Job Opportunity

Deputy Purchasing Agent
San Joaquin County

Date Posted:

December 21, 2017


$4,777 – $5,805 / Monthly


The San Joaquin County Purchasing and Support Services Department is seeking qualified applicants who are interested in a career in professional purchasing. This position is the journey-level class. An employee in this class is responsible for performing a wide range of volume purchasing functions such as review of requisitions, preparation of bid and proposal invitations, communication with vendor representatives, and development of County operating orders. Work may also involve supervision of clerical and/or technical staff.


Experience: Two years of experience as a Purchasing Assistant in San Joaquin County service.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, political science, economics, or a related field.

Experience: Two years of experience in the volume purchasing of a wide variety of commodities and services, including the preparation of specifications and bid invitations, and the analysis of bids.

Substitutions: 1) Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) issued by the Institute of Supply Management, or a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) issued by the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC), may be substituted for the above-required education; OR 2) additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the above-required education on a year-for-year basis.

How to Apply:

A completed application package, including application and supplemental questionnaire, is to be submitted no later than January 12, 2018 to San Joaquin County Human Resources, 44 N. San Joaquin Street, Suite 330, Stockton, CA 95202.

For additional information, or to apply online, you may go to our website at EOE

Filing Deadline:

January 12, 2018

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