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    The position serves as the Operations Manager for the Office of Acquisition Management. The position also serves as both the Procuring and Administrative Contracting Officer and holds a current Certificate of Appointment that reflects authority to Initiate Federal contracts with the requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Department of Transportation Acquisition Regulations, and Agency specific policies and procedures.

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    The Supervisory Contract Specialist:

    • Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system.

    • Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance.

    • Assures that subordinates are trained and fully comply with the provisions of the safety regulations.
    • Reviews contracts and solicitations for appropriate contract type, pricing and other contract provisions, selection of source, acquisition method, determinations and findings, documentation, clarity of contract terms, and propriety of cited funds.

    • Reviews all contract files and documentation to ensure conformance to all laws, agency regulations, and policies regarding government procurement.

    • Determines the types of contract and negotiation authorities to be used; and advises the appropriate program managers in preparation of necessary documents for each requirement.

    The ideal candidate will have in-depth experience evaluating the financial and technical capabilities, or the performance, of contractors.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531383700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.