Contract Administrator - Department of Defense - San Diego, CA

Summary


Join Team DCMA -- Challenge yourself!
The Defense Contract Management Agency serves as the independent eyes and ears of the Department of Defense (DoD) and its partners, delivering actionable acquisition insight from the factory floor to the front line around the world. We are an independent combat support agency within the DoD. We are the Department's contract manager, responsible for ensuring Federal acquisition programs, supplies, and services are delivered on time, within cost and meet performance requirements.


About the Position:
Defense Contract Management Agency uses the Expedited Hiring Authority to recruit and appoint qualified individuals directly into shortage category or critical need acquisition positions.
Individuals in this four-year Emergency-Essential (deployable) status can expect repeated deployments to combat locations overseas in support of contingency operations as mission requirement are determined.  These locations are typically in a designated combat zone. Generally, the deployed work locations have power, water, heating, and air conditioning, although outages should be expected. The living conditions will vary widely: ranging from having all basic amenities such as light, power, water, refrigeration, to not having one or more of these amenities. Environmental conditions at work locations may range from excessive heat and humidity to extreme cold and rainy.
Selectees must pass a medical exam, which includes vaccinations (e.g. anthrax, smallpox and malaria).
Physical demands during deployment include:  Lifting a minimum of 45 pounds, ability to hear and wake up to warning alarms and hear instructions in the absence of visual cues, live in austere working and sleeping environments, and the ability to wear personal protective equipment, including protective masks, ballistic helmet, body armor, and chemical/biological protective garments.
Prior to placement, selectees must sign Contingency Response Force (E-E) Conditions of Employment, obtain a Secret Security Clearance, meet medical standards, sign DD Form 2365, DoD Civilian Employee
Overseas E-E Position Agreement DD Form 2365, DoD Civilian Employee Overseas E-E Position Agreement can be viewed at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/infomgt/forms/eforms/dd2365.pdf.
Position is a temporary promotion to GS-12 when deployed; upon return from deployment will return to the GS-11 Level.
 Defense Contract Management Agency
Who May Apply:
  • All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United State
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible

Duties


  • Monitors contractor performance for compliance with applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, contract data reporting requirements, and other contractual requirements.
  • Resolves delivery schedule problems with contractor and buying activity, and negotiates delivery schedule changes.
  • Negotiates with contractors for consideration when delinquencies occur.
  • Receives requests from procuring activities for specific services and/or products specified under BOAs, or by provisioning and spare parts clauses of contracts. Reviews requests and meets with the contractor to assure understanding of the requirements.
  • Negotiates directly with the contractor regarding final price agreement and prepares supplemental agreement for the contracting officer's signature
  • Performs final closeout of assigned contracts; e.g., assures delivery, inspection and acceptance of contractual end items and that all administrative and reporting actions have been resolved before recommending final closeout of the contract. Works to resolve disposition of funds listed on the canceling funds report
  • Broad knowledge of acquisition management, Government contracting laws and regulations. Contractor performance, estimated costs, pricing systems, financial policies, and cost control procedures are monitored, analyzed, and evaluated in accordance with financial and contract administration requirements
IF APPLICABLE: based on Temporary Promotion DURING DEPLOYMENT:
  • Serves as a warranted Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO) responsible for the administration of a group of contracts such as fixed-price; fixed-price with incentives; cost-plus fixed fee; basic ordering agreements; commercial contracts; and hybrid contracts containing a mixture of types and provisions.
  • Organizes ACO team members' duty assignments to assure overall mission accomplishment
  • Advises, counsels, and provides technical guidance/instruction to team members regarding contract administration functions.
  • Determines eligibility and verify evidence of contractor's progress for approval of contract financing, progress payments, and performance based payments.
  • Reviews and make recommendations on pricing reports; reviewing and negotiating spare parts orders.
  • Negotiates and monitor contractor’s compliance with contract, regulatory, and statutory provisions
  • Performs analysis and uses risk management techniques to establish a plan for monitoring contract performance and to provide appropriate insight into selected contractor systems or procedures.
  • Negotiates prices and executes supplemental agreements for services, spare parts, provisioned items, and repairs

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Business Travel is required 40% of the time.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Library Technician - National Gallery of Art - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

The mission of the National Gallery of Art is to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.

