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Purchasing Technician

Company: City of Champaign
Location: Champaign
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as a Purchasing Technician in the Public Works Department.-- Responsibilities of Position The employee in this position performs purchasing functions for the Department including vendor selection, preparing contract documents, and maintaining related files. The employee will work directly with staff and vendors to convey and enforce policies and requirements.-- The employee will also assist with the development of the Capital Improvement Plan and the Public Works operating budgets. --This position prepares and administers the Vehicle Replacement Fund schedule and budget. Other assignments include preparing reports for valuation of infrastructure assets, maintaining the inventory of the Public Works--- capital equipment, and other complex technical and financial work. The annual starting salary range is $53,248 and $60,618, DOQ, plus an excellent fringe benefits package. Applications must be submitted online to champaignil.gov/jobs no later than Sunday, August 7, 2022.-- The City---s mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community. The following values guide our work: Personal Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Teamwork, Results.-- The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion. The City of Champaign is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications

Associate degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. Minimum of two years--- experience in a financial or accounting position. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is acceptable.-- Experience performing complex technical and financial work. Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise good judgment. Thorough knowledge of complex financial systems. Thorough knowledge of spreadsheet applications, such as Microsoft Excel. Experience with purchasing goods and services for an organization. Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor---s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. Ability to learn laws, rules, and City ordinances related to purchasing. Excellent oral and written communication skills Experience working independently with minimal supervision. Public sector purchasing experience. Drug screening will be required.

Keywords: City of Champaign, Champaign , Purchasing Technician, Engineering , Champaign, Illinois

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