MATERIEL CONTROL CLERK III
LAST FILING DATE: JANUARY 3, 2024
WRITTEN TEST DATE: FEBRUARY 10, 2024
SALARIES VARY BY
SPECIFICATION # 0303
APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE and FEE WAIVER
The application-processing fee is $40.
Application may be made via the internet at www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Civil-Service. Payment must be made
by VISA or MasterCard credit card and there will be an additional convenience
fee of $1.95. An acknowledgement of
receipt of application will be sent to all internet
applicants via e-mail. The application processing fee is non-refundable and
The application processing
fee may be waived for Suffolk County residents who are veterans, active duty
military, members of the reserves or National Guard, auxiliary police,
firefighters, members in good standing of a local fire district or ambulance
company, members of a Volunteer Fire Department and volunteer CERT
members. Internet applicants should
complete the “Request for Application Fee Waiver and Certification” form
online. All claims for application fee
waiver are subject to verification.
An employee in this class performs complex
specialized clerical, manual and supervisory work related to the receiving,
storage, inventory control and redistribution of bulk and packaged supplies,
equipment, furnishings, mail and parcels.
Work in this class differs from that found in the Materiel Control Clerk
II class in that the incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day flow of
diversified materiel. The employee may
supervise a number of workers in a high volume warehouse, or may work alone or
with another employee of the same level in a lesser volume facility having
similarly complex stores and inventory records.
Work is assigned in the form of general
procedural instructions and performed under the general supervision of a
Materiel Control Clerk IV or administrative level supervisor, and is reviewed
for compliance with procedures, accuracy of records and reports and expeditious
distribution of mail and warehoused items.
Does related work as required.
To be eligible, a
candidate must now be serving and have served on a continuous basis with
permanent or contingent permanent competitive status as a Materiel Control
Clerk II for at least one (1) year or as a
Stock Clerk for at least two (2) years in the jurisdiction in
which the candidate seeks promotion immediately preceding the written
Necessary Special Requirement
Depending on the nature of the position
under consideration, candidates may be required at the time of appointment and
during employment in this title to possess a valid New York State Driver's
SCOPE OF THE EXAMINATION
The written test will cover
knowledge, skills, and/or abilities in such areas as:
computation with calculator;
simple inventory records;
and practices of storeskeeping and inventory control;
use of calculators is recommended for this
Note: The New York State Department of Civil
Service has not prepared a test guide for this examination. However, candidates
may find information in the publication 'General Guide to Written Tests'
helpful in preparing for this test. This publication is available on line at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/testing/testguides.cfm.
Should it become necessary to amend any
part of this announcement, the Department of Human Resources, Personnel and
Civil Service reserves the right to make such amendment on the Department’s web
page without notification to applicants.
The most current copy of this announcement is available during the
filing period at www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Civil-Service.
2. Expanded Description of the examination subtests.
who apply for this examination and who have not heard from the Suffolk County
Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil Service by February 7,
2024 are advised to contact the Department before
the written test date at (631) 853-5500.
PREPARED: November 30, 2023
GENERAL CONDITIONS PROMOTIONAL
may be made using the Suffolk County Application for
Promotional Examination (Form CS-203).
may complete a “Request for Application Fee Waiver and Certification” form and
submit it with Form CS-203.
otherwise stated, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications by the date
of the written test, or last filing date in the case of training and experience
evaluations. Unless otherwise stated, part-time experience will be pro-rated.
found ineligible to compete in the written examination may appeal to the
Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil Service for reconsideration
prior to the last filing date appearing on this announcement. Appeals received on or after the last filing date will not be considered.
who fail the examination, or who fail to appear for the examination as
scheduled, will be eliminated from further
consideration for purposes of this competition.
Unless otherwise specified, the final rank order of the eligible list
will be determined on the basis of the scores received
on the written test, plus seniority and veterans' credits where appropriate.
applicants will be notified when and where to appear for examination. If an
application is rejected, due notice will be sent.
specifically prohibited by the examination instructions, candidates are permitted to use quiet, hand-held, solar or
battery-powered calculators. Devices
with typewriter keyboards, spell-checkers, personal digital assistants, address
books, language translators, dictionaries and any similar devices are prohibited.
lists resulting from promotional examinations are only
certified to the jurisdiction in which a candidate is employed. In
accordance with Section 52 of the Civil Service Law, for county service, first
consideration in appointment will be given to employees in the department where
a vacancy occurs after which appointments will be made from the general
an examination is prepared and rated by the Suffolk County
Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil Service, the
provisions of the Suffolk County Civil Service Rules dealing with the rating of
examination will apply.
the examination is prepared and rated by the New York State Department of Civil
Service in accordance with Section 23-2 of the Civil Service Law, the
provisions of the New York State Civil Service Rules and Regulations
which deal with the rating of examination will apply.
eligible list established as a result of this
examination will remain in force for at least one year and may be extended by
the Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil Service for a maximum of
four years. Changing conditions may make
it necessary to certify to future vacancies at higher or lower salaries than
regarding eligibility for veterans' credits appears on the promotional
13. For each six months of continuous
permanent competitive service within the jurisdiction, to a maximum of 20
years, .10 credits for seniority will be added to the scores of passing candidates only.
may be made as to character and ability and all
statements made by candidates are subject to verification. Some employers may require the candidate to be fingerprinted and to pass a background investigation.
must be medically, physically and psychologically capable of performing the
duties of the job. Candidates who are appointed to positions in the Suffolk County service may
be required to pass qualifying medical and/or physical and/or psychological
Sabbath Observers and handicapped persons:
If special arrangements for testing are required, indicate this on your
smoking is permitted in the building or on the grounds
of the examination site.
18. If you will be on active military duty
with the armed forces of the United States on the date of this test, please
contact the Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil Service before
the last filing date appearing on this announcement for alternate test date information.
19. Multiple Examinations Scheduled for the
Same Date: If you have applied to take a
written test announced by either one or several local jurisdictions (county,
towns, city) scheduled to be held on the same test date as this written test,
you must notify each of the local jurisdictions no later than two weeks before
the test date, so they can make arrangements for taking all test at one test
site. All examinations for positions in State
government will be held at a State examination
center. If you have any questions please
call the Suffolk County Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil
Service at (631) 853-5500.
20. For information regarding a
weather-related cancellation of this examination, please refer to our website
at www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/CivilService and click on the
“Weather Related Exam Cancellations” link.
Civil Service Announcements are shown at the bottom
of that page. Also check News 12 Long Island for notice of cancellation of this
examination: NEWS 12 LONG ISLAND, TV
CHANNEL 12 or at their website: www.news12.com.
Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil Service
William J. Lindsay
County Complex, Bldg. # 158
P. O. Box 6100