Purchasing Clerk I

Salary:  $18.00 – $19.86 per hour


Location:  Fort Worth, TX




Position Summary:


Receive new supplies, track packages and monitor on time delivery, quality, and accuracy. Procure materials and services under $25,000 using co-ops, sole source, OEMs and purchase orders. Determine order costs, compile cost reports, and forward invoices to correct accounts. Monitor inventory quantity and items, making new purchases when necessary. Contact suppliers to resolve shipment problems.



Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this position.


  • Enters and processes purchasing invoice transactions in Maximo
  • Processes purchase requisitions and associated documents
  • Orders, modifies and cancels TRWD procurement cards as needed
  • Organizes, distributes, reconciles and files procurement card statements, reports and supporting documents
  • Monitors orders and expedites delivery
  • Compares invoices to purchase orders and reconciles discrepancies
  • Performs the daily duties of coworkers as assigned by the Purchasing Coordinator in their absence
  • Maintain familiarity with strategic District levels of service
  • Continuous improvement monitoring and innovation efforts
  • Perform other duties as required



Required Experience:


  • Two (2) to (5) years of experience in purchasing and/or general administration



Desired Experience:


  • Three (3) years of administrative experience
  • One (1) to two (2) years of experience in a purchasing setting



Required Education/Certification/License:


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Texas driver’s license



Desired Education/Certification/License:     


  • None



Success Factors/Job Competencies:


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to District values
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft software products and IBM Maximo software



Physical Demands and Work Environment:


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee typically resides within an office or cubicle and may have occasional field work that will expose the employee to weather conditions prevalent at the time.


(HR Use Only:  Pos # 64, 60)

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 548.58 550.00 -1.42
Benbrook 687.93 694.00 -6.07
Bridgeport 820.78 836.00 -15.22
Cedar Creek 320.56 322.00 -1.44
Eagle Mountain 642.21 649.10 -6.89
Lake Worth 590.94 594.00 -3.06
Richland-Chambers 312.52 315.00 -2.48
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
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