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Procurement and Property Specialist

Company: Department Of Justice
Location: Littleton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

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Charged with the responsibility of performing all aspects of procurement transactions up to and including awards for acquisitions at or under the BOP Level I Warrant authority. Primary responsibility involves the administration and execution of personal service contracts, non-personal service contracts, formally advertised and negotiated procurements involving a wide range of materials, services and equipment. Meets with contractors' representatives to negotiate formal contracts. Prepares and submits various procurement reports required by General Services Administration, Department of Justice, etc. Develops new sources of supply by stimulating interest in the bidding. Analyzes industry patterns and practices as well as transportation factors in determining most advantageous awards. Under general supervision, the incumbent prepares, evaluates, and administers procurement actions.


Responsible for development, implementation, upkeep and overall operation of the SENTRY property management system within the institution; consisting of real property, controlled, capitalized and non-capitalized personal property. Ensures accuracy of documentation and timely recording of orders for capitalized accountable personal property. Maintains perpetual accountability of these assets, including all changes through their cycle. Provides input to computer programming personnel regarding changes to existing programs and when requesting new programs, develops requirements for new or modified programs. Maintains an accurate property inventory by program area and program area location. This includes additional, changes and deletions. Assists in the evaluation, classification, reporting and final disposition of personal property. Reviews potential excess property to determine condition and classification, recommends if property should be declared in excess. Responsible for performing physical inventories of accountable personal property. Provides training in proper methods of performing and reconciling an inventory. Provides technical guidance to those responsible for conducting inventories. Assists in planning, directing, supervising and coordinating programs related to the acquisition, release, construction, renovation, repair, improvement and management of real property of the institution.

Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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1101 General Business And Industry

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Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.
  • See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
  • Selective Service Requirement:

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: Click Here

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here


To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:


Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related.

Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.



You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.

Some examples of this qualifying experience are:

  • Experience with performing procurement transactions at the BOP Level I warrant authority and overseeing the operation of the SENTRY property management system.
  • Experience meeting with contractors representatives to negotiate formal contracts and experience with physical property distribution.
  • Experience preparing terms for contract services to ensure conformance to Federal Acquisitions Regulations and experience in classifying the final disposition of agency property.
  • Experience executing formally advertised contracts for a wide variety of materials and experience maintaining a perpetual accountability of assets through their life cycle.


Combination of Education and Experience:

Have a combination of education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to successfully perform the duties of this position as described above.

If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.

Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.


See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.

ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.

Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications.

If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.

Keywords: Department Of Justice, Littleton , Procurement and Property Specialist, Other , Littleton, Colorado

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