Contract Administrator

Orlando, Florida
$40,602 - $52,770 based on qualifications
Oct 04, 2016
Dec 01, 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


At Orange County Government, we are proud to serve the public with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. We develop innovative policies and services that impact Central Florida and shape the future of our community. We have been consistently recognized as a "Top 100 Family Friendly Company",  facilitating a healthy work-life balance.

The Orange County, Florida, Facilities Management Division is looking for qualified candidates to provide outstanding customer service through teamwork, innovation and the development of positive relationships with our customers and teammates. We’re seeking knowledgeable problem solvers with excellent communication skills to help us with our mission to provide safe, sustainable, and well-maintained facilities and services through high standards of integrity, professionalism, and ethics. In return, we offer stable positions with excellent benefits, including membership in the State of Florida Retirement System. We are committed to providing a work culture that emphasizes mutual respect, trust, career development, and a collaborative work environment that recognizes individual achievements.

Representative Duties

Formulates and prepares Requests for Proposal for Professional Services and Invitations for Bid for maintenance and service contracts.

  • Schedules and participates in pre-bid/proposal conferences, meetings, and oral presentations. Formulates and prepares maintenance and service contracts, contract amendments, delivery orders, and change orders. Evaluates maintenance and service bids and proposals to determine most responsive and responsible submittal.  Evaluates professional services proposal responses, pricing data, scope of services and contract terms. Serves as division representative in meetings with professional service firms on selection criteria and evaluation process.  Interacts with consultants, contractors, vendors, and using divisions on document preparation, policies, and procedures. Reviews negotiated change orders to track percent of contract price increase and reviews amendments/task authorizations and pay requests for conformance to contract terms and fees. Formulates standard contract terms and conditions. Develops and maintains procedures and database for contract administration, monitoring, and tracking of maintenance and service contracts. Assists divisions in developing award criteria and negotiation of prices for professional service contracts. Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field and two years of experience preparing and/or monitoring contracts.  Work experience in a closely related field may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis.


Experience preparing and/or monitoring contracts in the public sector.
Experience with maintenance and service contracts. Experience in Facilities Management.
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Advantage.  


All candidates selected for hire in the Administrative Services Department must successfully complete a Criminal History and Background check.
Normal work hours are currently 8:00am to 5:00pm.  The assignment will be at Facilities Management Administration. However, this position is subject to assignment at any Facilities Management location, including 33rd Street Correctional Facility, due to project, task, or operational requirements.  

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance offered Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account options Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance FRS (Florida Retirement System) 457 Retirement Savings Paid Time Off