Contracts Examiner (Provisional)

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics:

  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local regulations pertaining to contracts
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of contract administration
  • Good knowledge of contract terminology and procedures
  • Good knowledge of auditing and accounting procedures applicable to government contracts
  • Good knowledge of claims processing procedures applicable to government contracts
  • Good knowledge of performance standards and budgetary concepts which will ensure that contracts are drawn up which bring full value to the County
  • Ability to analyze statistical information and to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various agencies and co-workers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale
  • Ability to compile and prepare clear and accurate reports
  • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Courtesy and tact
  • Physical condition commensurate with the needs of the position


  • Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and six (6) years of budgeting, accounting, contract administration or claims processing experience; two (2) years of which must have been in contracts administration and interpretation.
  • Additional relevant education from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university will be substituted for the general experience to a maximum of four (4) years.
  • For permanent status must complete Civil Service exam and have mandatory status on eligible list


Per UPSEU contractual guidelines


James Hines Administration Center
201 Sunrise Highway
Patchogue, NY  11772

Please forward letter of interest to