The 82d Contracting Squadron is a well-recognized leader within the United States Air Force (USAF) acquisition community.

With an acquisition portfolio approaching $1 Billion, our mission continues to grow in both quantity and complexity; offering exceptional opportunities for driven and competitive individuals as we endeavor to support the respective missions of the 82d Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing.

With competitive salaries, exceptional benefits, rewarding, stimulating, and a culture of success, the 82d Contracting Squadron has become a magnet for the best and brightest looking to begin or continue a Civil Service career with the USAF.

As a buyer of complex systems, services and construction, you will have the trust of your nation in making purchases that fulfill missions while ensuring the best value for the taxpayer. This job requires business skills, critical thinking and innovation as they pertain to a wide range of procurements governed by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and its supplements.

If you’re looking for a rewarding, satisfying and intellectually stimulating career, the 82d Contracting Squadron may be the place for you!

Why is the 82d Contracting Squadron a great place to work?

  • Dynamic people
  • Team-oriented environment
  • Meaningful work
  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive salaries
  • Opportunity for advancement

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must possess, at minimum, a Bachelors Degree with at least 24 hours in Business coursework. Career progression often begins at the GS-7 ($46K) or GS-9 ($57K) level with primary performance typically at the grade of GS-12 ($82K). Local advancement up to GS-14 ($116K) is possible.

Meet our Employees

Why do our employees enjoy working at the 82nd Contracting Squadron? We asked, and this is what they had to say:

“If you enjoy finding creative solutions to problems and an office environment that promotes professional development, you would fit right in. 82 CONS combines a culture of achievement with a family atmosphere that is truly unique.”
-Steven, Lead Contracting Officer

“This office has high morale and I enjoy coming to work every day. My leaders have been willing to listen, teach and guide me in the direction that is beneficial to my career, this is one of the best places I have worked at.”
-Brittney, Contract Specialist

“Every day is different and every acquisition is unique with its own challenges; which makes it so much more rewarding. I love my co-workers and leadership”
-Kate, Contracting Intern