Public Notice For Direct Hire Contracting Job in SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, IL

Vacancy No. DHA-11273243-21KV Department Defense Information Systems Agency
Salary $93,494.00 to $121,543.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/21/2021 Close Date 1/19/2022
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Accepting applications
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 10/21/2021 to 01/19/2022

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Salary

    $93,494 to $121,543 per year

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule


  • Scott AFB, IL Few vacancies
Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized.

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

Any U.S. citizen. The intention of utilizing this Direct Hire Authority is to grow the Agency through applicants external to Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Current DISA employees are encouraged to apply for similar DISA positions through USAJobs. This public notice is to gather resumes that may or may not result in a referral or selection.

Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    DISA is seeking energetic & talented Lead Contract Specialists to join the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization. Positions are located at Scott Air Force Base, IL (approx. 25 miles east of St. Louis, MO).

    Email your resume to: & reference "Announcement 11273243."

    Learn more about this agency
    • As Team Leader, ensure the organization's strategic plan, mission, vision, values, and goals are integrated in the daily work processes of the team.
    • Provide advice to the team and/or individual members on work methods, practices, and procedures.
    • Ensure the adequacy of acquisition planning, competition in contracting, preparation of price/cost analyses for designated actions, and small business utilization.
    • Develop and/or review complex contractual pricing arrangements and incentives characterized by multiple incentives requiring sophisticated contracting techniques, sharing arrangements such as cost plus incentive fees or fixed-price incentive fees.
    • Responsible for assuring standards are maintained; law, policy, procedures, and regulations are adhered to.
    • Perform procurement oversight for complex, high dollar value solicitations and proposed contractual actions within assigned area.
    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Must be a U.S.Citizen.
    • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
    • Pursuant to the Executive Order on Requiring COVID 19 Vaccination for Federal Employees, new DoD civilian employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 prior to entry on duty, subject to such exceptions as required by law.
    • More details regarding vaccine requirements can be found at Selected candidates will receive further information during the job offer process.
    • OGE-450 Financial Disclosure Statement Required.
    • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) position.
    Basic Education Standards for positions in the 1102 series:

    Bachelor's degree from an accredited education institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees.

    Education Exemptions: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Current DoD employees or Armed Forces members, who occupied GS-1102 positions or contracting positions with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold in an Executive Department on or before September 30, 2000, are exempt from meeting this requirement. Failure to provide SF-50 or career brief (for Armed Forces members) dated prior to October 1, 2000 will result in disqualification (this includes DISA employees).

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services at the time of application. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.

    Specialized Experience:

    For the GS-13, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service, Military, or Private Sector.

    Your resume MUST demonstrate experience performing pre and/or post award contracting actions that may include, but not limited to, developing solicitations, issuance of contracts and contract administration.

    Candidates must describe how their experience meets the specialized experience requirement within the body of their resume.

    In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirements, qualified applicants must also possess the quality of experience as it relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background, recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the possession of competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level to be qualified for the position. Applicants must describe how their experience meets the competencies within the body of the resume. No separate statements addressing competencies are required.

    Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of resume submission.

    Email your resume to: & reference "Announcement 11273243."

    There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level.

    Additional information

    • This is a Direct Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for Scott AFB, IL and will be used to fill few vacancies. This public notice is to gather resumes that may or may not result in a referral or selection.
    • You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.
    • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
    • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
    • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
    • Moving costs MAY be paid.
    • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here.
    • This is a covered position and the person selected for this position must complete an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment pursuant to 5 CFR 2634.903(b) (DoD 5500.7).
    • This is a DISA acquisition workforce DAWIA position in the Contracting career field. Selectee must be Level III certified (or eligible for certification within 24 months of appointment) in the Contracting career field. DAWIA certification is a condition of employment. Failure to fulfill the certification requirement may lead to a non-disciplinary adverse action, which can include dismissal.
    • For more information on veterans' preference click here.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here).
    • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. It applies to former Federal civilian employees receiving a retirement annuity from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund that are hired within the DoD on or after November 24, 2003. The policy also applies to annuitants (appointed in DoD on/or after November 24, 2003) who move from one position to another within DoD through voluntary reassignment, promotion, change to lower grade or transfer between military departments. Please see this policy here.
    • This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.
    • For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance


    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

    Trust determination process

    National security

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    Your resume must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on 01/19/2022.

    All applicants must provide a copy of their transcripts upon request but prior to being provided a firm job offer. Please do NOT submit transcripts in response to this announcement. They will be requested at a later date if the applicant is selected for further consideration. Failure to provide this information when requested will result in disqualification.

    NOTE: It is the intent of the hiring organization to review resumes and select individuals on an ongoing basis (as required) between the date this job announcement opens and for up to 3 months after the announcement closes. As such, please do not apply more than once during this period of time unless there has been a substantial change in your qualifications.

    WARNING: Failure to submit a resume including any required documentation by 11:59 PM (EST) on 01/19/2022, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide a resume.

    Your resume MUST include the following information for each job listed: Job title; duties (be as detailed as possible); month & year start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008); and full- time or part-time status (include hours worked per week). Read more about what should I include in my federal resume? at USAJOBS.

    DO NOT include the following information: Classified or government sensitive information; Social Security Number; Photos of yourself; Personal information, such as age, gender, religious affiliation, etc.; or encrypted and digitally signed documents. Read more about what should I leave out of my resume? at USAJOBS.

    All applicants must provide a copy of their transcripts upon request but prior to being provided a firm job offer. Please do NOT submit transcripts in response to this announcement. They will be requested at a later date if the applicant is selected for further consideration. Failure to provide this information when requested will result in disqualification.

    Email your resume to: & reference "Announcement 11273243."

    Agency contact information HR Customer Care Center HR Customer Care Center

    2300 East Drive Bldg 3600
    Scott AFB, IL 62225
    Learn more about this agency

    If you want to do interesting and challenging work and to make a contribution to national defense, DISA is a great place for you! DISA is a combat support agency of the Department of Defense. The agency is composed of more than 8,000 military and civilian employees. The agency provides, operates, and assures command and control and information-sharing capabilities and a globally accessible enterprise information infrastructure in direct support to joint warfighters, national level leaders, and other mission and coalition partners across the full spectrum of military operations.

    The DISA / Procurement Services Directorate (PSD) / Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) is seeking highly-motivated, mission-oriented, and innovative individuals to fulfill our mission of providing efficient and compliant procurement services for the Information Technology, Telecommunications, and Cyber domains in defense of our Nation.

    If you are seeking opportunities to broaden your horizons through cradle-to-grave acquisition of complex mission critical Information Technology systems in support of the warfighter, we invite you to apply to be part of our team. Become part of an organization whose vision is to be the trusted contracting organization of choice in defense of our Nation.

    DISA is a leader within the Federal Government in implementing "people programs" and offers a broad range of quality-of-life and training programs. Go to for more information.

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    Learn more about what it's like to work at Defense Information Systems Agency, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    Next steps

    Within approximately 3 business days of submitting a resume, applicants may expect a positive acknowledgement via e-mail that their resume was received. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt of your resume within 5 business days, please send a follow-up e-mail to:

    Upon receipt, resumes will be reviewed to identify individuals for further consideration and possible interviews, which may occur anytime up to 90 days after this advertisement closes. Following interviews, the hiring organization will contact candidates with whom potential offers are being considered, with instructions regarding submission of additional documentation (e.g., education transcripts), which must be reviewed by Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) to verify qualifications prior to any tentative job offers.

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The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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