What do you value in your next job?
At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further.
We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.
Teamwork & Problem Solving
We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts.
Leadership & Commitment
We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.
Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities
We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.
We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Purchasing & ContractsManager.
This position will function as an important member of OCSD's leadership team. In so doing, this person will provide leadership, vision, and guidance to the Contracts, Purchasing, & Materials Management Division and other OCSD staff in accordance with the OCSD's Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Leadership Competencies.
Under administrative direction, the successful candidate will:
- Direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate the activities and operations of the Contracts, Purchasing and Materials ManagementDivision within the Finance and Administrative Services Department including contract administration, procurement of supplies, equipment, and services, and warehousing operations for a multi-department organization;
- Coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies;
- Provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Finance and Administrative Services;
- Oversee the development and approval of Requests for Proposals, Invitation of Bids, contract stipulations, process specifications, bonds, and faithful performance warranties;
- Resolve issues related to maintenance / service, construction and professional services contracts for procurements originating in all operating departments;
- Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs;
- Oversee and participate in the work of staff responsible for the preparation, review, negotiation, and approval of all District contracts for goods and services for public works and non-public works contracts;
- Review and approve contracts and purchase orders; thecontent to include materials, equipment, and service costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules;
- Oversee and participate in the development and administration of the Division's annual budget;
- Oversee the warehouse operation including the receipt, storage, inventory, tagging and issuance of supplies, materials and equipment for the District;
- Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures;
- Select, train, motivate, and evaluate contracts, purchasing, warehouse and clerical personnel;
- Advise departments of contractual rights and obligations;
- Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for contracts, purchasing andmaterials staff;
- Implement discipline and termination procedures;
- Negotiate with vendors;
- Recommend and administer policies and procedures;
- Perform related duties as assigned.
For additional information about this position, review the class specification on our website: www.ocsd.com (About Us, Class & Compensation, Alphabetical list of class specifications, Contracts Supervisor). Qualifications & Requirements
- Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education, with major coursework in business or public administration, or a related field; AND
- Eight (8) years increasingly responsible work experience in contracts administration, purchasing and warehousing, including two (2) years of supervisory experience.
- Professional certification(s) demonstrating advanced competency in contracts and/or purchasing management is highly desired.
Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs
APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE:Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5:00 P.M.Supplemental Information
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
Disaster Service Workers
All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification.
Reference Checks will be conducted by OCSD to verify employment related information for all potential employees once a contingent job offer is made during the background investigation process. This is done to ensure that individuals who join OCSD are well qualified and have a strong potential to be successful in their employment. The extent of the inquiry will depend on the position being applied for, but will at least include:
- Verification/Reference from current and past employers
- Confirmation of necessary licenses, certificates, and degrees.
Please have all necessary documentation ready. Additional inquiries may be necessary depending on the position for which you are applying. Human Resources will also schedule a post-offer physical examination once a job offer has been made.
OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted.
The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.
OCSD offers an attractive benefit package that includes paid leave,life insurance; group and executive disability insurance; group health insurance (employee contribution is required),including medical, dental, and vision; a retirement* plan (Orange County Employees Retirement System) and the option of participating in a deferred compensation plan as well as other optional benefits. A credit union is available. Benefits are subject to the Board of Directors' periodic determination (usually annually), and are therefore subject to change. The District makes a generous contribution toward the cost of these benefits.
*New employees hired on or after January 1, 2013 will be subject to the retirement benefit formula and provisionsset forth by the California Public Employees' Pension Reform Actof 2013 (PEPRA).
For more information on benefits, visit our website at www.ocsewers.com/jobs
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