Thursday , September 21 2023

IRS Careers – Contract Specialist

Website Internal Revenue Service

Job Description:

As a senior specialist/administrator in the field of acquisition, the incumbent serves as a primary point of contact for program officials on all acquisition and administrative matters affecting procurement of supplies, services, architectural and engineering, or research and development using formal advertising or negotiation procedures; the evaluation of contract price proposals; and the administration or termination and close out of contracts. As such, the incumbent may perform any combination of the following duties:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists customers in developing statements of work and procurement strategy.
  • Determines contract types, unique/complex terms and conditions of the solicitation. Obtains required reviews/approvals, and issues solicitation.
  • Evaluates proposals, negotiates costs/prices and terms and conditions with offerors/contractors, and ensures award is within all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Creates and maintains of all required contractual documentation. Conducts debriefing for unsuccessful offers and prepares documentation in the event of a protest.
  • Provides guidance to lower graded specialists/administrators, program offices, field offices and user functions regarding all aspects of procurement.

Job Requirements:

  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
  • The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed. The range will be adjusted for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • Tour of Duty: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • A 1-year probationary period is required.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
  • Must successfully complete a moderate risk background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. These documents must be unexpired original or certified copies.
  • 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))
  • File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.

Job Details:

Company: Internal Revenue Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Columbia, SC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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