Contract Specialist Job in WASHINGTON, DC

Vacancy No. 17-MINT-112 Department U.S. Mint
Salary $66,510.00 to $123,234.00 Grade 11 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/11/2017 Close Date 1/25/2017
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Contract Specialist

U.S. Mint

2 vacancies in the following location:

  • Washington DC, DC
Work Schedule is Career/Career Conditional - Full-time

Opened Wednesday 1/11/2017

Closes Wednesday 1/25/2017

  • Salary Range
    $66,510.00 to $123,234.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    U.S. citizens who are:
    Status Eligibles, VEOA eligibles, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement), or VRA eligibles (VRA eligibility for GS-11 grade applicants only).
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Job Overview

Job Overview


About the Agency

This position is located in the United States Mint, Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Procurement and Support Services Division. The Procurement and Support Services Division (PSSD) directs all Headquarters procurement operations; oversees and provides technical supervision of field and Departmental procurement activities; interfaces with the Department of the Treasury on procurement matters; performs staff procurement functions; and, develops and implements policies and procedures. PSSD provides oversight and quality control of headquarters, strategic business units, and field office programs including advice, assistance, and inspections; performs cost and price analyses; manages office administration functions including staffing, personnel, budget, and reporting; oversees operation and improvement of automated systems, develops annual and long-range acquisition plans and forecasts; and, operates special programs, such as Small Business, competition, AbilityOne, Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) certification, contracting staff certification, and career programs.


As a Contract Specialist, you will:

  • Conduct procurement activity for major and complex systems (e.g., nationwide complex services and systems) where little or no contractual precedent exists to serve as guidance; develop and modify procurement strategies or pricing structures based on sound business judgment in the best interest of the Government.
  • Initiate and conduct appropriate coordination between HQ and field site Acquisition personnel to implement United States Mint wide strategic sourced procurements actions.
  • Manage all contractual aspects of a major program involving coordination of numerous contracts, long-range procurement planning based on a thorough knowledge of the program objectives and interrelationships with other programs, and skill in interpreting policies to solve unprecedented problems.
  • Procure extensive technical services, which involve use and accountability for large amounts of Government owned property, numerous subcontractual arrangements, and accommodation of continuous contractual changes.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of The Treasury

U.S. Mint


Applicant Call Center
Phone: 304-480-7300


United States Mint
Human Resources Division
Fax: 000-000-0000

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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