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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 116E
Category: Administrative Services

Class Series Concept

Operating forklifts and other similar heavy duty material-handling machines is not a typical duty. Receives, issues, and/or maintains an inventory of all materials, including those located off-site, owned by a state institution or facility using a manual or automated inventory system.


Under direct supervision, performs routine inventory and/or stockroom duties. Completed work is reviewed for accuracy, adequacy and adherence to instructions and established procedures.

Typical Work

Receives ordered materials from central supply; checks purchase receipts and invoices; returns damaged goods; stock shelves;

Issues materials, supplies, and equipment; receive cash, requisition, or laboratory ticket to conclude transaction; advises students and staff on questions regarding inventory in stock;

Maintains compliance with state and institution policies regarding receipt, issuance and inventory of supplies, materials and equipment; assists in maintenance of equipment records; notifies superior when necessary to reorder inventory;

Rearranges stock to accommodate inventory movement; uses hand dollies and pallet jacks to move stock and equipment;

Cleans and makes repairs on equipment;

Coordinates with departmental personnel to arrange to inventory equipment;

Inspects equipment to determine if it can be inventoried; tags and marks equipment;

Transfers excess equipment items to excess storage;

Maintains records, orders inventory decals and cards, and prepares departmental, state, and related reports;

Answers questions and resolves inventory problems;

Coordinates with data processing personnel in establishing inventory system procedures;

May place price on stock items;

May maintain stockroom and perform custodial duties in stockroom areas;

May mix flammable, toxic, corrosive and/or explosive chemicals and handle laboratory equipment under technical direction;

May dispose of surplus materials;

Performs related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: storekeeping methods and records; inventory, procurement, storage, issue and shipping procedures.

Ability to: manage storeroom facility with minimum direction; estimate stock needs, maintain stock levels and conduct receiving inspections and inventories; supervise clerical personnel; follow written and oral instructions; perform arithmetical computations.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

High school graduation or equivalent. Six months of applicable experience may be substituted for education requirements.

Class Specification History

New class, consolidates 5765 Stockroom Attendant I, 5702 Inventory Inspector I; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.