This position is located on the staff of the Deputy Director (DD), in the Interlibrary Loan office of the Library's Reader Services Department (DLR). The primary purpose of the position is to process interlibrary loan (ILL) requests to and from the NGA Library.

Duties

The incumbent locates, creates, and maintains bibliographic information: Processes interlibrary loan requests from other libraries. Reviews incoming ILL requests received online (via bibliographic networks and ILLIAD) and in print (via standard American Library Association [ALA] form); confirms suitability of Library materials for lending; updates online records for those requests that cannot be filled by the NGA Library. Retrieves materials to be loaned from the stacks and prepares circulation information. Prepares shipments of materials to be loaned and updates online records. Prepares appropriate shipment forms for materials to be loaned and obtains authorized signatures; delivers outgoing materials to the mail room. Records shipments in the FedEx ledger. Checks Library receiving room and mail station for incoming materials.

Processes interlibrary loan requests to other libraries: Verifies bibliographic information and holdings and prepares requests using the ILLIAD ILL system. Checks Library receiving room and mail station for materials sent by lenders; receives borrowed materials and notifies requestor of their availability, terms of loan, and due date. Prepares shipments of materials to be returned to lenders and updates online records. Prepares appropriate shipment forms for materials to be returned and obtains authorized signatures; delivers outgoing materials to the mail room. Records shipments in the FedEx ledger, and files documented shipping forms. Prepares print and digital reproductions of library materials that are deemed unsuitable for lending (these include rare books, fragile materials and ephemera); prepares reproductions of library materials to support research by Gallery staff and library users. Monitors status of outstanding requests and assists with procedures to ensure the timely return of loaned and borrowed materials. Compiles monthly statistics for ILL activities and other special reports as requested. Maintains paper and electronic departmental files. Assists with other activities in the Reader Services section, including circulation and vertical files; transliterates and interprets bibliographic information in foreign languages to assist staff in locating library materials.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Student Trainee (Legal Assistant OA) - Department Of Homeland Security - USA

Summary

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.
ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/.
Intern NTE appointments are made on a temporary basis not to exceed 1 year from the time of the initial appointment to complete temporary projects perform labor-intensive tasks not requiring subject-matter expertise, or to fill traditional summer jobs. Appointments may be extended in 1 year increments up to the established caps. Intern NTEs may be converted to a term, career, or career-conditional appointment non-competitively if requirements are met.
Who May Apply:
  • U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a full or half-time basis as a degree seeking student.  
  • View common definitions of terms found in this announcement.
Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA), Duty Locations: Buffalo, NY, Denver, CO, Newburgh, NY, New York, NY, San Diego, CA.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.
Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.

Duties


As an Intern (Legal Assistant) assigned to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA), you will be responsible for performing a wide variety of support activities for a staff of attorneys involved in Immigration litigation and other law related activities. Specifically, you will:
  • Perform a variety of support activities for a staff of attorneys involved in immigration law practices and court proceedings. 
  • Provide data gathering and analysis support for a variety of legal processes. 
  • Operate word-processing software and computer hardware to produce, store, and retrieve drafts of a variety of documentations types.
  • Input data into a variety of databses and, as directed, gather data from a variety of databases to provide the most current information related to Immigration cases. 
  • Assist attorneys in preparing relevant documents for use in court proceedings.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Consumer Safety Officer - Department Of Health And Human Services - San Diego, CA

Summary

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

WHO MAY APPLY: Open to all United States citizens
This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), various locations throughout United States.
The FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs is the lead office for all FDA Field activities as well as providing leadership on imports, inspections, and enforcement policy. ORA supports FDA Product Centers by inspecting regulated products and manufacturers, conducting sample analysis on regulated products, and reviewing imported products offered for entry into the United States. ORA also develops FDA-wide policy on compliance.
The salary listed in the vacancy announcement is at the base level. The geographical locality pay will be determined upon selection.

