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Contract Specialist (Entry Level) - Oakland

Company: Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

If you are a current Skookum employee, please click here to apply. Contract Specialist - Entry Level You'd make a great Contract Specialist if you: Consider yourself a "people person," and enjoy meeting others. Love working as a team and appreciate the chance to collaborate. Understand how to create a great customer service experience. Have a focus on quality, safety, and take pride in your work. Are drawn to serving others and want to challenge yourself through mission-driven work. Where: Alameda, California (Coast Guard Island) Type: Full Time, Exempt Compensation: $78,861.00/yr. Work Schedule: Full-time, Day Shift, (Part-time Telework) Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life & Short-Term Disability Insurance, 11 paid holidays, up to 12 paid vacation days per year, paid sick leave, Verizon wireless discount, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and a robust wellness program. Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility for full time employees. Skookum is a national non-profit, government contractor that is dedicated to "Creating Opportunities for People of All Abilities" through hiring and supporting individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. We take pride in our mission-focused culture, our Core Values, Diversity, Partnership, Commitment, Integrity, and Quality, and our dedication to providing a safe and respectful work environment to our employees. Skookum is seeking a competent and dedicated Contract Specialist - Entry Level with a can-do attitude. Typical duties include but are not limited to: Communicate with technical experts and other USCG contracting personnel to assist with processing procurement packages for commercial and non-commercial supplies and services below the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT), which is currently $250K. Identify and utilize most appropriate method for simplified acquisitions that are compliant with all Federal, DHS, and Coast Guard acquisition regulations and policies. Draft solicitations and synopsize for response for both commercial and non-commercial supplies and services below the SAT. Perform post-award acquisition duties, to include managing performance, paying invoices and closing out purchase and task orders. Communicate with USCG Program Management personnel about the details of technical requirements acquisitions and provide advice, guidance and counsel on how to handle complex acquisition contracts, modifications and processes. Interpret and implement the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and applicable agency directives. Provide excellent customer service and maintain a professional appearance. Qualifications: Minimum of one (1) year experience working with Federal, other Government (State or Local), or Commercial Acquisition preferred. Equivalent combination of experience and education allowed. Working knowledge and understanding of the FAR preferred or ability to be trained. Experience working with Federal Government Acquisition systems as well as the Federal Procurement Data System - Next Generation (FPDS-NG) preferred or ability to be trained. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Requirements: Skookum requires that all employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You must have received the COVID-19 vaccine in full by the proposed date of hire to be considered for employment. Requests for exemptions to this requirement, based on medical or religious reasons, will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and are not implicitly guaranteed. Valid state driver license is required with the ability to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum's insurance carrier. Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances and installation access. A background check and E-Verify will be conducted for this position. **This position is contingent upon contract award and funding. Contract is anticipated to begin June 2022.** Skookum's mission is "Creating Opportunities for People of all Abilities." Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To Apply: visit our website at www.skookum.org to complete an application. Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled - Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Supplement Poster.

Keywords: Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing, Oakland , Contract Specialist (Entry Level) - Oakland, IT / Software / Systems , Oakland, California

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