Contract Specialist II

Texas Workforce CommissionAustin, TX3M ago

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.


-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 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.


-Two or more years' experience in commercial lease administration, or facilities management

-CTCM Certification

-CTPM Certification


-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 


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To be considered, please complete a State of Texas Application for Employment and submit only ONE of following ways: apply online at by choosing the option: “I’m 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.