Purchasing Clerk, Administration- Support Staff

Full Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth.  CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

CAMBA’s Administration-Support Staff provides a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary for the efficient and smooth day to day operations of the organization.

Position: Purchasing Clerk

Reports To: Supervisor

Location: 1720 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226

What the Clerk Does:

  • The person filling this position is expected to perform basic clerical and/or program related tasks.
  • Maintain professional relationships with vendors, clients and maintain client confidentiality.
  • Comply with any and all Federal, State, City and CAMBA security and privacy polices intended to protect the security and privacy of individually identifiable health information.
  • Assist with keeping records on contract requirements in regard to purchasing, vendors and purchasing groups.
  • Assist with purchasing/procurement support (i.e.-reconcile purchase orders and invoices).
  • Enter data into automated management information system and maintain up-to-date file system.
  • Review purchase orders to identify programs for delivery.
  • Log inventory of deliveries/packages received ensuring accuracy before signing off on deliveries.
  • Maintain accurate files of paperwork of all orders (i.e. – copies of Purchase Order forms, Program Request forms and package receipts).

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) and Outlook.
  • Lift and move boxes.
  • Strong typing skills a must.

 

CAMBA is a City contractor that provides services where employees can be expected to physically interact with members of the public. All CAMBA staff are subject to the City’s October 21, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, whether they have direct involvement with members of the public, or they support others who have direct involvement.

All new hires must provide proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons. If you are offered employment at CAMBA, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is received and approved by CAMBA.