The City of Norwich announces a closed
promotional and an open examination to fill a vacancy and establish an
eligibility list for the following classification:
31819 – PURCHASING AGENT
Open Until: January 20, 2020 at 04:30 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $77,083.77 - $83,250.17
This is very
responsible work involving performing and directing the purchasing functions of
the municipality. Work involves
responsibility for developing and administering the city's purchasing programs
in accordance with the City Charter and Ordinances. Duties include developing
and cataloging information regarding sources of products and services required
by municipal departments, assisting departments in developing product standards
and specifications, preparing bid proposals and specifications, preparing
advertising, interviewing vendor representatives, analyzing bids and
recommending awards of contracts. This position also has the responsibility for
making general technical purchasing decisions. The work requires that the
employee have considerable knowledge, skill and ability in purchasing
principles, procedures and practices.
A bachelor's degree from a
recognized college or university in business administration or a related field
preferably including or supplemented with special course work in purchasing and
materials management plus five years of progressively responsible purchasing
work, or an equivalent combination of education and qualifying experience which
provide a demonstrated ability to perform the duties of the position. Must have valid Connecticut Driver's License.
In order to be considered, applicants must demonstrate on their application
they meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
There is a City of Norwich residency requirement. You must reside within
the State of Connecticut, 60 miles from Norwich within one year of appointment.
The complete job description is available
Examination will consist of 100% written
or 100% oral or a combination of written and oral