Storekeeper (37.5 Hour) Job in Putnam, CT at State of Connecticut – Department of Transportation – 3.9

The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Storekeeper in the Office of Inventory Management, Bureau of Finance and Administrative located in Putnam. The work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties when required, including snow and ice removal. Mandatory winter overtime occurs November 1 through April 30 each year.

Your Role:
This position is assigned to the Inventory Management Unit located in Putnam. Incumbents will be responsible for performing a full range of various inventory management duties, both manual and clerical. Duties include receiving daily deliveries, issuing a variety of parts to repair and maintenance facilities, communicating with vendors, maintaining accurate inventory levels, purchasing, time entry, Class C operator for fuel station operations, and general housekeeping.

Receives and issues stock, and maintains records of receipts, purchase orders, and stock orders.

Verifies quantity and quality of incoming supplies against packing slips, invoices, and bill of ladings.

Maintains a clean facility and security of stockroom area.

Performs required inventory of materials and supplies to ensure proper inventory levels and accurate counts of supplies on hand.

Class C Operator – Responsible for daily fuel station operations, including weekly and monthly inspections, and ensure all state and federal regulations are maintained.

Responsible for issuing supplies to repair and maintenance facilities.

Responsible for purchasing with P-Card and monthly reconciliation of P-Card statement.

Daily use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Core-CT.

Responsible for timesheet entry of hours worked.

Responsible for communicating daily with outside vendors for purchasing and checking on outstanding orders.

Mandatory winter overtime from November 1 through April 30.

What We Can Do For You: Competitive starting salary, excellent State benefits package including health and dental insurance, generous paid time off, retirement plan options, alternate work schedule options, telework opportunities, professional development and tuition reimbursement, and a culture that promotes work-life balance!

Selection Plan

To Apply:
In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.

The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.

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Important Next Step Information for After You Apply:
Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting’s closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question’s expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user’s spam.

At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, transcripts, diplomas, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.

The immediate vacancies are listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.

Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics

Connect With Us:
Due to the large volume of applications received, the State of Connecticut is unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. If you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment please contact Hayley Newhouse at [email protected] or (860) 986-6918.



This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of various stores duties, both manual and clerical, such as receiving, storing, issuing, inspecting, inventorying, and the like; may be in charge of a small storeroom or be a specialist in a phase of total stores operation.


Receives and issues stock and maintains records of receipts, requisitions, and stock on hand; arranges stock in planned fashion, with due account taken of age, accessibility, safety and security; clarifies amount and condition of stock on hand and reports all discrepancies or need for replenishment; verifies quantity and quality of incoming supplies against invoices, dray bills, bills of lading and orders; maintains housekeeping and security of stores area; takes required inventory of materials and supplies; receives gas station reports and makes necessary corrections; keeps mileage and maintenance records of vehicles in car pool; inspects material handling equipment, scales, gas pumps and other allied storeroom equipment for accuracy and safety; codes and inventories furniture and equipment; operates material handling equipment; may perform purchasing functions for inventory item stock replenishment; may drive motor vehicles as assigned; may enter data into a computer; performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of the methods of requisitioning, handling, storing and issuing of materials and supplies; knowledge of safe and efficient warehousing practices including purchasing; some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to keep accurate stock records and inventories; ability to utilize computer software.


Two (2) years of experience in stock or warehouse work or closely related work that could reasonably be expected to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.


Experience using Microsoft Office Suite

Experience with heavy duty and automotive truck parts, tractor parts, and snowplow parts

Experience with warehouse and inventory control best practices

Experience with operating a forklift

Experience with general housekeeping

Experience with fuel station operations


Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever their services are required.


1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.

2. A physical examination may be required.


Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to weather conditions and may be required to handle hazardous materials/chemicals.

About the Company

Company: State of Connecticut – Department of Transportation – 3.9

Company Location:  Putnam, CT

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