The Procurement Specialist is responsible for the procurement activities of the Emergency Shelter Operations Contract. Will ensure procurement activities are in compliance with the mandated requirements by State, Federal and Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) guidelines. The Procurement Specialists advises the Emergency Program Coordinator on purchases and quality of commodities, supplies and services. Required to maintain a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule and subject to work extended hours, weekend and be on-call.
Must be able to read, write and communicate both verbally and in written form to express and exchange ideas. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee must be able to access all components of work station and other office equipment. Obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs required to complete daily tasks. Use of various pieces of office equipment.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule is required dependent upon the task order, location and need. May require more work hours than normal, to include weekends, after hours and holidays. Work schedules are subject to variation from time to time depending on the needs of the department, facility or program. The work is performed in a shelter setting which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and until completion of the contract. Also requires significant travel.