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Posted: 12/05/2021


Job Summary: Performs finance/accounting support in accordance with DOL, PRH, Contract Center and Insights Training Groups LLC requirements in regard to all purchases of Center.


  • Procure property, services, and supplies in a cost-efficient and timely manner in accordance with company and government policies.
  • Ensures compliance with approved contractor purchasing system review policies and procedures.
  • Ensures all procurement actions are documented on the automated financial/procurement system.
  • Issues and maintains purchasing requisitions and purchase orders for distribution and use as outlined on corporate procurement policies.
  • In coordination with center management, administer procedures for receipt and accountability of government-owned property, materials, and supplies.
  • Develop and post requirements via Request for Proposals (RFP), Invitations for Bids IFB), or Requests for Quotations (RFQ), as required on company website and/or Sub-Net.
  • Coordinate with DOL Engineer Support Contractor (ESC) and corporate facilities maintenance staff on the development of Construction Scopes of Work to complete CRA projects in a timely manner.
  • Ensures compliance with Davis Bacon and Service Contract Wage determinations, as required.
  • Fully communicate procurement rules and procedures to all staff members involved in the purchase, receipt, custody, oversight, documentation, or inventory of materials and services.
  • Establish systems for the periodic self-evaluation of procurement activities to ensure integrity, accountability, and prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse.
  • Follow all applicable procurement regulations, to include those contained in company policy, the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Department of Labor Acquisition Standards, OMB Circulars, and Executive Orders.
  • Ensures PRLs developed, submitted for approval, and maintained in the on-site purchasing office, matched with shipping and receiving documents upon arrival of goods, and are subject to inspection as part of center assessments, survey, and reviews.
  • Develop and implement procedures for ordering, purchasing, receiving, storing, inventorying, and issuing food products that ensures the prevention of fraud and abuse.
  • Provides advanced notice or seek Contracting Officer consent through the region as outlined in the centers operating contract and/or Contractor’s Purchasing System Review (CPSR).
  • Establish an environmentally preferred purchasing policy for ongoing consumables and durable goods that will protect the environment and public health, conserve natural resources, and minimize waste.
  • When necessary, prepares and submits subcontracting reports in accordance with the reporting requirements.
  • Establishes a high degree of student rapport.
  • Works towards meeting performance standards and goals.
  • Adheres to required property control policies and procedures.
  • Provides regular feedback to student regarding appropriate employability skills.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  • Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Corporate and Center policies and procedures.
  • Models, mentors, monitors appropriate Career Success Standards.
  • Participates in PRH mandated staff training.
  • Follows and applies CDSS plan and Standards of Conduct system, as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management within the employee’s capabilities.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Above average public speaking skills and experience in same; above average verbal and written skills; Above average problem-solving skills; computer literacy specifically Internet, Email, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Ability to work in fast paced deadline-oriented situations.

Education: High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: One-year related experience required. Experience with Excel and/or purchasing applications required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid State Driver’s License

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand and walk; to reach with hands and arms and talk and listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit; to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; to taste and to smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level is usually moderate.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be requested to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that the job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as required, including overtime.

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