Nassau County is 726 square miles of natural beauty located in the northeast corner of Florida along the Atlantic Ocean and Interstate 95. Nassau County boarders Duval County (Jacksonville) and is less than 10-miles from the Jacksonville International Airport. With a county population of 91,113 and a regional population of 1.5 million, the Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) estimates that Nassau County grew by 4.92% last year ranking as the 4th fastest growing county, by percent growth, in Florida [2nd among counties with a population of at least 80,000]. BEBR predicts Nassau County will be the sixth fastest-growing county in the State of Florida over the next 10 years with a projected population expansion of 33% resulting in over 121,600 people calling Nassau County home. With 13 miles of pristine beaches, numerous nature trails and multi-use paths; hundreds of miles of rivers including the St. Marys River, Amelia River, Nassau River, and tributaries, historic downtown Fernandina Beach, Fort Clinch State Park, and award-winning golf courses, Nassau County truly offers something for everyone. Major community events include the Annual Shrimp Festival, Concours d 'Elegance, Railroad Days, Dickens on Center Victorian-inspired holiday festival, and the Northeast Florida Fair. The County's total annual budget for FY2021/22 is $327.8 million supported by an ad valorem millage tax rate of 7.3238, excluding special taxing districts. The organization's approximately 445 employees provide an array of services with approximately two-third of the workforce covered by collective bargaining agreements in the Fire/ Rescue and various labor positions.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible for performing various assignments in support of procurement activities including execution, monitoring and administration of all bids and competitive solicitations from pre-bid to post-award. Performs a variety of routine to complex administrative and clerical tasks to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of the procurement process.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (NOT A COMPLETE LIST):
- Assists with monitoring of procurements and competitive bids from design through the bidding process and completion. Presents factual information; composes memoranda, minutes and reports in support of those activities.
- Analyzes business practices and market conditions to evaluate bid responsiveness, adherence to the County's Procurement Policy, contractor responsibility and contractor performance. Maintains contact with stakeholders to ascertain requirements and/or level of satisfaction with progress and performance.
- High level of administrative, organizational, interpersonal, bookkeeping, and clerical skills,
- Assists in preparing reports concerning project cost based on bid-versus-actual.
- Receives progress invoices and assists in verifying contents against contracts; routes invoices for approval and tracks progress until payment.
- Assists in preparing reports concerning project cost, based on actual contracts.
- Assists in resolving various issues and problems pertaining to procurements.
- Compiles extensive data and documentation for meetings and reports.
- Assists in coordinating, scheduling and conducting various meetings (i.e. public meetings concerning Department projects; Pre-Bid Evaluation committee and pre-construction meetings) and preparing minutes for the same. (These essential functions are not a complete statement of all duties required of the job. Employees will be required to perform such other related job duties as may be assigned or required.)
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Management, related field or combination of equivalent education and experience with at least two (2) years experience in professional procurement and contracting preferably in a government setting. Legal experience, education or demonstrable competency is a plus. May require a valid State Driver's License.
Name: Ashley Metz
Closing Date: December 31, 2021