Storekeeper II

Department of Health
February 11, 2019
West Palm Beach, Florida
Job Type


This is a very responsible position in the Department of Health, Palm Beach County Health Department and is under the supervision of the Government Operations Consultant III (Logistic Manager). The employee assigned to this position will be responsible to work receiving, recording, storing and issuing material, equipment and supplies in a large store operation, consisting of all office medical, dental and paper goods, as well as technical supplies that are used in the daily operation. The employee insures that all caution is used to insure that all merchandise is kept in a safe and secure manner, and is alert to insure that shrinkage is at minimum levels. The incumbent is expected to communicate (by phone or in person) in a courteous and professional manner at all times. This position is required to be reachable by land line telephone, or cell phone for emergency callback duties. The employee is knowledgeable of and follows all policies, procedures and guidelines (either CHD or County) and is especially vigilant regarding health and safety issues and strictly adheres to the agency safe driving mandates.

Shipping & Receiving:
Oversees the shipping receiving storing, issuing and transferring all medical, laboratory, dental, office, maintenance and scientific supplies and equipment. Utilizing a computerized and/or manual system receives and records, then unpacks, stores and issues a variety of supply items used in daily operation of the Palm Beach County Health Department. Check all incoming materials for quantity and quality against invoice, packing slips and purchase orders and reports all discrepancies immediately. Completes all associated receiving reports and forwards same to the office of Finance and Accounting. This position will conduct countywide training and provide technical assistance to the Inventory Supply System as needed.

Warehouse Operations:
Responsible for matters pertaining to the day-to-day warehouse operation, to insure sufficient secure storage of all supplies, dangerous materials, files and records, surplus equipment. Assign courier routes, coordinate inventories, takes the lead on SCU/SNC deliveries during emergencies.
Manage a written schedule to ensure through personal action or observation that all vehicles are routinely checked for sufficient operating fluids, as well as tire wear, proper inflation, cuts abrasions, etc. Works with Warehouse Supervisor to insure that all vehicles and heavy equipment receive routine preventive care and maintenance.

Emergency Preparedness (EP):
Participate in all CRI exercises and assist CRI/EP staff with supplies
Strategic National Stockpiling Training-This is required as part of the CRI program.
Assist with the Inventory of all Emergency Preparedness equipment once per year
Assist with the inspection and maintenance of the Western Shelter Tent System trailers
Specialty Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which must be inspected daily and kept under Air Conditioning
Participate in additional EP/FEMA training regarding all PPE, and proper usage.
Required to inspect and fill our monthly safety inspection for warehouse

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:
Knowledge and the ability to save, file, and retrieve documents and files.
Ability to work in an un-air conditioned warehouse, hot in summer (85+) and cold in winter .
Ability to perform heavy lifting, lift 50lbs and carry a 30lb load up a ladder or stairs.
Ability to bend and stoop to manage warehouse stock and bulk mail in bins.
Ability to operate trucks, vans, cars, pallet jacks and forklift.
Must possess intermediate to advanced proficiently in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook Mail and other specific software.
Ability to read, speak and understand English to the degree necessary for comprehension of the terms, conditions, and daily responsibilities of employment.

Preference will be given to a candidate with 6 months or more using an inventory software

Other Job Requirements:
Possess a valid Florida Driver License
Become certified to operate county vehicles, meet minimum requirements including clean driving record and passing mandatory drivers training courses within 30 days of employment, maintain certification to operate county vehicles.
Pass fork lift operator’s certification within 60 days of employment.
Possess a High School diploma or GED.

February 11th, 2019
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