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AGENCY BUYER I

Recruitment #19-003317-0001

GRADE

10

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Springfield Hospital Center, Sykesville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position will be responsible for inventory to supply daily food for 250 patients assuring the hospitals procurement process meets the applicable standards, (i.e., JCAHO, Licensing and Certification, COMAR, State of Maryland Procurement Policy and all State and Federal laws and regulations). This position will make purchases with the corporate credit card; ensure prompt posting and reconciliation of charges and credits; and, secure competitive bids on supplies for purchase with an annual cost of $500,000.00-$600,000.00.

Specific duties assigned to this position include, but are not limited to:

- providing direction of the procurement process, in line with the Hospital's mission and strategic goals 

- assuring that the hospital procurement process meets applicable standards, i.e. JCAHO, Licensing and certification, COMAR, State of Maryland procurement policy and all state and federal laws and regulations

- securing competitive bids on supplies

- evaluating and processing purchases using operational methods and procedures that have been established for the agency

- overseeing purchases with a corporate credit card ensuring that necessary procedures are in place to ensure prompt posting and reconciliation of charges and credits

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a State high school equivalence certificate.

Experience: Five (5) years of experience in receiving, storing, issuing, purchasing and requisitioning supplies, materials and equipment, three (3) years of which must have included experience at the supervisory or management level or must have involved the final responsibility for purchasing and requisitioning.

Note: Applicants may substitute education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for one year of experience for up to one year of the required general experience.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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