**Applicants who have previously applied for the Purchasing Manager position need not apply again. Previous applications have been reviewed, and qualified candidates will be forwarded to the hiring manager**
Responsible for purchasing operations for the City. Responsible for management of City assets and property, to include management of the disposition of surplus property.
Oversees review of all City requisitions and purchase orders to insure purchasing is in compliance with federal, state and local purchasing policies, guidelines, laws and regulations.
Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items; estimates values according to knowledge of market price.
Assists with the determination of method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid, or request for proposals.
Prepares and/or reviews bid specifications, request for proposals, and request for qualifications based upon needs of requesting departments.
Performs bid openings, reviews bids and proposals.
Oversees independent vendors management of procurement contracts to ensure compliance with federal, state and local purchasing policies, guidelines, laws and regulations. Assists with performance issues that may arise from contracts between the City and vendors.
Makes recommendations and insures compliance with City-wide purchasing standards for common supplies and equipment.
Oversee the disposal of all City surplus property.
Reviews all City contracts and agreements for procurement purposes.
Attends Council Workshops and Meetings to provide representation for procurement items.
Provide educational resources for the community and city staff on procurement.
Audits and verifies all procurement card transactions for compliance with policies and procedures.
Maintains policies to keep City in compliance with State and Federal laws.
Develops, updates and implements procurement policies and procedures; trains city staff.
Develops Purchasing annual budget.
Responsible for managing and securing all City assets and oversees accounting for such.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in, accounting, business, public administration or a related field; and,
Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience related to purchasing and/or finance which includes two (2) years of supervisory experience
Experience related to public sector purchasing and/finance preferred.
Employee must have a valid Texas driver's license by date of hire. Must be
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheet and database software; 10-key calculator; multi-line-function telephone; copy machine; fax machine; and motor vehicle.