Job Overview

Quesnel, British Columbia
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
$39 - $40 Per Hour
Date Posted
6 months ago

Additional Details

Entry Level (0 - 2 Years)

Job Description

The City of Quesnel is a vibrant community of approximately 10,000 residents within the City boundaries. Affordable housing, outstanding recreation facilities, and great education options make Quesnel an ideal location.

The City of Quesnel is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Nature of Position:
Reporting to the Director of Corporate and Financial Services, the Purchasing Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and direction of the Purchasing function of tactical procurement of commodities, supplies, equipment, and services to be used by the City in accordance with City Policies. This position performs strategical purchasing duties while maintaining the level of inventories required, ensuring the orderliness and cleanliness of the warehouse and yard and ensuring effective internal controls are applied to the entire purchasing process.

Education and Experience:

  • A post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Commerce (Supply Chain Management) or a related discipline, and
  • Recognized or eligible for professional procurement designation such as SCMP, CPPO, CMP, or CPSM or willingness to complete it in a timely manner.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in warehousing/purchasing, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Comprehensive experience drafting vendor agreements including the ability to strategically assess and mitigate risk with vendors and suppliers through well-structured agreements.
  • Minimum two years supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized environment
  • Experience with computerized procurement systems an asset
  • Experience with using the internet as a research tool and competency using Microsoft excel and word
  • Must possess and maintain a valid BC driver’s licence
  • Must be in compliance with the City’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy

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