[Adopted 9-15-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-12]
There is hereby established the part time position of Qualified Purchasing Agent who shall serve no specific term.
Compensation for the position of Qualified Purchasing Agent shall be set annually within the Woolwich Township Salary Ordinance.
An individual shall be considered a qualified purchasing agent pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-9b to exercise the supplemental authority as set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:11-3 and 40A:11-4.3 or N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-3 and 18A:18A-4.3 upon meeting the criteria relevant to the individual as set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:11-9.
To meet the criteria of required training courses set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:11-9b(5), an applicant shall successfully complete the following courses, provided by the Center for Government Services at Rutgers, the State University, by the Division of Local Government Services, or, with the approval of the director, an alternative state university or county college:
Principles of Public Purchasing I;
Principles of Public Purchasing II;
Principles of Public Purchasing III;
Municipal Finance Administration, or either of the following courses: Municipal Finance Administration for Municipal Clerks or Municipal Finance Administration for Purchasing Agents; and
For individuals applying for a qualified purchasing agent certificate after June 30, 2014, Environmentally Preferable Procurement.
There shall be no specific hours of work for the position of Qualified Purchasing Agent; however, said position shall require the coordination and certification of all purchases by the Township within the confines of the Local Public Contracts Law; and abide by the bid thresholds as contained therein.
Prepare, as needed, reports; establish and maintain files.
Maintain renewal of state issued certification.
Perform any and all other duties as may be required by the Woolwich Township Committee.