Join our team! The Procurement & Payable (P&P) Section of the Finance and Business Operations Division (FBOD) is looking for a Contract Specialist I. P&P is a centralized procurement organization for King County. We are looking for a detail-oriented team member who can work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment, is creative, has a sense of humor and enjoys finding solutions to procurement and business challenges. This position provides expertise in the procurement of Architectural and Engineering (AE) and/or construction (public works) contracts for various King County agencies. This position is an entry level professional classification that performs various procurement activities.
FBOD's mission is to provide timely, efficient and accurate accounting, procurement, treasury, payroll, benefits and small business services. We are actively seeking employees whose behavior is in alignment with our division's core values: Respect, Teamwork, Results, and Innovation.
Primary Responsibilities: To be considered for these opportunities, you must at a minimum, demonstrate knowledge, skill and ability to:
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