Contract Specialist – IRS Recruitment

Website Internal Revenue Service

Job Description:

As an IRS employee, you will feel proud knowing you helped make America stronger while working at one of the world’s biggest financial institutions. You will be part of an organization that collects over $2 trillion in revenue and processes over 200 million tax returns annually. We are proud of how we apply the tax law with integrity and fairness to all. The IRS hires talented and dedicated individuals from many backgrounds, including accounting, business, finance, law enforcement and information technology. You will be challenged & supported on a daily basis. Whether you are just starting out or looking for a new opportunity, consider an IRS career.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs all segments of the pre-award and post-award procurement actions. This includes reviewing and analyzing statement of work or specifications, technical evaluation plans, and technical evaluation criteria, providing recommendations for changes when necessary to ensure documents are complete, accurate, and can be contractually enforced.
  • Performs special assignments and projects to support upper level management operations, conduct site surveys, represent the office at seminars or conference, participate in or conduct training sessions and participate as a team member in the Staff Assistance Visit Program.
  • Determines contract type, establishes milestones, and formulates procurement strategy. Prepares file documentation, solicitation document, identifies sources of supply, promotes competition, determines price reasonableness, solicits quotes and proposals, develops negotiation strategies, negotiates with potential contractors, and prepares the appropriate award vehicle and file documentation for approval.
  • Processes and negotiates a variety of procurements for supplies, equipment and services.

Job Requirements:

  • Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. These documents must be unexpired original or certified copies.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
  • Provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))
  • A 1-year probationary period is required.

Qualification & Experience:

  • For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
  • A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.
  • If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

Job Details:

Company: Internal Revenue Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: El Paso, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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