• Company: City of Tallahassee, Florida
  • Location: Tallahassee, Florida 32301 United States
  • Salary: $36,200 to $82,000
  • Date Posted: January 3, 2022
  • Closing Date: January 28, 2022


This is highly responsible professional and technical work performing various purchasing functions which support the specific needs of the various City departments. The incumbent is responsible for consulting with departments to plan, coordinate and carry out procurement activities including: the development and solicitation of formal bid/proposal documents, developing commodities/services specifications and scope of work statements and contract development and administration. Working closely with the Legal Department, engineering and other key personnel, the incumbent ensures that requirements to support the City's operations are presented to and executed by current and potential suppliers of goods and services, in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Work requires the use and exercise of independent judgment and is performed under the general supervision of the Supervisor-Procurement/Contracts Administration. For the complete job specification, listing major job functions and duties for this job classification, go to This position is currently working 75% onsite/ 25% remote (subject to change).


Possession of a bachelor's degree in finance, marketing, public or business administration, engineering or a related field and three years of professional purchasing experience involving participation in competitive bidding and preparation of commodity and services specifications and purchasing records or administration of construction, commodity or service contracts awarded through the competitive bid process; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Application Process

Hiring rate generally will not exceed $31.5586/hour Only On-Line applications will be accepted for this vacancy. Remember, you must complete all sections of the on-line application, including education and work history, even if you also submit a resume. If you need additional information about how to complete your on-line application, see our Application page at: If you have a disability requiring accommodations, please contact the City's ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at 850-891-8950 or at Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., or TDD 711, at least 48 hours, (excluding weekends and holidays), prior to the application deadline. Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority, and certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements, in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to veterans-preference/, or call Human Resources & Workforce Development at (850) 891-8214 IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants MUST upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

Contact Info

Name: Fran Shewan
Phone: 850-556-5642
Closing Date: January 28, 2022