Job Overview


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If you have specific questions on vacancies at each location, please call the individual location(s) at the following numbers:

  • Denver, CO Metropolitan Area: 303-236-8073
  • New York, NY Metropolitan Area: 212-264-0116 (Includes: Brooklyn, NY; New York, NY; Queens, NY; Newark, NJ; Central Islip, Suffolk NY
  • Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Area: 215-446-4973
  • San Francisco Bay Area. CA: 415-522-2660
  • Seattle/Auburn, WA Metropolitan Area: 253-931-7742
  • Washington, DC (Includes Arlington, VA and Alexandria, VA): 816-823-4900
  • Dallas/Fort Worth, TX Metropolitan Area: 817-850-8446
The directions for applying can be found in the "How to Apply" section of this Public Notice. If you are having difficulty applying, you may call 816 823 4900 or email the Talent Management Center at "rule of three", veteran's preference, category rating and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to this Public Notice.If selected for a position below the GS-15 grade level, the position may or may not have promotion potential, also known as full promotion level (FPL), to a higher grade. The system will not allow for a lower FPL to be entered than the highest grade listed; therefore, we had to enter a FPL of GS-15.
This is to notify the public that GSA is using Direct Hire Authority for hiring in the 1102 series and to solicit applications for the seven metropolitan areas listed to fill current and future contracting positions at the GS-09, GS-11, GS-12, GS-13, GS-14, or GS-15 grade levels, with or without a higher FPL. Offers may be made at any time throughout the open period of this notice. The positions filled may be either nonsupervisory or supervisory.

To submit an application, follow the directions in this public notice. Pay rates will vary based on the location of the position. Please click on link to view pay tables: OPM Salary Table ( GSA has been repeatedly named by the Partnership for Public Service as one of the "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government". GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including: Federal health insurance plans, Life insurance coverage, Leave policies to help you take care of your personal, recreational, and health care needs, Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan), Flexible work schedules and telework, Transit and child care subsidies, Training and development.


As a contracting professional you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. The duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include:

  • Pre-Award, Post-Award and Termination Activities such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process.
  • Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems.
  • Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals.
  • Analyzing data to determine trends.
  • Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes.
The duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:
  • Pre/Post Award functions for highly technical contracting work emphasizing customer requirements and relationships to achieve results that further the mission of agency clients.
  • As an advisor, identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; assisting with statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts.
  • Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed.
  • Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes.
  • Developing and presenting authoritative presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence.
  • Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems.

  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • San Francisco County, CA
    • Denver, CO
    • Washington DC, DC
    • Newark, NJ
    • Central Islip, NY
    • Kings, NY
    • New York, NY
    • Queens, NY
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Dallas, TX
    • Fort Worth, TX
    • Alexandria, VA
    • Arlington, VA
    • Auburn, WA