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#:  Procurement Technician 4285-A

Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available

Telework: Available after 12 months

This recruitment is for one position with the Service Area Office (SAO) East Network Contracting Office(NCO) 1, located in White River Junction, VT or Northampton, MA. Duty locations are dependent upon space availability and supervisory approval. Vacancy can be filled at any of the duty locations listed. Indicate which duty location(s) you are interested in on your application.

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.


Serves as a Purchase Card Program Coordinator (PCPC) and Dispute Officer, and provides management with reports and analyses of the ongoing operation and outcome of the program. Analyzes and evaluates on a quantitative and qualitative basis the effectiveness of the purchase card program or operations in meeting established goals and objectives. Analyzes program performance data to identify problem areas and impact and prevent fraud and abuse. Coordinates and monitors disputed procurements, billing errors, disputed payments, credits, etc. that are not resolved with the vendor. Audits the development of the program on a daily basis. Provides administrative support for the Purchase Card Program. Performs monthly reviews of undeliverable and partial orders greater than thirty (30) days to ensure the proper action is taken. Serves as Education Liaison for the Purchase Card Program. Conducts formal training for program participants and management officials on various aspects of the program. Develops procedures and systems to establish, operate, and assess the effectiveness of the Purchase Card Program. Makes recommendations to management regarding possible action for non-compliant card holders and approving officials. Identifies areas of concern and non-compliance and makes recommendations to management officials and the Purchase Card Program Manager (PCPM) regarding corrective actions and measures that should be taken.

Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1 to 5 nights per month

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

ALL STATUS (current/former federal employees, eligible veterans, special hiring authorities)

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.