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OFFICER

CONTRACTING OFFICER

SECURING WHAT WE NEED

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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.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    • 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
    • A passing score on the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT)

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • 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 42
TRAINING & EDUCATION

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you into a leader and an officer in this field? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.

  • OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL

    8.5 weeks

  • MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

YOUR FUTURE IS WAITING.

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