CITY OF NEW BEDFORD – ASSISTANT PROCUREMENT OFFICER & BUYER $52,727 – $65,914. Assist with purchase of supplies and equipment. Assist with IFBs, RFPs and contracts. Maintain procurement records and update procurement templates when necessary. Perform full cycle procurement process including determining method of procurement. Interview vendors. Ensure vendor compliance. Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with quality control personnel. Evaluate departmental needs and formulate short- and long-range plans. Associate’s degree in related field preferred. Strong writing skills required. MCPPO certification or ability to obtain. For job description/application, visit: www.newbedford-ma.gov. New Bedford has a residency requirement.