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OrganizationCity of Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineApril 2, 2021
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$39,217.92 to $54,995.20 annually


Application Deadline: April 2, 2021 at 5pm EST.

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The Charlottesville Finance Department is seeking qualified candidates to be considered for the position of Buyer II. The Buyer II position performs procurements that range in complexity and provides professional and technical support for the Procurement Division. Work involves a considerable degree of individual responsibility and the exercise of independent judgment related to the procurement of a wide variety of goods, non-professional and professional services and construction; and does related work as required. Work is accomplished in accordance with federal, state and local law such as the Virginia Public Procurement Act, City Code, grants, and other applicable law. For Charlottesville Area Transit, conduct procurements in accordance with the Federal Transit Administration requirements and other applicable law. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Buyer III and/or the Division Manager.
The salary will be between $39,217.92 to $54,995.20 annually. Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. This is a full-time, exempt, position. The position also provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, continuing education/training opportunities, and City’s retirement options. The City of Charlottesville manages its own retirement system and does not participate in VRS; however the City has a Portability Agreement with VRS, there are certain provisions that must be met and the portability request must be executed within 18 months of vesting in the City’s Plan.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of two years of experience related to professional procurement and/or purchasing.
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions, Contracts Management or related field.
  • Must be certified as a Virginia Contracting Officer, Certified Professional Public Buyer, Certified Professional Procurement Officer or other professional procurement certification within 2 years of employment start date.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous procurement/purchasing experience in local government.
  • Experience with an ERP system preferred, specifically with purchasing and inventory modules. SAP related experience a plus.

TO APPLY: to view the complete job posting and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time.

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.