As a Procurement Technician for the Nevada Field Office is responsible for a wide range of procurement actions for repair and alterations services, building supplies, mechanical, landscaping and custodial services, and budget functions to include budget activities.
This position is located in the Nevada Field Office in Las Vegas, NV.
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You will have access to many benefits including:
Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans)
Life insurance coverage with several options
Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year
Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
Flexible work schedules and telework
Transit and child care subsidies
Flexible spending accounts
Long-term care insurance
We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.
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Purchases standard supplies. Reviews mandatory sources of supplies. Contacts vendors for three or more sources.
Prepares and issues letters and solicitation documents ensuring appropriate clauses are included. Prepares abstracts and performs analysis of bids on proposals. Clarifies contractual requirements.
Tracks obligations and expenditures. Maintains balances to ensure activity is within limits (prevent overruns).
Utilizes software to review and verify obligations. Ensures proper coding, inputs procurement data, corrects errors, conducts data searches for records, and retrieves reports.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Your application will be considered if you are a:
Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only - Must be employed in GSA, Region 9 Public Building Service (PBS) in the local commuting area.
Internal Employees must be serving on career or career-conditional appointment, or under a noncompetitive Special Appointing Authority which provides for conversion to a permanent position in the Competitive Service.
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
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1106 Procurement Clerical And Technician
Conditions of Employment
US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date.
Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive,
* if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee
Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 1 investigation level).
Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
For each job on your resume, provide:
the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace corps, Americorps), we encourage you to include this experience on your resume.
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The GS-7 salary range starts at $41,766 per year.
The GS-8 salary range starts at $46,255 per year.
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
To qualify for the GS-7, you must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience developing milestones for solicitation issuance, bid opening, prenegotiation meetings, and award dates; reviewing and analyzing procurement documents; and reconciling contractual documents and databases.
To qualify for the GS-8, you must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience procuring supplies or services through formal advertising or negotiation techniques; reviewing requisitions and solicitations for completion and/or compliance; evaluating bids or proposals for compliance with specifications or purchase descriptions and clauses; and/or, administering contracts, monitoring progress, and preparing change orders.
Bargaining Unit status: AFGE
If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants.
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.
All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.
Knowledge of purchasing and requisitioning methods used to obtain services and supplies.
Knowledge of procurement procedures and techniques to carry out recurring assignments involving use of formal advertising methods.
Knowledge of various contract types, required clauses, acquisition plans, and special provisions necessary to plan and carry out procurements and recommend awards.
Ability to analyze data.
Knowledge of and skill in applying the principles, practices and methods of budget execution to determine whether obligations and expenditures are within funding limitations for the project/budget activity.
Ability to compile and extract data using an automated system and prepare reports.
If you are eligible under GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.
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Background checks and security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
Drug test required
ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.
If you are
* - submit a, b, and c
proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b)
SF-50, and (c)
most recent performance appraisal.
Current or Former Political Appointees:
Copy of your agency’s annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).
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 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 to Apply
How to Apply
Submit a complete online application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement. You can modify or complete your application any time before the deadline. Simply return to USAJOBS, select the vacancy, and update your application. For more detailed instructions on how to apply, click here Apply for a GSA Job on the GSA website.
To begin, click the Apply Online
button on the vacancy announcement.
Sign in or register on USAJobs and select a resume and documents to include in your application.
Once you have clicked Apply for this position now
, you will be taken to the GSA site to complete the application process.
Click the Apply To This Vacancy
and complete all steps in the application process until the Confirmation indicates your application is complete. If you click Return to USAJobs or get timed out prior to receiving confirmation, your application will not be submitted and cannot be considered for this job.
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(from your computer); USAJOBS
(click the USAJOBS link to complete the transfer process) or FAX
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After the closing date/deadline:
Your application will be reviewed for all requirements
REFERRAL TO MANAGEMENT:
If you meet all the requirements, you may be referred to management for review and a possible interview.
SELECTION/TENTATIVE JOB OFFER:
If you are selected, you will receive a tentative offer and start the suitability and/or security background investigation process.
FINAL JOB OFFER:
Once our security office determines you can come onboard, you will be given a final offer, which is typically within 40 days after the announcement closes.
Once the position is filled, we will notify you of your status. You may also check your status by logging into USAJOBS. Go to My USAJOBS and then to Applications.
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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.
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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants 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 office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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New employee probationary period
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Open & closing dates:
07/11/2018 to 07/20/2018
Pay scale & grade:
GS 07 - 08
$41,766 to $60,136 per year