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offshore through vigorous regulatory oversight and enforcement. For
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The incumbent serves as Chief, Acquisition Programs Branch
(APB), Acquisition Management Division (AMD), Office of
Administration.The incumbent also functions as the Deputy Division
At the full performance level (GS-15) the major duties of this
position include, but are not limited to the following:
Exercises the full range of supervisory and personnel management
authorities and responsibilities in directing work of subordinate
Directs the administration of the following governmentwide
Federal Acquisition Workforce Programs: the Federal Acquisition
Certification for Contracting (FAC-C) Program, the Federal
Acquisition Certification for Project and Program Managers
(FAC-P/PM) Program, and the Federal Acquisition Certification for
Contracting Officer's Representatives (FAC-COR) Program.
Oversees the development, maintenance, and publication of
contract policies and procedures necessary to implement the Federal
Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Department of the Interior
Acquisition Regulation, (DIAR) and DOI/BSEE guidance, policies,
regulations, and statutes.
Ensures and reports compliance with governmentwide and
Departmental acquisition initiatives and programs such as the
Greening Program, FAIR Act and Competitive Sourcing, Purchase Card
and AbilityOne Program.
- Serves as the subject matter expert on the reporting
capabilities of PRISM, FBMS, FPDS-NG, and GrantSolutions.
The Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement has determined
that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the
selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.
Relocation expenses are not authorized. Travel, transportation,
and relocation expenses will not be paid. Any travel,
transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting
for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the
This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as
vacancies become available.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen.
- You will be subject to a background/suitability
- You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct
- You must submit ALL required documents and a completed
- Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after
December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with
the Selective Service system, or are exempt from having to do so
under the Selective Service Law. See http://www.sss.gov/.
- You will be required to file an Employment and Financial
Interest - OGE-450
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
To qualify for this position, all applicant must meet both the
(1) Basic Requirement and (2) Specialized Experience.
1102 Qualifications GS-13 & above:
You must meet the requirements in 1, 2, or 3 below:
A. Completion of all mandatory training prescribed by the head
of the agency for progression to GS-13 or higher-level contracting
positions (listed below), including at least 4 years of experience
in contracting or related positions. At least 1 year of that
experience must have been specialized experience at or equivalent
to work at the next lower level of the position, and must have
provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform
successfully the work of the position.
B. A 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
Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to
have met the standard for positions they occupied on January 1,
2000. This also applies to positions at the same grade in the same
agency or other agencies if the specialized experience requirements
are met. However, they will have to meet the basic requirements and
specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for
promotion to a higher grade.
The Department of the Interior mandatory training requirements
for the GS-13 grade level are based on the Federal Acquisition
Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Program training curriculum.
You are required to have completed all training courses as listed
below or have been issued a current Level II or III FAC-C or a
current Level 2 or 3 Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act
(DAWIA) in Contracting.
CON 091: Contract Fundamentals or CON 090: FAR Fundamentals or
FCN 190: FAR Fundamentals
CON 100: Shaping Smart Business Arrangements OR FCN 101:
CON 121: Contract Planning
CON 124: Contract Execution
CON 127: Contract Management
FAC 023: Basic Contracting for GSA Schedules
FAC 031: Small Business Programs
CLC 056: Analyzing Contract Costs
CLC 057: Performance-Based Payment and Value of Cash Flow
CLC 058: Introduction to Contract Pricing
CON 170: Fundamentals of Cost and Price Analysis
FCL-CM-2500: Category Management 101
CON 200: Business Decisions for Contracting
CON 216: Legal Considerations in Contracting
CLC 051: Managing Government Property in the Possession of
HBS 428: Negotiating
CON 280: Source Selection and Administration of Service
CON 290: Contract Administration and Negotiation Techniques in a
You must provide copies of course training certificates as part
of the application package to validate completion. A copy of a
current Level II or III FAC-C or a copy of a current Level 2 or
Level 3 DAWIA may be used to initially satisfy this requirement in
lieu of individual course certificates. However, DOI must verify
the validity of the FAC-C or DAWIA before an appointment is made
which may require additional documentation from you.
Certification: You must hold a current Level III FAC-C or a
Level 3 DAWIA or be immediately eligible for a Level III FAC-C. To
be qualified, the incumbent must have maintained his/her
certification by completing the required 80 continuous learning
points (CLPs) of skills currency every two years, beginning with
the date of their certification.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In addition to the basic requirement
stated above, you must have one year of specialized experience at
or equivalent to work at the GS-14 grade level.
Applying procurement and contracting laws, regulations and
polices to perform acquisition functions.
Identifying complex issues requiring development and
implementation of new processes and policies.
Utilizing automated acquisition and financial systems.
- Providing operational leadership and/or direction to
subordinate employees or to a team
This position has a positive education requirement: Applicants
must submit a copy of their college or university transcript(s) and
certificates to verify qualifications. If selected, an official
transcript will be required prior to appointment.
Additional information on the qualification requirements is
outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General
Schedule Positions and is available at OPM's website: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date
of this announcement.
Merit Promotion candidates must also meet Time-in-Grade
requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Education: If this position requires specific educational course
work to qualify, or you are qualifying based in whole or part on
education, you are required to provide transcripts as proof of
meeting the requirements.
Foreign Education: Education completed in colleges or
universities outside the United States may be used to meet the
specific educational requirements as stated above. You must provide
acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable
to that received in an accredited educational institution in the
United States. For more information on how foreign education is