MyFlorida PURCHASING AGENT II - 67012690 in United States
PURCHASING AGENT II - 67012690
Date:Jun 9, 2021
Location: GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609
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Requisition No: 395961
Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: PURCHASING AGENT II - 67012690
Position Number: 67012690
Salary: $979.97-$1077.97 biweekly
Posting Closing Date: 06/23/2021
PURCHASING AGENT II
APD TACACHALE SECURITY
This position is primarily responsible for purchasing and recommending the acquisition of needed supplies, equipment and services for Tacachale.
Screens requisitions to determine method of procurement by analyzing cost and specifications. Prepares purchase orders and ensures compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency policies and procedural practices and guidelines. Researches and develops specifications for assigned contracts, supplies and equipment. Gathers information from various departments on purchase request to determine quality levels best suited for the purpose intended. Independently prepares formal sealed bid specifications and documentation, establishes files, and solicits bids and requests for proposals.
Acts as a resource to provide technical assistance and instruction to Tacachale staff regarding purchasing questions. Assists all departments/facilities center-wide in resolving purchasing matters with vendors. Monitors and performs follow up activities necessary to ensure timely delivery of orders. Prepares correspondence and/or develops written reports of findings and recommendations. Conduct, reviews and provides analysis and submits written reports as assigned.
Assists with preparation of contract documents and review of provider reports and invoices as directed.
Ensures proper maintenance of all records and files.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES, INCLUDING UTILIZATION OF EQUIPMENT:
Must have knowledge of general office procedures and practices
Must have knowledge of principles, theories and practices of purchasing goods and services
Must have knowledge of industry and agency specific terminology, negotiation techniques, and methods
Must have knowledge of Microsoft applications and other required computer software applications.
Must have the ability of interpreting applicable laws, rules and regulations
Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing, information and ideas clearly, concisely and effectively
Must have the ability to establish, organize and maintain files
Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
** NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.
Direct Deposit Program – As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.
Background Screening requirement – It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.
Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies. Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.
THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTIVE EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION OR VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE.
CANDIDATES REQUIRING A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, AS DEFINED BY THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, MUST NOTIFY THE AGENCY HIRING AUTHORITY AND/OR PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER (1-877-562-7287). NOTIFICATIION TO THE HIRING AUTHORITY MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME TO PROVIDE THE ACCOMMODATION.
THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE. ALL EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO REASONABLE SUSPISION DRUG TESTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 112.0455, F.S., DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT.
WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. WE PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).
ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market:Gainesville