Job Overview



DUTY: Bear true faith and allegiance to the state and nation; cultivate an environment for all to excel; prepare mentally, physically and spiritually to deploy at home and abroad.

HONOR: Hold the public trust in the highest regard; exceed standards and expectations; act with understanding, innovation, resourcefulness, flexibility and urgency.  Do all you can, where you are, with what you have and always place the welfare of those you lead first.

TEXAS:  Embrace the courageous spirit of our people, history and culture.

After you submit your application, return to your USAJOBS account to check the status of your application. Status updates are available on your profile dashboard. Your application will be reviewed to make sure you're eligible and meet the qualifications for the position. If qualifications are met, your application will be referred to the hiring official and your status will be updated to "Referred" on your profile dashboard. All other applicants (not being considered) will receive a "Not Referred" status.

This position is located at the United States Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO), Camp Mabry, Austin, TX. The purpose of this position is to provide sound business advice in the execution of pre-award and post-award functions, using a wide range of common contracting methods and contract types, to assist in the procurement of standard or specialized services, commodities, and/or construction within an operational contracting office.

Appointment Factor(s): This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG) and wear of the military uniform. Applicants who are not current members of the National Guard should be on Active Duty and be eligible and willing for immediate transfer to the TXARNG. If you are not sure if you are eligible for TXARNG membership, please visit or contact a Texas Army National Guard recruiter at before applying for this position.

Areas of Consideration: Current Active Duty Army and Army National Guard Members Nationwide. This includes:

  • All current members of the National Guard and
  • All Army Active Duty members eligible for immediate membership in the TXARNG.

Incentives: Acceptance of a military Federal technician position may result in termination and / or repayment of military incentives. Please check your contract and contact your servicing Education Services (Incentives) office or the Recruiting/Retention office.

Rank Spread: Enlisted NTE E9.

  • This is a Bargaining Unit position.
  • The Texas National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer.


As a Contract Specialist with the Texas Army National Guard, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Plans the overall approach to meet contracting program objectives for procuring a wide variety of requirements.
  • Procures a wide variety of services, commodities, and/or construction.
  • Executes post-award contract performance management actions on assigned contracts.
  • Provides business advice and guidance to technical personnel and others on contracting work and prepares correspondence.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.
Full Position Descriptions (PDs) can be found at the following links:

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No