We are looking for a Purchasing Coordinator to join our team. The person in this position will be responsible for developing and updating a public procurement system that ensures the timely, cost efficient, and legally compliant procurement of supplies, services and materials. Responsibilities will also include preparing competitive solicitation documents, facilitating the development of written specifications and/or scopes of work, coordinating pre-bid conferences, and coordinating committees for post-bid evaluations and contract awards.
This position reports to the Finance Director.
The salary range currently starts at $57,907 per year. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Full-time employees receive a generous benefits package including subsidized medical insurance and fully paid dental insurance for employee and dependents, as well as disability insurance and life insurance. This position participates in the Washington State Public Employees’ Retirement Plan with the option of participating in a state administered deferred compensation plan. In this position you will receive 27 days of general leave per year and 11 holidays. We also provide you and certain dependents with a free transportation pass on Kitsap Transit.
Hours of Work:
Work is conducted during normal business hours 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, with the possibility of occasional evening or weekend work.
Kitsap Transit employees who wish to apply must have a satisfactory performance and attendance record. Kitsap Transit Operators with any of the following criteria in the last twelve months are excluded from recruitment opportunities:
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or closely related field and a minimum of five years purchasing experience. Procurement experience in a public sector environment is preferred. Job-related certification and/or experience demonstrating competency and knowledge of the principles and practices of purchasing may be substituted for the educational requirement.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Following are some highlights of what is needed to be successful in this position.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Typical office environment; occasional travel, evening and/or weekend work.
After evaluating the completed applications, qualifications summary, and supplemental questionnaires, we will contact the most qualified applicants. We will not make any hiring decisions until all steps in the selection process are completed, including reference and background checks.
If you decide to apply for this position, please visit our employment link at http://kitsaptransit.appone.com/. Please contact Marianne Rajan in the Human Resources Department at (360) 478-5852 if you have any questions. You may include a resume; however, it may not be used in lieu of a completed application or supplemental questionnaire.
Applications will be reviewed starting Monday, August 25th 2014. Only completed applications will be considered for review. This posting will be open until the position is filled.
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