Goods & Trade Services


Purchases $0 - $5,000 for goods or trade services fall under the Level 1 Signature Authority outlined in the PCS Purchasing & Contracting Policy.


This authority does include certain requirements, please see Policy for further information.

  • These purchases do not require competition.  However, competition is always encouraged.


  • Purchases may be made using any of the following methods:
    • Procurement Card
    • Direct Billing Account
    • Purchase Order


  • Purchase Orders $0 - $5,000 do not require PCS approval.



  • Maintain file with all purchase related documentation.