Job Description

    2023-2024 SY Classified: Procurement Technician JobID: 3484
  • Position Type:
    Business Services

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    District Office

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

  •   Additional Information:

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Procurement Technician

    TITLE: Procurement Technician FTE: 1.0


    WORK CALENDAR: 261 days

    COMPENSATION: Classified Non Exempt Compensation Guide (Starting at $18.48/hour)


    1. Maintain compliance with ARS rules and regulations and USFR guidelines pertaining to purchasing

    2. Manage purchasing card program. Reconcile, maintain records, validate purchases, etc.

    3. Maintain continuous internal program to safeguard against over expenditure of any purchasing card purchases

    4. Answer phones, and respond to inquiries from public, staff and vendors

    5. Assist with preparing, placing orders, and distribution of purchase orders to vendors and warehouse

    6. Assist with revising purchase orders approved by Procurement Coordinator and/or Finance Manager

    7. Provide problem-solving services to end-users, receiving, and accounting departments

    8. Assist in obtaining written quotes for all sites

    9. Assist Warehouse with purchase order issues – tracking, returns, etc.

    10. Perform training to end-users on various p-card processes and procedures

    11. Establish and maintain good rapport with employees, community members and vendors

    12. Research specifications, costs and descriptions of materials and supplies; preparing and making oral written presentations; and communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with assigned staff, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction

    13. Represents consistently the District in a positive and professional manner

    14. Maintains confidentiality of information regarding students, staff, parents and school issues

    15. Provides a welcoming atmosphere for students, staff, parents and community

    16. Performs responsibilities in an ethical and professional manner

    17. Maintains punctual and regular attendance

    18. Performs other related duties as assigned


    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required

    Education / Certificate

    1. High School Diploma or equivalent required

    2. Must have and maintain a valid IVP Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card


    1. Previous experience in purchasing or similar duties.

    2. Prior experience in government accounting is preferred.

    3. Knowledge of the Arizona Procurement Code or AZ School District Procurement Rules and Regulations

    4. Business math concepts

    Communication Skills

    1. Excellent written and oral communication skills

    2. Bilingual communication is beneficial

    Computer Skills

    1. Knowledge of Google Suites

    2. Knowledge of computerized accounting software

    3. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

    4. Knowledge of Visions software preferred

    5. Use of standard business equipment


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer

    2. Ability to regularly push, pull or lift weights up to 20 pounds

    3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus

    4. Ability to frequently stand, walk, bend and sit


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Must be able to tolerate a semi-private working environment

    2. Must be able to tolerate prolonged periods of sitting and computer work


    The District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the District complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The District expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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