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Contract Specialist-Pathways-Public Notice Flyer

Company: General Services Admin
Location: Fitchburg
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Summary

Are you a graduating student or a recent grad? Join our Pathways Recent Graduate Program! This one-year program offers professional and technical training, mentoring and developmental opportunities.

We are currently filling multiple vacancies, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

This Notice is to advise you that we will soon hire Contract Specialists under our Pathways Recent Graduate Program.

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Overview

  • Accepting applications
  • Open & closing dates

    10/11/2022 to 11/04/2022


    • Salary


      $44,740 - $87,395 per year

      If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.


      • Pay scale & grade


        GS 07 - 09


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          Locations

          Few vacancies in the following locations:

          • Birmingham, AL
          • Anchorage, AK
          • Los Angeles, CA
          • Oakland, CA
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          • Pasadena, CA
          • Sacramento, CA
          • San Diego, CA
          • San Francisco, CA
          • San Jose, CA
          • Denver, CO
          • Lakewood, CO
          • New Haven, CT
          • Washington, DC
          • Tampa, FL
          • Atlanta, GA
          • Boise, ID
          • Chicago, IL
          • Springfield, IL
          • Indianapolis, IN
          • Des Moines, IA
          • Topeka, KS
          • Augusta, ME
          • Boston, MA
          • Fitchburg, MA
          • Detroit, MI
          • Minneapolis, MN
          • Saint Paul, MN
          • Kansas City, MO
          • Saint Louis, MO
          • Omaha, NE
          • Concord, NH
          • Manchester, NH
          • Newark, NJ
          • New York, NY
          • Syracuse, NY
          • Charlotte, NC
          • Cincinnati, OH
          • Cleveland, OH
          • Columbus, OH
          • Portland, OR
          • Philadelphia, PA
          • Providence, RI
          • Nashville, TN
          • Fort Worth, TX
          • Seattle, WA
          • Spokane, WA
          • Tacoma, WA
          • Milwaukee, WI
          • Casper, WY
          • San Juan, PR
          • Remote job

            No


            • Telework eligible


              Yes-as determined by the agency policy.


              • Travel Required


                Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.


                • Relocation expenses reimbursed


                  No


                  • Appointment type


                    Recent Graduates - The initial length of the job is one year but may become permanent.


                    • Work schedule


                      Full-time -


                      • Service


                        Excepted


                        • Promotion potential


                          12


                          • Job family (Series)


                            1102 Contracting


                            • Supervisory status


                              No


                              • Security clearance


                                Other


                                • Drug test


                                  No


                                  • Position sensitivity and risk


                                    Moderate Risk (MR)


                                    • Trust determination process


                                      Credentialing


                                      • Announcement number


                                        23-13FA GSA PUBLIC NOTICE


                                        • Control number


                                          682151300

                                          Help

                                          This job is open to


                                          • Recent graduates


                                            Individuals who have graduated from an accredited educational institute or certificate program within the last 2 years or 6 years for Veterans.

                                            Clarification from the agency

                                            Recent Graduates: If you completed a qualifying degree within the previous two years, you may apply. If you are a veteran who was prevented from applying during the 2-year period due to your military service, you may apply if your degree was completed within the last 6 years. Enrolled students: If you will complete your degree requirements by June 30, 2023, you may apply.

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                                            Duties

                                            There is no "Apply" button on this page because YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE VIA APPLICATION LINKS ON OUR STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES website.

                                            If you visit this website and there are no links to apply, then we are not yet accepting applications for this position. Please check the website regularly to ensure you do not miss this job opportunity.

                                            This is to advise you thatwe will SOON be accepting applications for the following career track within Public Building Service (PBS), The landlord and real estate agent for the entire federal government. This organization has the following positions available:


                                            • Contract Specialist: As the federal governments premiere contracting agency, GSA is the ideal place for applicants interested in a contracting career. As a Contract Specialist, you will have opportunities to work on a host of contracts in various programs that support the entire federal government. Contract Specialists perform the full range of policy-related work, price analysis, cost analysis, contract negotiation, administration, and termination. Some examples of contracts include the Airline City Pairs Program, which provides negotiated airline rates to meet the governments air travel needs; Emergency Management Services, which support disaster relief; and Environmental products and services, which support sustainability initiatives. Contract Specialists work in conjunction with Contracting Officers and play an integral role in GSAs acquisitions.


