Procurement Specialist

  • Company: Town of Queen Creek
  • Location: Queen Creek, Arizona 85142
  • Salary: $49,928 to $69,900
  • Date Posted: July 26, 2022
  • Closing Date: August 14, 2022


JOB CLASSIFICATION SUMMARY Performs entry level purchasing duties while procuring a wide variety of items, including materials stocked in the Town supply areas, services, equipment, and other items as needed; administers the Town’s purchasing card program; assists with documentation and correspondence related to solicitations and contracts; performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Incumbents are expected to possess a general knowledge of transactional work standards and exercise independent judgment in the disposition of their daily activities. This classification differs from the Procurement Officer class by handling various paraprofessional assignments and requiring less technical knowledge and experience. This class receives general supervision from a purchasing supervisor, and/or the Procurement Administrator who reviews completed work for accuracy, adherence to department policies and procedures, and overall results achieved. This class is FLSA non-exempt.


The following are intended to describe core work functions of this classification. While the level and broad nature of essential duties may not change, specific work tasks will vary over time depending on the Town’s needs. Administers the Town’s procurement card (“p-card”) program including issuing cards, canceling cards, training Town staff, reviewing p-card purchases, auditing p-card documentation submitted by Town staff, analyzing spending patterns, and recommending improvements to the Town’s processes and internal controls. Monitors supplies and professional services requisitions, and issues purchase orders; Monitors the Town’s purchasing activities related to office supplies, cell phones, general services, and e-commerce to include training of end users on ordering and tracking methods; assists departments with receiving and setting up new technology as necessary; Finalizes bid, proposal, and quote packages for procurement officers; completes information to be mailed to vendors and to newspapers for advertising; monitors vendors’ insurance information and certificates to assure adequate coverage according to related contracts; Provides assistance to Town staff and vendors with purchasing and financial software problems and issues; Purchases a wide variety of materials and supplies for the Town; obtains quotes for such items and places orders; Meets with vendors and inspects sample products; purchases items based on quality and competitive pricing; Reviews requisitions to assure purchase of correct commodity or service; Issues informal requests for quotes and bids; reviews and analyzes results and makes recommendations; Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with Town policies, procedures, and safety practices; Performs other duties as required and assigned; Works with others to develop and maintain office forms and procedures; Cross-trains and provides backup to related positions; Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances.

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Contact Info

Name: Melissa Bauer
Closing Date: August 14, 2022