Job Overview


Our mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan," - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.


Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve.  You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.  

Location: This position is within the Technology Acquisition Center in Eatontown, NJ.

More selection(s) may be made from this announcement should the need arise.

Competitive Merit Promotion:

  • Transfer or Reinstatement eligibles: current Federal or former employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service that hold, or have held a career or career-conditional position at a lower grade level as the position being announced. An SF-50 must show appointment in the competitive service.
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles.  

Non-Competitive Merit Promotion:

  • ICTAP/CTAP eligibles
  • Disabled veterans receiving 30% or more disability compensation from the VA
  • Individuals with severe disabilities (eligible for Schedule A appointments)
  • Individuals eligible under other non-competitive appointment authorities such as: Military spouses under E.O. 13473; Certain former overseas employees; Present and former Peace Corps, Vista or Action volunteers; Former White House staff; Present and former Foreign Service officers and employees; Certain National Guard technicians.
  • Current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria outlined in an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement
  • Transfer or reinstatement eligibles that hold, or have previously held a career or career-conditional position at the same or higher grade level with the same or higher promotion potential as the position being announced. 
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities (i.e. intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities) and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.


Major duties for this position include: 

·         Providing final review of contracting actions to ensure procurement considerations for Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) related programs (Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, Minority-Owned Businesses, Woman-Owned Businesses, etc.).

·         Serving as organization representative in meetings of solicitation review boards to ensure the interests and capabilities of OSDBU business programs or groups are considered in the decision making process.

·         Overseeing implementation of OSBDU programs that are emphasized by executive orders, higher headquarters directions, etc.

·         Assisting program and project managers during the early phase of the development cycle by recommending ways and means of using OSDBU-type businesses as cost-effective alternatives.

·         Serving as technical advisor and consultant to top management regarding OSDBU-related matters.  

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