** Although there is a salary range for this position, salary will be negotiated depending on experience**
OPENING DATE: 06/07/2022
CLOSING DATE: 07/05/2022
Plans, directs and schedules the activities and operations of the purchasing and contracts functions for the RTC.
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
Working Conditions: May work shifts on days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Education and Work Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a closely related field and five (5) years of demonstrated professional purchasing experience, four (4) years of which were in supervisory role, preferably in the last twenty-four (24) months.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Class C Driver’s license at the time of appointment.
Background Investigation: Employment with the Regional Transportation Commission in this position is contingent upon completion of a comprehensive education/experience background investigation, a criminal history record, and driving history check.
1. RTC Application On-Line Profile: Follow all the instructions on the application to include any education and experience that would qualify you for this position.
Only the most-qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process.
Candidates should ensure that they highlight any of the following professional experience they possess on their applications/resumes:
• Ability to plan, direct and schedule the activities and operations of the RTC’s purchasing function
- Reviews requisitions; delegates assignments to team members; reviews bid specifications to purchase materials, equipment and services
- Coordinates the processing of public notices; conducts bid openings and award or recommends awarding of purchase contracts
- Reviews and assures that purchases are made in accordance with applicable goals, laws, codes, policies and procedures
- Trains and evaluates the performance of assigned team members; develop, coordinate and conduct training to RTC team members on Purchasing policies and procedures
Physical ability to perform office and related work, including operating computers and office machinery; stamina to sit for extended periods of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials weighing up to 25 pounds; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodations may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Plans, directs and schedules the activities and operations of the RTC’s purchasing function; reviews and assures that purchases are made in accordance with applicable goals, laws, codes, policies and procedures. Reviews requisitions and determines appropriate sources of supply; delegates assignments to assigned staff; obtains verbal and written quotes; develops and enhances bid specifications to purchase materials, equipment and services; coordinates the processing of public notices; conducts bid openings and award or recommends awarding of purchase contracts. Analyzes, investigates, and responds to issues and concerns. Trains, assigns and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; develop, coordinate and conduct in-service training to RTC assigned staff on policies and procedures related to purchasing. Oversees safety responsibilities for areas assigned and ensures that direct reports are trained on safety procedures, fully compliant with procedures, and held accountable for breaches in safety and security protocol. Develops, recommends and implements purchasing methods, assignments, policies and procedures to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the RTC’s purchasing operations; plans and organizes files, forms and team member assignments and projects; maintains records and generates reports. Responsible for oversight of DBE program and reporting activities. Assures maintenance of current and adequate bidder lists and vendor files; assures timely and accurate production of reports. Operates a variety of office equipment, to include computers and associated software. Manages multiple projects/deliverables with short-targeted completion dates. All other duties as assigned.
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rtc