COSA Jeffco Open Space is Hiring – Budget & Purchasing Administrator


Jefferson County is seeking a Purchasing & Budget Administrator to join the Open Space team! This position will provide overall budget and purchasing support to the division and will also provide support to the other teams for budget, purchasing, and capital procurement needs as assigned. Examples of overall duties include providing support during the annual budget development process, frequent monitoring of respective parks department and division budgets, and capital project budgets. This position further provides purchasing direction and guidance to staff to coordinate and process purchasing requisitions, contracts, request for proposals, and monitoring of applicable division budgets.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be well versed in government budgets and a subject matter expert in all things procurement. This position excels at problem solving and interpersonal communication, keeps up to date with the latest best practices, trends and technology and has the proven ability to multitask while working under crucial deadlines. The candidate performs lead work and complex professional procurement and contracting support services while assisting the manager with special projects related to the development or review of statements of work for RFPs, vendor contacts, contract negotiations, and other highly complex tasks as requested by the manager and/or director.

Join an experienced team passionate about Open Space and open to innovative and efficient process improvements, working for a county that prides itself on creating work-life balance, stability, and career growth and development, while your work enriches the lives of our citizens and makes it possible to enjoy the natural beauty around us.  


This position is hybrid, with remote work and in-office work as needed.  This position operates on either a 4-day workweek (Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-5:30pm), or a traditional 5-day workweek (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm), in a hybrid capacity, with in-office work required two days per week.


Hiring Range: $87,000 – $97,000 USD Annual

Compensation will be determined based on education, experience, and skills.

Benefits: Jefferson County offers a generous benefits package that supports your personal and professional life. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and holidays, retirement matching, wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, remote work options and more. For more information, click Here for our Total Rewards summary.  

Posting will close on August 20th.

For more information and to apply, please see the link below:—Purchasing-Administrator_R-6061