Purchasing and Support Services
|Approximate Salary||$21.71 - $26.38/hour|
|Opening Date||3/15/2022 08:00:00 AM|
|Tentative Exam Date||TBA|
This recruitment is being given to fill one vacancy in the Purchasing & Support Services Division and to establish a referral pool to fill future part-time vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.All procurement services for San Joaquin County (County) departments are centralized under the County Purchasing Agent. The Purchasing Agent has sole authority under the Government Code to purchase personal property, services, and rental of equipment for the County.
NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.
- Assists in reviewing and analyzing low-dollar requisitions for commodities; assists departments in determining if items specified are best suited for departmental needs.
- Learns the preparation of bid invitations; learns and assists in analyzing bids for compliance with specifications. Participates in conferring with representatives of manufacturing and commercial firms regarding suitability, availability and prices of commodities.
- Assists in the preparation of purchase orders to selected vendors; checks purchase orders for accuracy and compliance with specifications when complete; confers with appropriate department personnel on possible alternate items.
- May supervise clerical personnel as required.
Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application.
Education: Completion of 60 semester units from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in public or business administration, political science, economics, or other field with emphasis in commercial subjects.
The principles and practices of business administration; record keeping principles and techniques; methods of locating and verifying information, and of using source material; public relations techniques.
Read, understand and apply written regulations and other job-related materials; understand and follow written and oral instructions; review work for accuracy and procedural conformance; learn and apply the principles and practices used in the purchasing of commodities; establish and maintain effective working relations with a variety of individuals including operating departments and vendor representatives.
Equal Opportunity Employer
San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo.
Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):
San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021.
Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area.
Part-Time Employee Benefits: Part-time employees who meet the appropriate eligibility criteria may receive health insurance benefits and step increases.
Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination. If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection.
Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date.
Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities.
Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen.
Pre-employment Background: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the candidate has passed the background screening.
Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when:
They are related to the Appointing Authority, or
The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other
Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule.
Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S.
HOW TO APPLY
By mail or in person:
San Joaquin County Human Resources
44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330
Stockton, CA 95202
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.
Phone: (209) 468-3370
For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377.
When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).
San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.
Equal Opportunity Employer: San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo.
Click on a link below to apply for this position:
|Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.|
|View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire.||This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.|
|View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file.||A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in.|
|Contact us via conventional means.||You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email, or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division.|