Storekeeper Trainee (#RC2010)
$18.75-$22.79 Hourly / $3,249.50-$3,949.78 Monthly / $38,994.00-$47,397.45 Yearly


Under immediate supervision, learns to operate a departmental stores unit; and does related or other work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


An incumbent of this class works under close supervision of designated department management staff and learns to operate a small stores unit or one which is non-technical. As experience is gained, more independence is expected until the incumbent can function under general supervision as a Storekeeper I.


  • Checks incoming deliveries to determine if any are damaged, if the quantities are correct and if the quality meets specifications.
  • Learns to store supplies, observing specific temperature, humidity and light requirements; learns to develop storage methods; allocates storage space.
  • Issues supplies; fills orders and requisitions; monitors supplies to ensure use before expiration date; delivers supplies.
  • Learns to maintain inventory records indicating quantity on hand, maximum and minimum stock levels and usage dates; learns to post records of items received and issued; prepares reports and correspondence.
  • Learns to prepare purchase orders for supplies; ensures that sufficient stock is available for normal operations; obtains information from catalogs and manuals.
  • Investigates complaints regarding quantity or quality of goods received.


Experience:  One year of work experience that would provide familiarity with commodity control procedures.

License Possession of a valid California driver's license.


Basic storekeeping methods and procedures; basic mathematics; general procedures used in maintaining inventory records; safe methods of lifting heavy objects and performing manual tasks.


Read and understand job-related material; work with others; lift and move heavy objects.


San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RC2010; EST: 4/13/1988;