Wednesday , April 17 2024

FEMA Jobs in Baton Rouge – Contract Specialist

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Job Description:

This position is being announced under FEMA’s Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program. This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process.

Job Responsibilities:

In this position, you will serve as a Contract Specialist in the Region 8 Mission Support Division of the Administrative Services Branch. Typical assignments include:

  • Monitors current contracts and the contractor’s performance, and makes determinations on such matters as payments, claims, and contractual changes to ensure conformance to contract conditions and clauses and to identify performance problems.
  • Soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, awarding, administering, analyzing, advising on, and/or terminating contracts for the procurement of supplies.
  • Utilizing knowledge of the Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR) in performing contract pre-award through post award work to secure contracts for the acquisition of goods and services and ensuring that procurements are obtained from responsible sources at fair and reasonable prices.

Job Requirements:

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.
  • Travel will be required.
  • Please review “Other Information” section for additional key requirements.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Selective service registration is required for males born after 12/31/59.

Job Details:

Company: FEMA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Baton Rouge, LA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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