DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is technical work of a moderately difficult nature involving the purchasing of a wide variety of equipment and supplies. This position is distinguished from other clerical positions by the complexity and specialization of the work. Work is performed under general supervision of the County Director of Purchasing. Supervision may be exercised over clerical employees. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
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 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of purchasing and matters related to the purchasing process; working knowledge of office practices and inventory control practices; ability to understand and interpret textual materials; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to compare prices and quantities and consider vendor contract terms; ability to evaluate market conditions and various suppliers; keen eye for detail; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships; tact and courtesy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
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.