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Contracts Specialist 2

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State Of Washington Lacey , WA 98503

Posted 3 months ago


Contracts Specialist 2

Office of the Deputy Secretary Contracts and Legal Affairs


Tumwater, WA

The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to take on the dynamic role of Contracts Specialist 2. This position will report to the Contract and Regulations Administrator and supports the Contracts & Legal Affairs Unit within the Office of the Deputy Secretary. This is a full-time, position located at Department of Corrections Headquarters in Tumwater, Washington and a great opportunity to work with the team responsible for ensuring the Agency obtains the necessary goods and services within the legal requirements set by legislature, Department of Enterprise Services and other regulatory agencies.

Our mission at the Department of Corrections (DOC) is to 'improve public safety'. With a vast number of innovative sustainability programs, and evidence-based practices used to reduce recidivism, Washington State is highly regarded as a strong leader in the field of Corrections. For additional information about our agency, please visit

To be considered for this position, please attach the following to your online application:

  • A detailed, chronological resume, and

  • Letter of Interest that outlines how you meet the qualifications for this position

  • A minimum of three (3) professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies.


Key responsibilities of this Contracts Specialist 2 include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan, organize and lead contracting activities, including coordinating and managing complex contracting projects involving multiple parties inside and outside DOC

  • Draft and review contracts, compliance letters, amendments and procurements

  • Interact with vendors, internal staff, and other state agency staff regarding contracts for needed services

  • Contribute to the development of contract language ensuring contracts comply with applicable law, policies, and procedures

  • Research law, DES & DOC policies

  • Assist staff in resolving contracting issues



  • A Bachelor's degree involving major study in business administration, public administration, business law, commerce, economics, mathematics, statistics, or closely allied field from an accredited institution whose accreditation is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or a foreign equivalent.

  • Two (2) years of experience drafting contracts, preferably for/with a governmental entity.

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs for drafting, processing and formatting complex contract documents as well as developing and maintaining reports or spreadsheets.


  • A law degree from an accredited college or university approved by the Washington State Bar Association may be substituted for the experience and education requirement.

Note: A Master's Degree from an accredited institution in one of the above academic disciplines whose accreditation is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or a foreign equivalent may substitute for experience. (This will require verification of official transcripts within 30 days of employment.)

Additional qualifying experience may be substituted, year for year, for the education.


  • Legal Training/Law degree

Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'

For additional information about the Agency, please visit


  • Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.

  • Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references.

  • All DOC employees are fingerprinted for a criminal history background check.

  • Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.

  • We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.

  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.

  • Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.

  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.

  • This position may be included in a Union Shop.

We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:

  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.

  • Work effectively with men and women of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.

  • Promote inclusiveness.

  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.

  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.

DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email or call us at (360) 725-8459. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

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Contracts Specialist 2

Expired Job

State Of Washington