Inventory Clerk (Extra Help)

Recruitment #18-783260-E3



 Can We Count on you?


We are currently seeking dedicated staff to join the County as an Inventory Clerk. 

 Solano County is a growing community that reaps the benefits of its ideal location for those who live and work here. This wonderfully planned community has a balance of open space and corporate business which provides for a pleasant lifestyle that enhances the attraction of Solano County. With a thriving agricultural economy, the County is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries.  


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The Position

The Inventory Clerk is responsible to manage a small central supplies and equipment center or participate in a larger stores operation. Incumbents requisition/purchase supplies and equipment, receive, store and distribute and may perform courier services.  Assignments may be made in a general warehouse facility or a specialized operation such as a vehicle parts room.   


This recruitment is intended to fill Inventory Clerk (Extra-Help) positions.  Extra-help employees do not have rights to a regular position or continued employment and are excluded from civil service. The hours worked may be part-time or full-time, but hours cannot exceed more than 999 hours in a fiscal year




Education and/or  Experience: High school diploma or GED; supplemented by three (3) months of full-time work experience, including one (1) month of experience in basic inventorying practices that demonstrates possession of and competency in the requisite knowledge and abilities.




Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license is required.  


Independent travel may be required.

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Employees  who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked.

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Selection Process

4/17/18 -    Deadline to submit application

4/24/18 -    Tentative date for written exam

Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced.

All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted.  These provisions are subject to change.

RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

How to Apply

Please visit the County of Solano website, to apply. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (e.g. DD-214, ADA Accommodation, copies of diploma and/or transcripts, license, certificates) must be submitted with a document cover sheet, available on the County's employment website: or at the Human Resources’ office and are due by the final filing date.

Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma, DD214, and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.

Questions can be directed to the Human Resources Department at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.

Supplemental Information

I possess a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

Yes  No 

Some positions may begin at varies times, please check the times(s) that you are available to begin work. (Check all that apply).

 8:00AM - 12:00PM
 10:00AM - 2:00PM - available once training is complete
 1:00PM - 5:00PM

Some positions may begin at varies times, please check the month(s) that you are available to begin work. (Check all that apply).


Please select your level of expertise with common office software (e.g. Microsoft Office Word and/or Excel)

  Basic experience
  Intermediate Experience
  Advanced Experience

Please describe your experience in conducting annual and/or special inventories. Include the technique(s) you used to ensure a successful result. Also include the size, type and frequencies of inventories you have conducted.


Please describe your work experience in placing and receiving orders of supplies and/or equipment. Include your experience in maintaining  inventory records electronically.

Veterans Preference Points

To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions.  A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE.  Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons. 

Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score.  Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score.  Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations.

Americans With Disabilities Act

It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.

APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES:  Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form:

This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment.  Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.

Solano County

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The County of Solano offers a blend of agriculture, corporate business, cultural venues, festivals and events, and provides residents with many recreation and entertainment choices. The County is also home to Travis Air Force Base.

Solano County is centrally located and serves as a gateway to all that Northern California has to offer. The Napa Valley is less than 20 miles away, two world-class public universities (UC Berkeley and UC Davis) are 20 miles away, and both San Francisco and Sacramento are less than 40 minutes away. Day trips can also be made to South Lake Tahoe and Monterey.

With its strategic location, affordable housing, natural resources, responsible land use planning, and attractive quality of life, Solano County is a great place to live, learn, work and play.

County Population (2016): 431,498

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.