Procurement Specialist III (Shared Service - ITSD)

  • Company: City of San Antonio
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas 78205 United States
  • Salary:
  • Date Posted: October 14, 2021
  • Closing Date: October 28, 2021


Under general direction, is responsible for coordinating and conducting procurement and contract initiation, execution, monitoring or compliance activities for professional services projects, in accordance with the City's procurement and contracting policies, procedures and statutes. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment. May exercise supervision over assigned staff. This position is a Shared Services position which supports the ITSD Department however reports to the Finance Department. Develops training modules, mentors city employees, and assist in the training of suppliers. Assists with research, development, and communication of purchasing policies and procedures to city personnel and provides technical guidance on said policies and procedures as necessary. Prepares detailed written reports, presentations and debriefings as necessary. Determines solicitation method for complex, formal, high profile and discretionary procurements. Facilitates, coordinates, and participates in the evaluation of proposals and in negotiations with vendors. Facilitates the procurement of professional service and discretionary contracts (expenditure and revenue) in accordance with city procurement policies and all other applicable federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures. Consults with department personnel by providing technical procurement process assistance for goods, non-professional and professional services. Conducts product and vendor research for goods and non-professional and professional services to determine market volatility, price trends, availability, alternative products and potential future problems or opportunities. Plans, administers and executes the procurement process to include developing specifications/scope of work, developing pricing matrix, coordinating with appropriate departments, finalizing solicitation documents, tabulating bids/proposals, facilitating evaluation and selection process. Prepares award recommendations and coordinates with client department for City Council consideration. Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Four (4) years of progressively responsible procurement experience, contract management, preparation, or compliance in the public or private sector.

Application Process If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance. Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application. Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university. Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Contact Info

Name: Human Resources Department
Phone: 210-207-8705
Closing Date: October 28, 2021