The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT), Bureau of Finance and Administration, has an opening for a Storekeeper in the Inventory Management Unit located in Colchester. The work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever his or her services are needed. There is mandatory winter overtime which occurs November 1 through April 30 each year.
This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of various stores duties, both manual and clerical, such as receiving, storing, issuing, inspecting, inventorying, and the like; may be in charge of a small storeroom or be a specialist in a phase of total stores operation. Applicants invited to interview will be requested to supply a copy of their Driver's License. Current state employees invited to interview must bring their two most recent service ratings at the time of interview.
*New State employees start at the minimum of the salary range. The entry level rate for this class will be ten (10%) percent below Step 1 of the salary grade. Upon completion of the initial working test period the incumbent’s salary will be adjusted to the TC pay plan, Step 1 of the salary grade for this class.
In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications and the Preferred Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of various stores duties, both manual and clerical, such as receiving, storing, issuing, inspecting, inventorying, and the like; may be in charge of a small storeroom or be a specialist in a phase of total stores operation.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Receives and issues stock and maintains records of receipts, requisitions, and stock on hand; arranges stock in planned fashion, with due account taken of age, accessibility, safety and security; clarifies amount and condition of stock on hand and reports all discrepancies or need for replenishment; verifies quantity and quality of incoming supplies against invoices, dray bills, bills of lading and orders; maintains housekeeping and security of stores area; takes required inventory of materials and supplies; receives gas station reports and makes necessary corrections; keeps mileage and maintenance records of vehicles in car pool; inspects material handling equipment, scales, gas pumps and other allied storeroom equipment for accuracy and safety; codes and inventories furniture and equipment; operates material handling equipment; may perform purchasing functions for inventory item stock replenishment; may drive motor vehicles as assigned; may enter data into a computer; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of the methods of requisitioning, handling, storing and issuing of materials and supplies; knowledge of safe and efficient warehousing practices including purchasing; some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to keep accurate stock records and inventories; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) 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.
• Knowledge of stockroom operations/material handling, inventory control, and automotive and truck parts;
• Ability to operate a forklift;
• Knowledge of general housekeeping;
• Knowledge of fuel station records and methods of requisitioning, handling, storing and issuing of materials and supplies;
• Computer experience;
• Some interpersonal skills;
• Some oral and written communication skills;
• Ability to keep accurate stock records and inventories.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits 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.
1. 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.
2. A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to weather conditions and may be required to handle hazardous materials/chemicals.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.