Purchasing Buyer, prov.
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Description of Duties
This position is responsible for the purchasing of supplies, equipment and services requisitioned by County departments, as well as the public bidding of all construction contracts and other capital projects. Purchasing Buyers must adhere to the General Municipal Law, the County Charter, regulations and established procedures of the County of Monroe. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of an Associate or Senior Purchasing Buyer or other higher-level staff member. Supervision may be exercised over clerical staff. Does related work as required.
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus, EITHER:
(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State college or university with a Bachelor's degree plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional** purchasing experience, or contract monitoring, or in a clerical capacity in a government purchasing office; OR,
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State college or university with an Associate's degree plus four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as defined in (A) above; OR,
(C) Six (6) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as defined in (A) above; OR
(D) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.
**professional experience does not include office clerical, secretarial or similar experience.
NOTE: A Master's degree in Business or Public Administration may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.