HOW TO APPLY:
Visit our website, www.scmtd.com to complete our on-line application. Resumes will not be considered in place of the line application. On-line applications must be submitted by 11:59pm on August 13, 2020.
DEFINITION: Under direction, a Purchasing Assistant performs advanced clerical and technical duties to support complex departmental administrative or operational activities, with an emphasis on purchasing and contract administration; researches, gathers, organizes, and prepares purchasing related documents; reviews documents and data for compliance with program requirements; maintains complex files, records, correspondence and other documents; prepares detailed reports regarding budgetary and funding allocations and expenditures; and performs related work as required.
Purchasing Assistant is a journey level class in the series. An incumbent in this class performs journey clerical and technical administrative duties that require substantial interpretation and application of laws, regulations and/or specialized departmental and program policies.
CHARACTERISTICS AND EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
The duties listed below represent the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is related or a logical assignment to this class.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education, Training and Experience:
Two (2) years course work from an accredited college in public administration, business administration, or a related field.
Three (3) years of responsible clerical or program administration experience, which required the operation of office equipment maintaining/retaining complex records and files.
Experience must have included at least two (2) years administering purchasing related processes.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
A valid California Driver's License will be required at the time of appointment and throughout employment.
APPLICANT PROCESS: Applicants must complete and submit an official Santa Cruz METRO on-line application and any other required documents specified on the job announcement from our website, www.scmtd.com. A separate application must be filled for each open position. Resumes will be accepted and are recommended, but may not be substituted for the required application. The standards and minimum requirements as stated on the front of this job announcement represent only the minimum required to file an application. Meeting the listed standards does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited for an examination or interview as the Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to the most qualified for the position as determined by the Santa Cruz METRO staff. Certification of candidates from the Eligible List to the hiring department may be made each time there is a vacancy. Santa Cruz METRO is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Santa Cruz METRO will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources in advance of any special needs by calling 831-420-2542.
Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.