WAREHOUSE TECHNICIAN I

Location
Arlington County, Virginia
Salary
$40,331.20 - $61,568.00 Annually
Posted
May 20, 2022
Closes
Jun 03, 2022
Ref
1326-22B-FIR-TNT
Hours
Full Time
Position Information
The Arlington County Fire Department (ACFD) is seeking a Warehouse Technician to manage the supply inventory for the Logistics Division. The employee selected will be responsible for placing and managing the delivery of regular and rare supply orders; loading and unloading supplies weighing up to 25 pounds from vehicles; maintaining accurate records of shipments and supply inventory; purchasing, creating billing reports; reconciling delivery and billing errors with external and internal vendors.

Specific duties include:

  • Receiving requests for supply purchases from departmental units, confirming the needed specifications of uniforms and PPE gear, and researching available vendors;
  • Utilizing countywide purchases procedures to buy materials, supplies, parts and equipment to fulfill order requests and/or supply or restock inventory;
  • Maintaining inventory of supplies, following up on back-ordered items or incomplete/incorrect orders;
  • Maintaining inventory control system ensuring all stock movements including purchase orders and completed deliveries are accounted for and tracked;
  • Disbursing supplies to authorized personnel;
  • Communicating with vendors, contractors, staff, and department leadership regarding such topics as specific orders, inventory requests, and item availability;
  • Scheduling freight and package pickups with shipping carriers; and
  • Ensuring the quality of shipments received by checking for damages, testing, cleaning and storing in designated locations.

Selection Criteria
Minimum:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; and
  • Two years of responsible technical or administrative experience related to warehouse operations, including buying, receiving, storing and issuing supplies/tools, materials, parts and equipment, and maintaining the associated records systems.
Substitution: Successful completion of college coursework from an accredited college or university can be substituted for the experience requirement on the following basis:

  • Two (2) years = six (6) months of experience;
  • Four (4) years = one (1) year of experience; and
  • Additional experience may be substituted for up to two (2) years of high school on a year-for-year basis.
Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:

  • Previous experience with public safety or military warehouse operations;
  • Previous experience using standup forklifts, pallet jacks, and/or other warehouse equipment; and
  • Certification to operate special warehouse equipment, such as a forklift.

Special Requirements
Applicant must possess, or obtain by time of appointment, a valid driver's license. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.

Covid-19 Vaccination: Arlington County Government is committed to the health, safety, and wellness for all staff. In support of that commitment, all current and newly hired employees are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. For those qualified employees with a disability or sincerely held religious belief which prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, you will be able to contact the Office of Human Rights to request a reasonable accommodation. Adherence to this policy is a condition of employment.

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