Procurement Coordinator

  • Company: City of Ridgefield, WA
  • Location: Ridgefield, Washington 98642 United States
  • Salary: $62,688 to $82,548
  • Date Posted: July 20, 2021


The Procurement Coordinator reports directly to the City's Finance Director. The person in this position performs a variety of moderately complex purchasing and contract administration functions including:

  • Procure materials, supplies, commodities, equipment and services. Confers with other departments on purchasing needs and bid specification requirements.
  • Research vendors and contractors to determine alternative sources, types of materials, supplies and methods and availability, quality, and price of products or services.
  • Analyze and evaluate the cost, quality and suitability of supplies, services, materials and equipment following established guidelines.
  • Interact with other City employees, vendors and contractors regularly to coordinate services and implement strategic improvements for increased efficiencies.
  • Manage the competitive bid process from specification development through award. Monitors and evaluates contract compliance.
  • Manage state and federal grant agreements. Procurement Coordinator is a full time, regular, exempt position with a regular work schedule of 40 hours per week.


Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  1. A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a field related to business administration, economics, purchasing, marketing, finance or accounting.
  2. Two years of responsible experience in purchasing and vendor contracts or related field, with experience in the public sector preferred.
  3. Knowledge of governmental procurement concepts and practices.
  4. Knowledge of procurement software systems, such as ProcureNow preferred. Individuals are expected to work in a manner consistent with the City of Ridgefield's Team Philosophy; work and act as a team player in all interactions with other City employees; provide a high level of customer service at all times; project and maintain a positive image with those contacted in the course of work; develop and maintain collaborative and respectful working relationships with team members and others; and consistently provide quality service.

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates must submit the following materials:

  1. A completed Application for Employment.
  2. A cover letter explaining why the candidate is interested in the job position, strengths and weaknesses in the job, and a short summary of why the candidate is qualified for the position. The Application for Employment can be submitted online at: The final candidate will be required to successfully complete an interview process and background investigation including a credit check. More information about the Finance Department and job opportunities are available on the City's website at or by calling Human Resources at 360-887-3557.