Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Material Storage Supervisor 2

37.5 Hour

Recruitment #210714-5563TC-001

Introduction


Are you a current Department of Transportation (DOT) employee looking to advance your career within the agency? Do you enjoy supervising the operations of moderate-sized warehouses? If so, read below & apply today! 

The State of CT, DOT, is now accepting applications for an exciting Material Storage Supervisor 2 role within the Inventory Management Division located in the Waterbury Storeroom. It is our mission to provide a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region. This opportunity is Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm. However, you must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever your services are needed. You also must participate in mandatory winter overtime which occurs from November 1st through April 30th each year. 

Discover the Opportunity to: 
  • Schedule, assign, oversee and review the work of staff.
  • Provide staff training and assistance.
  • Conduct performance evaluations, determine priorities, and plan unit work. 
  • Establish and maintain unit procedures, develop or make recommendations on the development of policies and standards.
  • Prepare reports and correspondence, perform the more complex tasks of record keeping, inventory control, requisitioning, purchasing, expediting, etc.
  • Plan the requisitioning of materials and supplies to achieve maximum turnover rate and control of obsolescence.
  • Supervise the receiving quality and quantity inspection of all incoming supplies. 
  • Verify shipments with vendors to expedite deliveries and to process the return of unacceptable materials and supplies.
  • Supervise the location and method of storing of materials and supplies.
  • Be responsible for the sanitation, housekeeping, and security of storage areas and the maintenance and safety inspection of allied equipment.
  • Please see other examples of duties below.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of Connecticut 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).

Please ensure that your application is complete before submitting it. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.

NOTE: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to answer additional questions and/or submit additional documentation which support your qualifications for this position. These documents may include cover letters, college transcripts, verification of degree completion, proof of licensure, performance appraisals, employment/supervisor references, etc.

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.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position. The immediate vacancy is listed above, however applications to this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies in this job classification. 

Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics.

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

If you have any questions, please contact faith.macdonald@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

This class is accountable for supervising the operation of a moderate-sized warehouse (considering numbers supervised, inventory and complexity); at the University of Connecticut, acts as the chief assistant to the manager of the central warehouse.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; performs the more complex tasks of record keeping, inventory control, requisitioning, purchasing, expediting, etc.; consults with others, plans the requisitioning of materials and supplies to achieve maximum turnover rate and control of obsolescence; supervises the receiving, quality and quantity inspection of all incoming supplies; verifies shipments with vendors to expedite deliveries and to process the return of unacceptable materials and supplies; supervises the locating and method of storing of materials and supplies; responsible for the sanitation, housekeeping, and security of storage areas and the maintenance and safety inspection of allied equipment; may place emergency or special orders; may supervise mail or duplicating operations; may be responsible for keeping the inventory of the agency's furniture and equipment; may supervise the storage and control of Federal surplus property; may enter data into a computer; may oversee courier services; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of modern principles and practices of efficient warehousing including purchasing; considerable knowledge of modern techniques of stock record and inventory control; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze and forecast requirements and plan maximum turnover rates; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) 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

Two (2) years 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training in business administration or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of two (2) years for an Associate's degree.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Experience with CORE-CT Financials; Inventory Module; EPM; STARS, e-Procurement and Purchasing.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. 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 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.