Job Overview


If you are interested in a contracting career, this job is for you! You will learn to act as a business consultant to program managers, advising them on critical decisions in planning for and acquiring the goods and services needed so the United States Government can accomplish its mission.

The United States Marshals Service is the nation’s oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency. The missions of the Service include protection of the judiciary, court security, witness security, asset seizure and forfeiture, apprehension of fugitives, prisoner transportation and custody.

Vacancy ID: 1053795

Job Title: Contract Specialist - Vets 2 Feds (V2F) Career Development Program, GS-1102-9

Promotion Potential: 13

Duty Location: Arlington, VA United States 5 vacancies

Open Period: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Salary Range - $52,146.00 - $67,787.00 Annually

You may apply if you are a US Citizen or National.

The Vets to Feds (V2F) Career Development Program in Contracting is an inter-agency program designed to recruit and support the development of our nation's veterans for careers with the Federal Government.

Contracts are the principal method for obtaining supplies and services from the private sector. Trainees will support the purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining supplies or services to support the mission of the respective Federal agency.

The positions are located in various locations across the United States. This announcement is designed to establish a list of candidates to fill the positions available with this program.


The incumbent:

  • Works with customers to identify their needs.
  • Learn to write requests for proposals for services or supplies.
  • Assists in the evaluation of bids or proposals.
  • Assists in the purchase of services, supplies, equipment or other items.
  • Monitors contracts.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No