Acquisition Specialist, Brooklyn, NY, US ID #17159
*** MUST be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance***
CN3S provides personalized professional and support services to ensure our clients' success. Whether your program requires mission, IT, environmental or medical support, CN3S offers the best solutions to finish your job on time and within budget. CN3S has proven expertise in navigating the competitive and tribal 8(a) acquisition environments. This gives our clients more control over project scopes and budgets, streamlines the procurement process and alleviates acquisition delays.
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The mission of the United States Attorneys is to serve as the nation's principal litigators under the direction of the Attorney General. There are 93 United States Attorneys stationed throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Each United States Attorney is the chief federal law enforcement officer of the United States within his or her particular jurisdiction. The USAO for the Eastern District of New York (NYE) has determined a need for acquisition support services, full time, to support acquisitions of the United States Attorney's Office in Brooklyn, New York. We are seeking an employee to provide acquisition support services for the district. Work shall be in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Justice Acquisition Regulations. all Executive Office for United States Attorneys policies and procedures, and other related acquisition policies and procedures as determined appropriate by the Government.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Includes the following:
- draft solicitations (i.e. RFPs and RFQs) for purchase orders, contracts, and/or task or delivery orders under Blank Purchase Agreements, Federal Supply Schedule contracts, GW A Cs and agency contracts using standard agency templates and checklists.
- assist with development of statements of work.
- select appropriate FAR and agency specific clauses and provisions.
- at the direction of the Contracting Officer, post solicitations to government websites such as FBO. GSA e-buy, NASA SEWP, and CPARS websites.
- develop abstracts of quotes and proposals.
- review responses to solicitations for compliance with solicitation requirements.
- assist with drafting technical evaluation reports and fair and reasonable price determinations.
- prepare award documents, including, but not limited to, contracts, purchase orders. task and delivery orders, and blanket purchase agreements and calls for signature by a Contracting Officer.
- perform, contract administration activities including, but not limited to, preparing modifications for exercising options, incremental funding and other contract changes, preparing contract close out audits and modifications, maintain official contract file in accordance with required checklist, and monitor contract and notify Contracting Officer of any changes and/or updates.
- maintain contract files in accordance with agency policies and procedures; and
- perform data entry tasks for procurement tracking purposes, including, but not limited to, entering data into the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) and the USAO's contract writing system (UFMS and USA forms).
- The candidate will be asked to assist with other administrative tasks as needed.
- No supervisory or management authority.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
The candidate, must have:
- At least a High School diploma or equivalent.
- Three years of relevant experience supporting procurement operations:
- A current Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (F AC-C) Level I or accreditation of the equivalent certification under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DA WlA) is preferred, but not required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Must have excellent writing skills and oral communication capabilities.
- A working knowledge of the FAR,
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
- Ability to use a variety of software programs. including but not limited to, Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Should be a knowledgeable user of the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, imaging, and hardware systems.
- Strong analytical and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Individual(s) selected will be subject to a Department of Justice background investigation.
- Employee shall meet the DOJ Residency Requirement. The Residency Requirement states that, for three of the five years immediately prior to applying for a position, the individual must have: 1) resided in the United States; 2) worked for the United States overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or 3) be a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving overseas.
- Must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident Alien.
- This position works in an office setting; some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items is required. There may be a need for the candidate to work overtime depending on work and case load.
About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal - a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses - is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.
Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.
Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team. cherokee-federal.com
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster ; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf
If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.
For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision ; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf
We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2020 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at "CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com" This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.