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Procurement and Contracts Manager

County of El Dorado, CA

9 Oct 17
Open until filled
$89,898 - $109,262 (Annually)
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Job Function
Division Manager

Full Time

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Job Location

Placerville, CA 95667






330 Fair Ln
Placerville , CA 95667-4103

Form of Govt

Council-Administrator (County)


Chief appointed official position was recognized by ICMA in 1992 as a Council-Manager position.

The County of El Dorado is conducting this recruitment to fill one (1) full time vacancy in the Chief Administrative Office.

Under general direction, plans, organizes and directs the County's centralized purchasing and contracting program, including, contract development and administration, formal and informal bidding processes, and ancillary services including, central stores, and mail/courier services. This position provides professional assistance to the other County Management staff regarding these areas of responsibility and performs related work as assigned.

-Public purchasing and contract management, principles and practices including competitive bidding procedures in a public agency.
-Principles and practices of central warehouse and mail room/courier operations.
-Applicable ordinances and statutes related to purchasing, public works, and government.
-Supervisory principles and practices, including work planning, evaluation, employee training and discipline.

Skill in:
-Negotiating with vendors, contractors, and others in purchasing and contract activities.
-Coordinating multiple tasks and responsibilities.

Ability to:
-Plan, organize, administer, review and evaluate purchasing, materials management, and related administrative support activities.
-Select, train, motivate, develop, and evaluate the professional and support staff.
-Prepare and present clear, concise reports, presentations, specifications, requests for bids, quotes, and proposals, correspondence and documents required in the course of the work.
-Develop and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and internal controls.
-Exercise sound judgment within established guidelines.
-Represent the County in a positive and effective manner with internal and external contacts.
-Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from a four-year college or university. Major coursework in business, public administration or a related field is desirable.


Three years of supervisory or administrative experience which has included experience such as preparation, analysis and recommendation on RFP's, RFQ's or RFB's interviewing and negotiating with vendors, placing orders, expediting orders, and handling complex purchasing issues; preparation and/or review of draft contracts to ensure compliance with all required laws, ordinances, policies and/or rules. Experience in a public agency setting is desirable.

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How to Apply

For more information or to apply please visit:

El Dorado County Human Resources
330 Fair Lane
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 621-5565; TDD: (530) 621-4693
EEO/ADA Employer and a Drug Free Workplace

County of El Dorado, CA

One of the most scenic experiences in California, El Dorado County extends from Folsom Lake and the surrounding foothills, through the pine-covered Sierra Nevada Range to Lake Tahoe at the Nevada border.

The area’s beauty is only matched by the many recreational opportunities, including skiing, boating, river rafting, hiking, fishing, hunting, equestrian trails and camping. More than half of the County’s 1,805 square miles consists of National Forest and other recreation areas, including the world famous Rubicon Trail. The County’s 10,000 foot mountain peaks, 200 lakes and 682 miles of rivers make the area ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. Those with a more relaxed sense of recreation may also enjoy the rich Gold Rush history, Apple Hill and nearly 100 wineries.

With 180,000 residents, El Dorado County features a diversity of living styles, including country and executive homes, rural estates, view properties, vacation homes, homes with nearby golf courses and airparks. Whether on the east or west end of the County, you are only an hour away from either the Sacramento or Reno Airport, making air travel easy and convenient. The County also has some of the best and highest performing schools in the State.

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