Procurement Technician, GS-1106-07

$44,000 - $58,000 yearly
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • Folsom, CA, USA
  • Jan 07, 2019
Full time Accounting Admin-Clerical Business Development Customer Service Finance General Business Government Strategy-Planning Project Managment

Job Description

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Grade: 07

1 GS-7 Choose one answer that best describes your experience as related to the qualification requirements for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-6 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience has equipped me with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position, and is related to the duties of the position to be filled.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described.
2 Select the type(s) of personal contact(s) you routinely make while performing the assigned duties of a position. Answer to this question is required
  • Co-workers/workers in related units
  • Engineering and technical staff
  • Administrative support staff
  • Blue collar/trades workers
  • Vendors and their representatives
  • Members of the general public
  • Supervisors/Managers
  • Other government organizations
  • Private companies
  • Contractors
  • Sales persons
  • Other
  • None of the above
3 Select the response which indicates the experience you have had with written communications. Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared correspondence to respond to routine or general informational inquiries.
  • Prepared technical reports going to co-workers or supervisors.
  • Prepared correspondence or technical reports going to officials outside my employing organization.
  • Prepared sensitive correspondence or technical reports such as responses to Congressional inquiries in support of resolution of litigation
  • None of the above
4 Select the response(s) that describe(s) your experience utilizing the computer to maintain files and/or documents. Answer to this question is required
  • Creating, editing, printing, retrieving electronic files
  • Creating documents that contain tables and/or graphics using presentation software
  • Creating and editing existing databases or spreadsheets
  • Producing documents requiring complex/varied formats such as graphics or tables within text
  • None of the above
5 Have you worked with cataloging or filing electronic documents in a filing system, e.g., Automated Records Management System (ARMS). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select the response(s) that describe the pre-award function(s) you have performed on a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Determine the most efficient and secure method of issuing solicitations
  • Advise potential bidders of solicitation requirements
  • Conduct public bid openings for sealed bid solicitations
  • Prepare and distribute Abstract of Bids
  • Receive, log, and distribute proposals received under negotiated solicitations
  • Write or edit contract documents
  • Draft contract documents
  • Assemble and prepare information requested by others
  • Select appropriate clauses and provisions for inclusion into solicitations
  • None of the above
7 Select the response that best reflects your experience working in an office support position that required establishing priorities and meeting time constraints. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served as the primary office support position that routinely collaborated with others and adjusted multiple priorities to generate results under time-critical deadlines.
  • I have experience in an office support position that routinely required adjusting administrative workloads and resources to meet shifts in priorities.
  • I have experience generating products or services in a work environment that routinely was subjected to time sensitive priorities and deadlines.
  • I have completed training in time management, but have not been employed in a situation that routinely required responding to critical deadlines.
  • None of the above
8 Do you have experience in researching and/or analyzing administrative problems and providing recommendations for resolutions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Select the answer that best describes your education, experience, or training in using the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), as it relates to purchasing supplies, equipment and services. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience using the FAR.
  • I have had education or training in using the FAR, but have not yet used the FAR on the job.
  • I have used the FAR, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have used the FAR as a regular part of my job, independently and with few exceptions without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • In addition to independently using the FAR as a regular part of my job, I have supervised the performance of this task and/or I have trained others in the performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance.
10 Select the response that best describes your experience reviewing purchase order or contract files for inclusion of specific documents or clauses. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
11 Select the answer that best describes your experience identifying and resolving purchasing conflicts with other entities. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
12 Select the response that best describes your experience maintaining an electronic document management system to update and maintain procurement documents or related information. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
13 Select the computer programs you use independently as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • PRISM
  • Local Area Network
  • Excel or other spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Word of other word processing software
  • Groupwise or other electronic mail system
  • Federal Financial System (FFS)
  • MAXIMO - Maintenance Management and Inventory Management System
  • FBMS
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

1 Have you received an employee performance appraisal rating in the previous 12 months? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Indicate who officially rated your performance (e.g., immediate supervisor, 2nd level supervisor, acting supervisor, etc.). Also, indicate your rating in terms of the performance system (e.g., 3 level rating out of a 5-tier system; 2 level rating out of a 3-tier system; Pass rating out of a Pass/Fail system). Maximum length of 250 characters.
     
  • No
2 In the last three years, have you been recognized for your performance, accomplishments, and/or contributions at work? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Indicate the type of recognition received (e.g., monetary award, time off award, safety award, plaque, etc.), for what purpose, and from whom (e.g., supervisor, co-worker, community or government official). Maximum length of 250 characters.
     
  • No

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Qualifications

VRA- There are three types of veterans' preferences:Disabled, Expeditionary Medal