Montgomery City County Personnel

Buyer I (#CO0782)

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Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform technical work involving purchasing routine supplies, materials and equipment.  This employee is responsible for obtaining verbal and written quotes from vendors and resolving problems related to the processing of requisitions and/or purchase orders. The work responsibilities are: reviews and process requisitions and purchase orders for purchases; assists in the preparation, review and processing and award of bids for large scale purchases; prepares, reviews and maintains manual and computerized records of purchases and property; resolves problems related to the processing of requisitions and purchase orders; and assists the Purchasing Agent, Purchasing Manager, and the Buyer II.  Supervision is received from the Purchasing Agent or Purchasing Manager.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED equivalency and two (2) years of experience in large scale purchasing of a variety of items to include, supplies, materials and equipment. Experience in purchasing for a city, county, state or federal government agency is preferred.

NOTE:    Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


CLASS: CO0782; EST: ; REV: 4/13/2021;