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$24.29-$31.66 Hourly / $1,943.34-$2,532.57 BiWeekly /
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, PROCUREMENT DIVISION: Reviews routine agency purchase requests to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with existing specifications and proper purchasing procedures; determines need for and obtains clarification or additional information from agencies; coordinates solicitation and return of bid proposals by determining type of bid based on cost (open or advertised), selecting vendors from bidders lists to receive proposals, determining opening dates for bids and ensuring proper turn-around time and typing all required materials in proper format; tabulates bids according to vendors, prices, products offered, delivery dates, etc.; in routine cases or under supervision, reviews bid proposals for accuracy, completeness and compliance with existing specifications and proper purchasing procedures; in routine cases or under supervision determines contract awards; serves as liaison to vendors and agency personnel regarding routine questions and problems, e.g. proper purchasing procedures, specification requirements, etc.; interviews vendors in absence of supervisor in order to receive product information, explains state purchasing procedures or provides information on commodities purchased by the state; maintains and updates vendor lists; assists in identification and review of product trends; prepares and/or types reports and correspondence; may coordinate preparation and issuance of pre-itemized purchase requisitions; may solicit oral bids; may monitor expiration dates of term contracts and prepare extensions; may revise less complex purchase specifications; performs related duties as required.
STATE AGENCY: Reviews all internal purchase requests for accuracy, completeness and conformance to specifications; determines if requested material is under contract or should be purchased by bid; prepares routine purchase requisitions; reviews bid proposals for accuracy, completeness and compliance with existing specifications and proper purchasing procedures; prepares and processes commitment documents, e.g. purchase orders, lease agreements, rental agreements and personal service contracts by determining required information and procedures; selects vendors and obtains quotes as required; reviews quotes for conformance to specifications and other pre-established criteria; assists in recommending contract awards; serves as liaison to vendors and state Bureau of Business Services; prepares reports and issues correspondence as required; may handle routine vendor problems and/or inquiries; may type and file purchasing related documents; may interview salesmen and vendors in absence of supervisor; may maintain minimum and maximum stock levels, update stock catalog or plan stock purchases; performs related duties as required.