Procurement Specialist

  • Company: Garfield County Government
  • Location: Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601 USA
  • Salary: $54,392 to $81,598
  • Date Posted: November 14, 2022


1. (95% ) Coordinates and administers all details for the purchase of goods and services.

• Assists departments and elected offices in the development of specifications for various types of procurements for goods and services.

• Prepares and facilitates the process for Invitation for Bids (IFBs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and Requests for Quotes (RFQs).

• Performs market research, vendor interest, and posts solicitation opportunities on various portals.

• Facilitates and conducts bid openings. Facilitates pre-bid and pre-proposal site visits, and selection committee meetings. Reviews bids and proposals for responsiveness and legal compliance. Conducts vendor debriefs.

• Facilitates the selection and evaluation of bids and proposals by the selection committee.

• Acts as the liaison with vendors during the solicitation process and facilitates all relevant communications.

• Prepares Notices of Award, Notices to Proceed and Board of County Commissioner agendas for recommendations of award.

• Negotiates routine contracts and change orders with contractors and suppliers.

• Assists the Procurement and Contracts Director in the development procurement policies.

• Prepares procurement documents, including contracts, solicitations, and change orders. Ensures appropriate documentation is available for audit and/or public information purposes.

• Collaborates with and conveys information to all internal procurement staff as well as departments.

• Conducts research on product availability, prices, and best practices.

• Makes recommendations as to the appropriateness of terms and conditions for projects to ensure that the solicitation process is compliant with all federal, state, and local procurement laws.

• Monitors contract performance and makes recommendations to the Procurement and Contracts Director based upon performance measures.

• Act as liaison with vendors; contacts vendors regarding changes on orders in progress; investigates and resolves discrepancies between purchase orders and invoices; ensures timely delivery and compliance of contract terms.

2. (5%) Coordinates the disposal of County surplus, salvage, or used materials, equipment or supplies.

• Oversees and manages the disposal of surplus property process in accordance with the Garfield County Procurement Code.

3. Perform other duties of a similar or related level as necessary or assigned.


Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or relevant field preferred.

Minimum Experience: 3 years of experience in procurement and data entry, working with computerized purchasing/procurement systems; Proficient in complex computer software applications and data processing/management.

Licenses/Certifications: Valid driver’s license

Application Process

Qualified candidates should submit an online application along with a cover letter and resume. Follow link to apply online

Contact Info

Name: Renne Franco
Phone: 970-384-3825