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Contracting & Acquisitions Agent II

Recruitment #180531-F14B-I04

Introduction

ALL INTERAGENCY HIRES WILL BE REINSTATED AND BE REQUIRED TO SERVE A TWELVE MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

ANNOUNCEMENT#: 18-A041.1   F14B
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN TO PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEES/REINSTATEMENTS ONLY.
ORGANIZATION: Finance-Contracts and Purchasing
ADDRESS: 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4601
TRAVEL: None

THIS IS A REANNOUNCEMENT OF 18-A041.  PREVIOUS APPLICANTS MUST REAPPLY TO BE CONSIDERED.

Job description, essential functions:
This position performs procurement services, both contracting and purchasing, in accordance with Oklahoma statutes, rules, and procedures for all the divisions of OKDHS. These methods include, but are not limited to, competitive bidding processes and evaluations, sole source contracting, non-competitive procurements against statewide contracts, intergovernmental agreements, exempt professional services contracts and others.

Preference Statement:
Preference given to applicants with CPO certification or obtained within first six-months of employment.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the acquisition of goods and services for an institution or agency.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Contracting and Acquisitions Agent job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for a specific task, the level of expertise required for the completion of assigned tasks, and the responsibility assigned for the supervision of others. 
 
Level II                                  
This is the career level where employees perform responsible professional and technical work at the full performance level involving the contracting and procurement of goods and services for a state agency or institution.  Responsibilities consist of a variety of technical and administrative tasks of a general nature related to the solicitation and review of bids, evaluation of products and services, preparing contracts, and the development of standard specifications and requisitions for products and services. As well as serving as liaison to various vendors and advising agency personnel on the provisions of the Central Purchasing Act and rules and regulations related to contracting and purchasing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years technical clerical work plus one year of experience involving contracting and purchasing; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substitution is only allowed for the three years of technical clerical experience.
 
NOTE:  Experience should include the following procedures:  sending out invitations to bid and making telephone bids, evaluating bids or telephone price quotes, awarding contracts and/or issuing purchase orders, working with users and understanding their needs and requirements and assuming the responsibility for the correct evaluation and determination of bids and proposals. 

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


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