Purchasing Procurement Clerk

Covington, LA

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Seeking an Purchasing Procurement Clerk that will have the responsibility of purchasing office goods, office equipment and other supplies required by the organization. The Purchasing Procurement Clerk will also perform a wide variety of assignments in support of property management and maintenance.

Must reside in St. Tammany Parish and meet the qualifications to apply for this position.

Essential Functions


  • Receives supply requisitions from all department Supply Captains,          keeps and  monitors  several well-stocked supply closets.
  • Places orders for supplies and equipment under well-defined specifications and standards.
  • Researches and obtains competitive quotes and product specifications to assure the most economical price consistent with quality and vendor performance records.
  • Coordinates product availability and delivery with vendors and department heads.
  • Receives invoices, reviews for accuracy, coordinates payment terms with Finance team.
  • Provides cost estimates for purchases to the Finance Department for upcoming fiscal year budget preparation.
  • Communicates with Parish Justice Center building maintenance employees by submitting  Work Orders for maintenance, cleaning and repairs.
  • Maintains records of annual maintenance contract renewals with vendors for equipment 
  • Writes Requests for Proposals (RFPs) that adhere to government procurement rules.




Job Requirements

  • Two years of administration experience.
  • Excellent technical skills, computer and office equipment use, spreadsheets, email, Internet.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to assess situations or problems and come up with ideas and solutions
  • Must be a resident of St. Tammany Parish


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