Supervisory Contract Specialist 'MSP' (DIRECT HIRE) 12 Month Register
Company: Internal Revenue Service
Posted on: January 19, 2023
WHAT IS THE PROCUREMENT (PC) DIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at:
Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas: The
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer
The following are the duties of this position at the full working
- The incumbent is responsible for a complete range of government
contract administration activities such as pre-award negotiations,
contract close out, developing contract administration plans,
issuing task orders and delivery orders. The work is complex in
nature and involves interpreting and implementing federal
procurement regulations. Directs on-going procurement activities on
a daily basis.
- Assigns work to employees based on priorities, consideration of
the difficulty and requirement of the assignments, and capabilities
of the employees.
- Assures implementation of program and organizational goals and
- Determines strategies, which require additional emphasis or
clarification, provides alternatives for achieving goals and
objectives, and justifies course of action selected.
- Provides guidance, counsel and instruction to employees on both
technical and administrative matters. Determines developmental
and/or training needs for the unit.
- Evaluates work performance of subordinates.
- Hears and resolves employee complaints, referring group or more
serious unresolved complaints to higher level supervisor or
- Makes recommendation on selections for non-supervisory
- Develops performance standards.
Conditions of Employment
- If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed
to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19.
Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official
assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal
operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to
perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not
guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework
eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate
in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected
for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your
designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as
directed by management.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S.
Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired
U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or
Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))
- Must successfully complete a background investigation,
including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint
Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been
gained in the public sector, private sector or One year of
experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on
a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience,
please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate
number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To qualify for this position you must
meet the qualification requirements outlined below:
BASIC REQUIREMENT: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To be minimally
qualified for this position you must have one (1) year of
specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility
equivalent to the next lower level within the payband or GS grade
(IR-05/GS-13) in the normal line of progression in the Federal
service. To be qualifying for this position your experience should
be sufficient to demonstrate: Experience with management
techniques, methods, theories, principles, and labor relations
concepts, to assure optimum utilization of personnel, equipment,
and space for the accomplishment of all program objectives with
combined technical and administrative oversight; Experience
applying regulations, other official guidance and principles,
including the latest procedures and techniques sufficient to
oversee the planning, development and implementation of the
technical aspects of programs specific to the position being
filled; Experience applying basic budget management principles and
practices (i.e. ability to maintain and manage financial
resources); Experience applying communicative techniques to
effectively and diplomatically interact with internal and external
You must complete all Mandatory Training requirements as described
in DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ACQUISITION CAREER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Have 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions and
1 year of that experience must have been specialized experience at
or equivalent to the next lower level as defined below. AND a four
(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
Exception: Employees occupying a GS-1102 position will be
considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on or
after January 1, 2000. However, basic requirements and specialized
experience requirements must be met in order to qualify for
promotion to a higher grade. Waiver: When filling a specific vacant
position, the senior procurement executive of the selecting agency,
at his or her discretion, may waive any or all of the requirements
of Paragraphs listed above if the senior procurement executive
certifies that the applicant possesses significant potential for
advancement to levels of greater responsibility and authority,
based on demonstrated analytical and decision making capabilities,
job performance, and qualifying experience. With respect to each
waiver granted under this Paragraph 1, the senior procurement
executive must document for the record the basis of the waiver. If
an individual is placed in a position in an agency on the basis of
a waiver, the agency may later reassign that individual to another
position at the same grade within that agency without additional
For more information on qualifications please refer to .
For positions with an education requirement, or if you are
qualifying for this position by substituting education or training
for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An
official transcript will be required if you are selected.
A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited
(or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these
criteria, please refer to .
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or
universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show
proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least
equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.
It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Click for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.
- Subject to a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary
period (unless already completed).
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice
by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to
fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- Tour of Duty: Dayshift, Monday - Friday.
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may
- Relocation expenses: No
- A recruitment incentive may be offered.
- If this position is covered by a formal development plan, pay
retention will be offered where applicable based on law and
- Location negotiable after selection.
This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to
apply up to the closing date of the announcement, 10/10/2023. This
announcement will establish an inventory of applicants. Contingent
upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be
filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they come
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. .
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
The following documents are required and must be provided with your
application. All application materials, including transcripts, must
be in English.
- Online Application - Questionnaire
- Education - See Education Section above
- Registration/License (If Applicable) - active, current
- Military Spouses (If Applicable) - You MUST submit verification
of the marriage to the service member(i.e., a marriage license or
other legal documentation verifying marriage) AND (1) a copy of
your spouse's active military orders; OR (2) verification of your
spouse's 100% service-connected disability (e.g., VA Letter and/or
DD-214); OR (3) verification of the service member's death while on
active duty (DD-1300/Death Certificate). You are not eligible if
you were not married to the veteran at the time of death or have
- Current and Former Federal Employees Documentation (If
Applicable) - You MUST submit a copy of your most recent SF-50
(Notification of Personnel Action) or equivalent personnel action
form which shows your current grade and competitive service status.
(The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 reflects "1" and your
"tenure" block reflects "1" or "2".) If you are applying for a
higher grade, it is recommended to provide an SF-50(s) (or
equivalent) which clearly demonstrates you meet the 52-week
time-in-grade requirement (e.g., Promotion with an effective date
more than one (1) year old, Within-Grade-Increase at the highest
- High School Diploma (or equivalent) - If you are 16 or 17 years
of age, you MUST submit documentation of graduation from high
school (or equivalent); OR completion of a formal vocational
training program; OR statement from school authorities agreeing
with your decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as
specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this
position (or may not receive the special consideration for which
you may be eligible).
How to Apply
This Direct Hire Public Notice is to gather applications that may
or may not result in a referral or selection. Your application will
remain active through the open period of this Public Notice.
Applicants will be referred on a first in, first out basis. Those
applicants who are applying earlier in the process will stand a
much better chance of being referred for consideration in the
The following instructions outline our application process. You
must complete this application process and submit any required
documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 10/10/2023 in this
announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours
(normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying
online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the
- To begin the application process, click the "Apply Online"
- You will be re-directed to USA STAFFING to complete your
application process; answer the online questions and submit all
required documents. (To submit supporting documents, import
documents from USAJOBS to the appropriate document types. If the
document you need was not imported from USAJOBS, you may upload it
directly into this application. To protect your privacy, we suggest
you first remove your SSN).
- To complete, you must click the "Submit Application" button
prior to 11:59 PM (ET) on 10/10/2023.
To update your application, including supporting documentation, at
any time during the announcement open period, return to your
USAJOBS account (). There you will find a record of your
application, the application status, and an option to Update
Application. This option will no longer be available once the
announcement has closed.
To verify the status of your application both during and after the
announcement open period, log into your USAJOBS account: . All of
your applications will appear on the Welcome page. The application
record in your USAJOBS account provides an Additional Application
Information page that provides information regarding the
documentation you submitted and any correspondence we have sent
related to this application. The Application Status will appear
along with the date your application was last updated. For
information on what each Application Status means, visit: .
Agency contact information
IRS Philadelphia External
PR - Procurement
1111 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20224
Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion;
please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at
. We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities on a case-by-case basis; please contact us if you
require this for any part of the application and hiring
Once your application package and online questionnaire is received
you will receive an acknowledgement email. You are responsible for
checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy
notifications will not be sent to you. You may check the status of
your application for this position at any time by logging onto the
USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." For
a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on
"more information." Please notify us if your contact information
changes after the closing date of the announcement. If your email
mailbox is full or blocked (SPAM) you may not receive important
communication that could affect your consideration for this
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Please read the following guidance.
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