At Santa Cruz METRO, we care about moving people. We strive to attract, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Many of our employees have worked for us for more than 20 years and come from diverse, cultural and professional backgrounds. METRO promotes high performance, diversity and equal employment opportunities.
At METRO, you will enjoy a competitive salary, CALPERS pension, a robust health/dental/vision benefit program, public service loan forgiveness program, 457 plans, career development, free bus passes, and longevity pay.
Santa Cruz METRO is hiring for a Purchasing Assistant.
Under general supervision, a Purchasing Assistant performs advanced clerical and technical duties to support complex departmental administrative or operational activities, with an emphasis on purchasing and contract administration; researches, gathers, organizes, and prepares purchasing related documents; reviews documents and data for compliance with program requirements; maintains complex files, records, correspondence and other documents; prepares detailed reports regarding budgetary and funding allocations and expenditures; and performs related work as required.
Duties include, but not limited to: Modifies established templates and formats to prepare a variety of purchasing-related documents and correspondence including requests for bids/proposals, contracts, renewals, requisitions, purchase orders, proposals, agreements, and correspondence; creates and maintains potential bidder lists; drafts and publishes IFB/RFP documents and sends to requestors; attends and takes minutes/notes at various bid-related conferences and related meetings; supports the vendor selection and contract preparation process; develops bid-related evaluation packets and forms; verifies the submission of required documents and vendor references/qualifications; coordinates with departmental, legal and other parties to ensure technical contract correctness.
Other Conditions of Employment
Salary: $28.34 - $36.17 per hour. Salaries are on a six-step salary range schedule with 5% increases yearly.
For a complete job description and more information on the Santa Cruz METRO, please click the link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scmtd
Apply before May 20, 2022
Questions? Call 831-420-2542/43
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