MATERIEL CONTROL CLERK I 0301
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under direct supervision, an employee in this class performs clerical and routine manual work related to the receiving, storage, inventory control and redistribution of bulk supplies, equipment, furnishings, mail and parcels. Duties include keeping records and may require lifting and moving heavy objects and operating an automobile or small truck to make deliveries or to conduct on-site inventories. Work differs from that of a Materiel Control Clerk II in that the incumbent would not be expected to act as a lead worker and the complexity of inventory records kept is less. Supervision is received from a higher level Materiel Control Clerk or other designated supervisor. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Receives, unpacks and stores goods and supplies in proper areas; checks for damage of received goods; assists in checking incoming shipment against invoices, purchase order or requisitions;
Issues supplies on approved requisitions;
Enters additions and deletions on stock records and inventory control forms; assigns code numbers and affixes labels to assets of predetermined value; enters descriptive information on forms for entry into centralized inventory control system;
Conducts on-site physical inventory of stores and assets; checks coded assets against master list of data processing print-out; identifies and labels uncoded items; checks master list for accuracy by examining inventory control numbers against items of property; notes missing items for further accountability by respective jurisdiction;
Sorts, distributes and collects mail and parcels; processes mail through postage meter; bundles mail for delivery to post office;
Loads and unloads supplies and mail; may transport and deliver materiel on established routes and/or specified destinations; takes meter to postal authorities to be reset;
May operate automatic copying equipment in a facility offering quick-copy service;
Cleans storeroom area and keeps stock in order.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to read, copy and/or record figures; ability to identify and classify a variety of supplies, equipment, furnishings, mail and parcels for storage and distribution; ability to understand and carry out simple or two-step instructions in the context of standardized situations; ability to recognize unacceptable variation from the standard and take emergency action to reject inputs and stop operations; ability to deal courteously and tactfully with municipal personnel and/or public; ability to make simple computer entries and corrections; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.
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 license or Commercial Driver's license.