UOSA Purchasing Department



As part of the Finance Division, UOSA’s Purchasing Department is responsible for the acquisition of all goods, equipment and services, including professional services and disposal of all goods for the Upper Occoquan Service Authority. We strive to acquire the quality, quantity, and delivery required by our various divisions, at the best cost to UOSA.  We are dedicated to providing quality customer service, to ensure integrity and compliance of procurement transactions, and operational excellence.

The Upper Occoquan Service Authority is a Charter Member of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP).

The purchasing department:

·       Procures goods and services

·       Provides inventory warehouse management

·       Contract Management

·       Identifies cost-saving initiatives

·       Oversees the establishment and implementation of efficient and effective purchasing policies and procedures.

UOSA's Capital Improvements and Engineering Sections are responsible for all of UOSA's construction
needs. UOSA's Purchasing Department works hand in hand with both the Capital Improvements
Section and Engineering Section and reviews the procurement specific portions of the bid documents,
monitors the bid process, participates in pre-bid meetings and bid openings, and reviews the bid

The Purchasing Department's goals are to:

·       Obtain high-quality goods and services at a reasonable cost

·       Ensure that all procurement procedures be conducted in a fair and impartial manner with avoidance of any impropriety or appearance of impropriety

·       Ensure all qualified vendors have access to public business and that no offer be arbitrarily or capriciously excluded

·       Maintain a safe and efficient operation of the facility by providing timely purchases

·       Maintain the integrity of the Purchase To Pay process by following the best professional purchasing practices in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations


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Contact Information:




Visiting Hours:

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Please call for appointment.


14631 Compton Rd
Centreville, VA 20121

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