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    This position serves as a Purchasing Agent for the Logistics Service within the VA Health Care System serving as a purchase card holder fulfilling acquisition requests under the federal micro-purchase threshold, ensuring purchases are procured in accordance with federal and VA regulations, policy and procedures with responsibility for work leading to the purchase of a wide variety of complex and highly specialized services, supplies, equipment, and systems.

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    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Answers telephone and refers calls
    • Advises approving officials and purchase card holders on purchase card program, procurement procedures and responsibilities.
    • Conducts follow up action on undelivered orders and aged purchase card transactions to close our purchase orders.
    • Provides clerical support and coordination to approving officials and administrators.
    • Responds to requests or complaints.
    • Conducts purchasing under the micro purchase threshold.
    • Coordinates sources of supplies and acceptable substitutions.
    • Maintains accountable procurement records and auditing information.
    • Maintains inventory of supplies or equipment.
    • Monitors purchases and reconciles credit card billing statements.
    • Provides procurement support throughout the procurement cycle.
    • Examines incoming procurement requests for completeness.
    • Performs program analysis function.
    • Utilizes departmental software to produce printouts for logistic and medical staff.
    • Collects data to determine price reasonableness.
    • Develops reports and spreadsheets, obtains and organizes files, and retrieves reports for briefings and presentation purposes.
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00am -3:30pm
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Purchasing Agent/PD55048-A
    Financial Disclosure Report: 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/554973900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.