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Purchasing Agent




Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: We are the U.S. Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (APG). We have a large presence at APG with contracting offices around the country including: Adelphi, MD; Natick, MA; Research Triangle Park, NC; Fort Belvoir, VA; Orlando, FL; and White Sands Missile Range, NM. ACC-APG supports the warfighter worldwide through acquisition of goods and services vital to the Soldier's mission and well-being. As Army's business conduit, ACC offers the contracting expertise of the best trained people in the Army, ready to support the warfighter as mission requirements emerge and as the Army transforms and moves within the Continental US and throughout the globe while ensuring responsible stewardship of taxpayers' funds.

Because of the partnership with Corvias Military Housing, Department of Army civilian employees now have an option to rent family housing and enjoy the benefits of living on-post at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. There are various floor plans available. Selection is on a first-come first-served basis. If you are interested in this housing option, please contact the Corvias Military Housing Leasing and Relocation Center at 877-276-6659.

Who May Apply: US Citizens

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Serves as Purchasing Agent for Army Contracting Command-APG (ACC-APG) who adhere to the acquisition laws and regulations included in the Federal Acquisition Regulation and its applicable supplements, uses a variety of purchasing procedures to acquire supplies, services, and construction for an ACC-APG buying division. Responsible for the entire purchasing process from receipt of purchase request to completion of the order/contract. Contracts are negotiated for requirements that include research and development, commercial and non-commercial supplies and services, specialized equipment, profession studies, and other non-personal services. Screens purchase requests for completeness and adequacy. Determines the method of purchase: existing contract, open market, Federal Supply schedules, etc. Develops and selects criteria/technical ranking factors for selecting the awardees. Monitors performance of contracts and deliveries, keeping the customer informed of any problems with deliveries. Conduct administrative duties for branch.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply

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US Citizens

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