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Purchasing Manager
Please see full job description and application here:  https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/vacancies

This is an administrative and managerial position responsible for the procurement and competitive bidding process of commodities, goods and services for County departments. The work involves coordinating and performing the tasks of county-wide purchasing, preparation of detailed specifications, communicating with vendors, and the researching of trade publications regarding the purchasing of goods and supplies. The incumbent is also responsible for the reporting and accounting of the County’s capital assets (fixed assets), utilizing a capital assets software program. This position keeps the purchasing policies and procedures current including working with colleagues to develop policies and/or procedures as needed.  The work is performed under the general direction of the Director of Finance and/or the Deputy Director of Finance with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent judgment. Supervision may be exercised over clerical and assigned staff. The incumbent will perform all related duties as required.

Please include a cover letter and resume with application. Preference will be given to candidates who possess accreditation as a CPSM, CPPO, or some other purchasing certification

FINAL DATE TO FILE APPLICATIONS: 05/14/21
 
Position: Purchasing Manager
Organization: Tompkins County
Location: Ithaca,  NY 
United States
Salary: Hire rate $58,011; Work rate $62,962
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 4/21/2021
Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EITHER: (a) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, marketing, accounting, retail sales management, or a related field; OR

(b) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college with an Associate’s degree in business administration, marketing, accounting, retail sales management, or related field AND at least three (3) years full time paid (or equivalent part-time) experience in accounting and/or experience which involved preparation of materials and services and purchasing, retail sales involving item pricing and cost analysis of goods, or account keeping involving commodities or banking programs; OR

(c) Graduation from High School or possession of a high school equivalency diploma AND at least five (5) years full time paid (or equivalent part-time) experience in accounting and/or experience which involved preparation of materials and services and purchasing, retail sales involving item pricing and cost analysis of goods, or account keeping involving commodities or banking programs; OR

(d) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined between the limits of (a), (b) and (c) above.

NOTE: Certification as a CPSM, CPPO, or other professional certification is desired, but not required.

Tompkins County is committed to Equity and Inclusion. We encourage others with similar values to apply.
Status: This listing expires on: 5/21/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Tompkins County
Address:
Tompkins County Department of Human Resources Office
125 E. Court Street
Ithaca,  NY 14850
United States
Email:
lworkman@tompkins-co.org
Phone:
(607) 274-5526
Fax:
Contact:
Larry Workman, Recruitment Administrator