of the supervisory levels you are willing to be considered for.  Note:  If selected for a supervisory position, you will be required to complete a supervisory probationary period (if not yet completed previously). Answer to this question is required
  • Non-supervisory
  • Team Lead
  • Supervisor
6 I have read this vacancy announcement thoroughly and understand that supplemental documentation may be required. I further understand that I will not be considered for this vacancy if my supplemental documentation is not received in the Servicing Human Resources Office by the closing date of the announcement. For detailed information on how to submit supplemental documentation, please see the "How to Apply" section of the vacancy announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 I understand that I must click on the "Submit" button located at the end of the review of my answers and resume to complete the application process. I understand that I will receive a confirmation page that I should print out." Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No