Service Area Buyer

City of Toronto has released a notification in which they’re inviting candidates for the post of Service Area Buyer. It’s essential that candidates comprehend their duties and responsibilities, and putting forth their best is obligatory. They will prepare and edit purchase requisitions. They will prepare product specifications, descriptions/scope of work. They will issue competitive tenders, quotations and proposals within service area approved limits and develop specifications for the same.

Employer Name: City of Toronto
Position: Service Area Buyer
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $38.37 – $42.03 hourly 
Employment Type: Full-Time 
Location: 55 John St, Toronto, M5V 3C6

Job description

  • Candidates will confer with suppliers regarding delivery, quality, etc., to ensure that service area and specification requirements are met.
  • They will operate the service area’s purchasing system in MS Access for the processing of quotation requests and proposal calls and to track the status of requests to purchase.

Job requirement

  • Candidates must have the experience in purchasing goods and services in a public and/or private sector environment.
  • They should possess the experience with processing, issuing and summarising competitive Requests for Quotation, preparing purchase orders, and developing product/service specifications.
  • They ought to have experience working with a variety of software packages including Microsoft Office Suite.

Work setting

  • Candidates must have the knowledge of various Acts and Regulations governing the public purchasing function.
  • They should possess the knowledge of the City’s Purchasing By-law, policies and procedures.
  • They must have the knowledge of the City’s accounting system.


  • Candidates will receive competitive salaries.
  • They will gain a matching pension plan.
  • They will get paid vacation and holidays.
  • They will have health benefits coverage – 100% employer paid health, vision, & dental benefits.

How to apply

We kindly implore all candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and have a genuine interest in the Service Area Buyer role to promptly click on the link below and proceed with their registration, making sure to give exact details. The registration process has currently begun and is scheduled to end soon.

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