City of Salem

The city of Salem, a progressive and exciting waterfront community 20 miles north of Boston (pop. 43,000, budget $158M) seeks qualified and experienced applicants for Purchasing Agent. Position responsible for procuring supplies, materials, equipment and services for all city and school departments.

Knowledge of municipal purchasing procedures, pertinent state and federal laws relative to bidding and ability to write specifications and technical documents. Bachelor’s degree in related field and MCCPO certification (or ability to obtain within one year) preferred.  Must be strong team player in a collaborative work environment. Job description at www.salem.com/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities.