In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. Westfield State University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination, equal opportunity, diversity and affirmative action. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Westfield State is the most residential of the state universities in Massachusetts, with over 60% of our 5600 full-time undergraduate students living on campus. The campus is ideally situated on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts just 30 minutes from the thriving cultural centers of Northampton and Amherst, and 1.5 hours from both Boston and Albany.
Campus Title: Storekeeper II State Job Title: Storekeeper II Department: Procurement and Admin. Services Job Code: H11X16 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Funding: 7115-0100 Bargaining Unit: AFSCME Job Type: Full-Time Permanent Timeframe: 52 Weeks Shift: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Regular Days Off: Saturday and Sunday Supervision Received: Receives general supervision from Director, Procurement and Administrative Services. Supervision Exercised: None Salary: $1,425.94 Bi-Weekly
General Statement of Duties: Organizes and oversees daily deliveries in and out of Central Receiving; enters data in Excel and uses Access program; supervises student workers, prioritizing and assigning work as needed; orders, tracks and coordinates storage of supplies; conducts physical inventories; delivers orders; orders copy paper and finance forms; and maintains general appearance of supply storage room. Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include but not limited to: Essential:
Maintain records, log in packages, and examine incoming goods matching packing slips against goods received, from UPS, FED-EX, tractor trailers and regular suppliers to the campus.
Setup and scan package deliveries to campus; determine space requirements and method of storage for and/or delivery of packages to various departments.
Train, supervise and set up projects for student workers.
Order, track, and coordinate storage of supplies, including order requests and chargebacks for supplies to various campus departments.
Conduct annual, semi-annual or more frequent physical inventories for health and safety, environmental services and order supplies to maintain inventory of storeroom items.
Coordinate surplus pick-up and disposal of hazardous waste materials, including completion of appropriate documentation.
Deliver orders, uploads truck deliveries of supplies, equipment and furniture to all university locations, which requires a valid Class D driver's license.
Maintain the general appearance of all supply storage rooms in a neat and orderly fashion.
Qualifications Required at Hire:
Ability to work accurately with names, numbers, codes and/or symbols.
Ability to maintain accurate records.
Ability to operate materials handling equipment used in storekeeping .such as forklifts, hand trucks, dollies, etc.
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
Ability to lift and carry heavy objects and to stand for prolonged periods of time.
Ability to explain the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines governing unit activities.
Knowledge of the methods and procedures used for the security of property.
Knowledge of standard storekeeping methods and practices, including the receipt, storage, issuance and delivery of varied stock items including perishable goods.
Knowledge of the types and uses of materials handling equipment used in storekeeping.
Knowledge of the standard methods and techniques for handling and storing hazardous products and fragile, durable and perishable goods.
Knowledge of terminology, coding, symbols and standard abbreviations used in storekeeping.
Qualifications Acquired on Job:
Knowledge of the right to know law (MGL #111) as it applies to hazardous materials and substances. Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of supervision. Skill in the operation of materials handling equipment such as forklifts, etc.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Must have at least one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in storekeeping work in a storeroom, stockroom or warehouse, the major duties of which included receiving, sorting and issuing supplies and equipment.
License and/or Certification Requirements:
The successful candidate must obtain a Massachusetts Class I license within the probationary period.
Salary: For the majority of new employees, the minimum starting salary will apply. Specific salary for current Westfield State University employees and individuals currently working for the state of Massachusetts must be calculated individually in accordance with collective bargaining and state policies and procedures.
Disability Accommodations: Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (413) 572-8106.
Background Check: Employment at Westfield State University is contingent upon a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Failure to provide written authorization for a background check will nullify the offer of employment.
An online application is required. A resume and cover letter may be attached but this is not required.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin February 4, 2021. The job posting will be open a minimum of ten days and, if needed, will remain open until finalist have been selected.
NOTE: If you need assistance completing your application please contact our online Help Desk. The link to the help desk can be found at the top of the page via Contact Us. Westfield State University provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.
In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. The University is dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.