State of Washington Classified Job Specification
PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY SUPPORT SPECIALIST 1
Receive quotations and sealed bids from vendors; assist individuals who have been delegated purchasing authority at bid openings; recap bids and quotes from vendors; complete requisitions, extend and add figures, verify stock numbers and nomenclature;
Confer with vendors, clients, and other campus departments regarding shipping and receiving, and delivery of goods; prepare confirmation letters; arrange for adjustments of materials not conforming to purchase specifications;
Maintain, revise, and update commodity catalog, inventory and/or purchase order files;
Assist staff members and vendors with routine requests on requirements and specifications;
May perform duties using automated equipment such as video display terminals and micro-computers;
May advise customers on product specifications and develop requirements for non-stocked items;
May open bids publicly under specific direction from individuals who have been delegated purchasing authority; may have limited authority to prepare bid requests;
May process change orders or acknowledge routine contract changes;
Perform related duties as required.
High School graduation or GED equivalent AND three years of clerical experience, two of which must include experience in a purchasing or closely related field
completion of two years college-level work with major study in business administration or purchasing management
an equivalent combination of training/experience.
Class Specification History
Revised Class: 2-22-88
Revise class code (formerly 3125) and title (formerly Purchasing Assistant); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.