Contracts & Acquisitions, Oklahoma City
|Department||Department of Corrections|
|Date Opened||8/29/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||9/18/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Full or Part Time||
Contracts and Acquisitions
IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the acquisition of goods and services for an institution or agency.
The Contracting and Acquisitions Agent job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for a specific task, the level of expertise required for the completion of assigned tasks, and the responsibility assigned for the supervision of others.
This is the career level where employees perform responsible professional and technical work at the full performance level involving the contracting and procurement of goods and services for a state agency or institution. Responsibilities consist of a variety of technical and administrative tasks of a general nature related to the solicitation and review of bids, evaluation of products and services, preparing contracts, and the development of standard specifications and requisitions for products and services. As well as serving as liaison to various vendors and advising agency personnel on the provisions of the Central Purchasing Act and rules and regulations related to contracting and purchasing.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years technical clerical work plus one year of experience involving contracting and purchasing; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substitution is only allowed for the three years of technical clerical experience.
NOTE: Experience should include the following procedures: sending out invitations to bid and making telephone bids, evaluating bids or telephone price quotes, awarding contracts and/or issuing purchase orders, working with users and understanding their needs and requirements and assuming the responsibility for the correct evaluation and determination of bids and proposals.
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.