The City of Amarillo Purchasing Department invites you to become familiar withn our City and the way we procure necessary goods and services that are necessary to provide our citizens the services they require.
Purchasing Department Goals:
Purchasing of quality goods and services
Obtain the best possible prices for goods and services
Delivery of goods and services when and where needed
Guard against misappropriation of any assets procured
Give bidders a fair opportunity to compete for the City’s Business
Safeguard Public Funds
The City of Amarillo operates under a Civil Service System for all full-time employees. Police and Fire Officers follow State Civil Service requirements and laws. All other employees are subject to Local Civil Service rules. The City of Amarillo employs over 2,000 individuals including approximately 2,100 full-time employees and over 350 part-time employees.