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Department of Defense Contract Closeout Specialist Opportunities for - (CMS Team)

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Shift Type
Job Title
Department of Defense Contract Closeout Specialist Opportunities for
Bachelor's Degree
Richmond, VA US (Primary)
Career Level
Entry Level
Contract Management
Date Needed By
Job Type
0 - 10%
Job Description

 Career Opportunities available for Blind Professionals and Disabled Veterans: Contract Close Out Specialists Needed for the Department of Defense!

The National Industries for the Blind’s Contract Management Support Training Program is assisting associated agencies recruit and hire qualified blind professionals as Contract Close Out Specialists for the Department of Defense. The positions will be located near Richmond, VA.


What is National Industries for the Blind?

NIB’s mission is to enhance the opportunities for economic and personal independence of persons who are blind, primarily through creating, sustaining and improving employment. Jobs ranging from manufacturing to call centers, high-tech distribution and management exist through a nationwide network of associated agencies.


Where are these jobs located?  

Positions will be located near Richmond, VA. 


Job Requirements
  • Will complete contract close out process as required by standard operating procedures and directed by site supervisor.
  • The process requires payment history validation of any products or services.
  • Prepare closeout documents for contracting officer review and approval as required by standard operating procedures.


Contract Close-Out  

  • Contract Close-Out Specialist Coursework
  • NIB is partnering with the Department of Defense’s Defense Acquisition University (DAU) to provide the core training courses required to establish a foundation on contract management. With the contract close-out training, you will receive the online training needed to familiarize yourself with the tasks required to conduct contract management.


Requirements: Please be sure that you meet all of the following before applying:

  • Must be legally blind or Disabled Veteran
  • US citizen
  • A four year business degree or 24 business credits.  Equivalent work experience considered. 
  • Highly proficient in computer technology (Word, Excel) and Assistive technology (JAWS, Window Eyes,  ZoomText) if needed.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are crucial.
  • Must be team oriented with a strong work ethic.
  • Required Training:  DAU coursework (online)


How to apply or get more information?
Visit and click on our Contract Management Support section to review the requirements and Frequently Asked Questions or contact the CMS team at


NIB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Those who are blind are encouraged to apply. For more information about NIB and what we do, please visit our website at 


Hiring Manager
Walling, Ann
Exemption Type
# of Hires Needed