Monterey County Senior Storekeeper Job Announcement

$2,511 - $3,266
Friday, June 30, 2006, by 5:00 p.m

Exam 06/70F80/04LA


Monterey County is recruiting to fill a current vacancy in the Sheriff’s Corrections Warehouse Facility and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies if they arise within the County. This position will be responsible for independently coordinating and carrying out all warehouse, shipping and receiving activities involving inventory of supplies (i.e. equipment, cleaning supplies, inmate clothing and linen, paper stock, special forms, spare parts, etc.), and ordering of supplies as needed.


  • Supervises and participates in receiving and inspecting equipment and supplies, checks receipts for proper quality and quantity, checks for damage, notifies vendor or shipper of unacceptable items; Maintains and supervises the maintenance of inventory records showing items received, issued, locations and stock levels
  • Supervises and participates in the loading and unloading of equipment and materials, and filling requests for delivery of received equipment and recording items issued; Operates forklift; drive van or small truck; Ensures warehouse security practices are current and that County and warehouse security practices are maintained at all times
  • Conducts physical inventory annually or as required; Produces various inventory reports as needed; Organizes physical layout of warehouse; Supervises and performs the storing and arranging of items in warehouse and storerooms
  • Prepares and boxes equipment and materials being shipped for repair or return; Prepares and tracks associated paperwork; Gathers necessary items for scheduled distribution, pick up and delivery; Loads and delivers items, or supervises others; Prepares requisitions for warehouse supplies and equipment
  • May act as a lead worker over warehouse staff including Work Alternative Program participants
  • Researches warehouse practices and equipment disposal techniques and practices for possible use in the County; Organizes and maintains disposal processes for County’s surplus technology equipment
  • Ensures appropriate housekeeping standards are maintained for warehouse facilities and equipment.


Licenses/Certificates: Possession of a California Class C driver’s license issued by the CA. State Department of Motor Vehicles.
Thorough Knowledge of: Storekeeping practices and stock records systems; Warehouse physical security tools, equipment and practices.
Working Knowledge of: Shipping practices and inventory procedures; Safety practices in lifting and storing materials and using warehouse equipment; Warehouse equipment operation, including forklifts, pallet jacks, truck lift gates; Terminology for and specifications of materials stored that may be needed in the performance of the duties of certain positions in this class; County Department’s policies and practices.
Skill and Ability to: Supervise, train and plan the work of stores personnel; Generate, analyze, review and correct detailed purchase requisitions, orders or invoices; Maintain records of storekeeping operations; Establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


As a condition of employment, the incumbent will be required to:
Must be willing to work occasional evening, weekend and holiday assignments, and during times of emergencies and disaster; Possible exposure to dust, cleaning solvents, inclement weather, and slippery surfaces. For position at Sheriff’s: Requires a complete background investigation which includes a voice stress analysis (similar to a polygraph examination); Work effectively and be organized while performing duties in an enclosed jail environment that requires interacting with potentially hostile and sarcastic individuals, exposure to potentially infectious diseases, profanity, disgusting smells, extremely rude behavior, lewd behavior and nudity while supervising and interacting with inmates.


Physical strength to lift, push, pull or carry boxes, equipment or supplies weighing up to 75 pounds; Physical stamina and mobility to walk, bend, twist, climb and reach on irregular surfaces that may involve climbing stairs or ladders in order to unload trucks and stack inventory; Ability to hear and speak sufficient to instruct and supervise, distinguish sounds and voices in a warehouse facility and verbally communicate on a telephone; Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time to process information on a computer terminal; Dependent upon position assignment, ability to see sufficient to inspect the facility and to supervise the behavior and activities of sentenced inmates; Coordinated, skillful movements of hands and feet to operate a forklift.


APPLICATION PROCESS: The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive process includes:

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Submit a completed Monterey County Application and response to Supplemental Questions to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office, 1414 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906. Résumés will be accepted in addition to, but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials. Applications received without a Supplemental Questions Response will not be considered. Application materials may be obtained by contacting Human Resources at (831)755-3744 or 759-7298. To apply online for the position listed above, or to view all Monterey County job listings, please visit the Monterey County Jobs web site at

QUALIFICATIONS APPRAISAL: Completed application materials will be evaluated to determine those applicants best meeting the department’s needs. Those applicants who are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the process. To further assess applicant’s possession of required qualifications, this examination may also include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exam and/or written examination.

ELIGIBLE LIST: Applicants successful in the process will be placed on an eligible list for possible final selection interviews. This eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies.

Note:  If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call Sheriff’s/Human Resources at (831) 755-3744. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the United States. If you are hired into this classification, as a condition of your employment, you will have 30 days to join the union and authorize a union dues deduction or salary deduction of appropriate fee.


Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package (J Bargaining Unit) including:

  • Health Insurance: Flexible Benefit Allowance.

  • Life Insurance: the County provides coverage of $20,000 Term Life.

  • Holidays: 10 days per year plus one floating holiday.

  • Vacation: accrual rate of 3.7 per pay period to a maximum of 12 days per year.

  • Sick leave: earned at a rate of 3.08 per pay period to a maximum of 10 days per year.

  • Public Employees Retirement Plan: 100% of PERS retirement contribution paid by the County. 2% at 55 formula.

  • Educational Assistance Policy: Up to $5,250 per year.

Note: The Senior Storekeeper classification is in Bargaining Unit J. More information regarding benefits may be obtained from the County's Personnel website. The information listed above is a general summary of benefits. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum Of Understanding for Unit J prevails over this listing. If you are hired as a temporary employee, your salary will be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed above.

J LA—4/21/06