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Stores Clerk

Date Posted:  Nov 16, 2023
Requisition ID:  433988

Michigan City, IN, US, 46360

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. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process, as well as perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


About the Indiana State Prison:

As a part of the Indiana Department of Correction, the Indiana State Prison promotes public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.  We strive to model best Correctional practices, return productive citizens to our communities, and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism. The Indiana State Prison is a maximum security Correctional facility for adult males . The Indiana State Prison is located in Michigan City, Indiana. The Indiana State Prison is the oldest Correctional facility in operations for the Department of Correction, located on 100 acres in Michigan City, Indiana. The Indiana State Prison houses incarcerated individuals with long sentences or individuals convicted of violent crimes.



The salary for this position traditionally starts at $29,588.00 but may be commensurate with education or work experience.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Authorize the accuracy of all orders received in the storeroom and authorize all goods received.
  • Contact vendors regarding partial shipments and/or misorders.
  • Maintained detailed inventory records and records of items ordered.
  • Evaluate and recognize record-keeping or storage procedures as necessary.
  • Ensure proper storage procedures and rotation of stock for perishable items.
  • Make recommendations on purchase of new equipment for warehouse and maintenance required in building.
  • Oversee and assembles equipment received in “knocked down” condition.
  • Ensure the security of inmate staff assigned to the warehouse.


The job profile 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 with or without notice.   

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • 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.
  • Effective communication skills. 
  • 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 may be utilized in a supervisory capacity based on agency needs.

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) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruit, select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].


The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.


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Nearest Major Market: Michigan City