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    Summary

    The Purchasing Agent works for the Logistics Service within the San Francisco VA Health Care System. They are the purchase card holder who fulfills acquisition requests under the federal micro purchase threshold, ensuring these purchases are procured in accordance with Federal and VA regulations, policy and procedures.

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    Responsibilities

    The Purchasing Agent maintains responsibility for work leading to the purchase of a wide variety of complex and highly specialized services, supplies, equipment, and systems that support the full range of programs and activities with the San Francisco VA Health Care System and supported catchment area. They obtain necessary product information, price information and procedures for written or verbal purchase orders. The Purchasing Agent utilizes different ordering, reporting procedures, and purchasing methods depending on the type quantity, dollar value, and urgency of the requirement.

    The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    Purchases various equipment, supplies, and services through the use of the government purchase card for micro purchases.

    • Utilizes different ordering, reporting procedures, and purchasing methods depending on the type quantity, dollar value, and urgency of the requirement.
    • Coordinates with the using services representatives regarding sources of supplies and acceptable substitutions when the standard items are in short supply or unavailable from the normal source of supply.
    • Conducts open market research for purchases of routine equipment, supplies, and services.
    • Provides procurement support throughout the procurement cycle by filing contracts, processing amendments and modifications, and monitoring the status of deliveries.

    Work Schedule: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday
    Telework: Not available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Purchasing Agent/PD09218
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    1105 Purchasing

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