DescriptionThis is specialized work in a central purchasing operation with responsibility to bind the City for the purchase of all types of commodities and services up to authorized thresholds. This position is responsible for the procurement of construction, non-construction, supplies and professional services that are to be conducted in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. The position exercises initiative and independent judgment and must work effectively with directors, co-workers, vendors, outside contractors, and the general public. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Procurement Director. Work requires exercising independent judgement in resolving problems and issues relating to purchases, performing technical research, preparing reports, and processing purchase requests. Incumbent communicates both orally and in writing with City Departments, other governmental agencies, vendors and public on procurement issues.
RequirementsBachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration or Public Administration, Business Law, Finance, Purchasing, or closely related field with two (2) years of progressive responsible experience in purchasing preferably in a governmental environment; or, an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration or Public Administration, Business Law, Finance, Purchasing, or closely related field with four (4) years of progressive responsible experience in purchasing preferably in a governmental environment. Must have National Incident Management System (NIMS) certification (level to be determined by job classification requirements) or obtain within one year of employment.
Phone: (954) 457-1345