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Buyer - City of Odessa, TX (ID: 337367)

Title Buyer
Type Finance
Date Posted 2019-08-14
City / Organization City of Odessa, TX
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Summary: Under basic supervision, processes purchase orders for goods and services as needed by the City; purchases goods and services in compliance with federal, state, and City rules and regulations.

Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Processes requisitions for goods and services, obtains quotes, and processes purchase orders and change orders; checks order status as needed, and assists vendors to resolve invoice problems.
  • Maintains purchase order files.
  • Maintains and reconciles a City Fixed Asset inventory and operates a database for the inventory; this includes new purchased, retired and auctioned items.
  • Supports the departmental operations with regular and timely attendance.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND one year of government purchasing experience required.

Knowledge of:

  • City codes, policies, and procedures related to procurement activities.

Skill in:

  • Solving customer service issues.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers and vendors.
  • Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

 License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver's License is required.

Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed in a standard office environment.

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Job Post Expiration Date   October 12, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .