Job Overview


About the Agency

Note: Positions will be located at one of the existing R5 PBS Regional Office/Field Office Service Center locations. These positions are not full-time telework positions.

GSA has been repeatedly named by the Partnership for Public Service as one of the 'Best Places to Work in the Federal Government'.

As a Contract Specialist, you will serve as a warranted contracting officer, satisfying customer needs through the professional placement of Government contracts. 

This position is located in the Region 5, PBS Acquisition Management Division.  This division is responsible for providing acquisition policy guidance, oversight, and support to PBS organizations for services and construction acquisitions.

GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including:

  • Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans)
  • Life insurance coverage with several options to choose from
  • 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


You will serve as a contract specialist and warranted contracting officer, satisfying customer needs through the professional placement of Government contracts. You are responsible for the full range of preaward and postaward functions, e.g., price/cost analysis, negotiation, administration and termination in a regional Public Buildings Service organization. You will procure a wide range of real property related services such as new construction; building design; major repair and alteration projects; professional and/or specialized services such as architect-engineering, construction, management or commercial facilities management firms; telecommunications, information technology, hardware, software and technical services; operation, maintenance and/or replacement of complex mechanical systems and equipment, janitorial and guard services, real estate brokerage and appraisal, space planning, public utilities, asbestos abatement and other health and safety related services.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Minimal travel

Relocation Authorized

  • No