Transit Systems 2018-07-01 2018-07-27

Purchasing Agent

Company: Regional Transportation District View more listings
Location: Denver, Colorado
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 105286

At the Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) our mission is to meet our constituents' and future public transit needs by offering safe, clean, reliable, courteous, accessible and cost-effective service throughout the District. We look for candidates to join our team in creating a legacy for current and future generations.

RTD is currently seeking a motivated individual with progressively responsible procurement experience.

This position requires:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, or a closely related field preferred.

  • A minimum of five years of experience with major responsibility for handling large purchase/contract actions including construction and professional services contracts

  • A minimum of three years of experience working with applicable federal and state procurement laws.

  • Proficiency with contracts, contract procedures, standard provisions, and contractual documents.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and computerized purchasing systems.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

  • Ability to use sound judgment and maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively, which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with attention to details.


An equivalent combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities.

We currently have the following position available:

Purchasing Agent

Description of Work: This position solicits and awards a wide variety of capital, technical, and non-technical items and materials; and complex Requests for Proposals (RFP) for professional services. Identifies sources, develops solicitations, recommends and/or selects vendors, and initiates Purchase Orders and Contracts for equipment, materials, construction, and services as assigned. Please apply no later than July 27th, 2018. For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website at

Regional Transportation District (RTD)
Denver, CO 80202

EOE/AA/Drug Free

Transit Job Listing - Purchasing Agent