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Purchasing Agent – Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts
Air Force Materiel Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 629839Start Date: 11/01/2022End Date: 11/19/2022
Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant’s eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 11/18/2022 Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Qualifying Experience: Progressively responsible experience which provided the applicant general knowledge of procedures, regulations, and practices common to the Services purchasing program. In addition, must have specialized knowledge of procedures and techniques relating to the purchase of a wide variety of commercial as well as some technical items; knowledge of merchandise purchased to make determinations for substitution; knowledge of vendor sources and of common business practices relating to mechanics of purchasing. Knowledge of solicitation and purchasing methods to make purchases under established contracts and standardized specifications or statements of work. Knowledge of price evaluation techniques to assess price reasonableness using well-established references. Must possess basic computer skills, basic word processing procedures and function keys to support office operations and produce a variety of documents such as form letters, entering data into a predefined spreadsheet or database. Must be familiar with personal computer applications such as Windows, MS Word, Excel, Access, and the Internet. Skill in typing; a qualified typist is required. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must possess skill in dealing with customers and the public
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