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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?


Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Position Description Title/PD#:  Contract Specialist, PD#: 04235-A

Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available

Flexiplace: Not Available

This recruitment is for four positions with the Network Contracting Office (NCO 23). Duty locations are dependent upon space availability and supervisory approval. Vacancies can be filled at any of the duty locations listed. Indicate which duty location (s) you are interested in on your application.

Who May Apply: 

  • Current permanent VA employees.
  • Current permanent VA employees employed under VRA and Schedule A appointments.
  • Current permanent Title 38 & Hybrid employees including permanent Veterans Canteen Service employees employed on a full-time basis (Interchange Agreement).


PD# 4235-A

Conducts post-award conferences with Contractor and Government personnel to provide information and to clarify standard and special contractual provisions of the contract. Negotiates required changes to contract conditions to protect the agency. Resolves problems of delivery, production, quality, differing site conditions, inspection, and other pertinent matters. Performs cost and price analysis on change order proposals and analysis of delivery requirements. Assesses liquidated damages for days of delay and resolves matters relating to excusable delays. Administers payment provisions of the contract for partial payments, progress payments and final payments. Assures compliance with applicable labor laws. Establishes position of the Government in disputes and issues final decisions of the Contracting Officer. Input contractor performance data inappropriate databases.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1-5 days of travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No