County of Alameda

Property and Salvage Supervisor (#1735)

Bargaining Unit: ACMEA - General Mgmt (R15)
$39.43-$47.32 Hourly / $3,154.40-$3,785.60 BiWeekly /
$6,834.53-$8,202.13 Monthly / $82,014.40-$98,425.60 Yearly


Under general direction, to plan, organize, and direct the operation of Property and Salvage, which includes contract administration, property inventory, moving and disposal functions; to manage the use and disposal of County owned surplus materials, equipment and supplies; and performing other related duties.


This single position classification is specific to the General Services Agency located in Property and Salvage. Incumbents in this class are responsible for operation and supervision of Property and Salvage. This class is distinguished from the higher level class of Logistics Services Manager in that the latter is responsible for incorporating the County’s strategic vision regarding sustainable transportation options including aligning the actions of the transportation division with climate action plans, alternative transit options, commute related services and parking.


NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Plans, organizes, directs and supervises, either directly or through contracted services, a program for maintaining perpetual equipment inventory, moving furniture and equipment, and the use or disposal of County owned surplus materials, equipment, and supplies.

2. Supervises the recycling and waste diversion efforts for County surplus and equipment, including the reuse of office furniture and supplies, sorting of recyclable items, and the disposal of waste products.

3. Supervises the reassignment of assets between departments; prepares, process, posts, and sells used items; oversees public access to warehouse and ensures customer safety and security of items; and coordinates contract compliance with the vendors.

4. Provides day-to-day supervision including hiring, training, coaching and development.

5. Assists in development, communication, compliance, and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures.

6. Ensures compliance with safety procedures and training requirements pursuant to local, State, and Federal regulations.

7. Provides high level customer service and coordinates schedule and completions of job orders.

8. Maintains accounts receivables and ensures Property and Salvage expenditures stay within the assigned budget.

9. Oversees, through personnel or contract services, tagging of new equipment for County departments, maintaining perpetual equipment inventory records, moving furniture and equipment, and removal of surplus or unused property.

10. Serves as back-up Truck Driver as needed.



The equivalent of two years of full-time experience in the classification of Truck Driver and/or Supply Clerk II.


The equivalent of two years of full-time administrative/management experience, at least one year of which included supervisory responsibilities. (A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business administration, public administration, finance, or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the work experience but may not be substituted for the required supervisory experience.)

Completion of the Alameda County Management Academy “Management and Supervision Certificate Program” may substitute for six (6) months of the required qualifying experience.


Possession of a valid Class "B" California Motor Vehicle Operator's license, with air break endorsement.

Special Requirement:

Federal law and County policy requires that positions in the class of Property and Salvage Supervisor, are subject to postoffer/preplacement/preduty, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, random, return-to-duty and follow-up drug and alcohol testing.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

• Materials, supplies and equipment used by County departments
• Laws of contract and sales and sections of the California Government Code and Alameda County Charter pertinent to transactions by local government jurisdictions
• Laws and regulations governing the handling and disposition of hazardous and other regulated materials
• Potential purchasers and markets for surplus County property, and suppliers of new equipment ordered by County departments
• Principles of organizational and personnel management
• Safety and security practices


• Written and oral communication.
• Contract monitoring
• Budget monitoring
• Flexibility
• Analyze and problem solve
• Sound independent judgement within general policy guidelines
• Organize work, coordinate multiple projects, and meet critical deadlines
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Effective supervision and leadership over a diverse team
• Use relevant computer applications effectively, including word processing and spreadsheets

Revised/Retitled: 8/85
TAT:pb 1/29/90
SA:dj Rev: 12/20/94
JH:jc Updated: 6/95
Old document: 0233h
New document: Jobspecs/1735
CSC Date: 2/8/95
RE:cs Revised 8/1/13
CSC Date: 8/21/13
EL:jf Revised/Retitled 5/24/2017
Old Title: Manager, Property and Salvage Division
CSC Date: 7/5/17


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 12 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Management Paid Leave**
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.

** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.

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