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Grade: 03

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Grade: All Grades

*In order to qualify for this position you must be prepared to meet the conditions specified in items (A) and (B); or item (C). Please read the information for each of these items, then answer the question which follows regarding basic qualification requirements for the specified pay band.
(A) Completion of all mandatory training prescribed by the head of the agency for progression to GS-13/NQ-03 or higher grade level/pay band, including at least 4 years experience in contracting or related positions. At least one year of that was equivalent to the next lower grade/pay band and must have provided the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position; AND
(B) Completed 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; OR
*(C) On January 1, 2000 you must have occupied a position in the GS-1102 Contract Specialist Series at either the GS-13, GS-14, or GS-15 grade level. You will be considered to have met the basic requirements under (A) and (B) for other positions but only at the same grade level or equivalent pay band provided you meet the one year of specialized experience required for the position.
(D) Waiver: For advancement to higher grades, the senior procurement executive of the selecting agency, may waive any or all of the requirements under (A) and (B) and must certify that the applicant possesses significant potential for advancement to higher graded positions based on demonstrated analytical and decision making capabilities, job performance, and qualifying experience.
1 NQ-03 To meet the basic qualifications requirements at the NQ-03 level (GS-13 - GS-14), select the option that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the NQ-02 pay band or GS-12 level as described in the vacancy announcement under specialized experience requirements.
  • I do not meet the specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
2 What is your current level in the Contracting Certification program? Answer to this question is required
  • Level I
  • Level II
  • Level III
  • I am not certified at any level.
3 This position requires that you possess a wide range of procurement experience. Please indicate your pre/or post award procurement experience in the following contract categories by checking the appropriate box(es). (Select all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Firm Fixed Price
  • Cost
  • Time and Materials
  • Hybrid
  • Commercial (Other than GSA)
  • GSA
  • Non-Commercial
  • None of the Above
4 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 Select the statement below that best describes your experience analyzing program/project requirements to determine that they are reasonable and are well defined. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task
6 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 Select the statement below that best reflects your experience interpreting guidelines, adapting procurement procedures, and recommending approaches or solutions for specific problems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
8 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 Select the statement below that best reflects your experience assessing written technical evaluations of proposals to ensure that solicitation criteria, regulations, and case law have been followed, and that the rationale supports the findings. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
10 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
11 Select the statement below that best reflects your experience working on multiple acquisition actions in a dynamic team environment that required extensive interpersonal skills, consensus building, negotiation, problem resolution, and conflict resolution Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
12 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
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13 I have read this Vacancy Announcement thoroughly and understand that supplemental documentation may be required. I further understand that I will not be considered if my supplemental documentation is not received in the Servicing Personnel Office by the closing date of the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
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  • Yes
  • No
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