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Purchasing Agent

Department:Purchasing
Updated:12/1/11
Effective:1/1/12
Approved STPUD:RHS
Approved MGMT GRP:PS

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Chief Financial Officer, plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates purchasing and warehousing activities on behalf of the District.

Job Physical Requirements Analysis

Job Specific Body Movements Occasionally
1/3 of time or less
Frequently
1/3 – 2/3 of time
Continuously
More than 2/3 of time
Sitting  80% of day
Standing10% of day  
Walking10% of day  
Driving1% of day  
Hearing20% of day  
Speaking10% of day  
Lifting 1-20 lbsX  
Lifting 20-50 lbsX  
Lifting 50+ lbsN/A  
Working/reaching above shoulderX  
Working w/arms extended @ shoulder levelX  
Working with body bent over at waistX  
Working in kneeling positionN/A  
CrawlingN/A  
Climbing stairsX  
Climbing ladderN/A  
Major HandX  
PullingX  
PushingX  
Fine Manipulation X 
Typing/Keyboard X 
WritingX  
Simple GraspingX  
FilingX  
Power GripN/A  
ToolsN/A  
EquipmentN/A  
Hand TwistingX  
FoldingX  

Height from Floor of Objects to Be Reached or Worked On:

Object Height
Shelves6 ½ feet

Equipment Used

Copy Machine, fax, postage machine, printers, personal computer, telephone, calculator, and stapler.

Working Conditions

Main environment is that of an indoor office with some exposure to unpleasant wastewater treatment odors. Secondary work environment includes an office vehicle area, and inventory storage areas including an upstairs section; may involving entering other buildings on and off-site; loading and unloading shipments (including chemicals) indoors and outdoors.