AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY ASSISTANT

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
$34,049.60 - $51,979.20 Annually
Posted
Jul 16, 2021
Closes
Jul 30, 2021
Ref
1325-22A-DES-DB
Industry
Automotive
Hours
Full Time
Position Information
Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services (DES) is seeking an Automotive Supply Assistant for the Operations section of the Equipment Bureau . This employee performs manual and administrative duties associated with the operation and maintenance of the Equipment Bureau warehouse and stores management system. Major duties include the receipt, storage and distribution of automotive parts and materials, including the data entry required when parts are received and issued. The employee also orders parts using agreed upon vendor contracts and/or prepares requisition data for non-stock items to be researched and ordered by the day staff.

Specific duties include:

  • Maintaining manual and automated inventory systems as materials are ordered, received and dispensed;
  • Conducting periodic inventories of warehouse storage items, including producing reports to identify items that need ordering;
  • Researching and responding to inquiries related to inventory levels and/or availability of parts stocked in the warehouse;
  • Picking up automotive parts from local distributors;
  • Ensuring the efficient and safe storage of materials;
  • Researching availability of materials, parts and equipment, using supply manuals, catalogs, the Internet, and existing vendor contracts;
  • Preparing requisitions;
  • Including issuing materials and parts from the warehouse to staff;
  • Receiving and processing materials, including using a forklift to position items in the warehouse; and
  • Resolving discrepancies on orders.

Selection Criteria
Minimum:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; and
  • Eighteen (18) months of progressively responsible administrative work in automotive shop warehouse operations which may include: maintaining inventory control; ordering & issuing supplies; and maintaining supply records.
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. Additional experience may be substituted for up to two (2) years of high school on a year-for-year basis. Education may not substitute for more than one year of experience.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:

  • Working with a computerized inventory/supply system; and/or
  • Utilizing computer software such as the Vehicle Maintenance Report System.

Special Requirements
Applicant must possess, or obtain by time of appointment, a valid Driver license. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.

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