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Stores Clerk

Date Posted:  Jan 13, 2022
Requisition ID:  303802

Greencastle, IN, US, 46135


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


This position normally starts at 13.21 per hour. 


About the Job:

The Stores Clerk performs a wide variety of tasks in the supervision and overall operation of stocking, disbursing and controlling goods and supplies.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Authorizes accuracy of all orders received in storeroom and authorizes all goods received;
  • Contacts vendors regarding partial shipments and/or misorders;
  • Maintains detailed inventory records and records of items ordered;
  • Evaluates and recognizes record keeping or storage procedures as necessary;
  • Ensures proper storage procedures and rotation of stock for perishable items;
  • Makes recommendations on purchase of new equipment for warehouse and maintenance required in building;
  • Oversees and assembles equipment received in “knocked down” condition;
  • Ensures security of inmate staff assigned to warehouse;

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.  

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Thorough knowledge of requisitioning and disbursing procedures, consumption rates of stored items and inventory control procedures;
  • Thorough knowledge of stock items, their locations and the proper methods of storing a variety of goods and supplies based upon efficient space utilization and a variety of state and federal regulations;
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing;
  • Practical knowledge of state regulations in handling and storing foodstuffs and perishables;
  • Ability to train inmates and staff in proper operation of all equipment and proper methods of storage;
  • Ability to maintain detailed, accurate inventory and purchasing records;
  • Ability to operate forklift, hand-truck and other mechanical equipment in warehouse.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis