Contract Administrator (Deployable)

Defense Contract Management Agency | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 11/20/2019
Description About the Position: Defense Contract Management Agency uses the Expedited Hiring Authority to recruit and appoint qualified individuals directly into shortage category or critical need acquisition positions.This position is designated as Emergency-Essential (E-E). In the event of a crisis situation, incumbent will be subject to deployment on a TDY basis to overseas duty location(s) to perform assigned duties particular to the deployment. Failure to deploy when required and/or meet the medical requirements of deployment status may result in separation from Federal Service. Additional information on E-E positions may be found in DoD Directive Type Memorandum 17-004, Subject: Department of Defense Expeditionary Civilian Workforce (https://www.dcpas.osd.mil/expeditionary/pdf/DTM-17-004.pdf) Interested applicants are HIGHLY encouraged to review this Directive prior to applying.

Tentative offer for employment will be rescinded if the selectee does not meet conditions of employment.

Who May Apply:
  • All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible
  • External Recruitment Military Spouse Preference

QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the education requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

Specialized Experience required: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level GS-09. Specialized experience is defined as: applying contract administration principles to monitor contractor performance and to solve problems relating to contract modifications, progress payments or other payments. Experience applying specific contractual requirements, terms, conditions and pricing provisions necessary to evaluate costs. Develop positions for negotiating fair and reasonable settlements.

Education can be substituted for experience.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Contract Performance Management
  • Initiation of Work
  • Terms and Conditions


Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

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