Buyer, Senior at Idaho State Police

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Employer: Idaho State Police

Expires: 08/05/2020

This position purchases supplies, services, material, and equipment for the Idaho State Police (ISP). It is also the contract administrator. This position performs these activities for a wide variety of products and services and does so for ISP as well as the Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST), the Idaho Racing Commission, and the Idaho Brands Office. Some of these products and services include: on-site food service, officer uniforms, forensic lab equipment and supplies (DNA, drug, toxicology, fingerprinting, ballistics and more), patrol vehicles, weapons and ammo, criminal identification equipment, computers, pre-employment physical and psychological examination services, and much more. If you are interested in this vacancy, you must apply under this announcement.  PLEASE NOTE: The successful applicant will be required to complete a background investigation and polygraph examination, which includes drug screening. Please review the ISP Drug Policy and ISP Grooming and Appearance Standards.EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:Determines product, equipment, service requirements and methods of acquisitionOversees the contracts within the departmentPrepares specifications, selects vendors and requests written bids/telephone quotes on purchases within delegated authorityReviews and evaluates bids, records, bid information including vendor price, payment terms, and deliveryPrepares bids and RFP’s which may include value analysis, life cycle costing and weighted value procedures for purchases that are processed through Division of PurchasingAdvises users about product, service availability, specification preparation, policies and procedures and legal requirements established for procurementAnalyzes quality, price, source of supply, delivery date, shipping charges, product cost, and expendituresProvides advice, training, and consultation on methods, procedures, and department requirementsPrepares correspondence and insures effective public relationsAttention to detail, great follow up skills, and excellent writing skills will be requiredCreate and work within Excel spreadsheetsPlease view all job related information online via the posting link. You can also view it online at www.isp.idaho.gov/hr then view employment opportunities on the left-hand side of the page.