A government contractor works for a company providing services to federal government agencies, including the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, State Department, Government Services Administration, and Intelligence Community. Government contractor jobs may represent small businesses, or Fortune 500 companies such as Boeing, Northrop Grumman, SAIC and General Dynamics.
On Monday, the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General released its final report on how well the services have done in reporting court martial convictions to the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information System.
Service members in your nation’s capital get a twofer today. Tomorrow is Veterans Day, but the Federal government is observing the holiday today, which also happens to be the United States Marine Corps birthday.
Kelley’s conviction should have been entered into the FBI’s National Criminal Information Center database, one of three sources of information used in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. It wasn’t.
Performance-based contracting is the future of procurement. But in order for it to work properly, the government and contractor must both have a clear understanding of what constitutes a realistic expectation for performance.