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Contracts Specialist

Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST)
United States, Wyoming, Cheyenne
February 28, 2024
Job Title
Contracts Specialist
Cheyenne, WY 82001 US (Primary)
Fort Collins, CO 80527 US
Remote, US
Job Type
# of Hires Needed
Job Description

Western Ecosystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States and Canada, is looking for a full-time, Contract Specialist preferably in our Cheyenne, WY or Fort Collins, CO office, but will consider remote applicants.

WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data. Since its founding in 1990, the WEST team has shaped the foundation of what we do, and what we believe in through our core values and key principles. Our work matters to our clients, communities, and the environment. Join WEST and discover a company of passionate, committed, and highly motivated individuals.

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The minimum base salary for thisposition is $58,000 and the maximum is $63,000, plus additional annual profit-sharing bonus potential. Salary may vary based on education, knowledge, and experience.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will have experience in high-level legal functions and will be responsible for assisting the Contracts Manager. Duties and responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Review contracts for conformity to company rates, rules and regulations and insurance requirements.
  • Recommend modifications.
  • Draft, interpret, and verify contracts and associated paperwork to be signed.
  • Monitor existing contracts to ensure timely renewals.
  • Assist Contracts Manager with various contractual tasks.
  • Proofread various legal documents.
  • Filing contracts and updating system.
  • Conduct legal research and summarize findings.
  • Administration tasks such as processing mail and telephone calls.

This is a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of the duties which may be associated with this position.

Job Requirements


The Contracts Specialist we are seeking has a great opportunity to help WEST take the next step in our growth as a premier environmental consulting firm. Successful candidate must be a quick learner and self-starter who possesses:

  • Minimum of an associate degree from a paralegal studies program and three years' experience in contracting, OR

    • Bachelor of Arts in Law degree, a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and three years' experience in contracting, OR
    • Seven to ten years' experience in contracting.

  • An understanding of federal and commercial contracting terms and conditions.
  • Problem solving/analysis.
  • Communication proficiency.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality when handling information and documentation.
  • Ability to be detail oriented in all transactions to ensure accuracy, completeness, and timeliness.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and make independent decisions.

After an offer of employment is made, the candidate must successfully pass a pre- employment background check, drug screening, and DMV records check that meets WEST's minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company. A valid driver's license will be required.

WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, genetics, and any protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment.

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