Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Storekeeper (#20001853)

General Statement

Under supervision, assists in the maintenance of stocks and records in an assigned storeroom.

Essential Job Functions

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

  • Receives and checks incoming materials and supplies against purchase orders and requisitions.
  • Provides that materials received are properly and safely stored; moves materials within the warehouse using a forklift or other material moving equipment.
  • Ensures that all material is issued with properly authorized requests.
  • Reviews computerized inventory records for locations, sizes, and amounts on hand, to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Supervises assigned personnel in carrying out their duties.
  • Orders stock items from outside vendors or other District storerooms as required.
  • Utilizes the computerized inventory database for access to inventory and purchasing records.

Other Job Functions

  • Oversees operation of computerized gasoline dispensing system.
  • Performs housekeeping duties as required to maintain a safe and orderly work environment.
  • Contacts vendors and/or buyers regarding shipments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Environmental Conditions

Work activity is in a warehouse or storeroom environment, and involves exposure to a variety of tools, equipment, chemicals and other industrial materials.  May operate a forklift or other material moving equipment typical of a warehouse environment.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Some knowledge of the types of equipment, materials and supplies stocked by the District.
  • Some knowledge of the basic principles, practices and procedures of storeroom operation.
  • Ability to do general clerical work in connection with receiving, issuing and inventorying stock.
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinate staff.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from a standard senior high school or the equivalent and two years of experience in storeroom operations handling supplies, materials and equipment.

Promotional Requirement

  • One year of service with the District as a Materials Handler Laborer.
  • Civil service status as a Materials Handler Laborer.

CLASS: 20001853; EST: 1/1/1900; REV: 6/1/2016;