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Fort Bend County
Richmond, TX
8 days ago
Fort Bend County
Richmond, Texas
8 days ago


Provides assistance to department in complying with overall purchasing goals and objectives for Fort Bend County.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.

Reviews and shops requisitions.  Processes requisitions into purchase orders.  Reviews and modifies purchase orders.  Provides public relations assistance in dealing with vendors and other departments.  Inputs vendor information.  Processes requests for creation, approval, and distribution through the enterprise content management (ECM) system.  Tracks or monitors budget expenditures and recommends equipment expenditures.  Requisitions supplies and performs walk through to assure merchandise ordered is received.  Assists end users on financial system.  Assists other departments in problem solving.  Assists and/or instructs other employees with their duties.  Tracks and coordinates problems and resolutions as they relate to contract terms and conditions due to vendor’s failure to meet specification of term contract.  Resolves and investigates buyer messages and AP reconciliation messages in the financial system software.  Receives, verifies and maintains vendor insurance certificates.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers. 




High School Diploma/GED; One (1) year procurement experience required.  Public sector preferred.  Strong computer skills.  Strong verbal, written communication, math, accounting skills and organizational skills.  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials.  Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.  Working knowledge of Lawson Financial System and OnBase Electronic Content Management System preferred.


SALARY RANGE: Administrative/Clerical Grade 8, $1,326.40 - $1,598.40 biweekly based on qualifications

CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position


All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.



Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal  and local  laws, unless  such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.




To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at


Job Information

  • Job ID: 59233087
  • Location:
    Richmond, Texas
  • Position Title: Buyer I - Purchasing
  • Company Name: Fort Bend County
  • Industry: Government/Municipal
  • Job Function: Purchasing/Procurement
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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We’re Hiring! Fort Bend County is looking for motivated people that love coming to work, dare to do their best, want to work with like-minded people, and help change the community.

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