National Park Service

Contracting Services (CS)

Photo of the new visitor center at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland.

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New visitor center at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland

The DSC Contracting Services Division provides the full range of acquisition services to all DSC business lines as well as various external customers both inside and outside the NPS. The division supports the DSC mission by providing professional contracting services for design and construction, transportation, planning, and professional services.

We are the largest and highest volume contracting office in the NPS. In fiscal year 2011, we awarded $243 million through more than 2,300 contract actions. And, in fiscal year 2010, we awarded $500 million in contracts through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding. Our office exemplifies dedication, success and on-the-ground progress toward the NPS mission of resource preservation and improved visitor experience.

Our Mission
The primary mission of the DSC Contracting Services division is to provide business expertise through exemplary service and effective/efficient use of technology. We strive to be an organization of highly-trained procurement professionals and active acquisition team members dedicated to delivering value-added, proactive, innovative procurement services that consistently exceed customer expectations.