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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

March 22, 2021

JOB NO.: FT-21-54 CLOSING DATE: April 9, 2021
POSITION: Purchasing Coordinator RATE: $36,006.00 annually
DEPARTMENT: Purchasing FULL TIME
Duties:

Provides assistance locating suppliers of required goods and/or services.  Maintains registrars for quotes, bids, and request for proposals.  Provides guidance to department bookkeepers regarding the procurement process.  Screens City requisitions for purchase orders for accuracy and conformance with applicable laws and purchasing policies.  Maintain account balances for the Purchasing Department and MBE/WBE Program and maintains the City’s active vendor list. Assists Controller’s Office on various accounting tasks.  Organizes, maintains, and coordinates the purchasing website. Answers the telephone and greets department visitors.  Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Ability to exercise independent judgment in selecting appropriate methods and procedures to accomplish.  Knowledge of standard office procedures and the ability to operate modern office equipment including computer, copier, scanner, and fax machine.  Proficient in various computer software including Access, Excel, and Word.  Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, like Tyler MUNIS.  Ability to comprehends purchasing methods and procedures, contract administration, and accounts payable methods. Ability to communication, both in writing and verbally, with the public, vendors, co-workers, and other departments.

Pursuant to Federal Regulations 51.55(e) and (k)(6), the City of Evansville does not
discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in admission to or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States.  However, we are not able to sponsor visas.