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City of Austin Jobs Hiring Near Me – Inventory Control Specialist Iii

City of Austin

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus four (4) years of experience in a warehouse/inventory control atmosphere or material handling, one (1) year of which includes experience in a lead capacity.
Education may substitute for experience up to the maximum of (2) years.

Licenses Or Certifications

Valid Texas Class C Driver’s License, if required for the position.
If required for the position, legally mandated training must be completed within 1 year of employment.

Notes to Applicants

There is currently 1 vacancy for this posting; however, when the same or an additional vacancy occurs within a department in the same job title within 90 days after the start date of the top candidate, the hiring department may offer the additional position to another top candidate from the same candidate pool; or, advertise for the new position.

A detailed and complete job application is REQUIRED and helps us to better evaluate your qualifications. In completing your job application, please be sure to provide a COMPLETE employment history regarding any and all relevant work experience that you would like for us to consider. Please be thorough in completing the employment application and list all experience

and education that is relevant to this position. For each position, please describe your specific experience as it relates to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This information will also be used to determine salary in the event that you are selected for this position. You will not be given the opportunity to provide additional work experience once you complete and submit your job application. Furthermore, if selected as the top candidate, you will not be permitted to present additional work experience for salary calculation purposes.

When completing the Supplemental Questions, please note that your answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by information contained in your application.

Driving Requirement

This position requires a Valid Texas Class C Driver’s License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin’s Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months.

This position may require a skills assessment.

Please note that position’s location and/or schedule is subject to change based upon business needs.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The department reserves the right to close the posting after 7 calendar days.

This posting does not have the option to submit a cover letter or resume.

Pay Range

$18.67 – $23.04

Hours

Monday -Friday

1st shift:: 5: 30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Hours and location may vary dependent upon work demands and customer support needs

Job Close Date

09/27/2022

Type of Posting External

Department Fleet Mobility Services

Regular/Temporary Regular

Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable

Category Clerical

Location Austin Texas

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in a lead capacity (to include staff training and, organization and maintaining a warehouse and able to speak to min/max levels of a warehouse)
Demonstrated experience working in an automotive shop/warehouse environment with a large diverse fleet
Experience with parts research (using make/model, body and equipment.)
Asset management and/ or software experience (M5 preferred)
Experience working with components of a commercial vehicle (cab, chassis, body, commercial brakes system (air brakes)

Duties, Functions And Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

Plans inventory layouts and/or warehouse operations and coordinates activities of workers. Ensures accuracy and condition of inventoried assets, items shipped, received, or issued and recommends operational improvements Enters, retrieves and/or reviews data recorded in tracking system, creates and analyzes reports and recommends operational improvements. Establishes procedures by consulting with workers, managers and suppliers to ensure the procedures are maintained and compliant with overall objectives of the department. Manages inventory by performing physical counts, identifying variances and reconciling records. Completes purchase requests by verifying inventory and specifications of purchase requests; preparing stock and equipment requisitions, inputting purchase orders, quotes and service requests, expediting deliveries and assisting with invoice processing. Ensures maintenance of adequate inventory by researching and resolving discrepancies, recommending actions to manage inventory levels, disbursement and disposition of inventory. Manages safety by maintaining compliance with safety guidelines, reporting discrepancies, and recommending corrective action to ensure safety in the warehouse. Supports inventory and/or warehouse operations by recommending inventory layout, providing on-the-job training, troubleshooting issues at various phases of the receiving and shipping cycle, and serves as liaison among purchasing, vendors and other staff members to resolve operational issues.

Responsibilities- Supervision And/or Leadership Exercised

May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Knowledge of fundamental inventory control procedures and systems.
Knowledge of office and administrative practices related to purchasing.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skill in record keeping and performing detailed work.
Skill in data analysis and problem solving.
Skill in planning and organizing.
Skill in using computers and related software applications.
Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
Ability to perform detailed work in an accurate and organized manner.
Ability to train others
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.

Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.

EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Describe your experience in a lead capacity to include staff training, organizing and maintaining a warehouse, including working with min/max levels of a warehouse. (Please note that an affirmative answer must be supported by information in your City of Austin employment application.)

The minimum qualifications for this position are Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus four (4) years of experience in a warehouse/inventory control atmosphere or material handling, one (1) year of which includes experience in a lead capacity. Education may substitute for experience up to the maximum of (2) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position?
Yes
No

(Open Ended Question) * How many years of inventory experience do you have with commercial vehicles and off road equipment? * Describe the work experience you have in counter to customer ordering, receiving and maintaining inventory of supplies and/or equipment in an automotive shop environment. (Please note that an affirmative answer must be supported by information in your City of Austin employment application.)

How many years of inventory experience do you have with light duty (passenger car and light truck) vehicles?
None
Less than 2 years
2 to less than 4 years
4 or more years
None
Less than 2 years
2 to less than 4 years
4 or more years

(Open Ended Question) * The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City’s Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement? * This position requires a valid Texas Class C Driver License. Do you have a valid Texas Class C Driver license or, if selected for this position, do you the ability to acquire a valid Texas Class C Driver license by your hire date? * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)?

Which best describes your experience with inventory, material, and stock management operations? (Please note that an affirmative answer must be supported by information in your City of Austin employment application.)
None
Basic: contributing member of an inventory, material, or stock management team; performs basic transaction functions; picks material as requested
Intermediate: works with inventory, material, or stock management teams to review inventory count and reconcile a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS); resolves complex receiving discrepancies within a CMMS, purchasing, and the vendor
Advanced: sets and manages inventory audit schedules; sets and controls budget impacts; develops and maintains inventory, material and stock management policies and procedures
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No

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