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Part Time Contract Specialist IV, Lakewood, CO (ID#12775)

The National Park Service, our client preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.


We are looking for a part time Contract Specialist IV to help support the efforts at NPS.



  • Conduct acquisition planning and market research
  • Prepare solicitation, contract, and task order documents for execution by the Contracting Officer.
  • Complete distribution.
  • Coordinate technical evaluation panels and source selection activities for Best Value selection process. Assist the Contracting Officer as Source Selection Authority.
  • Negotiate sole source requirements.  Obtain and use certified and other than certified cost and pricing data.
  • Determine fair and reasonable pricing.
  • Perform contract administration duties as required to manage contracts professionally.
  • Review payment requests for compliance with contract requirements.
  • Complete contract closeout activities.



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • 10 plus years of experience in contracting for government agencies


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile small business that provides advisory & assistance services in research, experimental development, technology implementation, and program management. CNMC has expertise in a wide-range of technical disciplines including engineering, environmental, information and asset management, along with a variety of physical and life sciences. The company is an integral part of the Technology Division’s portfolio of companies. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNMC is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.



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