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Purchasing Agent Job in WICHITA, KS

Purchasing Agent Job in WICHITA, KS

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $32,844.00 to $42,702.00 Grade 05 to 05
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/2/2017 Close Date 11/21/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    11/02/2017 to 11/21/2017

  • Salary

    $32,844 to $42,702 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 05

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties



    The incumbent serves as a member of the Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service located at the Robert J. Dole, Prosthetics Service, as part of the Wichita VAMC. Wichita is a health care center providing outpatient  and ambulatory care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, neurology, and rehabilitation.

    AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  VA-wide and All Status Eligibles, however, first area of consideration will be given to permanent local VAMC employees. Second area of consideration will be given to permanent VISN15 & VA employees. Third area of consideration will be given to status eligible candidates.

    Current Title 38 Hybrid employees:  To qualify for a Title 5 position based on the Interchange Agreement, you must meet the following:
    1.  Be currently serving under a permanent appointment.
    2.  Served continuously for at least 1 year in the other merit system prior to appointment under the interchange agreement.

    Current permanent Veterans Canteen Service employees may apply for consideration under this vacancy announcement.

    NOTE: This position is not required to file a financial disclosure report.

    Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

    For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

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    The primary function of this position will be administrative and procurement responsibilities for the Dole VA Medical Center. Performs clerical or technical level work to procure supplies and services to meet the purchase, rental, or service agreement needs of the organization, at or below the Micro-Purchase threshold. Incumbent applies conventional practices to resolve a variety of purchasing problems, such as inadequate or restrictive specifications, lack of multiple suppliers, urgent need, or insufficient price history. The Incumbent purchases a variety of commercial services and supplies. The incumbent provides patient care/support to an adult population. The Incumbent tailor's patient care/support services to meet the specialized need(s) of Individual patients.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

    Position Description Title/PD#: Purchasing Agent/PD#03737-A

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    1105 Purchasing

  • Requirements
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  • How to Apply
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483461800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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