Skip to main content

Grade: 12

No specific questions.

Grade: All Grades

1 Knowledge of the Federal Contracting Laws, Regulations, Policies, and Procedures. ** Applied knowledge of Federal contracting principles, policies and procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • In a professional capacity, used knowledge of and experience interpreting Federal contracting laws, regulations, principles and policies to assess and analyze Federal contracts. Knowledge was gained through 1) AT LEAST 1 year of contracting work experience; 2) AT LEAST 24 college or graduate level semester hours among these disciplines: accounting, law, business, finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods and organization and management 3) a Federal Acquisition Institute certification, FAC-C Level I.
  • In a professional capacity, used knowledge of and experience interpreting Federal contracting laws, regulations, principles and policies to assess and analyze Federal contracts. Knowledge was gained through 1) AT LEAST 1 year of contracting work experience; 2) AT LEAST 24 college or graduate level semester hours among these disciplines: accounting, law, business, finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods and organization and management, AND 3) a Federal Acquisition Institute certification, FAC-C Level II or III.
  • In a professional capacity, used knowledge of and experience interpreting Federal contracting laws, regulations, principles and policies to assess and analyze Federal contracts. Knowledge was gained through 1) AT LEAST 1 year of contracting work experience; 2) AT LEAST 24 college or graduate level semester hours among these disciplines: accounting, law, business, finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods and organization and management.
  • None of the above.
2 In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 Ability to Solicit, Evaluate, Negotiate, Award, and Administer Contracts. ** Solicited, analyzed, negotiated, awarded, and administered contracts. This included the ability to 1) understand and explain the customer?s definition of the work requirement; 2) develop procurement strategy; 3) solicit and analyze proposals; 4) negotiate with vendors; 5) draft contract documentation for award; and 6) performed contract administration tasks, such as, issuing modifications, approving invoices, etc. Answer to this question is required
  • As a job responsibility and under close supervision, solicited, analyzed, awarded, and administered agency or organization-wide contracts to obtain goods and services IN A FEDERAL CONTRACTING ENVIRONMENT. This included performing ALL of the activities listed above.
  • As a PRIMARY job responsibility, with some supervision, solicited, analyzed, awarded, and administered agency or organization-wide contracts to obtain goods and services IN A FEDERAL CONTRACTING ENVIRONMENT. This included ALL of the activities listed above.
  • As a PRIMARY job responsibility, with minimal or no supervision, solicited, analyzed, awarded, and administered HIGHLY SPECIALIZED agency or organization-wide contracts (for example, for high profile, high visibility, mission critical agency/organizational initiatives) to obtain goods and services IN A FEDERAL CONTRACTING ENVIRONMENT. This included performing ALL of the activities listed above.
  • None of the above.
4 In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 Ability to Analyze and Solve Problems Related to Contractual Issues and Make Recommendations.** Evaluated and resolved issues and problems concerning contractual issues by engaging in the analysis and comparison of facts to reach a conclusion or make a recommendation. Answer to this question is required
  • Evaluated and resolved moderately complex acquisition issues/problems related to requirements development, solicitation, negotiation, award, and contract administration.
  • Evaluated and found optimal solutions to complex acquisition issues/problems as a Contracting Officer of Contract Specialist. For example, determined the applicability of complex statutes or regulations related to contract administration (e.g. protest, debriefing, disputes, source selection, etc.).
  • Evaluated and resolved routine acquisition issues/problems related to requirements development, solicitation, negotiation, award, and contract administration.
  • None of the above.
6 In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 Ability to Communicate in Writing. Drafted clear, accurate, and complete written materials such as: 1) source selection plans, 2) business clearance memoranda, 3) solicitations, 4) inter-agency agreements, 5) determinations and findings, and 6) reports. Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared documents relating to contract and procurement activities. This included AT LEAST THREE of the above, including 2) and 3).
  • Prepared, reviewed, and revised documents relating to contract and procurement activities. This included ALL of the above.
  • Prepared, reviewed, and revised documents related to contract and procurement activities. This included AT LEAST FOUR of the above, including 2) and 3).
  • None of the above.
8 In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required