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Contracting Officer

Company: Department of the Air Force
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

In order for our Airmen to complete their missions successfully, they need dependable, high-quality equipment at the right place and the right time. Responsible for securing and skillfully negotiating the sale of these necessities, Contracting Officers help ensure command units are well stocked with everything they need. Whether it's planning, evaluating or awarding, these experts manage contracts for commodities, services and construction to properly oversee the contracting process every step of the way.

  • Plan, organize and manage contracting functions to provide essential supplies and services to missions and operations
  • Formulate contracting policies and procedures
  • Establish organizational structure and personnel
  • Select contract sources, negotiate terms and ensure contract compliance

Career tasks



  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, math or engineering
  • Degree must include a minimum of 24 semester credit hours of study in any of the following: accounting, business, law, contracts, purchasing economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative method and organization and management

  • Knowledge of contracting process fundamentals, federal acquisition and contracting directives and publications, budgeting and funding procedures and contract pricing
  • Completion of the Mission Ready Contracting Officer course
  • Completion of Officer Training School (OTS), Air Force Academy (AFA) or Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 39

Keywords: Department of the Air Force, Montgomery , Contracting Officer, Other , Montgomery, Alabama

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