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Contract Specialist

Job Overview


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:
Serves as a Contracting Specialist for the 410th Contracting Support Brigade, Regional Contracting Office, (RCO) Miami, responsible for performing pre and post award functions for procurement involving supplies and services.

Who May Apply:
Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998


You will be responsible for planning and developing the overall approach to meet contracting program goals for procuring a variety of requirements. You will analyze difficult contracting issues and determines recommended course of action which may depart from previous approaches. Determines appropriate method of procurement using a wide range of contracting methods and contract types. You will prepare/oversee the preparation of final contract to include appropriate standard clauses and provisions. You will execute post award contract performance management actions on a variety of contracts.

The most desired candidate will possess knowledge of Procurement Desktop Defense, Virtual Contracting Enterprise and Paperless Contract File, will be able to adapt to an ever changing environment and will be able to think outside the box while applying critical thinking techniques.

Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Federal Employee, Veterans and Military Spouses

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