Purchasing Agent I/II/III

Entity: City of Orlando
Salary: See job posting
Closing Date: 2/15/2019
Description: Performs professional and administrative work in the procurement of a variety of materials, supplies, and equipment for the City and developing/administering annual term contracts. Work includes responsibility for reviewing requisitions, preparing purchase orders, requests for proposals, annual contracts, evaluating bids, conducting market surveys, and resolving problems with vendors. Work is performed within defined purchasing policies; however, employees must exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in the review and evaluation of departmental requests, specifications, bids, and proposals and the resolution of problems. Performance is reviewed through meetings, analysis of reports and results obtained to ensure conformance with established policies.
Qualifications: Purchasing Agent I: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field, plus six months experience in buying and procurement, preferable in a governmental environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Industry standard procurement certification(s) such as CPPB (Certified Public Purchasing Buyer), CPPO (Certified Public Purchasing Officer), C.P.M. (Certified Purchasing Manager), A.A.P. (Accredited Purchasing Practitioner), or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) is preferred. Purchasing Agent II: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field, plus two years experience in buying and contract administration, preferably in a governmental environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Industry standard procurement certification(s) such as CPPB (Certified Public Purchasing Buyer), CPPO (Certified Public Purchasing Officer), C.P.M. (Certified Purchasing Manager), A.A.P. (Accredited Purchasing Practitioner), or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) is preferred. Purchasing Agent III: Bachelor degree in business administration or related field, plus four years of experience in contract administration, procurement or related field, preferably in a public sector procurement; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Broad knowledge of procurement regulations, contract law, and all facets of government contracting preferred. Must hold industry standard procurement certification(s) such as CPPB (Certified Public Purchasing Buyer), CPPO (Certified Public Purchasing Officer), C.P.M. (Certified Purchasing Manager), A.A.P. (Accredited Purchasing Practitioner), or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management).
Additional Information: To apply, go to governmentjobs.com/careers/orlando
Contact Information
Human Resources
407.246.2062
cityoforlando.net