Contract Specialist II

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General Information

Job Posting ID 5427954 Creation Date Apr 24, 2019
Employer Posting No 811529MK Closing Date Open Until Filled
Job Site Address AUSTIN, Texas 78778 Employer Type State Government
Openings 1

Job Description

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is seeking a Contract Specialist II to join the Business Operations Department. This position is located at 101 E. 15th St., Austin, TX 78778.

The Contract Specialist II performs complex (journey-level) contract management work with the agency's leasing and property management team. Work involves developing and managing leases and other facilities-related contracts. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

GENERAL DUTIES:
-Provides technical assistance in the management of leases and other facilities-related contracts.
-Administers the payment of rent, and other other facilities-related expenses.
-Serves as a liaison with landlords and contractors.
-Performs an array of technical and administrative activities in support of the agency's facilities and property management team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
-Knowledge of contracting regulations, of negotiating contracts, of developing contracts, of business administration and accounting principles and practices, and of policies and procedures of contract management.
-Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and regulations; to evaluate fiscal data for reasonableness, necessity, and conformity with contract requirements; to write and edit contract requirements and specifications; to negotiate features of a contract; to communicate effectively; and to train others.
Skill in operating a personal computer and in using applicable software.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-Two or more years' experience in commercial lease administration, or facilities management
-CTCM Certification
-CTPM Certification

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
-Completion of two years (60 semester hours) of accredited college work, plus two years of full-time experience in contract development, management, evaluation, monitoring, or training of contract providers or customers; or in the delivery of workforce development services which included contract development, management, evaluation, monitoring, or training of contract providers or customers.
-One additional year (30 semester hours) of accredited college work may be substituted for the year of required experience.
-One additional year of full-time qualifying experience may be substituted for each year (30 semester hours) of the required college.
-One year of full-time in-service experience classified as a Contract Specialist I with regular status will satisfy the minimum qualifications

The salary for this position is $3081.33 - $3974.00 per month, depending on qualifications. TWC not only offers a competitive salary but the State of Texas benefits package includes health insurance, a retirement plan, and a variety of leave types. Learn about TWC jobs and benefits at www.texasworkforce.org/twcjobs.

VETERANS:
Use your military skills to qualify for this position or other jobs! Go to www.texasskillstowork.com to translate your military work experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications and skill sets. Also, you can compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office by pasting this link into your browser: http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered, please complete a State of Texas Application for Employment and submit only ONE of following ways: apply online at www.workintexas.com by choosing the option: Im interested in this job and clicking save (Preferred Method); or fax a completed State of Texas Application to 512-463-2832; or mail a completed application to Texas Workforce Commission, Human Resources Department, Room 230, 101 East 15th Street, Austin, Texas 78778-0001.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Additional Pay Details The salary for this position is $3081.33 - $3974.00 per month, depending on qualifications.
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Benefits
  • Medical/Health Insurance Plan
  • Other Insurance Plans
  • Other Paid Leave
  • Professional Development/Tuition Reimbursement
  • Pre-Tax Programs for Child and Health Care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Administrative Services Managers
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and 2 years college, technical or vocational school
- OR -
 4 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and 2 years college, technical or vocational school
- OR -
 4 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Managers, All Other
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and 2 years college, technical or vocational school
- OR -
 4 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and 2 years college, technical or vocational school
- OR -
 4 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Business Operations Specialists, All Other
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and 2 years college, technical or vocational school
- OR -
 4 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and 2 years college, technical or vocational school
- OR -
 4 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED


Additional Requirements

Basic Computer Skills
  • Database Software (Oracle, Access, etc)
  • EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc)
  • Internet Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc)
  • Peripheral Devices (Scanners, Printers, etc)
  • Personal Computers
  • Presentation Software (PowerPoint, Flash, etc)
  • Spreadsheet Software (Calc, Excel, etc)
  • Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc)
Language
  • English; Fluency - Good

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Job Title Contract Specialist II
811529MK
State Agency Name TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION
Job Closing Date Jun 20, 2019
Open Until Filled Yes

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