Reporting to the Assistant Purchasing Agent for Goods and Services, the Buyer is responsible for ensuring city departments engage in cost effective purchasing procedures, policies, and practices that are in compliance with M.G.L. Chapter 30B and city ordinances. The Buyer shall work cooperatively with city departments and other stakeholders to help ensure efficient and accurate workflow of the procurement of Goods and Services.

High School Diploma/GED required. Must be a Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO) or be able to obtain certification within 12 months of employment. MCPPO status must be maintained as a condition of employment in the buyer position. Demonstrated computer literacy using Microsoft applications including Word and Excel. Experience in PeopleSoft financial and purchasing modules strongly preferred. Experience in public sector finance and purchasing protocols and procedures highly desirable. $23.47—$33.33 per hour ($24.47-$34.33 with MCPPO certification). Submit your resume and cover letter no later than 5 pm on May 31 via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

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