Job Description


  • Provides exceptional guest service to both external and internal guests by maintaining and exhibiting the We-Ko-Pa Way

            Smile and Greet

            Name and Meet

            Thank you and Goodbye

  • Coordinates and participates in activities involved with procuring goods and services and oversees the property control functions for the casino.
  • Responsible for reviewing requisitions
  • Negotiates with vendors to obtain best product or service pricing, value and delivery
  • Selects products for purchase and estimates values according to knowledge of market price
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid
  • Prepares purchase orders or requests for proposals and appropriate documentation
  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within limitations and scope of authority
  • Maintains procurement records
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable good or services with users, vendors, and others to take corrective action
  • Approves invoices for payment in accordance with negotiated prices
  • Recommends and implements policies regarding purchasing systems and procedures
  • Monitors lead times, delivery of merchandise and cross checks vendor bids against vendor invoices
  • Prepares cost analysis and other financial reports as required
  • Must be knowledgeable of purchasing practices, policies and techniques
  • Must  be knowledgeable of a variety of goods and services used in the gaming center
  • Must be knowledgeable of public purchasing practices and related regulations
  • Requires excellent negotiation skills for purchasing of goods and services
  • Must be able to analyzing costs and preparing reports
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with other departments of the Fort McDowell Gaming Center; vendors, other interested parties and the public
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain State/Tribal License (including extensive background check).
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test.



-  BA or BS in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field and two years purchasing experience OR Associate’s Degree with 5 to 7 years purchasing experience

- Must be proficient with Microsoft MS Office

- Accounting experience preferred



Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are members of federally recognized Indian tribes.  To be considered for Indian Preference, you must submit your Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) with your application.