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The DC Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP) will conduct an all-day employee training event on Friday, September 27, 2019. As a result, OCP staff and leadership will be offsite during the business day. Vendors are encouraged to plan ahead for services requiring phone calls or in-person visits. If you have any questions or need assistance on the day of the event, please call the OCP Main Number at (202) 727-0252. OCP will resume its regular business hours on Monday, September 30, 2019 at 8:30 am.

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OCP Human Resources

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Welcome to the DC Office of Contracting & Procurement Human Resources

Why Should You Become A Part of Team OCP?

The Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP), a dynamic public agency, managing the acquisition of over $5.6 Billion in goods, services, and construction annually, is seeking to hire business advisory minded professionals. OCP is powered by a robust, diverse team of innovative professionals committed to improving the quality of life for District residents and visitors by supporting the unique programmatic needs of over 78 District Government agencies through contract and procurement with industry.
Our Procurement Training Institute (PTI) offers thousands of classroom hours each year educating and training OCP employees in procurement best practices, current laws and regulations and business advisory skills when engaging with Districts agencies and the vendor community.
OCP’s resourceful team also identifies ways to reuse millions of dollars in surplus property by offering it to District agencies, and when there is no need within the government; our team allows businesses, non-profits and sometimes individuals to purchase government surplus assets at deep discounts.
OCP’s team of professionals has made the District of Columbia a cutting-edge leader in contracting procurement practices across the nation. 
The Way We Do Our Business
The Way We Treat Each Other
The Kind of Workplace We Have
Quality Involved Outperform
Integrity Teamwork Sustainable
Efficiency Respect & Humility Put Others First
Stewardship Diversity & Inclusion Together & Enthusiasm
Innovation & Transformation Customer Commitment Leadership By Example

Click Here To Meet The OCP-HR Team

Career Opportunities: DC Office of Contracting & Procurement uses the DC Department of Human Resources website, CAREERS.DC.GOV for accepting job applications. Job seekers are able to:
  • Import and/or upload an existing resume to create their profile
  • Easily access their account from a smartphone or tablet device
  • Create job notifications to receive alerts about new opportunities in their field of interest. 
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Contract Specialist - 8432


Incumbents use advanced knowledge of purchasing activities to procure highly specialized and complex goods, services and equipment for the District. At this level, the emphasis is on managing the bid selection and solicitation process, conducting pricing analyses and negotiating with potential contractors. The incumbents work as team leads, providing technical advice, guidance and ad hoc training to senior and junior staff within his/her unit.



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Contract Specialist - 8431


The Contract Specialists determines the most appropriate method of procurement and reviews submitted bids and proposals to determine the most competitive and either selects or recommends to management the most advantageous bid. Completes complex and specialized procurement activities. Performs full contract administration duties and may also take a leadership role in conducting price analyses and leading bid evaluation teams.



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Contract Specialist - 8422


Under direct supervision, the incumbent of this position performs entry to junior level, “cradle to grave” acquisition work including but not limited to: planning and carrying out pre-solicitation, evaluation, vendor selection, contract administration and ensuring contractor performance in the well-established aspects of contracting.



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Contract Specialist - 8483


The incumbent of this position performs generalized duties and responsibilities required for contracting goods and services by formal advertisement and negotiation for offices under the appointed authority.  Serves as contract specialist responsible for pre-award and post-award functions involving specialized procurement of importance to the agency. 

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Please note carefully the closing dates and times. If you have any technical issues submitting your application, please contact the 24-hour OCTO Helpdesk for Peoplesoft support at 844-450-5726.

The DC Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor.

View and/or apply for District opportunities at careers.dc.gov now.