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PURCHASING SPECIALIST - 77071297

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 71406 

Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Working Title: PURCHASING SPECIALIST - 77071297

Position Number: 77071297 

Salary:  $34,500 - $37,500 

Posting Closing Date: 08/23/2019 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Responsible for following the provisions and requirements in Section 215.422, Florida Statutes, related to the Comptroller’s rules and FWC’s invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures.

 

Work at FWC is cross-functional meaning duties may cross division/office lines.  The Commission expects employees to function across FWC’s organizational structure by providing their skills and expertise wherever needed through work on teams or as directed.

 

Responsible for assisting on the agency’s contracts, agreements, leases, amendments, modifications, and other documents of a contractual nature.   This shall include, drafting contracts and agreements, reviewing contracts and agreements for compliance with Florida Statutes, F.A.C., Federal regulations, and agency policy. 

 

Responsible for using independent judgment, coordinating and advising solutions to complex procurements.

 

Work in Excel and other databases to track contracts for terms, renewals, performance, insurance, and other required documentation.

 

Analyze, develop, and initiate specifications, terms, and conditions for formal solicitations over Category Two.

 

Helps direct and coordinates workers' activities involving competitive solicitations and procurements.

 

Organize and conduct pre-bid conferences, request for information meetings, and other user meetings.

 

Evaluate information against a set of standards and verify it is correct, and / or have the ability to change. Ability to analyze price proposals, financial reports, market data, and other data as relates to procurement.

 

Issue reports, vendor tracking and procurement data collection.

 

Assist in the planning of work procedures.

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for position:

  • Knowledge of procurement laws, legal codes, executive orders, and agency policy
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and speaking to convey information
  • Ability to utilize problem solving techniques
     
    JOB REQUIREMENTS
    Office hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday
    Responses to qualifying questions should be verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the profile application.  Information should be provided regarding any gaps in employment.
    Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal history check (fingerprint-base) in accordance with Chapter 435, Florida Statutes.
     Additional Requirements
    Courteously assists Commission constituents to resolve questions or problems they may have in matters relating to the Commission, its programs or fish and wildlife conservation in general.  Seeks to garner public support for agency objectives and programs by serving Florida’s citizens in a positive and pro-active manner.
    The Commission expects its employees to be courteous and respectful while assisting Commission customers and stakeholders, ensuring each encounter is as positive as possible.  Employees should promptly resolve questions or problems relating to the Commission, its programs and/or fish and wildlife resources.  Employees should seek to gain public support for agency objectives and programs by serving Florida’s citizens in a positive and proactive manner and by listening to what the customer wants and striving to meet their needs.  When appropriate, employees will explain the reasons for agency actions or decisions while communicating a consistent Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) point-of-view.
    Work at FWC is cross-functional meaning duties may cross division/office lines.  The Commission expects employees to function across FWC’s organizational structure by providing their skills and expertise wherever needed through work on teams or as directed.
    Responsible for following the provisions and requirements in Section 215.422, Florida Statutes, related to the Department of Financial Services rules and FWC’s invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures.
     

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 clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee