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Supervising Buyer

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of GC
100 E Erie
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $112,471 To $112,471
Per Year    

Job Description

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Supervising Buyer
Recruitment #24-20001823-002

Date Opened: 6/14/2024 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 6/28/2024 11:59:00 PM
Qualification Date: June 28, 2024
Job Type: Original Entrance
Salary: Starting Annual Salary: $112,470.80/year

How to Apply: Go to to submit an application by June 28, 2024.

Duties: Under direction, supervises the day-to-day procurement activities of Buyers and/or Senior Buyers in the Acquisition Division.

Job Requirements
Original Entrance - Examination

Minimum Requirements: Graduation from a four-year accredited college or university majoring in business or public administration or a related field and five years of experience in purchasing materials, supplies, and equipment as a primary duty. Substitution: Additional experience in purchasing materials, supplies and equipment as a prime duty may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Graduate study in business or public administration may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years.

Examination: The examination will consist of a written test weighted 50% and an oral test, including a written exercise, weighted 50%. The minimum passing score on the written test will be 70% unless determined otherwise by the Director of Human Resources. Candidates must achieve a passing score on each test to be eligible to compete in each subsequent test and have their names placed on the eligible list.

The written and oral tests will assess candidates' knowledge, skill and ability in areas such as purchasing concepts including terminology, and government procurement procedures, methods, and techniques; supervisory functions and concepts; problem-solving; planning and organization; interpersonal effectiveness; numerical problem-solving; and oral and written communication.

Examination Process: All applicants will be advised by email if they have been admitted to the examination process. Applicants who do not receive a response to their application by Friday, July 19, 2024, should contact the Employee Selection Office at (312) 751-5100.

WRITTEN TEST: The written test will be administered on Saturday, July 27, 2024, at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, 3857 West 111th Street, Chicago, IL.

Candidates should report at 9:00 a.m. with the approved (printed) admission letter and driver's license or other form of photo identification. Calculators will be provided.

ORAL TEST: The tentative dates for the oral test are Friday, August 23, and Saturday, August 24, 2024.

Candidates who pass the written test will be informed by email of the final date, time and place of the oral test.

The use of books, study guides, cell phones, tablets, smartwatches, laptops or other aids during the test is prohibited.

Original Entrance - Appointments
Appointments will be made from an eligible list with three categories: A (Exceptionally Well Qualified), B (Well Qualified) and C (Qualified). Candidates in the highest category will be given first consideration for appointment. This examination is also being given on a Promotional basis. In instances where both Original Entrance and Promotional eligible lists result from an examination process, it is the District's practice to appoint only from the Promotional eligible list until all names from that list have been considered. The eligible list has a duration of three years. Appointment is subject to successfully passing a physical examination, a drug test and a criminal history background investigation.
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of GC
Dustin Dessell
100 E Erie
Chicago IL 60611
United States

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