Purchasing/Stores Clerk Job at City of Ottawa in Ottawa, ON

Job Description

Position: Purchasing/Stores Clerk – Automotive Stores

Competition Number: 2019-EX-EN-52695039-01

Competition posting date: 2019.11.19

Competition closing date: 2019.12.03

Finance Services Department, Fleet Services, Fleet Supply Chain & Training Branch

Full-time Continuous Position – 40 hours/week

1 Full-time Temporary Position (up to 1 year) – 40 hours/week

Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside

Salary: $59,292.48 to $69,374.24 annually (2019 rates of pay)

  • You may initially be paid 95% of your starting rate of pay, in accordance with the collective agreement.

Location: 2799 Swansea Crescent

Category: Current Opportunities

Employment Group: Accounting/Finance

Job Summary

Reporting to the Purchasing/Stores Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for providing support services in

the operation of an automotive storeroom in conjunction with a Fleet Management Information System

(FMIS).. The incumbent is required to work evenings, nights and weekends and rotational evening shifts as a

#Shift Employee#, which includes participation in cyclical inventory counts.

Education & Experience

The required education level is completion of secondary school (Grade 12) or equivalent

A minimum of three (3) years experience is required, one of which must be in a computerized automotive

stores environment

  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for

stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

A valid Ontario unrestricted “G” class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit

points accumulated.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check to the City of Ottawa’s


English oral, reading, writing required


All aspects of automotive stores including procurement inventory management and warehouse operations

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information

Order processing

Shipping, receiving and procurement of transportation services

Computerized automotive inventory control system(s)

Word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, Internet computer applications

Sourcing strategies and techniques

Thorough knowledge of automotive systems, components and parts

Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.

Competencies & Skills

Communicate effectively with all levels of staff and vendors

Communicate using discretion, tact, diplomacy and judgment when interacting with clients, staff vendors and

various levels of city employees

Evaluate customer requirements and determine product specifications

Identify and correct inventory deficiencies

Operate a forklift and motorized pallet lift

Demonstrate processes and train others as directed

Demonstrate personal initiative and also work in a teamed environment

Participate in cyclical stock counts and reconciliation

Reconcile/verify invoices to information contained in reports and make adjustments

Understand and perform financial calculations required for order processing.

Identify and apply tax and discounts accurately within a computerized environment

Lift and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis

Handle items weighing in excess of 75 lbs. on a regular basis using appropriate methods

Ability to support operations at several sites simultaneously as required

If this opportunity matches your interest and profile please apply online by using the “Apply”

button. If this is your first online application please refer to our resources on how to apply for jobs online.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process

will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa is committed to providing quality services by establishing a qualified workforce that

reflects the diverse population it serves. The City encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the

HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.

About Company

Company: City of Ottawa

Company Location:  Ottawa, ON

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