Procurement/Contract Coordinator

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary
Posted a month ago
$41.83 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

The RDKB is seeking applications to fill the permanent, full-time Procurement/Contract Coordinator position. This is a new position, developed to provide coordinated purchasing and procurement processes and contract monitoring for all services under the Environmental Services department umbrella. The role is based at the Trail Administration Office but will also participate in site visits on occasion.

Under the direction of the General Manager of Environmental services, this position will coordinate all elements of procurement processes and contracts, from the preparation of tenders, RFPs, RFQs or other competitive processes, through to preparing contracts and agreements, award recommendations and ongoing conformance and compliance tasks. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with team members and other Departments, as well as ensure effective record keeping and tracking to ensure consistent, compliant and effective delivery of services across the Regional District. The position will also involve preparing reports, reviewing invoices, developing and implementing professional templates and processes and other procurement and contract best practices.

The RDKB offers a competitive compensation package that includes enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan, wellness allowance, extended health benefits and disability insurance as well as generous vacation and sick leave benefits. We value work/life balance, working 7 – 7.5 hours per day (summer/winter hours). This is a unionized position, making it entitled to overtime should additional hours be requested.

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where we enjoy working collaboratively to deliver smart and sustainable service to our constituents. The RDKB and its teams have been recognized with accolades in finance, safety, leadership, environmental initiatives and more. If you’re looking for a meaningful job and a great place to live, please submit your application.

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates must possess:

  • Undergraduate degree in a related discipline such as Supply Chain Management, Commerce or Accounting
  • A minimum of five (5) years related experience in a Purchasing and/or Contract Coordinator role
  • Recognized procurement certification (SCMP, CPP or similar)
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
  • Direct experience in procurement and contract coordination for environmental services such as solid waste management, utilities, mosquito control and invasive plant control considered an asset
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License

For more information about this opportunity, please review the job description. Applications will be accepted until 4pm Wednesday July 10, 2024.

Position Information

Status: Full Time

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 35-37.5 hours per week (winter/summer schedule)

Union: CUPE Local 2254

Compensation: $41.83/hour (2024 rates)

To be successful, candidates must possess the right to work in Canada. The RDKB is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. Only those applicants shortlisted for this opportunity will be contacted. The RDKB thanks all candidates for their interest.

About Us

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) is located in the southern interior of British Columbia and prides itself on providing smart, sustainable governance and services to its constituents throughout our 8,200 km2 region. Join us here where you’ll find mountains, lakes and rivers, abundant breathtaking vistas and endless adventures, not to mention a burgeoning arts and culture scene. Our head office is located in the City of Trail, which combined with the nearby communities of Warfield, Montrose, Fruitvale and Rossland, is home to a population of approximately 20,000.

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