Surplus Properties Technician (#MAGZ16)
$35,721.00 Yearly Min / $44,651.00 Yearly Mid / $53,581.00 Yearly Max

Summary Statement

An incumbent in this class is responsible for acquiring and requesting the use of surplus issued in the State of Delaware by the federal government for distribution to qualified recipients.

  • Surplus property acquired $1.5 mm to $2.0 mm.
  • Service Charge received $50 k to 100 k.

Nature and Scope

This class falls under the general direction of the Principal Assistant to the Director, Division of Purchasing and is involved in determining eligibility of recipients, inventory monitoring and tracking uses of surplus property issued by the federal government. A class incumbent is also responsible for the inspection and appraisal of State Property declared excess to determine value and extended useful life. A significant aspect of the work is to guarantee that recipients are complying with the rules and regulations set by the federal government. A major responsibility is to act as liaison with General Service Administration's Civil Rights Division for handicapped programs and determining disposition and reallocation of State property and researching and providing information to recipients of surplus property.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Tag all incoming surplus property, maintain records and arrange for all unused property from previous years to be returned.
  • Determine eligibility of donee to receive federal surplus property.
  • Act as agency liaison with General Service Administration's Civil Rights Division researching and providing information to recipients of surplus property.
  • Inspect and make appraisals of State property that has been declared excess by various State agencies.
  • Conduct physical inventories and compliance audits to insure federal and state regulatory requirements are being fulfilled.
  • Prepare reports, requisitions and other documents.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.

  • Knowledge of inventory and bookkeeping procedures.
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures and federal surplus property program.
  • Knowledge of the Delaware Code pertaining to the disposition of state-owned property.
  • Knowledge of federal rules and regulations and State plan of operation for federal surplus property.
  • Knowledge of accounting methods and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct audits.
  • Ability to prepare reports.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Surplus Properties Technician
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in inventory control such as ordering, receiving, tracking, storing and handling inventory; disbursing materials, supplies and equipment.
  2. Six months experience in record keeping.
  3. Six months experience in applying laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.