Purchase, Receiving, and Inventory Control Clerks

The “County Government Reorganization Act of 1988” specifies that all county centralized purchasing officials—purchase clerks, receiving clerks, and inventory control clerks—must be certified in their positions at the beginning of a new term of office or within one year of their appointment. Certification requires attending a certification seminar and successful completion of an examination covering the material taught during the seminar.

The 2013 seminar with be held beginning at 9:30 a.m. on September 12 in the Audit Department’s Conference Room on the 8th floor of the Woolfolk Office Building in Jackson.

All clerks not yet certified in their positions must attend the seminar. Deputy clerks, assistants, and other are welcome to attend, but they will not the certification examination.