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Supervisory Contract Specialist 'MSP' (DIRECT HIRE) 12 Month Register

Company: Internal Revenue Service
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:



Duties

WHAT IS THE PROCUREMENT (PC) DIVISION?

A description of the business units can be found at:



Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas: The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer



The following are the duties of this position at the full working level.


  • The incumbent is responsible for a complete range of government contract administration activities such as pre-award negotiations, contract close out, developing contract administration plans, issuing task orders and delivery orders. The work is complex in nature and involves interpreting and implementing federal procurement regulations. Directs on-going procurement activities on a daily basis.
  • Assigns work to employees based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty and requirement of the assignments, and capabilities of the employees.
  • Assures implementation of program and organizational goals and objectives.
  • Determines strategies, which require additional emphasis or clarification, provides alternatives for achieving goals and objectives, and justifies course of action selected.
  • Provides guidance, counsel and instruction to employees on both technical and administrative matters. Determines developmental and/or training needs for the unit.
  • Evaluates work performance of subordinates.
  • Hears and resolves employee complaints, referring group or more serious unresolved complaints to higher level supervisor or manager.
  • Makes recommendation on selections for non-supervisory positions.
  • Develops performance standards.




    Requirements
    Conditions of Employment




    • If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19. Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))

    • Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).





      Qualifications

      Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.



      You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.



      QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To qualify for this position you must meet the qualification requirements outlined below:



      BASIC REQUIREMENT: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To be minimally qualified for this position you must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the next lower level within the payband or GS grade (IR-05/GS-13) in the normal line of progression in the Federal service. To be qualifying for this position your experience should be sufficient to demonstrate: Experience with management techniques, methods, theories, principles, and labor relations concepts, to assure optimum utilization of personnel, equipment, and space for the accomplishment of all program objectives with combined technical and administrative oversight; Experience applying regulations, other official guidance and principles, including the latest procedures and techniques sufficient to oversee the planning, development and implementation of the technical aspects of programs specific to the position being filled; Experience applying basic budget management principles and practices (i.e. ability to maintain and manage financial resources); Experience applying communicative techniques to effectively and diplomatically interact with internal and external customers.



      AND

      You must complete all Mandatory Training requirements as described in DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ACQUISITION CAREER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM HANDBOOK https://thegreen.treas.gov/do/ope/OPEWorkspace/programs/Career/Shared%20Documents/Career%20Mgmt%20Handbook/Treasury%20Acquisition%20Certification%20Management%20Program%20Handbook%20(Sept%202014).pdf



      AND

      Have 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions and 1 year of that experience must have been specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower level as defined below. AND a four (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

      Exception: Employees occupying a GS-1102 position will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on or after January 1, 2000. However, basic requirements and specialized experience requirements must be met in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade. Waiver: When filling a specific vacant position, the senior procurement executive of the selecting agency, at his or her discretion, may waive any or all of the requirements of Paragraphs listed above if the senior procurement executive certifies that the applicant possesses significant potential for advancement to levels of greater responsibility and authority, based on demonstrated analytical and decision making capabilities, job performance, and qualifying experience. With respect to each waiver granted under this Paragraph 1, the senior procurement executive must document for the record the basis of the waiver. If an individual is placed in a position in an agency on the basis of a waiver, the agency may later reassign that individual to another position at the same grade within that agency without additional waiver action.



      For more information on qualifications please refer to .



      Education

      For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.



      A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to .



      FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.



      Additional information


      • Subject to a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary period (unless already completed).
      • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.

      • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.

      • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
      • Tour of Duty: Dayshift, Monday - Friday.
      • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
      • Relocation expenses: No
      • A recruitment incentive may be offered.
      • If this position is covered by a formal development plan, pay retention will be offered where applicable based on law and regulation.
      • Location negotiable after selection.

        This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to apply up to the closing date of the announcement, 10/10/2023. This announcement will establish an inventory of applicants. Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they come available.






        • Benefits



          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. .






          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.







          Required Documents


          The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.



        • Online Application - Questionnaire
        • Education - See Education Section above
        • Registration/License (If Applicable) - active, current registration/license

        • Military Spouses (If Applicable) - You MUST submit verification of the marriage to the service member(i.e., a marriage license or other legal documentation verifying marriage) AND (1) a copy of your spouse's active military orders; OR (2) verification of your spouse's 100% service-connected disability (e.g., VA Letter and/or DD-214); OR (3) verification of the service member's death while on active duty (DD-1300/Death Certificate). You are not eligible if you were not married to the veteran at the time of death or have since remarried.
        • Current and Former Federal Employees Documentation (If Applicable) - You MUST submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) or equivalent personnel action form which shows your current grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 reflects "1" and your "tenure" block reflects "1" or "2".) If you are applying for a higher grade, it is recommended to provide an SF-50(s) (or equivalent) which clearly demonstrates you meet the 52-week time-in-grade requirement (e.g., Promotion with an effective date more than one (1) year old, Within-Grade-Increase at the highest grade held).


        • High School Diploma (or equivalent) - If you are 16 or 17 years of age, you MUST submit documentation of graduation from high school (or equivalent); OR completion of a formal vocational training program; OR statement from school authorities agreeing with your decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.

          Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).




          How to Apply

          This Direct Hire Public Notice is to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection. Your application will remain active through the open period of this Public Notice. Applicants will be referred on a first in, first out basis. Those applicants who are applying earlier in the process will stand a much better chance of being referred for consideration in the selection process.



          The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 10/10/2023 in this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on 10/10/2023.

          To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link:

          • To begin the application process, click the "Apply Online" button.
          • You will be re-directed to USA STAFFING to complete your application process; answer the online questions and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, import documents from USAJOBS to the appropriate document types. If the document you need was not imported from USAJOBS, you may upload it directly into this application. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN).
          • To complete, you must click the "Submit Application" button prior to 11:59 PM (ET) on 10/10/2023.

            To update your application, including supporting documentation, at any time during the announcement open period, return to your USAJOBS account (). There you will find a record of your application, the application status, and an option to Update Application. This option will no longer be available once the announcement has closed.



            To verify the status of your application both during and after the announcement open period, log into your USAJOBS account: . All of your applications will appear on the Welcome page. The application record in your USAJOBS account provides an Additional Application Information page that provides information regarding the documentation you submitted and any correspondence we have sent related to this application. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: .





            Agency contact information


            IRS Philadelphia External



            Email





            Address


            PR - Procurement

            1111 Constitution Ave NW

            Washington, DC 20224

            US






            Next steps


            Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion; please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at . We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis; please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.



            Once your application package and online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email. You are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you. You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on "more information." Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. If your email mailbox is full or blocked (SPAM) you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.



            Fair & Transparent

            The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.











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