Website Missouri Department of Corrections
Why you’ll love this position:
A position in the Missouri Department of Corrections is more than a job. It’s a calling. Corrections employees transform lives, equipping Missourians in the criminal justice system with the skills they need to contribute to their communities, inside and outside our walls. More than 95 percent of people who enter the prison system ultimately are released. We want to make sure they’re good neighbors.
We offer great benefits!
Missouri State Employee Retirement System / Deferred compensation plan / Health insurance (medical, vision, dental for employees and family) / Paid life insurance / Long-term disability insurance / Cafeteria plan / Paid holidays / 10 hours annual leave per month / 10 hours sick leave per month / Uniforms provided when required / Pre-service and in-service training / Access to credit union / Direct deposit of paycheck (required) / Employee health, wellness and safety initiatives / MOST 529 College Savings Program
The Department of Corrections is the only State agency that currently offers a guaranteed 1% pay increase for every two years of service up to 20 years!
What you’ll do:
Oversees a major storekeeping area such as the canteen operations/commissary operations/clothing storeroom/perishable food storeroom; serves as an assistant to a supply manager in the operation of a warehouse
Receives and unpacks incoming inventory items; inspects for quality, quantity, and conformance with specifications; rejects shipments not meeting indicated specifications; and certifies receipts in order to authorize payment to vendors; labels and places inventory items in appropriate storage areas; rotates as necessary
Orders inventory using established specifications to replenish stock; purchases emergency items; Develops storekeeping methods and procedures to ensure efficiency; establishes inventory levels and reorder points based on usage and delivery lead times to ensure adequate supply
Monitors temperature/humidity/other environmental factors in storage areas for perishable goods; Transfers and sells surplus property; fills requisitions; prepares items to be delivered or shipped; makes necessary transportation arrangements
Operates a cash register; counts money; prices items; places merchandise on shelves; maintains computerized and/or manual records of inventory items received/stored/issued/ordered/returned/ disposed/ sold; takes physical inventories to determine quantities on hand and/or reconcile records
Operates forklifts/pallet jacks/other material handling equipment; maintains clean and orderly storage/stores areas
Leads and/or supervises staff, offenders, and/or residents engaged in loading/unloading/storing/ distributing inventory items; exercises discretion and independence in the performance of responsibilities within established policies and procedures; receives general administrative direction from a Supply Manager or from another administrative supervisor; performs other related work as assigned
All you need for success:
One or more years of experience as a Stores/Warehouse Assistant with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; AND possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency OR
Three or more years of experience maintaining inventory items and related records; AND possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency
(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours for one year)
All requested documents MUST be received by the closing date listed.
The Missouri Department of Corrections is proud to have a tradition of promotion from within for employees looking for and seeking distinctive career paths. As you work for the department, we invite you to consider your goals and make choices to actively head toward them. We seek to recognize employees who serve with distinction.
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The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.