- Air National Guard
- $54,765.00 -124,880.00/year*
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CONTRACT SPECIALIST (D2269000)
##### Department of the Air Force
Air National Guard Units
- ##### Open & closing dates
08/01/2019 to 08/15/2019
- ##### Service
- ##### Pay scale & grade
GS 7 - 11
- ##### Salary
$42,053 to $80,912 per year
- ##### Appointment type
- ##### Work schedule
1 vacancy in the following location:
Carolina, PR 1 vacancy
##### Relocation expenses reimbursed
##### Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy
PUERTO RICO NATIONAL GUARD
AIR TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Duty Location: 156 AW/MSG/MSC, Mu?iz ANGB, Carolina, PR
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- This position require military membership in the Puerto Rico Air
National Guard (PRANG).
- If you are not a military member of the PRANG you must contact
the Recruiting and Retention Office at (787) ###-#### extension
1713 or (787) ###-####, and request the PRANG Military Basic
Requirements (MBR) Certification.
- If the MBR certification is not submitted, or you do not meet
the requirements to be a member of the PRANG, your application
will not be screened. Certification and instructions to request
it, are available at
### Travel Required
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
- #### Job family (Series)
### Conditions of Employment
- NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you
are eligible for military membership, please contact a National
Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
- This is an excepted service position that requires membership in
a compatible military assignment in the employing state's
National Guard, required prior to the effective date of
- Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
- Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes
concurrence with these requirements as a condition of
- Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard
must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the
National Guard in the military grade listed in this
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background
investigation and may be required to successfully complete a
probationary period. A Secret security clearance is a condition
of continued employment of this position.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Required to handle and safeguard sensitive and/or classified
information in accordance with regulations to reduce potential
- The incumbent must meet the Defense Acquisition Workforce
Improvement Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable to the duties of
the position IAW DoDI 5000.66 paragraph E2.2.8.
- Contracting Level I required for entry and Contracting Level II
required within 24 months of assignment. Failure to comply with
the required certification within 24 motnhs of placemenet will
be basis of removal from employment.
- In accordance with the Ethics in Government Act, 1978, incumbent
is required to file an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial
Disclosure Report, upon appointment and will be required to file
- Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of
your full-time military technician position.
- In order to achieve compatibility prior to effective date of
personnel action, individual selected must be eligible for
military assignment to a paragraph and line number in one of the
following AFSC: 6C0X1.
- If selected for this position who is not qualified in one of the
mentioned AFSC, MUST submit to HRO, before date of appointment,
the correct military paperwork/application to attend the
technical training school required to be AFSC Qualified
- If selectee fails to process the school application and does not
successfully graduate from the school, he/she will be terminated
from the technician program for failure to meet the
compatibility standards and receive a 30 days notice of
- Must complete the Contracting Apprentice Course and have the
applicable and compatible military skills for the AFSC 6C0X1.
Failure to comply with the required certification within 6
months of placement will be basis of removal from employment.
- Continued employment in this position is contingent upon
satisfactory completion of the mandatory training specifically
identified for the position.
- In order to qualify for the above mentioned AFSC(s) you must
comply with mandatory entry requirements contained in Air Force
Enlisted Classification Directory (AFECD) and/or Air Force
Officer Classification Directory (AFOCD), as applicable.
This position require military membership in the Puerto Rico Air
National Guard (PRANG). **If you are not a military member of the**
**PRANG** (i.e. member of the PR Army NG, civilian, active duty
Airman, prior service, Airman member from another state , reservist,
IRR, State Guard, etc.), you must contact the ANG Recruiting and
Retention Superintendent (RRS) Office at 787-###-#### Ext 1713 or
787-###-#### o request the PRANG Military Basic Requirements (MBR)
Certification. **If the MBR certification is not submitted, your
application will not be screened**
**AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Department of Defense Priority Placement
Program (PPP) must be cleared prior to advertising all internal and
external job vacancy and promotion announcements for Title 32 and
Title 5 excepted service positions.**
**Area 1** = All permanent Enlisted employees (NG T32/NG T5) within
Puerto Rico Air National Guard.
**Area 2** = All indefinite Enlisted employees (NG T32/NG T5) within
Puerto Rico Air National Guard.
**Area 5 =** Enlisted members of the Puerto Rico Air National
**Area 6 =** Applicants who meet all requirements to become a member
of the PRANG.
**To prevent a grade inversion, military rank allowed for this
position will be determined at the final evaluation of the vacancy
announcement considering the military rank of the supervisor.**
As a CONTRACT SPECIALIST (D2269000),GS-1102- 7/9/11, you will
perform developmental assignments which are designed to provide the
member, who is serving in a developmental capacity, experience in
pre-award and post-award functions when they are well-defined and
well-precedented, using common contracting methods and contract
types, to procure standard or specialized services, commodities,
and/or construction through formal advertising and negotiation
procedures using primarily firm fixed-price contracts. Provides
business advice to the customer.
**Physical Demands:** The position requires visits to construction
sites on a regular basis to check work progress, inspect for
compliance with contract provisions, evaluate claims pertaining to
changed site conditions, and resolve differences. Site visits
require agility in walking around machines, moving equipment, and
construction in progress, and may involve bending and climbing.