Duties

At the GS-05 (Trainee), major duties include:
The employee, in a trainee capacity, accompanies experienced investigators with gradually lessening supervision in the inspection of plants, employing a variety of manufacturing process and utilizing typical equipment.
  • Inspects for sanitation and other purposes in situations where the applicable laws are clear and well defined by precedent interpretation.
  • Collects samples of food, drugs, cosmetics and/or hazardous substances.
  • Examines company records to document evidence of interstate origin.
  • Prepares written reports showing results of inspections and investigations.
  • Performs special investigations under instructions (e.g., tracking reports of contamination and collecting appropriate of samples of laboratory examination).
At the GS-07 (Trainee), major duties include:
The employee, in an advance trainee capacity, independently carries out the more common and ordinary inspectional assignments.
  • Collects samples and conduct field analyses involving weighing and measuring physical samples.
  • Accompanies senior Consumer Safety Officers in the conduct of more complex inspections and investigations.
  • Independently investigates routine consumer complaints.
  • Writes clear and concise reports showing results of the inspections/investigations and submits to higher-graded investigators or supervisor for review and evaluation.
  • May testify in court regarding conditions of the manufactures and circumstances surrounding samples incumbent has collected.

Travel Required

  • 50% or Greater
  • Domestic and/or international

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Computer Assisted Ordering Clerk - Department of Defense - San Diego, CA

Summary


The foundation for success of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) mission is our people. It is DeCA’s goal to have a workforce that is representative of the nation’s diverse cultures and backgrounds. We strive for a work environment of world-class enterprise leaders and an engaged, highly motivated, and capable workforce with a results oriented performance culture.


IMPORTANT NOTICE TO VETERANS CLAIMING PREFERENCE:  PLEASE REFER TO THE OTHER INFORMATION SECTION FOR UPDATED INFORMATION ON VETERANS PREFERENCE CRITERIA.
The DeCA operates a worldwide commissary system that provides quality grocery products at cost to active duty military personnel and retirees, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and their families. The agency employs about 18,000 people and its annual sales exceed $6 billion.
Employees Serviced by DLA: Civilian Federal employees who receive human resources servicing through the Defense Logistics Agency DO NOT need to submit supporting documentation if applying through merit promotion. Your record in Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF) will be used to verify your eligibility. It is your responsibility to ensure the required documents are in your eOPF for verification purposes. If your documents are not in eOPF, you must submit them to the announcement you are applying for at time of application. Failure to submit all of the documents on time will result in automatic disqualification.
All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive). 

Duties


  • Identify and handle salvage items, mis-picks, and out-of-date items.
  • Reconcile data, such as invoices, against reports or statements.
  • Operate hand-held terminals to input, edit, retrieve, and update daily inventory levels and ordering requirements.
  • Work with vendors to activate new items and deactivate deleted items from  inventory.
  • Operate a computer terminal to maintain the Computer Assisted Operating system with accurate data to ensure that optimal order quantities are calculated.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Department of the Navy - Keyport, WA

Summary

About the Agency


Fleet and Family Readiness is looking for the best and brightest to join our TEAM.  The Navy team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms by enhancing the quality of life for Sailors, their families, and others in the Navy Community.  Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.
The Northwest Region Fleet & Family Readiness (FFR) team is dedicated to providing a full range of quality programs and services that enhance the lives of Sailors and families in support of mission readiness and retention.  FFR encompasses the following areas:  Family Readiness (Fleet & Family Support Centers), Fleet Readiness (Child & Youth Programs, Morale, Welfare & Recreation, and Food Service), Housing Services & Lodging (Bachelor & Family and Navy Gateway Inns and Suites), and Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor.
For more information on Northwest Region programs visit http://www.navylifepnw.com/.

