Zone 7 provides treated drinking water to four major water retailers serving around 220,000 residents and businesses. The retailers are: the City of Pleasanton; the City of Livermore; California Water Service Company - Livermore; and Dublin San Ramon Services District, which provides water service to Dublin and the Dougherty Valley area of San Ramon.
Under general direction the incumbent manages, organizes, and supervises the activities of the Agency’s purchasing and contract administration functions, and purchasing card programs and perform other related work as required.
This is a single class position responsible for managing and administering the activities of Zone 7 Water Agency’s contract and procurement functions including the supervision of staff involved with procuring materials, supplies, equipment, and services through the preparation of specifications for the solicitation of bids. This position reports to the Assistant General Manager – Finance in the Administrative Services Division.
The equivalent of six (6) years of recent full-time experience as a journey level procurement professional, which included at least two (2) years of supervisory experience. A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two (2) years of the required work experience.
Possession of a CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager), CPPO (Certified Public Purchasing Officer) or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) is desirable.