Career Opportunities

Qualified Purchasing Agent (QPA)

Evesham Municipal Utilities Authority

Evesham Township, New Jersey

Status:  Full-time

Posting Date:  November 2, 2021

Closing Date:  December 2, 2021

The Evesham Municipal Utilities Authority, owner and operator of the public water supply and distribution facilities and sanitary sewer collection, treatment and disposal facilities in Evesham Township, seeks an experienced, highly qualified, self-motivated candidate, who possesses a New Jersey State Qualified Purchasing Agent Certificate issued by the State of New Jersey, for the position of Qualified Purchasing Agent (QPA).  The QPA, reporting to the Office Manager and Deputy Executive Director, is responsible for the purchasing activities of the Authority and will perform those duties with responsibility and accountability, including preparing and reviewing bid specifications and requests for proposals (RFP); evaluating bids; recommending contract award; soliciting quotations (RFQ); soliciting bids; organizing and monitoring all active contracts; preparation of awarding resolutions and contracts, etc., all in accordance with NJ State Local Public Contracts Law N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq. and related administrative duties as required.

Position Requirements:  Candidate must possess a New Jersey State Qualified Purchasing Agent Certificate issued by the State of New Jersey, Department of Community Affairs, Division of Local Government Services, which requires the completion of the Public Purchasing education curriculum and successfully passing the New Jersey State examination.  Candidate will be required to maintain and keep active the QPA license at all times.  Prior experience as a QPA is preferred.  Candidate must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.

Applicants should mail their cover letter, resume, employment application and a copy of their current QPA certificate to:  The Evesham Municipal Utilities Authority, 100 Sharp Road, P.O. Box 467, Marlton, NJ 08053 Attn: Christine Krimmel

Competitive salary and full benefits package apply.   Salary is commensurate to experience.  Evesham Municipal Utilities Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

QPA Job Description

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