Contract Administrator jobs in the United States

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Contract Administrator
  • US Defense Contract Management Agency
  • Corpus Christi, TX FULL_TIME
  • Duties

    • If selected at the GS-09 level, duties will be performed in a developmental capacity.
    • Serves as a Contract Administrator assigned to a team responsible for the administration of government contracts/grants/agreements for one or more contractors.
    • Incumbent is assigned a group of contracts for which the employee performs the full range of contract functions, up to the point of signature to include contract/grants/agreements, contract administration and contract closeout.
    • Monitors contractor performance for compliance with applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, contract data reporting requirements, and other contractual requirements.
    • Performs final closeout of assigned contracts; e.g., ensures delivery/inspection/acceptance of contractual end items, and ensures that all administrative/reporting actions have been resolved before recommending final closeout.
    • Performs contract administration functions, including funds cancellation, funds reconciliation, contract closeout, database integrity, and verifying contractor progress for approval of contract financing.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • Must be a U.S. citizen
    • Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive with Secret Access
    • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
    • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

    Qualifications

    A. Basic Contracting Requirement:

    A.) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees.

    B.) Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. To qualify at the GS-09 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:

    GS-09:
    • Assisting an organization with one of the following: administering/overseeing multiple contracts or drafting of financial reports or developing business plans or drafting/reviewing/implementing internal policies/procedures.
    • Assisting an organization in one of the following: developing courses of action, critical paths and milestones to successfully execute contracts or business decisions; or monitoring a resolution processes and provide feedback, reports or audits to management.
    • Assisting an organization to develop one of the following: negotiating positions; or internal/external communication plans; or business/marketing strategies; or financial/cost effectiveness briefings.
    • Assisting an organization in assessing one of the following: customer, vendor or supplier's needs or requirements; or the technical specifications with a product or service; or the market conditions related to a contract or business decision.

    GS-11:
    • Assisting in reviewing contract requirements, FAR/DFAR clauses, delivery schedules and statements of work.
    • Participating in the negotiation/resolution of contractual issues, modification of contractual agreements, establishing and monitoring financing
    • Contributing in: the analysis of progress reports, the determination of whether contract data requirements are met, and issuing contract deficiency reports.
    • Providing resolution of incomplete or conflicting data through analysis.

    OR

    B.) a current civilian employee in DoD or member of the Armed Forces, who occupied an 1102 position, contracting officer position, or comparable military contracting position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold on or before September 30, 2000 are excluded from the requirements of "A" above.

    C. Education Substitution: Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx. If using education to meet basic qualifications, YOU MUST SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT as supplemental documentation. To qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, you must possess:

    GS-9: 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or masters or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B. or J.D.
    GS-11: 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

    Education

    If the position has a minimum education requirement you MUST provide transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at the time of application) to support your educational claims. Or, if you are using education to qualify in lieu of specialized experience you MUST provide transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at the time of application) to support your educational claims. The transcripts must include your name, the name of the college or university, class/course list, completed number of credits/hours, and the date degree conferred (if applicable). Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Licenses must be current at time of application.

    GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.

    Additional information

    • This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf
    • Tour of Duty: Flexible
    • FLSA: Non-Exempt
    • Bargaining Unit: Yes
    • Selectee may be required to serve a trial/probationary period.
    • Acquisition, Technology & Logistics (AT&L) NON-CAP: Position requires DoD Acquisition Contracting, Foundational certification within required timeframes. Selectee must also achieve 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) every 2-years. Click here for more details and Resources.

    • 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

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      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.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility and/or score.

    Direct Hire Evaluation: Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. This vacancy will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire Authority. All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration. The rule of Three, Veteran's Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to this vacancy. We will evaluate your application for basic eligibility and to determine if your experience meets the basic qualification requirements described in the announcement. All applicants who meet the qualifications and other basic requirement are eligible for referral and selection consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

    • 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

      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 benefits offered.