Duties


The Administrative Assistant to the N92 Fleet Readiness Director provides professional-level administrative, operational, sensitive and/or confidential matters and policy services to the Director.   Successful candidates will have a track record of:  Excellent written communication; service as a trusted advisor, providing strategic communication advice to senior leadership; Exhibiting confidence and professional diplomacy; managing ongoing projects while directing the related resources, personnel and activities to successful completion.  Works with Fleet Readiness Staff to coordinate administrative operations, ensures all correspondence directed to and from Fleet Readiness Executives is reviewed for content, routed correctly and properly prepared/formatted.  Assists with a wide variety of special and reoccurring projects, assignments that cross program lines working in support of N9 staff which has significant impact on the operation of FFR.  Coordinates all aspects of the Director’s trips; makes travel arrangements and prepares itineraries and prepares travel vouchers.  Assures the Region Staff have necessary information papers, read-aheads, trip books, speeches, etc. required for each trip.  Creates and develops visual presentations and coordinates with the Region Administrative Officer.  Support in payroll processing using SLACADA and KRONOS pay systems.  Receives telephone calls and visitors and maintains contacts.  Performs functions such as gathering statistical data, meeting logistics, travel support, and tracking of recurring tasks.  Responsible for composing correspondence for signature of director and program managers as required.

Office Assistant - Department Of Justice - USA

Summary


TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It's tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans.


Do your career "Justice" by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation's law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants' qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, an unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:  All U.S Citizens.
Position will be filled subject to availability of funds.

Duties


These positions are located in the Atlanta Field Division, Chattanooga Resident Office, Chattanooga, TN (Salary:  $44,33500 - $57,631.00) and Denver Field Division, Colorado Springs,  CO (Salary:  $47,661.00 - $61,955.00).
The incumbents will perform the following duties:
· Coordinate office support services for programs and office needs concerning the following functional areas; such as fiscal and procurement, asset forfeiture, vehicles, travel, and personnel.
· Maintain all logs, files and documents related to the imprest fund; review and process documents requesting the expenditure of funds; obligate funds in the automated financial system; serve as COMSEC (Communication Security) custodian; responsible for the receipt, custody, safekeeping and destruction of material.
· Query NADDIS (Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Information System), and other information systems to obtain information concerning vehicle and aircraft registration, telephone subscriber information, street directory information, and utility checks.
· Review travel requests and obligate funds in the automated financial system.
· Maintain a file for each vehicle, documenting information such as mileage, repairs, general maintenance, gasoline, etc. Process vehicles for disposal when required; prepare monthly vehicle reports.
· Provide personnel assistance in the areas of employment, employee orientation, time and leave, employee benefits, awards, classification and pay, and employee relation matters.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Transportation Assistant - Department Of Justice - Chicago, IL

Summary


TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It's tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans.


Do your career "Justice" by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation's law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants' qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, an unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:  All U.S Citizens.
Position will be filled subject to availability of funds.

Duties


This position is located in the Chicago Field Division; Chicago, IL.
The incumbent will perform the following duties:
·        Recommends vehicles to be purchased by division/office while considering the budget.
·        Ensures vehicle fleet is at or close to authorized numbers, that inventory and database information are accurate.
·        Assists with recommending repairs, maintenance and disposition of vehicles based upon age, mileage and condition of vehicle; fleet status, cost and available funds.
·        Participates in maintaining accurate records of all monetary transactions to include keeping a log, obtaining appropriation numbers, entering data, balancing statements and providing necessary paper work to DEA Headquarters.
·        Performs office automation duties requiring several approaches and methods from assignment to assignment.
·        Produces a variety of reports, tracks suspense actions, produces charts, creates specialized databases, or prepares presentation materials from a project management software program.
·        Manages staff completion of a variety of required documentation and forms for completeness and validity.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No