The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. As one of the largest landlords in the State of Colorado, DHA’s mission is to serve the residents of Denver by developing, owning, and operating safe, decent and affordable housing in a manner that promotes thriving communities.

The Position

Performs purchasing functions related to buying materials and services required by the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) in accordance with DHA procurement policy and Federal and State regulations. Clarifies user specifications, establishes time frames for advertising and pre-bid/proposal meetings, prepares Requests for Quotes, Request for Proposals and Invitation for Bids; identifies possible vendors/contractors and prepares contracts.

Minimum Qualifications at the Time of Application

* Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, management or related field.

* Minimum three (3) years professional level experience in government purchasing, which includes contract administration.

* A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum educational requirement.

* Valid Colorado driver license and an acceptable driving record.

* Type 25 wpm.

* Proficiency in MS Word.

* Ability to maintain confidentiality of position.

Benefit Information

* Sick leave is accrued at 6 hours per month.

* Annual leave (vacation) for new employees is accrued at 8 hours per month.

* 12 paid holidays per year with an optional paid day off.

* Health insurance and 125 Plan.

* Group life insurance, pension plan (10% of annual salary contributed by DHA), short term and long term disability insurance are paid by DHA.

* Dental plan, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, 457 pension plan and the ROTH IRA are employee paid options.

* Performance based merit increases and cost of living adjustment are given depending upon current policy.

Starting Salary Range

$54,975.07 to $68,718.52/year

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $54,975.07 – $68,718.52 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Denver, CO: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location