OF JOB OPENING
position, 40 hours per week
SALARY RANGE: $73,402 -
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The Purchasing Agent directs and coordinates all
activities of the procurement function entailing the purchase of equipment,
supplies, and services in support of all Town departments within approved
budgetary limits. The Agent ensures departments
receive goods and services, maintains efficiency in purchasing procedures and
cost, and oversees a fair and open bidding process, as well as maintaining and
controlling a capital asset system in conformity with generally accepted
accounting principles. The skills and knowledge required would generally be
acquired with a Bachelorís Degree in Business Administration or related field
with five to seven years of experience in purchasing. A combination of
education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the
responsibilities of this position may be considered in lieu of stated education
and experience requirements. Excellent written, oral, communication and
negotiation skills needed. Familiarity with or ability to acquire knowledge of computer
applications to support the purchasing functions.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Certified Public Purchasing Officer/Buyer (CPPO/CPPB)
designation and/or National Institute of Government Purchasing Certification
preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid
Motor Vehicle Operatorís License.
with disabilities who will need reasonable accommodation to complete the
selection process should inform the Human Resources Department on or before the
application deadline. Documentation supporting the need for this accommodation
may be required.
of qualifications with best qualified candidates eligible for oral interview.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications
are available in the Human Resources Office,
Town Hall, 45 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT 06340 or at
www.groton-ct.gov. Applications must be
returned on or
April 29, 2022.
of Human Resources/Risk Management
*** The Town of
Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer ***
The Town values
diversity at all levels, is committed to creating an inclusive environment for
all employees, and encourages all individuals to apply.