This class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor in the operation of a large storeroom or a small warehouse; may supervise a major function of a very large warehouse in a large facility or agency (considering numbers supervised, inventory, and complexity).
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
This is the first supervisory level in the stores function.
Receives general direction from a Material Storage Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.
Leads Storekeepers, individual workers and other lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans unit workflow and determines priorities;
Schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews work;
Establishes and maintains unit procedures;
Provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations;
Acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures;
Depending upon the location of a position, incumbents may perform tasks in one or more of such areas as receiving, shipping, storing, issuing, requisitioning or inventorying;
Orders supplies and materials from vendors based on prescribed specifications;
Achieves maximum turnover rate and control of obsolescence;
Inspects for quantity and quality of all incoming supplies;
Verifies shipments with vendors;
Insures adequate housekeeping and security of storage areas;
Operates, maintains and inspects equipment;
Maintains inventory and makes reports;
Codes and inventories furniture and equipment;
May enter data into a computer;
May make recommendations on policies or standards;
May prepare reports and correspondence;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of the principles and procedures of efficient warehousing and material handling including purchasing;
oral and written communication skills;
Ability to utilize computer software;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of experience in stock or warehouse work or closely related work that could reasonably be expected to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have involved the full range of stores duties, including receiving, storing, issuing, inventorying, inspecting, etc.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Storekeeper.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permit and/or certifications.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever their services are required.
Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights;
May be exposed to weather conditions and may be required to handle hazardous materials/chemicals.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Material Storage Supervisor 1 (37.5 Hour) in Salary Group TC 16 approved effective October 18, 2019. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-175