Recent Graduate - Contract Specialist

Company Name:
Department Of Veterans Affairs
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)1105672
This is a RE-ADVERTISEMENT OF Announcement Number OAL-14-0173-1023864. Applicants that have previously applied MUST re-apply to this announcement to be considered.
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln s promise To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan by serving and honoring the men and women who are America s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
This position is being filled under the Pathways Recent Graduates Program . The Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experience in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have within the previous two years, graduated from a qualifying educational institution or program. Exceptions to the two-year limit may be made for applicants who graduated between 12/27/2010 and 7/10/2012, and for veterans precluded from applying within two years of graduation due to their military service obligation (those veterans have up to six years after degree completion to apply). If you do not meet one of these criteria you will not be considered for this announcement.
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Recent Graduates selected for this position will serve in a 2 year development program.
This position is located in the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Acquisition and Logistics, Eatontown, NJ. This is a developmental position designated to provide training and practical experience in the contract management series and it is intended to lead to the Contract Specialist, 1102 series. After successful completion of the program requirements, the individual may at the agency''s discretion, be converted to a term or permanent appointment.
Special Employment Consideration : VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities, i.e. intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities, and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.
Job Title: Recent Graduate - Contract Specialist
Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics
Job Announcement Number: OAL-14-0173-1105672-AB
SALARY RANGE: $54,035.00 to $70,243.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, May 01, 2014 to Thursday, May 15, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1102-09
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time - Recent Graduates
DUTY LOCATIONS: 10 vacancies in the following location:
WHO MAY APPLY: Applicants eligible under the Pathways Recent Graduates Program

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