Revision Date: August 2005
Classification: Buyer 1
Hay Point Range: 262 – 312
CHARACTER OF THE JOB
The university employs centralized purchasing in which materials, supplies, equipment, repairs and contractual services are purchased by buyers in Purchasing Services. Purchasing Services' mandate is to ensure the competitive tendering or bidding process is fair and transparent.
Incumbents at this level are junior working level buyers. Under general supervision of a senior buyer, incumbents process purchase requisitions involving limited varieties of materials, supplies and equipment. The Purchasing Buyer 1 performs routine administrative work to procure goods of the required quality in the most economical manner.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:
Level of Formal Education
Skills and Abilities
Capable of performing the duties as assigned.
This class specification is intended to illustrate the characteristics of this classification level and should not be interpreted as a description of any one individual position within this classification level.