**Work Environment:** Subject to moderate risks which require safety
precautions while visiting construction sites. May be required to
use safety hats, glasses, breathing apparatus, and boots during
You will lose consideration for the position if your application
does not include all the information/documents requested on the
vacancy announcement. The USAJOBS Resume must include a clear and
detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you met
the required GENERAL and SPECIALIZED experience. **Experiences
copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other
reference material constitutes plagiarism and will disqualify you
from the position.** National Guard military (part-time) service is
considered as full-time experience when evaluated against the
qualification requirements. The applicant is credited with actual
number of months the member has been in the National Guard provided
such service is related to the position to be filled.
**MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:**
1. A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited educational institution
authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees.
2. At least 24 Semester Hours in any combination/restricted to the
following studies: Accounting, Business, Finance, Law, Contracts,
Purchasing, Economics, Industrial Management, Marketing,
Quantitative Methods, or Organization and Management.
\\*\\* All applications must be accompanied with an official college
transcript with applicable seal or logo that reflects a
**completed** bachelor's degree with the 24 specialized hours.\\*\\*
**GENERAL EXPERIENCE**: An applicant must have a validated
understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the
occupational series and grade.
**GS-07**: Must meet positive education requirement. Candidate must
have an understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the
National Guard Procurement business and/or contracting program
requirements and certifications. Applicants should have experiences
and training that demonstrates the ability to follow directions, to
read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations,
policies and procedures. **As a condition of** **continued
employment in the GS-1102-07 positions, employees must complete the
Contracting Apprentice Course within 6 months of appointment and the
Level One Certification within 24 months of appointment to their
- **NOTE:** Those Dual Status Technician applicants, who have
already completed the Contracting Apprentice Course and were
awarded the applicable and compatible military skills (ANG
Enlisted AFSC 6C0X1) are considered minimally qualified for the
GS-07 position. (Copy of the completed Contracting Apprentice
Course may be submitted with your application.)
**GS-09:** Must meet positive education requirement. To qualify,
candidate **must have Contracting Level One Certification awarded
and must have at least 12 months** of functional contracting
experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of contracting
principles and procedures to include the following business:
Procurement in Pre-Award and Award Contracts; Simplified Acquisition
Procedures; Small Business Socio-Economic; Delivery Order / Task
Order; Contract Administration; Government Purchase Card program.
**As a condition of continued employment in the GS-09 position, the
employee must complete Level Two Certification within 24 months of
appointment to the position.
GS-11:** Must meet positive education requirement. **To qualify,
candidate must have Contracting Level Two Certification awarded and
must have at least 12 months** of broadening contracting experiences
and competencies that provided full working knowledge and skill in
contracting principles and procedures to include the following
tasks: Procurement in Pre-Award and Award Contracts, Simplified
Acquisition Procedures, Small Business Socio-Economic, Delivery
Order / Task Order, Contract Administration, Purchase Card
**Note: Copy of the Defense Acquisition Workforce certificate, via
CAPMISS or ACMS, must be uploaded with your application order to be
considerate for the position.**
Based on the mandatory Education requirements for this series, NO
substitutions for specialized experiences are allowed.
You must provide transcripts to proof that you meet the Education
requirements for this position.
### Additional information
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are
required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the
Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or
you are not eligible for appointment in this agency
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do
not have in electronic form, view the following link for information
regarding an Alternate Application.
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting
documentation will be used to determine if you meet the
qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally
qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared
to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your
level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported
by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or
you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are
found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred
to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies
(knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Planning and Evaluating
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
##### Drug test required
- Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application
Package which includes:
1. Online USAJOBS Resume - Your resume showing work schedule, hours
worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of
employment and duties performed.
2. Online Questionnaire.
3. If you are a permanent employee (Tenure 1, 2 or 3) of the PRANG
please submit your SF 50 with this application.
4. PRANG MBR Certification (mandatory for civilians, active duty
Soldiers/Airmen, prior service, guard members from another state,
reservist, IRR, PR State Guard, etc.); (Not required for permanent
employees or traditional soldiers of the Puerto Rico Air National
5. Student transcript **showing conferred Degree** with applicable
seal or logo, **must** indicate at least 24 Semester Hours in any
combination/restricted to the following studies: Accounting,
Business, Finance, Law, Contracts, Purchasing, Economics, Industrial
Management, Marketing, Quantitative Methods, or Organization and
5. **Contracting Certification** (required for consideration)
\\*GS-07: Completed the Contracting Apprentice Course and were
awarded the applicable and compatible military skills (ANG Enlisted
6C0X1) (if applicable).
\\* GS-09: Contracting Level 1 Certificate
\\* GS-11: Contracting Level 2 Certificate
6. Copy of the Defense Acquisition Workforce certificate, via
CAPMISS or ACMS, must be uploaded with your application order to be
considerate for the position
7. Additional documentation (if required in the vacancy
Additional information is available at our web site: local intranet
address or outside Internet address
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.
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. Learn more about federal
Review our benefits
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
- How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online
application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation
specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the
Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link:
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST)
on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You will
need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not
have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning
Follow the prompts to **select your resume and/or other supporting
documents** to be included with your application package. You will
have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in
your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may
take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package,
complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem
appropriate and **click to continue with the application
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete
in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application,
verify the required documentation is included with your application
package, and submit the application.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS
account ( all of your
applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application
Status will appear along with the date your application was last
updated. For information on what each Application Status means,
### Agency contact information
### Alexandra Marrero-Rivera
PR 156th Airlift Wing Contracting Office
Muniz ANG Base
Carolina, PR 00919
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### Next steps
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a
confirmation notification by email. Your application will be
evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your
eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you
will receive another notification regarding the status of your
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Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
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with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541301500. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
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