Minimum Requirement - Primary Education :
Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree.
Minimum Requirement - Primary Experience :
Must have four years of purchasing officer experience.
Education Substitution :
Experience Substitution :
Experience as a purchasing clerk or at a higher level within the purchasing field will substitute for the required college on a year-for-year basis. Certification with the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing as a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) will substitute for one year of the college requirement OR certification as a Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) will substitute for two years of the college requirement.
Special Requirements :
Description of Job Duties
Position is responsible for establishing state contracts for goods and services for state agencies in accordance with the Model procurement Code,KRS 45A
Selection Method :
Qualifying: All candidates who apply and meet the minimum requirements are eligible for placement on the register for hiring consideration.
PURCHASING AND STORES
Characteristics of the Class :
Establishes state contracts for the procurement of goods and services for Kentucky State Government and monitors purchases made for conformance with the Model Procurement Code (KRS 45A); and performs other duties as required.
Typical Working Conditions and Unique Physical Requirements :
Positions in this class generally work in an office setting with physical demands and working conditions consistent with such setting.
Additional Requirements :
Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.