Air Force


They administer contracting functions for commodities, services, and construction using acquisition procedures, negotiation, and other methods. They also prepare, process, and analyze transactions and products.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

This position requires honesty and no prior convictions in contracting because of the high amount of responsibility, control, and purchasing power that each individual has. The job of the Air Force Contracting Specialist is to complete all steps of the contract while ensuring that each dollar is appropriately and adequately spent. Contracting Specialists make the purchase of supplies, services, labor, equipment, and more, to support base activities. Individuals in this position will be working with purchase orders, blanket purchase orders, and one-time purchase ordering.

Military Duties Translated:

he exact civilian career opportunities available will depend on the contracting area that you work in while in the Air Force. The opportunities will range from office assistant positions with lower pay (generally less than $30,000 a year) to higher positions such as Contracting Officer with the CIA (generally over $80,000 a year). Possible positions include: Office Assistant Programs Lead Claims Adjuster Acquisition Lead Contracting Implementation

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Office Assitant