Recruitment #20-P2-0218

Job Description

The Loudoun County Department of General Services is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill a part-time Procurement Assistant vacancy within the Management Support Services Division. This is a 20 hour per week position (4 hours per day, Monday – Friday), with up to 29 hours per week possible during busy periods. All hours are worked during core daytime business hours.

We are looking for a dependable, detail-oriented individual who can multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high degree of accuracy in their work, along with excellent spelling and grammar. Knowledge of construction industry terminology and the ability to comprehend complex purchases are plusses.

This position assists the department's Procurement Team in the following areas:

  • Processing Requisitions (RQs) and Change Order Requests
  • Data Entry using a computerized purchasing and accounting system (Oracle)
  • Researching and obtaining vendor quotes for products and services
  • Providing courteous and timely customer service to both internal and external customers

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma and at least four (4) years of directly related experience in purchasing, business, accounting, or other related field. Prefer at least six (6) months of government purchasing experience in processing requisitions, change order requests, and experience with computerized purchasing and accounting systems. Direct experience working with Oracle Purchasing System is preferred. Working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel, and email is required.

Special Requirements

A valid driver's license is required.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will undergo criminal, credit, and DMV record background checks.