Purchasing Agent

  • Company: Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
  • Location: Fort Pierce , Florida 34950 USA
  • Salary: $56,368 to $91,166
  • Date Posted: April 25, 2023
  • Closing Date: June 25, 2023


Under the supervision of the Director of Financial Administration, the Purchasing Agent will perform routine and complex technical and clerical work in the purchasing of goods and services for the many departments throughout the organization that fall under the requirements of the informal bid process, assuring that all purchases are done in compliance with all Federal, State and FPUA purchasing rules and regulations. Must work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently, with the ability to complete assigned tasks under indirect supervision.


Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or other related field, or four (4) to five (5) years of established work experience in the applicable field that demonstrates adequate familiarity with buying or purchasing, including participation in competitive bidding on the open market and preparation of specifications, related contracts and amendments. Governmental or utility environment experience helpful, but not required. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Power Point demonstrated by achieving a score of at least 70% in basic Excel and Power Point, and 80% in basic Word. Certification as a Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) is desired. CPPB will be required to advance to Purchasing Manager. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted in lieu of some of the minimum qualifications.

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