|Step 1||Step 10||Step 2||Step 3||Step 4||Step 5||Step 6||Step 7||Step 8||Step 9|
|Salary Range 18||$2461||$3672||$2558||$2672||$2786||$2912||$3048||$3195||$3347||$3506|
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The BUYER 1, located in a centralized purchasing department or large department of a college or university, procures quality services and supplies for the college or university at the best possible price.
This is the first of a three-level series and is distinguished from the higher levels by its emphasis on more routine purchasing requests, involving less technical or specialized commodities, by the absence of writing complex bids and specifications, and by working under closer supervision.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class are in regular telephone and personal contact with vendors to place purchase orders, receive competitive bids, and resolve billing problems; with departmental employees to determine purchasing need/requirements and with Department of General Services to obtain information about bids and purchasing procedures.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from an administrative superior through a random audit of purchase orders for completeness and accuracy. Work performed by employees in this class must also comply with State and Federal purchasing regulations, agency buyers handbook, General Services regulations and policies, and agency purchasing procedures.