Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
02420 03 ST A1 B 541-RP 09/01/1994
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03/01/1983 02420


DEFINITION: This is responsible clerical and manual work in the operation of a county assistance office, engineering district, highway maintenance district, institutional or departmental storeroom.

An employee in this class is responsible for the receipt, storage and distribution of a variety of stores items. Work includes: recordkeeping activities necessary for the maintenance of supply levels based on consumption of supplies such as posting incoming and outgoing commodities to perpetual inventory records and initiating requisitions for replenishment of stock; or those recordkeeping activities associated with the maintenance of records for the combined receiving and shipping functions within a central storeroom operation for a department, including completion of receiving reports noting partial or damaged shipments and
making the necessary arrangements for the shipment of supplies through transportation companies. Positions found in the county assistance offices and engineering districts work independently and have responsibility for office and janitorial supplies; those positions in the highway maintenance districts are responsible for a segment of the total stores function in the district or assist a superior in controlling the total stores function in the highway district. Work may include the use of mechanized storeroom equipment to move materials. A superior makes specific work assignments on matters relating to departmental policy and practices, but the employee works with independence within the assigned area of responsibility.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Receives, examines, and records the receipt of goods; stores goods in proper storage places; receives delivery orders; withdraws goods from stock, checking for required commodity size and lot; posts incoming and outgoing commodities to perpetual inventory records.

Logs incoming and outgoing shipments noting date of receipt/shipment, contents, and destination; inspects quantity and quality of commodities to insure conformance to specifications; accepts or rejects goods as indicated; completes a receiving report noting partial or damaged shipments.

Assembles and packs shipments; contacts transportation companies to arrange for shipping; oversees and assists the proper loading of goods.

Initiates requisitions for replenishment of stock on the basis of supplies on hand and departmental use; reviews inventory records and the utilization of supplies in order to avoid overstocking items having a low turnover rate.

Operates a fork lift, hand truck or other storeroom equipment to move oversized or heavy materials.

Takes or assists in taking physical inventories of stock.

Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of storeroom methods and procedures.

Knowledge of various kinds, grades, and uses of supplies.

Knowledge of transportation agencies and shipment methods.

Knowledge of inventory control systems and procedures.

Ability to keep inventory and stores records.

Ability to pack goods properly for shipment.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Sufficient physical condition to permit the lifting and moving of heavy objects.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year of experience in stockroom, warehouse, or clerical work; and graduation from high school;


Any equivalent combination of experience and training.