DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves responsibility for managing a centralized purchasing system for County government as a whole. This includes, but is not limited to, negotiating contracts and coordinating services such as duplication, maintenance, cleaning, power and communications provision, as needed. Work is performed under general administrative direction of the County Executive. Supervision is exercised over a small number of employees. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of county and state laws regarding purchasing; good knowledge of business administrative practices and procedures of purchasing in a public agency; some knowledge of supervisory and training techniques; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to establish successful relations and communications with others; ability to present data and reports clearly and concisely in oral and written form; ability to work independently within the scope of general direction.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
SUBSTITUTION NOTE: Post-secondary level education may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience indicated above on the basis of thirty (30) college credits per year of experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
12/81; 5/85; 11/10
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512