Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Storekeeper (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #210716-8132TC-001


Are you looking to make a difference while serving your state? 
If so, we encourage you to consider joining our team! 

The State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection (DESPP) invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Storekeeper in the QuarterMaster Unit located in Meriden, CT. 

Position Highlights: 

This position is responsible for maintaining and keeping inventory of supplies, equipment and uniforms for all Connecticut State Police (CSP) sworn personnel. This position is critical for DESPP to meet annual compliance of the Office of State Comptroller (OSC) requirements and to ensure that all sworn personnel are properly outfitted to its established standards. 

In this position, you will discover the opportunity to: 
  • Receive, store, issue, and inspect all CSP sworn personnel required equipment, supplies and uniforms; 
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of said equipment, supplies and uniforms; 
  • Ensure that minimal requirements are met; 
  • Assist in handling of all surplus items; 
  • Interact and assist with agency personnel regarding equipment, supplies and uniforms; 
  • Receive and coordinate the disposal of unusable items. 
The preferred candidate will have experience connecting and maintaining rapport with individuals of diverse backgrounds and all professional levels. In addition to having experience presenting information to all levels of personnel. 

The incumbent will need to have the ability to safely and legally operate a forklift, with a willingness to acquire and maintain forklift certification in addition to having a valid driver's license. 

This position is Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week, working from 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM. 

What we can offer you: 

State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive benefits plan that includes: 
  • Excellent health and dental coverage; 
  • A generous retirement plan; 
  • Paid time off; 
  • A healthy work/life balance!
Learn more about how you can make an impact:

Selection Plan

Candidates selected for an interview must provide the following at the time of interview:

State Employees: 
  • Two (2) most recent performance evaluations
  • Cover Letter
  • Completed CT-HR-13 
Non-State Employees: 
  • Two (2) letters of professional reference from a current and/or previous supervisor
  • Cover Letter
  • Completed CT-HR-13
A copy of the Criminal Convictions addendum (CT-HR-13) can be found by clicking here. The CT-HR-13 can also be found on the DAS website by typing in "CT-HR-13" into the "Search Department of Administrative Services" search field. 

Candidates who have been selected for employment with the Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection are subject to a detailed background investigation, including a fingerprint supported state and federal criminal history record check along with reference checks. Selection for employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the background investigation. 

Also considered in the selection process: Any pending or disciplinary history within the past two years and review of attendance records. 

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must 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, unless otherwise specified. 

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

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. 

Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Tyler Cashman at


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.


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 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.


The preferred candidate will possess:
  • Experience with stockroom operations; 
  • Experience with storekeeping, inventory control, or recordkeeping;
  • Experience with housekeeping maintenance; 
  • 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 with proper book keeping and inventory management;
  • Experience utilizing analytical skills to make accurate mathematical computations.


Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.


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.



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.