Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Storekeeper (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #210120-8132TC-001

Introduction


The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Storekeeper in the Inventory Management Unit located in Rocky Hill.

The Role
  • 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.

Selection Plan

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

The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.

*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).

Ensure that your application is complete before submitting it.  Applicants will be unable to make revisions once their application is submitted into the JobAps system.  

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error. 

Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.

Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.

Please direct questions pertaining to this recruitment to gary.chirgwin@ct.gov.

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with stockroom operations/material handling, inventory control, and automotive and truck parts.  
  • Experience with operating a forklift.  
  • Experience with housekeeping maintenance.  
  • Experience with fuel station records and methods of requisition, handling, storing and issuing of materials and supplies.   
  • Experience creating and editing documents in Microsoft Word.  
  • Experience drafting emails and utilizing calendar functions in Microsoft Outlook.  
  • Experience organizing and manipulating data in Microsoft Excel.    
  • Experience connecting and maintaining rapport with people of diverse backgrounds and professional levels.  
  • Experience presenting information to all levels of personnel. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

Conclusion

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.







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