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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/13/19

Applications Due08/28/19

Vacancy ID72938

AgencyGeneral Services, Office of

TitleContract Management Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 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 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12242

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service as a Contract Management Specialist 1; OR 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 13 or above and eligible for transfer under Sections 52.6, 70.1, or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.*

NOTE: You are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website ( to determine transfer eligibility or contact OGS Human Resources for your transfer options.

Individuals with current 55b/c status who possess a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to apply. You will need to supply a copy of your eligibility letter when responding to this announcement.*

Candidates with current standing on the Professional Career Opportunity (PCO) eligible list with the score of 100 or above are encouraged to apply.*

*Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Contract Management Specialist 1, SG-18.

Duties Description The Contract Management Specialist 1’s primary function is to initiate and manage the planning and development of procurement documents and contracts, and/or coordinate activities associated with implementing a procurement contract. The incumbent will serve as a member of a procurement team and report directly to a team lead. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

•Assisting in the development of bid documents and administering the solicitation and evaluation processes;
•Reviewing/monitoring and tracking assigned workload by using internal databases, project management tools, and SharePoint records as required;
•Performing a variety of functions related to contract management;
•Assisting with special assignments and projects related to procurement;
•Other duties as assigned.

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

Name Human Resources/Various/RLD

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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