Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Contract Management Specialist 1, G-18

Occupation Group

Service Regulation and Compliance

Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Contract Management Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Contract Management Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Contract Management Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Contract Management Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Contract Management Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Contract Management Specialist 3 27 $103,784 $127,830
Contract Management Specialist 4 64 $120,187 $151,674

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Contract Management Specialists 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.

Agencies with 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.

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted