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Company: County of Sonoma
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position Information

The Department of Health Services (DHS) seeks experienced candidates for a
Storekeeper position!

Starting salary up to $26.82/hour ($55,976/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!

What We Offer

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits including:

A hybrid telework schedule that meets the needs of our staff, department operations, and the communities we serve may be available depending upon the assignment
Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
County paid 100% premium contribution for the majority of employee-only and employee + family health plan options
An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance of up to $650 and ongoing education/training opportunities
County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
About the Position

This position is responsible for ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and delivering materials and equipment, accounting for supplies and inventory levels; and tracking and assigning inventory. Additionally, the position will be responsible for:

Using computer and software programs to create, edit, and print documents
Delivering exceptional customer service and maintaining positive vendor business relationships
Conducting ergonomic assessments; providing equipment instructions and recommendations
Assembling, disassembling, and reconfiguring furniture and equipment
Evaluating items for use, surplus, or disposal
Ensuring compliance with safety standards
Coordinating with the County warehouse during declared emergencies
Operating between multiple storage sites within Sonoma County
The ideal candidate will have:

Inventory management and computer skills
An aptitude for assembling both mechanical and non-mechanical items
The ability to work independently to get a wide variety of tasks accomplished
A working knowledge of Cal OSHA safety and ergonomics practices
The drive to deliver exceptional customer service
The performance of these duties often requires the exertion of substantial physical effort. Incumbents may be required to bend, stoop, reach, and remain standing for extended periods of time.

Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found in the Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Memorandum Of Understanding (SEIU MOU) and our Employee Benefits Directory.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time Storekeeper position in the Department of Health Services. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list. Qualified County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, one year of experience as a shipping and receiving or stock clerk would provide this opportunity.

License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level, including special endorsements as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of: the procedures and techniques of receiving, storing, issuing and delivering supplies, material and equipment; general characteristics of various commodities including familiarity with specifications, major sources of supply and approximate prices; stock control systems; safety rules, regulations and procedures related to receiving and storage activities and equipment; and, the clerical and record keeping procedures related to shipping, receiving, storage and issuing of materials, supplies and equipment; construction, maintenance, and repair of office furnishings; hand tools and power tools used to build and repair furniture and equipment.

Ability to: organize and maintain a departmental storekeeping function; establish and maintain adequate inventory controls and record keeping systems; accurately and neatly complete forms and records; spot discrepancies between items received and purchase order, packing slip or property record form; coordinate, schedule and prioritize work; utilize hand and power tools to build and repair furniture and equipment; perform routine arithmetic calculations; deal courteously with individuals contacted in the course of work; operate a light vehicle; perform tasks which require physical strength and agility; and read, write and speak English at the level required by the duties.

Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying

Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.
Please visit Getting a Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process.


Responses to supplemental questions will be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for a thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses that state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored.

The selection procedure will consist of the following examination:

An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions.
Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as the number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates.


A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants.

Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer is contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position.


Applications are accepted on-line at: . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax ), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted.

The County of Sonoma values diversity and is dedicated to creating a workplace environment that provides individuals with a sense of belonging. We are committed to having a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve . click apply for full job details

Keywords: County of Sonoma, Santa Rosa , Storekeeper, Other , Santa Rosa, California

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