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    This National Guard position is for a PURCHASING AGENT, Position Description Number D2272000 and is part of the WY United States Property and Fiscal Office, National Guard.

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    The primary purpose of this position is to assist in the procurement of standard or specialized service; supply; and/or construction items, services, and/or materials primarily through formal advertising, or through limited use of negotiation techniques.

    (1) Performs detailed review of purchase requests for specialized supplies, equipment, services, or commercial requirements in terms of adequacy, consistency, un-restrictiveness of specifications or descriptions, compliance with administrative requirements, and certification of funds.

    (2) Determines procurement source and method. Obtains or develops source list of responsible contractors. Coordinates with Small Business Specialists.

    (3) Solicits oral or written quotes. If using open market procedures, obtains oral or written quotes. Calls vendors to get oral quotes when delivery is urgent or items are well known.

    (4) Receives and reviews formal bids and quotes. Review quotes for price reasonableness and determines if requirements for competition have been met. Evaluates quotes in terms of price, item, discount, transportation, costs, and delivery time and determines offer most advantageous to the government.

    (5) Prepares award documentation and performs post award follow-up. Selects and uses the appropriate method to confirm or place the order primarily by using a purchase order or may occasionally use a delivery order on purchases against an established contract; a blanket purchase agreement for contracts negotiated and agreed to in advance for repetitive needs; and government credit card procedures when applicable.

    (6) Provides clerical assistance to Government Purchase Card Agency Program Coordinator as needed.

    ** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties. **

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1105 Purchasing

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