Purchasing Agent

  • Company: City of Clemson
  • Location: Clemson, South Carolina 29631 United States
  • Salary: $43,981 to $53,981
  • Date Posted: August 31, 2023
  • Closing Date: September 29, 2023


Under general supervision, works independently and performs professional work in the technical and administrative functions of the purchasing activities of the City including purchasing and contract administration. This position is responsible for procuring or coordinating the procurement of architectural and engineering services, construction, technology, supplies, capital purchases and other professional services required by various departments in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations, policies and procedures. Direction is received from the Finance Director.


Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or associate degree from an accredited college or university in Public or Business Administration or closely related field. Minimum two (2) years of experience in purchasing of goods and services and/or administration of contracts, preferably in a government agency; or any equivalent combination of required education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and/or NIGP Certified Procurement Professional (NIGP-CPP), or the ability to obtain the certifications within three (3) years of hire. Demonstrate ability to utilize personal computer and office software such as MS Word, MS Excel and electronic mail. Must be bondable.

Application Process

Applications accepted online at Applications accepted until 9/29/2023. The City of Clemson provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Contact Info

Name: Tracy Taylor
Phone: 864-653-2073
Closing Date: September 29, 2023