Purchasing Specialist (Current Employee) – Palm Springs, CA – May 18, 2015
• Obtain price quotations; analyze responses to determine best value to City and conformity to City’s requirements. • Consult with various City department personnel regarding their procurement needs. • Provide technical assistance in preparing complex specifications and statements of work and prepare and conduct competitive solicitation processes for both commodities and services. • Conduct product and source research and identify cost saving opportunities. • Administer procedures in accordance with City policies and ordinances. • Process electronic Requisitions into Purchase Orders and prepare Change Orders and Blanket Purchase Orders. • Analyze bids and proposals; negotiate; prepare and process contract service agreements, including insurance and bonds.
Assistant Animal Control Officer (Former Employee) – Palm Springs Animal Shelter – April 7, 2012
Allowed me to use my strong interpersonal skills both with the public and relating to the animals in our care. Satisfaction reached from assisting with finding the right adoptive pet for individuals and families. Afforded opportunity to promote animal welfare in both schools, nursing homes and public ventures.