Procurement Specialist II – DOT&PF



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The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), Central Region Construction & CIP Support is looking for a Procurement Specialist II to help us Keep Alaska Moving!

Procurement Specialist II (25-0394) description image
This procurement position may be perfect for you if you are highly motivated, work well independently, are organized and productive, and if you have excellent experience and skills in the procurement of professional services contracts.

Job Description:
This position works in the Professional Services Agreement (PSA) Unit of the Contracts Section.  The PSA Unit is comprised of a team of four (4) Procurement Specialists who create, review and evaluate documents supporting Professional Services Agreements, primarily for work with architects and engineers in support of highway, aviation, and public facilities projects. The work is interesting and dynamic. The working environment is busy and can be demanding.

This is a journey level position. The incumbent has the opportunity to work with diverse customers on a wide variety of projects. The ideal candidate will demonstrate outstanding verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical ability, creativity, and enthusiasm. We seek an employee who demonstrates a high level of initiative, good interpersonal skills, commitment to the team atmosphere, and strong commitment to customer service.

We are looking for an individual with the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • One year of experience with procurement and administration of Professional Services Agreements (PSAs) for architectural and engineering design, land surveying, and landscape architecture services.
  • Experience working with engineers and technical personnel in preparing and reviewing construction-related statements of services for PSAs.
  • Ability to work with both internal and external diverse customers in a professional and courteous demeanor at all times.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work history showing stability, dependability and punctuality.
  • Attributes such as strong analytical and judgment skills.
  • At least two years of experience performing detailed work that requires accuracy.
  • At least one year of experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple ongoing projects.
  • A work history that demonstrates at least one year of experience using MS Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and email applications, and is at a proficient level.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of procurement experience involving writing or approving solicitations, explaining contracting requirements, developing or approving product specifications or, developing or approving a scope of work for professional services equivalent to Contracting Officer I or Procurement Specialist I with the State of Alaska. Equivalent procurement work may also be present in positions in classes such as Administrative Assistant II or Stock and Parts Services III.
A bachelor’s degree in business administration, logistics, supply chain management, project management, or a related field.
Special Note:
Some positions in the series may require an Alaska driver’s license.

Additional Required Information

This recruitment is open to Alaska Residents Only.  Applicants must meet  Alaska Residency Requirements  in order to be considered for employment at this time.  Non-Alaska Residents Need Not Apply.HIRING RESTRICTION EXEMPTION
This individual position is EXEMPT from the hiring restrictions. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

A complete cover letter is required as part of the application process, and should address how you meet the minimum qualifications for this particular position and your specific knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to this particular position.

Candidates selected for an interview should expect some practical exercises, and should bring current reference information and their last two (2) performance evaluations.

When utilizing work experience not already documented in your Applicant Profile, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and whether full-time or part-time within your cover letter. Applications and Resumes will be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

If post-secondary education is required or is used as a substitution to meet the minimum qualifications, it is required to complete the Education section of your Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Units Completed field.  Copies of transcripts will be required at time of interview but may also be attached to the application.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university.   It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at the address below. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

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Contact Information

Kathleen A Bridenbaugh
Phone #:(907)269-0421
Fax #:(907)269-0402