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Charlotte Water is an enterprise department of the City of Charlotte and one of the largest public water and sewer service providers in the southeast with 300,000 customer accounts and over 1000 employees. Our service area includes the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and the towns of Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, Mint Hill, Matthews and Pineville. Charlotte Water’s FY 23 budget is $535M and a five-year capital program of $2.5 billion. We enjoy the highest credit ratings from all three major credit rating agencies as a result of sound financial planning and management and strong support from our City Council. We value competent, skilled candidates with a customer service focus to work in a team environment.
The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.
Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.
The Stores Supervisor is responsible for maintaining tools, equipment and other physical inventory by ordering, receiving, storing, issuing supplies for repairing water and sewer lines. Have items delivered as needed for crews in the field, or to different stockrooms within Charlotte Water. Responsible for supervising and training employees. Needs a good working understanding of Munis as they will prepare requisitions, process change orders, receive invoices, and clear invoices from the discrepancy queue.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
• Participates in ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, maintaining supplies, equipment and materials.
• Verifies shipments, condition, shortage and any discrepancies
• Enter orders online to obtains supplies and contacts vendors as needed
• Issues water and sewer materials, equipment, tools and tracks for accurate inventory counts.
• Determines items to keep in stock and ensure proper inventory levels
• Checks stock items for reorder
• Conducts or assists in inventory procedures
• Makes minor repairs to tools and equipment
• Have supplies/materials delivered to worksite as needed
• Train and supervisor employees. Conducts performance reviews and provides continuous feedback on performance.
• Performs related duties as required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Knowledge of OSHA, city and federal safety rules and regulations
• Ability to maintain records
• Ability to read and interpret parts in catalogs according to ordering procedures
• Ability to determine best price practices
• Ability to operate a computer terminal
• Ability to perform heavy manual work in lifting and moving stock
• Ability to operate a forklift and other stockroom equipment
• Knowledge of storekeeping and inventory work
• Ability to maintain organized workspace with physical items and paperwork processes
• Ability to communicate clearly both in written and speaking formats
• Knowledge of Munis
• Knowledge of Cityworks
The work is medium work and requires applying 30 pounds of force frequently and exerting up to 60 pounds of force occasionally to move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: balancing, crouching, feeling, grasping, handling, perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, lifting, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, expressing ideas by spoken word, visual acuity in data/color/observations/equipment.
Work is performed in an environment that may periodically have unpredicted requirements or demands. Requires working on-call as scheduled depending on job assignment.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a City driving permit
• Must be able to obtain forklift and maintain forklift certification
• Requires high school graduation/GED
$53,883.00 - $59,869.00 Commensurate with Experience
Conditions of Employment
The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.
Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.
Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.
The City of Charlotte requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as required by law.
The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How To Apply
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You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.
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