    • Required Documents

      As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

      Required documents for submission vary based on the authority you are using to apply (e.g., applying as a veteran, a current permanent Federal employee, a reinstatement, etc). Your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

      The following documents are REQUIRED:
      1. Your resume:

      • Must include your name and contact information, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible. IMPORTANT NOTE: Ensure that your resume does not contain any specialized characters, fonts, typefaces or formatting (e.g. tables, macros, etc.). It is also recommended that you convert/save your resume as a PDF prior to attaching to your application.
      • To ensure full credit for time worked regarding qualifications determinations your resume must include your work schedule. You are strongly encouraged to ensure your resume contains the number of hours worked per week and the specific dates of employment (i.e.,"40 hrs per week; 1/15/2020 - 1/14/2022" or "30 hrs per week; 1/15/2020 - Present").
      • Applying for a Federal job requires more information than applying for a job in the private sector. Learn more about creating a suitable resume by reading What to include, viewing the Resume Writing video and using the USAJOBS Resume Builder. In addition to information identified in What to Include, provide pay plan-series-grade for Federal civilian positions, when applicable, and be sure your resume is complete.
      2. Transcripts (must include your name, the name of the college or university, class/course list, completed number of credits/hours, and the date degree conferred (if applicable): Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Licenses must be current at time of application.
      • This position has a degree or education requirement so you are required to submit a copy of your transcript.
      • College transcript(s), required if qualifying based on education.
      PLEASE REVIEW THE LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility: Supporting Documents

      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.

    • How to Apply

      To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section above. To preview the questionnaire, please go to https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12404596.The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 05/20/2024 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 the application.
      • 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 process.
      • 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. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
      • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
      • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/.

      Agency contact information

      DHRSStaffing DCMA Central

      Phone

      614 692-6765

      Email

      DHRSStaffing.DCMA.Central@dla.mil

      Address

      DCMA - AIMO
      5000 U.S. 1 North
      St. Augustine, FL 32095
      US

      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 and qualifications for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

      To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), 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, visit:https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/

    • Fair and Transparent

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

      • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
      • Reasonable accommodation policy
      • Financial suitability
      • Selective Service
      • New employee probationary period
      • Signature and false statements
      • Privacy Act
      • Social security number request

    Required Documents

    Required documents for submission vary based on the authority you are using to apply (e.g., applying as a veteran, a current permanent Federal employee, a reinstatement, etc). Your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    The following documents are REQUIRED:
    1. Your resume:

    • Must include your name and contact information, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible. IMPORTANT NOTE: Ensure that your resume does not contain any specialized characters, fonts, typefaces or formatting (e.g. tables, macros, etc.). It is also recommended that you convert/save your resume as a PDF prior to attaching to your application.
    • To ensure full credit for time worked regarding qualifications determinations your resume must include your work schedule. You are strongly encouraged to ensure your resume contains the number of hours worked per week and the specific dates of employment (i.e.,"40 hrs per week; 1/15/2020 - 1/14/2022" or "30 hrs per week; 1/15/2020 - Present").
    • Applying for a Federal job requires more information than applying for a job in the private sector. Learn more about creating a suitable resume by reading What to include, viewing the Resume Writing video and using the USAJOBS Resume Builder. In addition to information identified in What to Include, provide pay plan-series-grade for Federal civilian positions, when applicable, and be sure your resume is complete.
    2. Transcripts (must include your name, the name of the college or university, class/course list, completed number of credits/hours, and the date degree conferred (if applicable): Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Licenses must be current at time of application.
    • This position has a degree or education requirement so you are required to submit a copy of your transcript.
    • College transcript(s), required if qualifying based on education.
    PLEASE REVIEW THE LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility: Supporting Documents

    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.


    Help

    This job is open to

    • Military spouses

    • The public

      U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

    Clarification from the agency

    This announcement is open to All U.S. Citizens, and is being filled under the Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense.

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Income Estimation for Contract Administrator jobs
$61,237 to $73,876