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Hillsborough County Government

Contracts Manager (#CTSMGRTPAQ) TPAQ
$25.10-$44.88 Hourly / $4,350.67-$7,779.20 Monthly / $52,208.00-$93,350.40 Yearly


Performs duties managing the analysis and development of contracts, bids, and requests for proposals.


A Bachelor's degree; and
Two or more years of experience in the preparation or monitoring of contracts.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of County, State and Federal laws, guidelines and requirements governing contract structure, procedure and content.
  • Considerable knowledge of federal equal employment opportunity requirements as applicable to contracting.
  • Working knowledge of formats and styles used in legal documents.
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret legal documents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Develops, maintains, and contracts for services and/or goods.
  • Presides at bid award conferences and assures that applicable laws and regulations are followed.
  • Analyzes contracts for cost effectiveness and provides reviews or develops change orders, supplemental or modification agreements, and addendums as appropriate.
  • Coordinates with applicable agencies for technical assistance on projects as required.
  • Monitors and reviews projects progress, and recommends the approval or withholding of interim and final payments.
  • Coordinates with state and federal offices on applicable contractual obligations.
  • Maintains records of contracts affecting agencies under their purview.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.