Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Material Storage Specialist (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #200109-8149TC-001


The State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is currently accepting applications for (1) Materials Storage Specialist supporting the Fleet Operations Division.   The individual selected to fill this role will be responsible for providing and monitoring fleet repair parts, supplies, inventory and associated materials for the safe and timely repair of State owned vehicles.

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) position, working Monday through Friday, located at 140 Pond Lily Ave, New Haven, CT 06515.

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application. Candidates who do not submit required documents listed above or submit your application accurately and on time, will not be considered for this employment opportunity.

NOTE: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation such as performance reviews, attendance, supervisory references, etc., to support their candidacy for this position. Should you have questions pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact DAS's Human Resources:

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Administrative Services, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application. 

*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).


In a state agency, this class is accountable for stockroom or warehouse operations, including the full range of stores activities, such as receiving, storing, distributing, inspecting, inventorying, purchasing and all other related functions.


Oversees the entire stockroom or warehouse operations; 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; makes purchases of equipment or supplies as necessary; 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 drive motor vehicles as assigned; may enter data into a computer; performs related duties as required.


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.


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.


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 is interpreted at or above the level of Storekeeper.


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience with maintaining inventory of automotive supplies;
  • Experience providing office support in the automotive field;
  • Knowledge of automotive industry terminology;
  • Experience proofreading professional documentation;
  • Experience prioritizing work assignments with competing deadlines.


1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
2. Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice assignments, whenever their services are required.
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess experience receiving and handling of specialized materials.


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 of the class.
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.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.