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ARMY NAF STANDARDIZED
POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

PD#: 18907

Sequence#: VARIES

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CONTRACT SPECIALIST (SENIOR LEVEL)

NF-1102-04

 

POSITION CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS USED IN CLASSIFYING/GRADING POSITION

Citation 1: OPM PCS CONTRACTING SERIES, GS-1102, DEC 83
Citation 2: NAF PERSONNEL POLICY, AR 215-3, CHAPTER 3, 29 AUGUST 2019

Classification/Job Grading Certification:  I certify that this position has been classified/graded as required by Title 5, U.S. Code in conformance with standard published by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management or if no published standards apply directly, consistently with the most applicable published standards.

 

Classified By: NAF GENERIC

Classified Date: 06/06/2016

POSITION INFORMATION:

FLSA: EXEMPT

Career Field:  

Program Code: VARIES

Bus Code: VARIES

Region: NAF

Financial Disclosure:  YES**

PD Status: VERIFIED

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

Drug Test Required: VARIES

Position Designation:VARIES

Position Sensitivity: VARIES

Security Access: VARIES

Emergency Essential: VARIES

Investigation: 

DEVELOPMENTAL ASSIGNMENT:

Career Ladder PD:  

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DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent serves as a Contract Specialist within the U.S. Army Installation Management Command performing work for both pre-award and post-award functions. Work is performed with minimal to no technical supervision.

Performs contracting and procurement functions regarding service, supply or construction contracts. The incumbent is responsible for planning, developing and managing contractual actions for complex functional areas and for acquisitions which may lack precedent. The acquisitions may include unique supplies, information technology, construction projects and various technical services. The incumbent is responsible for formulating complex procurement plans, working with complex work statements, providing expert guidance to management and customers in defining procurement needs, complying with regulatory requirements, and addressing issues unique to the specific procurement.

Reviews requirement package for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with administrative, regulatory and procedural requirements. Analyzes requirements to determine appropriate method of procurement and type of contract most favorable to the NAFI. Works with customer to further develop acquisition plans, requirements, and evaluation criteria for source selection. Develops solicitation and contract in accordance with regulatory requirements and performs the full range of source selection applicable to each procurement.

Performs contract administration functions for all assigned contracts. Makes final determination on progress payments, control of Government furnished property, change orders, contractor claims, excusable delays, and mutual mistakes. Monitors contractor performance to ensure full compliance with contract terms, conditions, and specifications. Performs job-site visits as necessary to conduct special compliance checks. Performs all contract termination functions to include assigning settlement agreements. Performs contract closeout upon completion.

Ensures that all memorandums and other pertinent procurement documents are correctly prepared in accordance with policy and regulation. Keeps the Chief or team leader current with up-to-date status of actions and provides information for various management information reports and input for the Strategic Plan. Uses automated acquisition systems, Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and other software as required.

Provides special instructions and advisory services to customers on difficult issues and responds to technical questions for complex, novel, or non-routine and routine contracting matters. Monitors work in progress as appropriate to assess quality and quantity according to standards established by the Branch or Division Chief.

The incumbent may serve as a warranted Contracting Officer within prescribed authority limits. May perform the duties of Team Leader as required. Assists other division members as needed and participates in special projects. Performs other duties as assigned.

 
** Incumbent is required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 30 August 1993.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Qualified candidates will possess work experience performing duties equivalent in scope and complexity to the next lower grade level to include:

1. Extensive experience in applying acquisition laws, contract principles, statues, Executive Orders, regulations and/or procedures applicable to pre-award and post award actions. 2. Experience in procuring and administering contracts for a wide variety of supplies, services, and construction.

3. Experience demonstrating the ability to lead, teach, and mentor others.
4. Must have experience creating and delivering formal written and oral presentations to various levels (i.e., writing complex acquisition plans, statements of work, solicitations, contracts and supporting documentation; conducting proposal conferences, site visits, evaluation panels, and debriefings).

Preferred candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree which included a minimum of 24 semester hours of business courses, Certified Professional Contracts Manager, Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Level II/II in contracting or other applicable professional certification.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Position requires occasional travel. Incumbent must submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 30 August 1993. Subject to satisfactory completion of all pre-employment checks in accordance with AR 215-3, para.2 to include a Tier 1 background investigation.

EVALUATION:

FLSA DETERMINATION:

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Determination:

 
1. Availability Pay Exemption - e.g., Criminal Investigators, U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilots who are also Law Enforcement Officers).
2. Foreign Exemption - (Note: Puerto Rico and certain other locations do not qualify for this exemption – See 5 CFR 551.104 for a list of Nonexempt areas.)
3. Executive Exemption:
a. Exercises appropriate management responsibility (primary duty) over a recognized organizational unit with a continuing function, AND
b. Customarily and regularly directs 2 or more employees, AND
c. Has the authority to make or recommend hiring, firing, or other status-change decisions, when such recommendations have particular weight.
  Note: Shared supervision or “matrix management” responsibility for a project team does not meet the above criteria. Limited "assistant manager" functions or "acting in the absence" of the manager does not meet the above criteria.
4. Professional Exemption:
a. Professional work (primary duty)
b. Learned Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.208 ) (Registered Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Physician’s Assistants, Medical Technologists, Teachers, Attorneys, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Engineers, Architects, and Accountants at the independent level as just some of the typical examples of exempt professionals). Or
c. Creative Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.209 ) (The primary duty requires invention and originality in a recognized artistic field (music, writing, etc.) and does not typically include newspapers or other media or work subject to control by the organization are just some examples of Creative Professionals). Or
d. Computer Employee, (See 5 CFR, 551.210 ) ( must meet salary test and perform such duties as system analysis, program/system design, or program/system testing, documentation, and modification). Computer manufacture or repair is excluded (non-exempt work).
5. Administrative Exemption:
a. Primary duty consistent with 5 CFR 551 (e.g.; non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of the employer or its customers), AND job duties require exercise of discretion & independent judgment.

FLSA Conclusion:
EXEMPT
NON EXEMPT

FLSA Comments/Explanations: