Director of Procurement 18-0034

Entity: City of Lake City
Salary: $45,054.26 - $72,298.86
Closing Date: 1/30/2019
Description: The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Director of Procurement. This position is a high level position involving the planning and administering of programs and activities of the Procurement Department and supervising the operations and the employees of the Procurement Department. The Procurement Director works with outside consultants, vendors, and contractors and must have the ability to develop working relationships with the general public as well, ensuring a professional image to the general public; and must have the ability to analyze and appraise data related to purchasing and procurement business decisions and policies. Work is performed under the general direction of the Assistant City Manager. Idea candidate will have the ability to plan, coordinate and direct the work of all personnel employed in the operation of the Procurement Department. This candidate will have knowledge of office practices and procedures, business English, spelling and commercial arithmetic; knowledge of computers and relevant software; and knowledge of governmental budget procedures. The ideal candidate will have the ability to keep records and prepare reports; and the ability to work effectively with co-workers and the general public.
Qualifications: This position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in political science, marketing, public relations, public administration, communications, or related field, or a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) issued by the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC), and five years of experience in purchasing, public relations, communications, or related field. Certified Professional Public Officer (CPPO) preferred. Florida Certified Contract Manager desirable. Applicant must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License. Applicant will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.
Additional Information: Applications may be obtained from our website at and returned to Human Resources, City Hall, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL 32055. For a complete listing of our current openings and to download an application, please visit our website at The City of Lake City is an EEO/AA/ADA/VP employer. THIS VACANCY WILL CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019 AT 4:30 PM
Contact Information
Michele Greene, HR Director