Uspto Hiring – Contract Specialist-DH

Website USPTO

Job Description:

Come work for the USPTO, we have been ranked as one of the best places to work in the federal government! The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been serving the economic interests of America for more than 200 years. We are responsible for granting US intellectual property rights for patents and trademarks. The USPTO is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has over 12,000 employees. For more information about the USPTO, please visit the USPTO Jobs Website.


Job Responsibilities:

This Vacancy is using the Direct-Hire authority to recruit for positions for which there is a critical hiring need. Using the Office of Personnel Management’s approved government-wide direct hire authorities, agencies may appoint candidates directly to jobs, without regard to the provision of Title 5 U.S.C 3309 through 3318, for which OPM determines that there is a severe shortage of candidates or a critical hiring need.

Job Requirements:

You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
You must meet the definition of specialized experience and IT competencies.
Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (
You must be suitable for Federal employment.
A Financial Disclosure, OGE Form 450 filing is required for this position.
You must submit your certification with your application package.

You must meet the following United States Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) qualification requirements for the advertised position. OPM’s prescribed Group Coverage Qualification Standard for the Contracting Series (1102) can be found at: OPM Qualification Standards. You must meet all qualification requirements including time-in-grade (refer to 5 CFR 300.604 for more information on time-in-grade) by the closing date of the job announcement.

Job Details:

Company: USPTO

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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