Procurement and Contracts Coordinator

Skagit Transit Employment Opportunity - Procurement and Contracts Coordinator
Open Until Filled

Position Summary:
Manages the Agency*s Procurement Program; performs professional level procurement and special project activities ranging from concept to completion to ensure timely, cost efficient and legally compliant goods and services. Responsibilities including preparing competitive solicitation documents for long-term agreements and/or purchases, and in coordinating committees to evaluate and provide input on specifications, bid evaluations, and contract awards. Provides guidance to Agency management and employees regarding
procurement and contracting policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
*Plan, prepare and manage the development of the Agency's Procurement Program; develop, identify, recommend and implement policies and procedures for procurement purposes; ensure program is in compliance with State and Federal rules and regulations
* Develop and implement procurement project activities from concept to completion; prepare and distribute requests for proposal, invitations to bid and other solicitation documents related to the purchase of supplies, equipment and professional services
* Facilitate the development of written specifications for equipment and scope of work for services required to meet the Agency's needs
See attached job description for complete list of duties

Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the job. A typical way to meet this requirement would be:
* Bachelor's degree in business administration or closely related field
* 5 years of increasing responsibility in the purchasing field
* Procurement experience in a public sector environment is preferred
* Completion of the Federal Transit Administration's Orientation to Transit Procurement
Course within one year of employment
Salary and Benefits
* Hiring Wage; $61,880.00-$67,246.40 annually (dependent on experience)
* Medical Insurance with premium cost sharing
* Dental, Vision, Disability, Telemedicine, Life Insurance and EAP paid entirely by Skagit Transit
* 401(a) Qualified Plan with match. 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, 125 Flexible Spending Plan
* Paid Holidays

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Skagit Transit is an Equal Opportunity and Drug Free Employer.

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