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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/18/18

Applications Due06/04/18

Vacancy ID53456

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleContract Management Specialist 1/Trainee 1/2 - Albany

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Harriman State Campus

Building 12

City Albany


Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Note: The purpose of this vacancy posting is to notify individuals about transfer opportunities. Candidates reachable on the Civil Service Eligible list(s) will be canvassed. However, you may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:


Current New York State employee with one year or more permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 13 or higher may be eligible for transfer under section 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

NOTE: A comprehensive list of titles approved for transfer to Contract Management Specialist 1 is available through Civil Service GOT-IT available at


Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 11 or higher and who has passed the PCO exam and has a bachelor’s degree may be eligible for appointment.

Duties Description As a Contract Management Specialist 1, you will assist in the performance of a wide variety of activities associated with contractual, administrative, and fiscal management services, including but not limited to:

- development, negotiation, tracking and implementation of contracts, RFPs, IFBs and Sole/Single Source Procurements
- ensuring appropriate Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) participation in the Agency’s contracts and other procurements, as well as perform routine MWBE utilization reporting functions

You will provide guidance, technical assistance and training to agency staff to facilitate the contract and procurement processes, ensuring all control requirements are met, review proposed contracts for fiscal and programmatic correctness as well as adherence to State policy, compatibility with agency programs and goals, and follow-up on proposed contracts throughout the approval process. Additionally, you will monitor voucher payment processes for assigned contracts; assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of office policies and procedures to monitor and control contract processes and complete special projects and assignments, as required. This position may be assigned supervisory responsibilities.

Additional Comments Accepting 55b/55c Candidates. Please provide a copy of your 55b/55c letter when applying.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Kristen Symonds

Telephone (518) 457- 1020

Fax (518) 485-9495

Email Address


Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #53456 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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