Purchasing Agent Special Projects
Jefferson County, CO 5 reviews - Golden, CO

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Perform complex professional procurement and contracting support services for the county. Process formal written bids and request for proposals or statements of qualifications for professional services and construction of public works projects. Compile information for final contracts for review by county attorney. Advise contractors and end-users of bid award and insurance requirements.

Please note the salary range is actually the hiring range for this position.

Jefferson County offers a comprehensive benefits package and a flexible work schedule to support a healthy work-life balance.

Essential Duties:

Process formal written bids and requests for proposals or statements of qualifications, particularly for professional services and construction of public works projects. Review specifications and statements of work and obtain clarification from Divisions/Offices as needed. Compile bid documents, coordinate pre-bid opening communications between contractors and technical staff, schedule and conducting pre-bid conferences, conduct public bid openings and initiate the review and evaluation of vendors' written bids and proposals. Review and analyze purchase requests to ensure compliance with established policies, procedures and legal requirements. Develop, plan and determine appropriate method of procurement. Provide guidance in the development of the Statement of Work. Assure vendor compliance with contract terms and conditions. Confer with legal and risk personnel to minimize county liability. Review contract/purchase order terms and conditions for appropriateness for specific goods/services. Research product availability, prices and sources to enhance knowledge of current price trends.


Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Special Requirements:

Certified Professional Public Buyer required within two years of hire date.

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