Implements policies and procedures for procurement activities to facilitate
the work at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center (PWRC) and its field
stations and provides procurement support for the Analytical Control,
located at PWRC. Purchase
supplies, equipment, professional services, construction, construction,
computer equipment, serial subscriptions and associated services, employee
training services, and maintenance services using simplified Acquisition
method through open market method. Establishes
Blanket Purchase Agreements with vendors.
Prepares instructions for Center and Field Staff explaining the
desired format for acquisition request, including necessary
specifications, justifications, and approvals.
Reviews requisition descriptions, i.e., statements of work and
specifications, to suggest improvements, as appropriate, and make
recommendations regarding prospective sources; ensuring that appropriate
justifications and clearances have been obtained in order to proceed with
acquisitions. Serves as
Credit card coordinator for PWRC and
its field stations.