This position is located in the Contracts and Acquisitions Unit.
Must possess or obtain certification as a Certified Procurement Officer (CPO) no later than eleven months from the date of appointment.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the acquisition of goods and services for an institution or agency.
The Contracting and Acquisitions Agent job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for a specific task, the level of expertise required for the completion of assigned tasks, and the responsibility assigned for the supervision of others.
This is the career level where employees perform responsible professional and technical work at the full performance level involving the contracting and procurement of goods and services for a state agency or institution. Responsibilities consist of a variety of technical and administrative tasks of a general nature related to the solicitation and review of bids, evaluation of products and services, preparing contracts, and the development of standard specifications and requisitions for products and services. As well as serving as liaison to various vendors and advising agency personnel on the provisions of the Central Purchasing Act and rules and regulations related to contracting and purchasing.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years technical clerical work plus one year of experience involving contracting and purchasing; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting 30 semester college credit hours for each year of the technical clerical work experience plus one year of experience involving contracting and purchasing.
NOTE: Experience should include the following procedures: sending out invitations to bid and making telephone bids, evaluating bids or telephone price quotes, awarding contracts and/or issuing purchase orders, working with users and understanding their needs and requirements and assuming the responsibility for the correct evaluation and determination of bids and proposals.
Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.