Naval Supply Systems Command MGMT & PROG ASST in Norfolk, Virginia

Job Overview

Job Overview

About the Agency

The selectee for this position will serve as a Management & Program Assistant in the Business Support Department of NAVSUP FLEET LOGISTICS CENTER NORFOLK.


The successful selectee will perform the following duties:

  • Serves as Command Government Purchase Card (PC) buyer
  • Receives and analyzes all Material Request Information documents for hazardous material and other restricted purchase items
  • Analyzes past history of purchasing to determine fair and reasonable price, quality of vendor products, delivery capability, etc.
  • Reconciles monthly Government Purchase Card statement for payment, verifying each charge or credit is accurate and the material has been received, and works with Comptroller to ensure payment
  • Investigates new vendors for appropriate sources based on strict government regulations
  • Research, analyze, expedite, monitor and authorize proper and legal purchases/supply of hazardous material
  • Uses the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (N-ERP) system to create, pull and track all types of documents to purchase card program
Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • See Other Information and Requirements section for additional requirements.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.


Your resume must demonstrate at least 1 year equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the federal service or equivalent experience performing some or all of the following duties: 1) apply frequently used Government Purchase Card (GPC) purchasing regulations and methods to assist with routine purchases for the Command; 2) research vendor sources for price, quality of product, delivery, etc.; 3) use basic arithmetic to reconcile monthly purchase card statements and/or make simple comparisons of price, discounts and/or transportation costs; 4) resolve problems including over-shipments, any credit due, non-shipment of material, etc.; 5) maintain files on all purchase card transactions; 6) use various automated systems in order to create, retrieve and track requisitions documents for processing.


Have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees.


Your resume must demonstrate at least 1 year equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the federal service or equivalent experience performing simplified purchasing work which requires a standardized knowledge of a body of federal purchasing regulations, methods, procedures and business practices to make purchases involving commercial requirements of average complexity utilizing the Government Purchase Card (GPC). Examples of specialized experience may include some or all of the following: 1) Process purchase requests to purchase commercial, hazardous and technical material utilizing small purchase procedures; 2) Ensure purchases meet needs of the business line for which goods or services were purchased: 3) Assist in resolving purchasing problems including over-shipments, any credits due, non-shipment of materials, etc.; 4) Utilize an automated procurement system, such as Enterprise Resource Planning system, to locate, create, process, authorize and track purchase requests to acquire a variety of commercial goods and services; 5) Apply basic price evaluations techniques in order to recommend best buy of materials and/or services for customers.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


If you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:


Generally, current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements.

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

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Other Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

PCS, relocation and recruitment incentives will not be authorized.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

ICTAP Applicants:To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Salary Range: $32,844.00 to $42,702.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0344-5/6

Promotion Potential: 7

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Current Permanent Competitive Service Federal Employees, VEOA, or ICTAP

Control Number: 472206400

Job Announcement Number: ST-10016683-17-HLH