Purchasing and Property Department
The Quartermaster is in charge of the purchasing department, which is responsible for all equipment and purchase orders made by the WCSO. This department is staffed by a purchasing agent who is responsible for maintaining records and inventory of all equipment. The purchasing agent communicates with vendors, negotiates pricing, coordinates disbursement of shipments, establishes proper tracking methods and maintains records of all purchase orders for the WCSO. The purchasing department is also responsible for auditing expired equipment by ensuring that proper records are maintained for disposed items.