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Procurement and Contract Specialist 3-Grants & Contracts Officer
SALEM OR 97309
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89757016

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Procurement and Contract Specialist 3-Grants & Contracts Officer
Procurement and Contract Specialist 3-Grants & Contracts Officer



Procurement and Contract Specialist 3-Grants & Contracts Officer


$54,540.00 - $79,824.00 Annually


Salem, OR

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Housing & Community Services

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5/29/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Bring your State Procurement experience to Housing & Community Services

Grants & Contracts Officer

Salem Oregon

Full time, Permanent, SEIU represented, overtime eligible

OHCS is working towards achieving more efficient and effective delivery of housing and service programs to residents of Oregon. Bring your knowledge and experience to affect the future of our wonderful state. Apply now to be a part of this exciting career opportunity.

This position is in the Financial Services Section of the Chief Financial Office.

This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and encourage members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians. This is an opportunity for a highly motivated, mission-driven person who meets the qualifications to make a real difference.

For a more in-depth review of the purpose of Oregon Housing and Community Services, please visit our web page.

Duties & Responsibilities

The primary purpose of this position is to independently develop, negotiate and administer complex or high-risk grants, contracts, and agreements that may be politically sensitive and have multiple funding sources, funding arrangements and policy interpretation throughout the pre-award and post-award phases.

See complete position description attached HERE.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

Minimum Qualification

+ Five years procurement and contract experience related to the position such as developing and administering standard contracts, agreements, or solicitations


+ A bachelor's degree and two years of professional -level procurement and contract experience related to the position


+ Any combination of experience and education equivalent to five years of procurement and contract experience related to the position.

Preference may be given to candidates who possess professional purchasing certification from one of the following:

+ Oregon Procurement Advanced Certification (OPAC)

+ Oregon Procurement Basic Certification (OPBC)

+ National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM)

+ National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP)

Desired Attributes:

+ Completed DAS PS Principles of Public Procurement course and have current certification

+ Experience conducting formal solicitations from beginning to end

+ Experience completing Grant Agreements for state and federal funding.

Additional Information

Only complete application packets will be considered.

1. Completed E-recruit application: A resume (text or attachment) will not replace the work experience section of the application. Work experience is based on a 40 hour work week. (Example: 20 hours a week for one year would equate to six months of full-time work experience.)

2. Transcripts: Must be attached if using education to meet minimum qualifications. Note: To protect your confidential information, please redact (black out) your social security number on all transcripts before attaching to your application.

3. Supplemental Questions: The work experience section of your application must verify your responses to all the supplemental questions and show you meet the minimum qualifications. Be sure to answer all supplemental questions, "see resume" or "see application" will not substitute for a response.

4. Additional documents (if applicable): Be sure to attach all requested documents (cover letter, resume, work samples, etc.).

Please give careful consideration to grammar, punctuation, conciseness and professionalism of your materials. All of these things will be considered as we evaluate your materials.

Qualified applicants whose responses most closely match the requirements and/or the desired attributes for this position will be invited to interview.

Background Review. Prior to job offer, criminal background and additional pre-employment check(s) as required for the position will be conducted on prospective employees (could include Driver License, LEDS, current and previous employment references, and/or education verification). At the time of job offer, the successful candidate will be asked to complete a consent form for these checks; filling the form will require presentation of a picture ID.

** IMPORTANT NOTICE - Email Addresses Now Required **

The state of Oregon is now requiring all applications have a valid email address.

If you do not currently have an email address and do not know where to go to get one please refer to our Applicant E-Recruit FAQ's web page. Click on the link below to go directly to question #6 to view several internet providers where you can get a free e-mail account. The State of Oregon does not endorse any particular provider.

Applicant E-Recruit FAQ's All communication with applicants will be via email except interview invitations. For technical assistance with NEOGOV specific problems, email

Note: Oregon Housing & Community Services does not offer visa sponsorships. On day of hire, all applicants will be required to complete the US Citizenship and Immigration Services Form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States.

Application Reference Number: OHCS18-0013OC

Online application materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the close date listed on this announcement.

If you have a disability and need an alternate format in order to complete the employment process, you may contact 503-986-3565. Please be prepared to leave a message describing the alternate format needed.

The pay on all announcements may change without notice.

See salary table for this classification: OAS C0438 Procurement & Contract Specialist 3 salary table. Pay code AA for non-PERS and AP for PERS eligible.

Questions may be directed to:

Oregon Housing and Community Services

ATTN: Human Resources

725 Summer St. NE, Suite B

Salem, OR 97301

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Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

+ Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

+ Long-term and short-term disability

+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment

+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

+ Flexible spending accounts

+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.

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