|Date Opened||10/13/2020 8:30:00 PM|
|Close Date||10/30/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Pilar Jauregui|
|Analyst Phone/Email||520 837-4177 / Pilar.Jauregui@tucsonaz.gov|
|Salary||$58,676.80 - $104,291.20/year and in accordance with Administrative Directives|
|Department||Business Services Department|
|Job Type||Open to All Applicants (External, Internal)|
The Procurement Division of the City of Tucson’s Business Services Department is seeking motivated individuals to join its contracting team. As a member of this critical team, you will be one of twenty people who are responsible for buying all the goods, services, and construction that all City departments purchase. Contracts range from bicycles, to helicopters, to playground equipment, to veterinary services, to health benefits, to financial services, to road construction, and every other good or service that is needed to make the City run smoothly. The Procurement Division is committed to the principles of open, fair, and equitable competition, and to ensuring that our community receives the best value for the tax dollars that we spend. The Procurement Division of the Business Services Department is managed by a Procurement Administrator. The contracting team consists of professional contracting staff at 4 levels, which are described below. The City is recruiting for multiple new team members, and at all 4 levels; therefore, interested applicants are encouraged to apply for all positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications.
• The Procurement Manager position is a supervisory position that is primarily responsible for overseeing a staff of Principal Contract Officers, Senior Contract Officers, and Contract Officers. Procurement Managers are secondarily responsible for a limited amount of contracting.
• The Principal Contract Officer position is a lead position (but non-supervisory) that is responsible for contracting for customer departments, as well as leading special projects for the Procurement Division.
• The Senior Contract Officer position is responsible for contracting for customer departments, as well as participating in special projects for the Procurement Division.
• The Contract Officer position is the entry level position and is responsible for contracting for customer departments.
The Procurement Division is pleased to be able to offer its team members opportunities for professional development in order to prepare them for advancement opportunities. Employees entering as Contract Officers will be encouraged to gain experience, hone their skills, and advance through the series of positions described above.
For 25 consecutive years, the Procurement team has received the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award and is one of only 5 Procurement agencies in the country to have received the award every year since its inception. This award recognizes organizational excellence in public procurement. It measures innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity, and leadership.
We invite you to consider joining the City of Tucson’s Procurement Team!
The City of Tucson is committed to the health and safety of its employees and citizens. In light of our current health crisis, this position has been approved to telecommute. The successful candidate will telecommute at least 50% of the time until further notice. More information on the City of Tucson's Telecommuting Administrative Directive can be found using the following link: https://www.tucsonaz.gov/files/hr/ad/2.01-19_2.pdf
The Procurement Manager:
Coordinates and supervises a team of contracting professionals by assigning work tasks, providing directions and assistance, establishing priorities, training new employees on policies and procedures, and reviewing and editing work. Performs hiring activities, disciplinary actions, performance evaluations and coordinates human resources actions. Manage employees in one location or in multiple Procurement Satellite Offices.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in the following assessments:
Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List. An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:
This recruitment will establish a civil service list that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months. Veterans, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List. If you qualify for preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, and are invited to the Oral Board interviews, please email your documentation to Pilar.Jauregui@tucsonaz.gov. The DD 214 must be a copy that indicates characterization of service.
If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please email Pilar.Jauregui@tucsonaz.gov at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.
To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.
The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.
Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.
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