Purchasing Agent
DCMO BOCES
 Norwich, NY

Purchasing Agent

Posting # A615-227

TITLE:

Purchasing Agent

LOCATION:

BOCES Wide: Support Service Center, Norwich, NY

REPORTS:

Director of Services

TERMS:

Full-time, 12 month

QUALIFICATIONS:

Either: A. (1) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in either accounting, business or public administration or economics and (2) one year of experience in moderate to large scale purchasing of a variety of commodities; Or B. (1) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college with an Associate Degree in either accounting, business or public administration or economics and (2) three years experience as stated above; Or C. (1) Graduation from high school and (2) five years of experience as stated above; Or D. Any equivalent combination of training and experience as outlined in A, B, or C above.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

Solicits and reviews bids from vendors for a wide variety of commodities; Plans and oversees advertising for articles to be purchased; Directs preparation of specifications of items purchased; Recommends the awarding of contracts after study of bids; Reviews requisitions from operating departments, and oversees coding of expenditures and related clerical work attached to purchasing process; Conducts item cost control and market research as to product availability and pricing; Independently purchases minor items of equipment and supplies when legally permissible; Insures that delivered commodities are undamaged in accord with agreed upon terms; Maintains liaison with contractors and vendors in purchasing negotiations; Studies current price trends, market conditions and new or improved items of supply; Maintains inventory on all dispensed goods in order to maintain sufficient stock level for proper facility operation; Assists in formulation of annual budget regarding needs and delivery recommendations.

SALARY/BENEFITS:

Starting salary range $65,000 - $72,500 based on experience, and generous benefits and leave time based on the BOCES Administrators Association (BAA) contract.

STARTING DATE:

September 2020

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter, resume, Delaware County civil service application and DCMO BCOES application.

Applications reviewed as received.

Delaware County civil service application found at:

us/departments/pers/docs/employee_docs/DC%20Application%2020191121%20savable.pdf