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eCommerce Specialist

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Department of Defense
United States Citizens Permanent Full Time
Department of Defense (DoD)
Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA)
Procurement Support Office (PSO)
Mission Statement
This position is located in the Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA) Headquarters, Procurement Support Office (PSO). DHRA is a Field Activity of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) (USD (P&R;)). The Director, DHRA, reports to the USD (P&R;). DHRA's mission is to provide program support, information management, and administrative services to the DoD Components on human resources matters and to collect, archive and provide management information, research and analysis of human resources and other related functional area data bases for the DoD. DHRA is a dynamic organization involved in the implementation of reorganization, reform, and restructuring within the Office of the USD (P&R;).
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: This announcement is open to: All U.S. Citizens
Must be a U.S. Citizen. Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date. As aeCommerce Specialist you will be responsible for the following duties:
Monitors the plan, design and application of PSO databases and PSO website, making any needed upgrades and improvements to automated systems.
Identifies specific issues and problems concerning procurement procedures as they relate to the integrity of the automation initiatives.
Develops and prepares statistical information in chart and graphic form on a scheduled and ad hoc basis.
Reviews and recommends revisions in determining what needs to be done in order to develop and provide policy guidance to action officers and technical experts on new or unusual eCommerce systems applications characterized by uncertainty in approach, methodology, and or interpretation/application of broad procurement policy guidance.
Researches and identifies features to be used in the automation of the DHRA procurement process.
The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: /#url=Group-Standards for OPM qualification standards,competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the _MAJOR DUTIES_ _and_ _QUALIFICATIONS_ sections of this announcement byTuesday, August 12, 2014.
You must have one year Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (experience may have been gained in the private/military sector) giving the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position. Experience must be reflected in your resume. Specialized experience required for this position is:
Managing data collection and reporting of management information systems.
Performing contract writing and acquisition planning.
Ability to perform procurement automation system upgrades and changes.
Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies :
1. Knowledge of policies, concepts and theories of acquisition, purchasing, contract adminstration and program management procedures and responsibilities.
2. Knowledge of eCommerce systems development plans, relative priorities between competing systems and long range operational plans and priorities.
3. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time
OVERTIME: Rarely TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible
RELOCATION EXPENSES (GOVERNMENT HOME SALE): Not Authorized
RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES: Not Authorized
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): Exempt
FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Required
TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible
SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959, and are at least 18 years of age, civil service employment (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must be registered with the Selective Service System, unless you meet certain exemptions under Selective Service law. If you are required to register but knowingly and willfully fail to do so, you are ineligible for appointment by executive agencies of the Federal Government. Please visit for more information.
Other Notes: Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
Delegated Examining -Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement upon its closing for up to 90 days.
If selected for Federal employment, you will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment," (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine your suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background check.
All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.
How You Will Be Evaluated: We will review your r sum and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:
Best Qualified : This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.
Highly Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, including anly selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s) as determined by the job analysis.
Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s) and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
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Names of the candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.
Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your r sum . Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans' preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see . To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package as described in REQUIRED DOCUMENTS.
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3. Applications must be received by the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover . Fax your documents to . You are highly encouraged to submit your application package and complete your assessment questionnaire on-line.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire:View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
R sum : If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible.
Assessment Questionnaire
Additional documents you may be required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying for one of the categories such as a veteran, a current or former permanent Federal employee, ICTAP, etc.).
PLEASE REVIEW the following LINK for additional documents you need to provide .

If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you must submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents must provide acceptable documentation to verify: the type of preference claimed (i.e. 5 point, 10-point, etc.) and the character of the service (i.e. Honorable Discharge). The member 4 copy of your DD214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable. If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form 15 "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference", .
If selected, additional documentation may be required prior to appointment.
Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses. A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicants reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter.
The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees:
ICTAP: Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the position's minimum qualifications, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factors.
ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified prior to Veteran's preference points being added. Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they met the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible. Please visit this link to obtain requirements for applying as an ICTAP eligible applicant. #ictap
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Documentation intended to establish preference must be received by 11:59PM EST on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Information on veterans' preference and other veteran entitlements can be found in the VetInfo
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NOTE: If you submit a resume but no questionnaire, you cannot be considered for the position. If you submit a questionnaire but no resume, you cannot be considered for the position. Your application will be appropriately documented and you will be removed from further competition against this announcement.
REGARDING INTERVIEWS: Interviews may be required for this position. Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants.
NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.
In accordance with 5 CFR 2635.704, applications will not be accepted in a postage paid government envelope.
Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in being removed from consideration for this position.

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