COSA Jeffco Open Space is Hiring – Purchasing & Budget Administrator

Jefferson County Open Space division is seeking an inspired and skilled planning professional to join the team! We are a dynamic group that ensures organizational planning efforts align with our mission to preserve, protect, and provide the amazing open spaces parks in Jefferson County.

Job Description:

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 department and will provide individualized support to our various divisions in all aspects of budget, purchasing, and capital procurement needs. This position will serve as a direct liaison to our County Procurement Team and some 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 our staff to coordinate and process purchasing requisitions, purchase orders, change orders, contracts, master agreements, requests for proposals, formal and informal bids, and other essential procurement activities.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be well versed in government budgets and a subject matter expert in all thing’s 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.

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, and more. For more information, click Here for our Total Rewards summary. 

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Posting will close on 4/30/2024