                                              Who We Are:

                                              GSAs core mission is to help federal agencies buy smarter, reduce their real estate footprint, provide efficient, cost saving technology and create a better, faster federal government. We leverage the tremendous buying power of the federal government to acquire best value for taxpayers and our federal customers. Our jobs are as diverse as the services we provide, which makes us a great place to start, build, and expand your career!

                                              We employ nearly 12,000 employees nationwide. Headquartered in Washington, DC, we have eleven regional offices located across the country; Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, Fort Worth, TX, Kansas City, MO, Lakewood, CO, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, San Francisco, CA, Tacoma, WA, and Washington, DC.

                                              Who We Are Looking For:

                                              Talented, motivated students who are looking to build their career at GSA, and who:

                                              • Will graduate by June 30, 2023.
                                              • Will be available to start work in August 2023.
                                              • Have graduated within the past 2 years (or within 6 years for eligible veterans)
                                              • Are U.S. Citizens (As a federal agency, all of our employees must be U.S. Citizens)

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                                                Requirements

                                                Conditions of Employment


                                                • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)


                                                  If you participate in our Pathways Recent Graduates program, you will be required to:

                                                  • Receive at least 40 hours of formal training directly linked to your employment field in addition to soft skill training
                                                  • Serve a trial period, which will allow your supervisor to evaluate your conduct and performance on the job and determine if our appointment will become final
                                                  • Sign a participant agreement

                                                    You must apply online via application links on our Students and Recent Graduates website.

                                                    If you visit this website and there are no links to apply, then we are not yet accepting applications for this position. Please check the website regularly to ensure you do not miss this job opportunity.

                                                    Qualifications

                                                    You may qualify for this position based on education, experience, or a combination of the two. Specific qualification requirements will be found on the Students and Recent Graduates website when we are accepting applications.

                                                    Education

                                                    There is no "Apply" button on this page because YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE VIA APPLICATION LINKS ON OUR STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES website.

                                                    If you visit this website and there are no links to apply, then we are not yet accepting applications for this position. Please check the website regularly to ensure you do not miss this job opportunity.

                                                    In order to be placed in a permanent position after completing the Pathways Recent Graduates program, you must:

                                                    • Meet the qualification requirements for the position you are being placed in.
                                                    • Maintain an acceptable performance under GSAs approved performance management system.
                                                    • Receive a favorable recommendation from your supervisor at the end of the program.
                                                    • Meet all the training and development requirements outlined in the GSA Pathways policy.

                                                      GSA is not obligated to make an offer of permanent employment to you after you have completed the Program.

                                                      Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.

                                                      Additional information

                                                      Diversity

                                                      GSA is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility that goes beyond our compliance with EEO regulations including:

                                                      • Valuing and embracing diversity, promoting equity, inclusion and accessibility, and expecting cultural competence; and
                                                      • Fostering a work environment where all employees, customers and stakeholders feel respected and valued.

                                                        Our commitment is:

                                                        • Reflected in our policies, procedures and work environment;
                                                        • Recognized by our employees, customers and stakeholders; and
                                                        • Drives our efforts to recruit, attract, retain and engage the diverse workforce needed to achieve our mission.

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                                                          • Benefits


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                                                            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.

                                                            You will have access to many benefits including:

                                                            • Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)
                                                            • Life insurance coverage with several options
                                                            • Sick leave and vacation time, including 11 paid holidays per year
                                                            • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
                                                            • Flexible work schedules
                                                            • Transit and child care subsidies
                                                            • Flexible spending accounts
                                                            • Long-term care insurance
                                                            • Training and development

                                                              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.

                                                              There is no "Apply" button on this page because YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE VIA APPLICATION LINKS ON OUR STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES website.

