Arlington, Virginia
May 25, 2018
Jun 08, 2018
Full Time
Job Title: WAREHOUSE TECHNICIAN Closing Date/Time: Thu. 06/07/18 11:59 PM Eastern Time Salary: $35,464.00 - $54,184.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time Location: Water Pollution Control Bureau - 3402 S. Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia       Note: This is a re-announcement to better reflect changes in the department hiring needs. If you have already applied for this position under a former announcement number, you will need to re-apply to be considered for this vacancy. 

Arlington County is looking for a motivated, team oriented, and technically competent individual to join the Warehouse operation within Arlington County's state-of-the-art water reclamation facility. The selected individual will be part of a vibrant organization that upholds the facility's core values on a daily basis, and will be part of a team that is responsible for maintaining manual and automated inventory systems in the warehouse as materials are ordered, received, and dispensed, ensuring the safe and efficient storage of materials, and conducting inventory cycle counts of warehouse items. 
 Duties include:
  • Researching and responding to inquiries related to warehouse inventory levels;
  • Producing and analyzing usage reports to identify items that need ordering, discarding, or auctioning;
  • Downloading warehouse inventory data reports to assist in monitoring the bureau's budget;
  • Developing written materials for inclusion in the inventory system using Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Researching availability of materials, parts, and equipment by using supply manuals, catalogs, the Internet, and vendor contracts;
  • Tracking purchasing requests and ensuring discrepancies on orders are addressed;
  • Receiving materials and equipment delivered to the warehouse, placing item in proper storage, and notifying customer of arrival of material; and
  • Assisting with the loading and unloading of warehouse supplies using a forklift.

 Selection Criteria: Minimum: High school diploma or GED plus two years of responsible technical or administrative experience related to warehouse operations including buying, receiving, storing, and issuing supplies, materials, parts, and equipment, and maintaining associated records systems.

Substitution: College coursework from an accredited college or university can be substituted for the experience requirement on the following basis:
  • 2 years of college coursework for 6 months of experience
  • 4 years of college coursework for 1 year of experience
Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for up to 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 areas:
  • Purchasing or warehouse management experience in an industrial environment, such as a water/sewer treatment facility;
  • Performing duties related to an industrial materials specialist or buyer, including contacting vendors for availability of materials, evaluating potential material options, and negotiating prices;
  • Operating a forklift in a warehouse environment;
  • Using digital inventory supply systems (i.e., CMMS or MP2); and/or
  • Using automated financial systems.

 Special Requirements: This position requires operating a forklift to move heavy parts. Applicant must possess or be willing to obtain a forklift operator certification.
 Additional Information: Work hours: 6:00 am to 2:30 pm, Monday thru Friday, including some evenings, weekends and emergency situations. 

Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection (or application) process and are required for this position.  Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  

Salary listed at the top of the announcement effective at the beginning of the FY2019 budget year, starting on July 1, 2018.

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