DEFINITION: Under general supervision this position is responsible for the maintenance of a department’s storeroom which includes but is not limited to, stocking of operational materials and supplies, inventory control and records, purchasing, and related duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Plans and performs work that involves ordering, receiving, inspecting, returning, unloading, shelving, packing, labeling, pricing, delivering, and maintaining a perpetual inventory of forms, office supplies, and various types of equipment.
2. Rotates stock and arranges for disposal of surpluses.
3. Keeps records to maintain inventory control, cost containment and to assure proper stock levels.
4. Coordinates freight handling, equipment moving and minor repairs.
5. Oversees mail handling and courier service.
6. Operates simple office machines (which may in some cases include computer assisted inventory, automotive equipment, and may operate a forklift or other light equipment used in moving heavy items).
7. May participate in the selection, training and supervision of subordinates, when applicable.
8. Performs related and peripheral site-specific duties as required.
1. Two years of experience in storekeeping, inventory control, and recordkeeping; or,
2. one year of experience performing duties equivalent to the class of Utility Worker, Departmental or a closely related class in Santa Barbara County; or,
3. a combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Additional Qualifications: Must be physically able to lift heavy items above and below shoulder height, and perform continuous standing, walking, reaching, and bending.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver’s License is required at the time of employment. (Some positions may be required to secure a class B California Driver’s License after employment.)
Knowledge of: storekeeping and inventory control procedures; recordkeeping and other clerical procedures; care and maintenance of equipment and supplies; safety and security practices; basic mechanical concepts.
Ability to: read, interpret, and carry out written and oral instructions; write legibly; prepare and maintain routine records; estimate department needs; determine the quality and quantity of materials received in relation to prescribed specifications; performs accurate arithmetical calculations; work under pressure; maintain good working relationships with supervisors, peers, and the public; organize and prioritize work; interpret information contained in parts and service manuals; understand and utilize technical repair terminology and concepts; learn to use an adding machine, computer terminal (when applicable), and light machinery that may include a forklift.
Knowledge of: principles of supervision.