02 Mar
Contract Administrator
Texas, Houston , 77001 Houston USA

Contract Administrator Print (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/houston/jobs/newprint/4411679) Apply  Contract Administrator Salary $2,307.90 - $2,643.58 BiweeklyLocation 611 Walker StreetJob TypeFull TimeJob Number33517DepartmentHouston Public WorksOpening Date03/01/2024Closing Date3/15/2024 11:59 PM Central




POSITION OVERVIEWApplications accepted from: All Persons InterestedSection: HPW/PlanningReporting Location: 611 Walker StreetWorkdays & Hours: M - F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.Subject to changeDESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSPerforms professional work in monitoring and resolving problems related to compliance with established contracts and agreements. Participates in the development and fulfillment of department contract requirements.RESPONSIBILITIES: Follows up with management on contract compliance issues. Maintains current and accurate records on leasehold information; conducts inventories and ensures compliance with agreements. Interprets contract documents and assists in the resolution of disputed issues. Works with finance group and other City departments to resolve problems regarding agreements. Works with operational personnel to ensure compliance with agreements. Coordinates with other City departments on issues related to processing contract documents. Researches contract issues and prepares information relating to contracts, agreements and practices; drafts correspondence to various individuals relating to established agreements. Prepares bids, processes specifications, tests and progress reports, and other exhibits that may be required.WORKING CONDITIONSThe position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.This is a Department of Houston Public Works Management position at the Tier 3 Level.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Requires a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Government or closely related field.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Two years of contract compliance experience are required.Professional experience related to the type of work to be performed may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:NonePREFERENCESPreference shall also be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.GENERAL INFORMATIONSELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: NoneHowever, the department may administer a skills assessment test.SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: NoIf yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.SALARY INFORMATIONFactors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.PAY GRADE: 22APPLICATION PROCEDURESOnly online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-393-6002.If you need special services or accommodations 832-393-6002 (TTY 7-1-1)If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided. EOE Equal Opportunity EmployerThe City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.Benefits include: Medical Dental Vision Wellness Life insurance Long-term disability Retirement pension 457 deferred compensation plan Employee Assistance Program 10 days of vacation each year 11 city holidays, plus one floating holiday Flexible schedules Professional development opportunities Transportation/parking plan Section 125 pretax deductions Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan Healthcare Flexible Spending AccountFor plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html01 Please select the best scenario below that describes your highest level of education.

Less than a High School Diploma/ GED

High School diploma/GED

Associate Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Government or a closely related field

Bachelor's Degree or higher in Public Administration, Business Administration, Government or a closely related field


How many years of contract compliance experience do you have?

Less than 2 years

2-4 years

4-6 years

6 years or more


Describe your experience with water and wastewater utility contract management. See resume is not an acceptable answer. If no experience insert N/A.


Describe your experience coordinating with multiple contractors/vendors, internal stakeholders, and/or external organizations. See resume is not an acceptable answer. If no experience insert N/A.


Describe your experience with contract development and execution, renewals, performance tracking, understanding contract terms and conditions, risk management, financial analysis, and handling conflicts and disputes. See resume is not an acceptable answer. If no experience insert N/A.


Are you currently a City of Houston employee?




Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?




Have you completely and truthfully answered question #9 on the application regarding employment gaps? (failing to clarify employment gaps may result in the disqualification or delay of your application.)




Describe your contract administration experience as it relates to collaboration, analysis and accuracy. See resume is not an acceptable answer. If no experience insert N/A.


Describe your customer service experience and philosophy to ensure you provide quality level of service. See resume is not an acceptable answer. If no experience insert N/A.

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