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    Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): CAYN-10410698-19-CC.

    The Charles George VA Medical Center has an immediate opening for one (1) full-time, Purchasing Agent, (GS-1105-05) in Logistics Services.

    Who May Apply: "Status Applicants".

    1st Area of consideration will be given to permanent employees of Charles George VA Medical Center.

    For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

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    This position serves as a Purchasing Agent for the Logistics Service located in Asheville, N.C., at the Charles George VA Medical Center.

    Duties included but are not limited to:

    • Conducts purchasing for the VA Medical Center and supported catchment area under the micro purchase threshold and must have knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), VA Acquisition Regulations (VAAR) and other federal procurement laws.
    • Purchases various equipment, supplies, and services through the use of the government purchase card for micro purchases.
    • Reviews and edits purchase requests to ensure the item or service is adequately described based on the requester's need.
    • Ensure's all information has been provided and the request is consistent with legal requirements.
    • Procures supplies and services to meet the purchase, rental, or lease needs of the organization.
    • Examines incoming requests for completeness including presence of purchase request number, accounting codes, item description estimated cost, and quantity.
    • Ensure's all critical information is included in the solicitation package and develops unique selection criteria for each purchase.
    • Serves as the first line of contact for medical staff and customers in regard to procured items.
    • Provides clerical support and coordination to approving officials and administrators.
    • Performs a variety of receptionist, timekeeping, record keeping and miscellaneous duties in medical facility.
    • And other duties assigned

    Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not available
    Telework: Not available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position
    Position Description Title/PD#: Purchasing Agent/ 4295
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Is not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1105 Purchasing

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522804300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.