Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Contract Management Specialist 1, G-18

Occupation Group

Service Regulation and Compliance

General Information

Starting Salary

$56,604

Job Rate

$71,980

Job Description

As a Contract Management Specialist 1, you would negotiate, develop, prepare, review, implement, process, track and provide fiscal and administrative oversight of contracts.  They audit and process contract claims and vouchers; approve and review contract payments to ensure compliance with contract terms; and provide related technical assistance.  Some assignments require supervision of subordinate staff.  These positions are located in various State agencies with the greatest number in the Office of the State Comptroller.

Who has this title?

Various New York State agencies

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree; AND two years of professional experience managing contracts and related budgets including one or more of the following areas: negotiation with contractors and vendors; fiscal management, including bidding, payment, analysis, and fiscal reporting; contract development, including developing requests for proposals; contract execution, including securing signatory approval from control agencies; monitoring and review of contract terms.

Appointment Information

Appointment Information

Candidates may also be appointed to a traineeship to this job title from the PCO eligible list. See the Generalist Job Titles description for more information.

To Apply

You must have or expect to receive a bachelor's or higher degree by September 1, 2020.

The 2019 PCO will be open for application from January 18, 2019. To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 20, 2019, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2019, and take the PCO written test in April of 2019. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/