The position opens on March 7, 2023, and the final filing date is March 30, 2023, at 5:00 pm or after receiving 100 qualified and completed applications, whichever is first.
The Department of Finance Purchasing Division is looking for a Storekeeper/Buyer to join the Central Stores team. The ideal candidate will have experience supervising a distribution warehouse, have familiarity with the purchasing or procurement process, and be independently motivated to provide excellent customer service to the city while performing daily responsibilities involving the receipt, issuance and delivery of materials, equipment, and supplies while also supporting the citywide purchasing process.
The City of Sunnyvale offers:
All of this, plus a generous benefits package which includes a competitive salary, career development and training opportunities make the City of Sunnyvale a great place to work. A complete application packet consists of a city employment application and responses to the required supplemental questions. For complete information regarding this opportunity and to apply, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov, click on City Jobs.
Salary: $44.53 - $56.83 Hourly
The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way:
An Associate degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university in purchasing, accounting, marketing, general business, or other related field, AND One year of buying and/or purchasing experience in a competitive bidding setting and one year of storekeeping experience with some lead or supervisory experience.
High School graduation or tested equivalent, AND Four years of storekeeping experience which included purchasing or procurement responsibilities. Two of the four years of required experience must have been in a lead or supervisory role.
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Recognized as the “Heart of Silicon Valley,” Sunnyvale, with a population of approximately 149,000, is the fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area and the second largest in Santa Clara County Sunnyvale was incorporated in 1912 and has transformed from an agricultural community to a center for the defense industry and the current nexus of research, development, and manufacturing that created Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale is home to notable companies such as Amazon Lab126, Apple, Bloom Energy, Fortinet, Google, Intuitive Surgical, LinkedIn, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Mercedes Benz Research and Development, NASA Ames Research Center, NetApp, Twitter, and Walmart Labs. The draw of working in this dynamic community swells the City’s daytime workforce to 230,000.
Sunnyvale is located in the spectacular San Francisco Bay Area. The San Jose, Oakland, and San Francisco international airports are easily accessible. The area is home to many museums, theaters, concert halls, and art galleries, as well as numerous professional sports teams.
In addition to its ideal location, Sunnyvale is also recognized for its park system and public recreation facilities, including eighteen prize-winning parks, two golf courses, fifty-one tennis courts, six public swimming pools, and a state of the art Community Center. The Baylands Park provides over seventy acres of developed parkland offering recreation activities, scenic pathways, and picnic areas for families. A wide variety of cultural and artistic events take place within the City, including the annual Art & Wine Festival, the Summer Wednesday Night Music Series, Jazz & Beyond Music Series, Hands on the Arts children’s art fair, a weekly year-round farmer’s market, and downtown holiday events. Additionally, the historic downtown business district is a vibrant commercial and entertainment hub.
Four school districts serve Sunnyvale, with twenty-six public and private schools. Sunnyvale includes its own community college campus: Foothill Sunnyvale. Stanford University, Santa Clara University, San Jose State University, two University of California campuses, and several community colleges are nearby.