About the Position: The position of Contract Administrator is a position in the DCMA Keystone ProgramThis is a Public Notice for positions being filled under the Direct Hiring Authority (DHA), afforded under Section 1106 of NDAA FY17.
Pay will vary by grade level and geographic location.
Under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur.
There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.Please read this Direct Hire Authority (DHA) Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
You are applying to a resume database, your resume and any documents submitted will be retained for six months and may be used at any time during this period.
When a position is requested to be filled under the Direct Hire Authority, a list of applicants may be provided to management for review and possible selection.
You will not receive any notifications and your resume will not be reviewed for qualifications until a position is requested to be filled.
This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems.
This public notice may be used to fill one or more vacancies at any time without notification.
Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to the grade level.
Prior to appointment, all candidates will be required to sign a Keystone Conditions of Employment Agreement.NOTE: During the Keystone Program, participants will receive specialized formal classroom training, computer-based training, and on-the-job (OJT) training.
The training development program will consist of the following:1.
Report initially to the Contract Management Office (CMO)/Center in the duty location you were selected for at least 2 weeks.
2. Travel TDY (Temporary Duty Travel) for one week to attend training at the DCMA Learning Campus (DLC) in Fort Lee, VA.
3. Spend 6 months in the CMO/Center for on-the-job (OJT) and developmental training.
4. Return within the three year developmental training to the DLC, HQ or other CMO locations for assessment/various functional specific training.
DCMA Keystone ProgramWho May Apply:· All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States· Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible
This announcement is open to Recent Graduates and current Post-Secondary Students.
To be eligible, applicants must provide documentation of enrollment/graduation with dates of enrollment/completion.
Recent Graduates must provide documentation that a degree was awarded by an institution of higher education not more than 2 years before date of appointment OR For Veterans, not more than four years since completion if completed a period of obligated uniformed service of more than four years.Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience.
For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.htmlForeign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position.
Please include this information in your resume.You may start at the GS-05 if you have the following qualifications: Three years of general experience, one year of which was equivalent to at least the GS-4 grade level in the Federal service which includes work that involves administrative, technical, or trades work relating to (1) industrial production operations, (2) experience communicating clearly, orally or in writing, ideas and information concerning technical subjects, (3) experience in personal contact that involved coordinating assignments with other interested persons and activities, furnishing information and assistance, and (4) experience analyzing the effectiveness of production practices.You may start at the GS-07 if you have the following qualifications:experience with the methods, materials, machinery, and facilities used in industrial production operations (which may include exploration, extraction, refining, manufacturing, or processing).
This experience may have been gained through work such as: management or supervision of production operations; or industrial planning, industrial engineering, or plant engineering involving determination of facilities and layout; or process or methods development involving production practices associated with chemical, mechanical, electronic, textile or food industries; or development of specifications to define work products; or sales engineering or buying that required a comprehensive knowledge of production operations; or planning and administering industrial quality control and inspection systems and programs; or comprehensive survey and analysis of industrial operations, organization, capacity, etc; or interpreting and applying contract clauses and government acquisition regulations; or development of plans to determine material requirements and/or schedules for production management.Education can be substituted for experience.
All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible