CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

2E03
PROCUREMENT TECHNICIAN II

Specialties
( General Commodities ) ( Public Works )

GENERAL DEFINITION

This is technical procurement work at the full performance level in a central procurement agency. An employee in this class develops purchasing specifications and standards, purchases an assigned group of general commodities, or awards public work construction contracts. Work includes ensuring the accurate processing of commodity requisitions or public work bids involving a variety of capital funded construction and/or renovation projects. This class is differentiated from lower level classes by the wider range of assignments and the ability to make assignments and provide guidance to lower level technicians. Contact with departmental officials, vendors, contractors, and the general public is a significant aspect of the work. Work is performed under the general supervision of a technical superior.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)

  1. The position must either: (1) develop purchasing specifications and standards and purchase general commodities; or (2) award public works construction contracts.
  2. The position must have responsibility for performing analytical and evaluative duties in the City's central agency.
  3. The position must have responsibility for interacting with contractors, the public and other officials to resolve procurement related issues.


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

Both Specialties

Performs Duties in one of the following Specialties

General Commodities Specialty

Public Works Specialty


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 4/99.)

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: EP19
Class Established:
  CSC: 8/1969 ; Ad Board: 9/1969

Spec. Revision:
  CSC: 2/1999 ; Ad Board: 4/1999

DEB/sb


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 2E03