City of Riviera Beach
  • 14-Jun-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Executive
  • Riviera Beach, FL, USA
  • $83,941 - $92,335
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, dental and other great benefits


Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Purchasing or a closely related discipline. Certified Public Purchasing Officer or Certified Purchasing Manager credentials required or attainment of the Certifications within six (6) months of the employment offer. A minimum of five (5) years of experience managing large scale purchasing operations or an equivalent combination of training and experience related to government procurement, contracting and supply services that provide the skills necessary to perform the job.  

The successful candidate must be well-versed in procurement and contracting services and possess strong and exceptional verbal and written communication skills. The Purchasing Director is responsible for working with the City Manager and other department directors to develop, negotiate and approve procurement contracts. The Purchasing Director will also be responsible for scheduling solicitation cycles, conducting pre-bid conferences and public bid openings; providing responses to vendors/contractors/contact inquiries, as well as, ensuring the preparation and distribution of minutes as appropriate. Confidentiality is critical and it is a fundamental criterion for this position. Additionally, familiarity with the Florida State Statutes, as well as, federal and local rules and regulations concerning procurement of goods and services, is required along with the promotion, advocacy and assurance of transparency.

The Purchasing Department operates an annual budget totaling $854,516 and it is comprised of nine (9) full-time employees. For a complete list of duties and responsibilities please see job description. All applicants must upload proof of educational diploma/degree credentials and a valid driver's license to the document section of the online application. This position requires successful passing of a background check. In addition, the selected candidate must successfully complete a six (6) month probationary period.

Residency requirement - Any person who is appointed as a department director, Assistant to the City Manager or Deputy City Manager, shall establish a residence within the corporate limits of the City within 12 months of such appointment and shall maintain the principal residence (domicile) therein during the entire term of such appointment. 

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