Associate Procurement Contract Services Specialist/Procurement Contract Services Specialist

  • Company: Yolo County General Services Department
  • Location: Woodland, California 95695 United States
  • Salary: $59,860 to $82,722
  • Date Posted: May 25, 2023
  • Closing Date: June 9, 2023


Description The County of Yolo is recruiting for one position in the class of Procurement Contract Services Specialist at the General Services Department. Positions will be filled at the Associate Procurement Contract Services Specialist or the Procurement Contract Services Specialist level depending upon the selected candidate's background and experience.

The salary range for the two classification levels are as follows:

Associate Procurement Contract Services Specialist: $59,862 - $72,779 Annually

Procurement Contract Services Specialist: $68,058 - $82,722 Annually

The ideal candidate for this position will be strategic and collaborative with experience in public procurement. The successful candidate will also be a strong communicator and enjoys working in a fast paced, high volume work environment.



Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Confers with departments and develops specifications for necessary purchases; develops and identifies the best source(s) of supply and the appropriate prices for the procurement of such goods. Prepares, conducts, monitors, guides, and awards a large variety of competitive solicitations in response to County needs and interests. Within level of authority negotiates, issues, executes, administers, oversees, amends, extends, and terminates a variety of contracts and purchase orders. Performs market, total life-cycle cost, value, price, and complex cost analyses to develop forecasts and recommendations for purchasing commodities or services. Conducts research and reviews and develops procedures to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness. Verifies vendors' compliance with legal, contractual, and policy requirements, such as vendor performance, insurance requirements, licensure requirements, and local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Reviews requisitions, competitive solicitations, purchase orders, and contracts for accuracy, compliance with applicable laws, and Division policies. Follows up on purchase orders and contracts to ensure receipt of proper quality and quantity on specified dates; investigates complaints by departments and resolves disputes or other problems; evaluates and analyzes vendor performance. Researches and applies laws, policies, regulations, and codes as they relate to public sector procurement and contracting. Arranges for the disposal of surplus properties according to established procurement policy. Maintains a variety of records relating to procurement; prepares a variety of narrative and statistical reports. Corresponds with vendors and sales representatives to obtain information on services provided, delivery dates, availability, pricing, and project. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations related to the field of procurement. Performs related duties as assigned.

Application Process

Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume should be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit a resume and a completed Supplemental Questionnaire for this position.

Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways:

* As an attachment to the online application

* By e-mail to

* By fax to (530) 666-8049

* By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695.

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps may change with or without notice.

* Screen for Minimum Qualifications

* Screening for Best Qualified

* Department Selection Interviews

* Reference Checks

• Conditional Job Offer, pending:

* DOJ Livescan

* Medical Examination (Drug & Alcohol Screening)

Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at or by phone at (530) 666-8055.

Contact Info

Name: Tonia Katherine Murphy
Phone: 530-406-4830
Closing Date: June 9, 2023