Buyer Assistant

  • Company: Collin County
  • Location: McKinney, Texas 75071 United States
  • Salary: $38,977 to $53,964
  • Date Posted: June 3, 2022
  • Closing Date: September 1, 2022


Collin County is seeking excellent candidates for the position of Buyer Assistant. This position is responsible for providing clerical, administrative and specialist support to the Buyer team. Clerical/administrative support will include opening and sorting mail, answering internal and external calls, greeting visitors, maintaining files, preparing correspondence, obtaining, distributing and processing paperwork, performing data entry, and managing work logs. Specialized support will include assisting buyers with bid openings and tabulations, contract and interlocal agreement renewals, monitoring and maintaining contract insurance and bond certificates, monitoring and researching rebates, assisting with fulfilling Public Information Act requests, and assisting with preparing Information for Bid (IFB), Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Information (RFI), and Request for Qualifications (RFQ) documents. Acts as a back up to the Purchasing Administrator as needed. Performs other duties as required.


A high school diploma or equivalent, and at least two (2) years’ experience providing administrative and/or customer support in an office environment is required. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel and Outlook is required. Experience using IonWave and/or Munis purchasing software is preferred. Candidates must possess and maintain a Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.

Application Process

You must submit a completed application to be considered for employment. Attaching a resume is not considered an acceptable substitute for a completed application.

Contact Info

Name: Michelle Charnoski
Phone: 972-548-4142
Closing Date: September 1, 2022