Stock Clerk

County of Santa Clara Atherton, CA 2019-05-21
$43,387 - $52,245 a year

Under supervision, receives, stores and issues a variety of materials, supplies and equipment in a departmental supply unit.

NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take a written examination. Written exams are tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2019.

Typical Tasks

  • Checks items received or issued for proper quantity and descriptions;
  • Unpacks, sorts and stores items systematically on shelves, bins or other storage areas;
  • Withdraws items from stores to fill orders;
  • Issues items;
  • Makes pickups or deliveries by hand or motorized vehicles;
  • Marks items with numbers or other identifying codes;
  • Records items in and out of stores and reports low counts;
  • Assists in taking inventories;
  • Makes pickups and deliveries of miscellaneous articles;
  • May make some minor adjustments or repairs of equipment;
  • May operate material handling equipment, including forklifts;
  • May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;
  • Performs related work as required.

Employment Standards

Sufficient education and experience, which demonstrates possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Training and Experience: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a high school diploma and one (1) year of experience in storeroom methods and procedures used in the receipt, storage and issuance of goods.

Possession of a valid California Drivers license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Permit is required for some positions.
Possession and maintenance of a Forklift Operators Certification within six (6) months of appointment is required for some positions.
Knowledge of:
  • Storeroom methods and procedures used in the receipt, storage and issuance of goods.
Ability to:
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
  • Exercise physical exertion in the movement of moderately heavy or bulky supplies or equipment;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
  • Perform basic clerical work including simple computer usage.