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Job Details
Company Name :
The State of Florida
Company Location :
Tallahassee, FL 32311
Job Position :
PURCHASING SPECIALIST
Job Category :
Jobs in Florida

Job Description :
Requisition No: 635441
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: PURCHASING SPECIALIST – 64080416
Position Number: 64080416
Salary: 34,501.48
Posting Closing Date: 07/26/2022
OPEN COMPETITVE
Your Specific Responsibilities:
Evaluates and processes assigned purchase requests for commodities and contractual services for the department using appropriate purchasing methods in accordance with laws, rules, policies, and procedures contained in the state of Florida’s Purchasing Policy and applicable to the department’s operating procedures. Works closely with program offices and CHDs to ensure purchasing requirements are met in a timely and economical manner. Continually reviews purchases to identify problem areas impeding timely completion of requisition/purchase order process and eliminates corrective action to eliminate barriers

Processes ITB and Single Source solicitations, coordinating the administrative review with the contract manager, contract administration, and general counsel’s office. Develop, implement, review and monitor procurement processes and procedures for competitive solicitations, revise as needed. Works with Purchasing Analyst on RFPs.

Participates and conducts workshops with CHDs, CMS, statewide labs, headquarters program, and administrative offices. Participates and conducts cross training programs and workshops for headquarters purchasing staff to ensure staff can perform multiple purchasing functions.

Attends meetings, workshops and conferences keeping current with changes and/or additions to purchasing rules, laws and procedures; product changes and/or upgrades; minority requirements; maintain and increase professional development; etc.

Assists with updating and revising department’s Purchasing Policies and Procedures Manual, Desk Reference, and various purchasing guides

Responsible for reviewing and reconciling purchases, attends training on usage, and maintaining security of the state purchasing card. Understands that personal or unauthorized use of the card will result in disciplinary action and restitution to the department

Performs other duties, as required.
Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:
Mission:
To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.
Vision:
To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.
Values:
I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.
C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.
A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.
R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.
E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Where You Will Work:
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida 32399

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:
Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

Annual and Sick Leave benefits
Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options
Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

(For more information, please click www.myfrs.com)

Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition waivers
And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

Please be advised:

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department’s VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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