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Stores Clerk 3 - INDOT Logistics Fleet, LaPorte Shop

Date Posted:  Sep 10, 2019
Requisition ID:  18225

LaPorte, IN, US, 46350

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.


About Indiana Department of Transportation

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.

About the Job

The Stores Clerk is responsible for efficient operation of stocking, disbursing and controlling of goods and supplies.

A Day in the Life

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Supervises and assists in unloading and receiving supplies from vendors;
  • Ensures that all items received are checked against a shipping list and stamp dated when received;
  • Contacts vendors or Department of Administration regarding partial shipments and/or misorders;
  • Oversees filling of agency requisitions with supplies from storage;
  • Oversees assembly of or assembles equipment received in “knocked down” condition;
  • Maintains detailed inventory records and records of items ordered;
  • Ensures proper storage procedures and rotation of stock for perishable items;
  • Makes recommendations on the purchase of new supplies or equipment for warehouse;
  • Performs all work of lower-level clerks assigned to storeroom, as needed;
  • Trains and monitors all activities of lower-level clerks;
  • Prepares daily work schedules and assigns duties to warehouse staff to maximize manpower utilization;

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 We're Looking For
  • 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;
  • Practical knowledge of state regulations in handling and storing foodstuff and perishables;
  • Ability to distribute work and assign tasks to warehouse staff;
  • Ability to train staff in proper operation of all equipment and proper methods of storage;
  • Ability to maintain detailed, accurate inventory records and purchasing records;
  • Ability to operate forklift, hand truck and other mechanical equipment in warehouse;
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.


Incumbent routinely works with sub district and shop personnel (i.e. HMA, inventory administrator, and central office inventory managers) and other INDOT employees to determine automotive parts and supply needs. Incumbent issues items and accurately updates the MCMS system.


This position is typically filled at a salary of $20,852.00 annually. 


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted 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


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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