As a Contract Specialist, you will
have opportunities to work on a host of contracts in various programs that
support the entire federal government.
Contract specialists perform the full range of policy-related work,
price analysis, cost analysis, contract negotiation, administration, and
termination. Contract Specialist work in conjunction with Contracting Officer
and play an integral role in DVAs acquisitions.
The major duties of the Contract
Specialist, GS-1102-09, are as follows:
orientation, training, and familiarization with the work processes of the
Contract Specialist occupation in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Performs assignments selected to develop skills and provide a practical
contract specialist experience. Trainee must be able to complete progressively
difficult task and be responsible for the work.
Assist higher graded Contract Specialist on various aspects of contract
formulation and negotiations; student trainees participate in projects such as
preparing contract documentation, spreadsheets, graphs and charts.
Performs analysis of contracting issues.
Work Schedule: Flexible work schedule between 8:00am - 5:30pm (EST).
Position Description Title/PD#: Contract Specialist/81495A
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.