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Manages city- wide purchasing. Maintains capital bid calendars, bidder files, cooperative buying, cumulative project cost, requisition and purchase order documentation. Purchase supplies, materials, services and equipment of the desired grade and quality for all city departments. Works closely with department heads in calculation of cost and selecting vendors. Prepares specifications, plans, RFP’S and bid documents and performance criteria. Contacts vendors for capital items, monthly and yearly supplies, materials and services. Bid reviews and awards bids. Reviews and revises purchasing and procurement card policies and procedures on a yearly basis or as needed. Create and maintain files and documentation on major projects to meet federal and state legal requirements. Administrator of the procurement card program. Lead the cellular phone program. Assign vendor numbers and create new vendors in the computer system and maintain the vendor listing. Research and stay abreast of legal requirements. Oversee responsibility of purchasing clerk. Direct the Risk Management Program.
Two-year associate’s degree requirement in related field, Bachelor’s Degree preferred in purchasing, business, finance, supply chain management or related field; Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in related field; Computer, typing and calculator skills. Supervisory ability. Ability to work with internal/external customers.
Certified Public Purchasing Officer or ability to obtain certification preferred.