Stores Clerk- 955 (Fleet)

City of Columbia MO- HR   Columbia, MO   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on March 1, 2023
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Posting Number 2819P
Position Title Stores Clerk - 955 (Fleet)
Department Public Works
Job Code 06100
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Union Code/Affiliation Local 955
Job Description Summary
Perform responsible work in storeroom including, but not limited to; inventory forecasting, purchasing and returning inventory, accounting, procuring items to perform service and repairs the City of Columbia Fleet and related clerical duties to maintain the department storeroom.
Essential Job Functions
•Receive requests for supplies, goods, materials, fuel, uniforms, etc., from superiors and operations personnel; process order forms and coordinates with vendors to obtain all materials.

•Reconcile credit card purchases and payments.

•Review inventory item descriptions for updates and corrections. Maintain inventory account using computerized recordkeeping.

•Solicit quotes from vendors; assist with the evaluation, awarding, and requisitioning for bids and quotes according to price.

•Receive and verify shipments; check requisitions and invoices against goods and materials received; contact vendors to resolve discrepancies.

•Issue parts out of inventory and contact vendors to acquire parts for vehicle mechanics, ensuring proper documentation of information on parts ordered from outside vendors.

•Collect vendor invoices, checking for accuracy and delivering items to appropriate areas. Enter invoices into inventory software and file appropriately.
Ancillary Job Functions
•Assist in annual inventory counting and reconciling; correct any discrepancies.

•Price material and labor on repair orders; determine prices for supplies and goods using catalogs and vendor contracts.

•Evaluate materials for disposal as needed.

•Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience - An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered
•High school diploma or equivalent.

•Minimum of two years of related warehouse and/or purchasing experience.

•Must maintain a valid driver’s license and forklift certification.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities which may be representative, but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with this position
•Excellent multitasking and problem-solving skills.

•Proficiency in various computer software programs related to the work, including Microsoft Office Suite.

•Ability to read mechanical drawings to determine parts requirements.

•Ability to operate a calculator and solve basic mathematical calculations.

•Knowledge of the goods, parts, materials, and supplies normally used in assigned department.

•Knowledge of purchasing/finance rules and procedures.

•Knowledge of office equipment operation and safety precautions.

•Ability to operate a forklift.

•Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

•Ability to maintain effective working relationships with superiors, fellow employees, vendors, and the general public.

•Excellent written and oral communication skills.

•Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job
•Positions assigned to Fleet Operations may be required to work in confined spaces, hazardous traffic conditions, or high/dangerous places.

•May be exposed to wet/humid conditions, inclement outdoor weather, extreme temperatures, mechanical oils, airborne particles/fumes, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, potentially hazardous or cancer-causing agents/chemicals, or loud noise levels.
Physical Abilities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions
•Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.

•Regularly required to talk and listen.

•Must be able to grasp, push, stand, walk, drive, reach with hands/arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb/balance, operate mechanical equipment, and move up and down from/to sitting position on the floor.

•Regularly required to have repetitive wrist, hand, and/or finger movement to type and work on computer.

•Must have clarity of vision, three-dimensional vision, precise hand-eye coordination, and ability to identify and distinguish colors.

•Positions assigned to Fleet Operations may be required to lift 100 or more pounds.

•Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
Multiple shifts available
Supervision Exercised
Starting Salary $15.00 per hour
Pay Grade B5
Number of Positions Available 3
Deadline to Apply  
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Position is open until filled with a preferred application date of December 15, 2022.
Notice to Applicants
Individuals needing accommodation to apply may call 573.874.CITY (2489)




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