                                                              If you visit this website and there are no links to apply, then we are not yet accepting applications for this position. Please check the website regularly to ensure you do not miss this job opportunity.

                                                              We will use a method called Category Rating to assess your application. Heres how it will work:

                                                              You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the job.

                                                              Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of the following categories and standard score ranges:

                                                              • Best Qualified = Candidates scoring between 95 - 100
                                                              • Well Qualified = Candidates scoring between 85 - 94
                                                              • Qualified = Candidates scoring between 70 - 84

                                                                We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume. If your resume doesnt support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.

                                                                Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

                                                                Additional hurdle assessments, such as narrative responses or other assessments, may be administered to applicants who meet the requirements of the first hurdle, e.g., the minimum qualification requirements. If additional assessments are used, you will be provided with further instructions.

                                                                You may preview questions for this vacancy.


                                                                • Benefits


                                                                  Help

                                                                  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.

                                                                  You will have access to many benefits including:

                                                                  • Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)
                                                                  • Life insurance coverage with several options
                                                                  • Sick leave and vacation time, including 11 paid holidays per year
                                                                  • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
                                                                  • Flexible work schedules
                                                                  • Transit and child care subsidies
                                                                  • Flexible spending accounts
                                                                  • Long-term care insurance
                                                                  • Training and development

                                                                    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 youre 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 youre eligible under their policies.

                                                                      There is no "Apply" button on this page because YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE VIA APPLICATION LINKS ON OUR STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES website.

                                                                      If you visit this website and there are no links to apply, then we are not yet accepting applications for this position. Please check the website regularly to ensure you do not miss this job opportunity.

                                                                      When you apply to this position via the link on our Students and Recent Graduates page, you will be asked to submit documentation of your qualifications and education. This will include:

                                                                      • Resume (with current cumulative GPA and expected date of graduation)
                                                                      • Current Transcript (official or unofficial are accepted)
                                                                      • Documentation of veterans preference (if applicable)

                                                                        Specific information will be outlined in the job posting.

                                                                        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


                                                                          There is no "Apply" button on this page because you cannot apply for these jobs via this Notice. You must apply online via application links on our Students and Recent Graduates website.

                                                                          Check our Students and Recent Graduates website regularly. When we are accepting applications for this position, links to apply will appear on that site. The applicant link will include specific instructions on the application process.

                                                                          If you visit this website and there are no links to apply, then we are not yet accepting applications for this position. Please check the website regularly to ensure you do not miss this job opportunity.

                                                                          Agency contact information

                                                                          National recruitment Cent

                                                                          Phone

                                                                          816-926-6215

                                                                          Fax

                                                                          202-219-0982

                                                                          Email

                                                                          kenneth.l.johnson@gsa.gov

                                                                          Address

                                                                          GSA, Public Buildings Service

                                                                          General Services Administration

                                                                          National Recruitment Center

                                                                          2300 Main Street

                                                                          Kansas City, Missouri 64108

                                                                          United States

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                                                                          Next steps

                                                                          YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE VIA APPLICATION LINKS ON OUR Students and Recent Graduates website.

                                                                          If you visit this website and there are no links to apply, then we are not yet accepting applications for this position. Please check the website regularly to ensure you do not miss this job opportunity.

                                                                          Thank you for your interest in working for U.S. General Services Administration!


                                                                          • 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

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                                                                              Required Documents

                                                                              There is no "Apply" button on this page because YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE VIA APPLICATION LINKS ON OUR STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES website.

                                                                              If you visit this website and there are no links to apply, then we are not yet accepting applications for this position. Please check the website regularly to ensure you do not miss this job opportunity.

                                                                              When you apply to this position via the link on our Students and Recent Graduates page, you will be asked to submit documentation of your qualifications and education. This will include:

                                                                              • Resume (with current cumulative GPA and expected date of graduation)
                                                                              • Current Transcript (official or unofficial are accepted)
                                                                              • Documentation of veterans preference (if applicable)

                                                                                Specific information will be outlined in the job posting.

                                                                                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

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