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Storekeeper II

  • Storekeeper II
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  • Do I qualify?
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Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$26,316.00 – $41,736.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,096.50 – $1,739.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is mid-level work overseeing a major storekeeping area or assisting in the operation of a warehouse, involving the receipt, storage, distribution, acquisition, and/or selling of inventory.

Job Duties

Oversees a major storekeeping area such as the canteen operations, commissary operations, clothing storeroom, or perishable food storeroom.

Serves as an assistant to a supply manager in the operation of a warehouse.

Receives and unpacks incoming inventory items; inspects for quality, quantity, and conformance with specifications; rejects shipments not meeting indicated specifications; and certifies receipts in order to authorize payment to vendors.

Labels and places inventory items in appropriate storage areas; rotates as necessary.

Orders inventory using established specifications to replenish stock; purchases emergency items.

Develops storekeeping methods and procedures to ensure efficiency; establishes inventory levels and reorder points based on usage and delivery lead times to ensure adequate supply.

Monitors temperature, humidity, and other environmental factors in storage areas for perishable goods.

Transfers and sells surplus property.

Fills requisitions; prepares items to be delivered or shipped; and makes necessary transportation arrangements.

Operates a cash register; counts money; prices items; and places merchandise on shelves.

Maintains computerized and/or manual records of inventory items received, stored, issued, ordered, returned, disposed, and/or sold.

Takes physical inventories to determine quantities on hand and/or reconcile records.

Operates forklifts, pallet jacks, and/or other material handling equipment.

Maintains clean and orderly storage/stores area(s).

Leads and/or supervises staff, offenders, and/or residents engaged in loading, unloading, storing, and distributing inventory items.

Exercises discretion and independence in the performance of responsibilities within established policies and procedures; receives general administrative direction from a Supply Manager or from another administrative supervisor.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

One or more years of experience as a Storekeeper I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.


Three or more years of experience maintaining inventory items and related records; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours for one year.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of storeroom methods and procedures used in the receipt, storage, delivery, or shipment of various inventory items including perishable goods.

Comprehensive knowledge of purchasing and requisitioning procedures.

Intermediate knowledge of transportation providers and shipment methods.

Intermediate knowledge of computerized recordkeeping systems.

Ability to evaluate quality and quantity of inventory items for conformance with purchase orders and specifications.

Ability to establish inventory levels and reorder points.

Ability to provide instruction and guidance to others in material handling and recordkeeping duties.

Ability to prepare and maintain sales, requisition, and inventory records.

Ability to lift and move heavy objects.

Ability to operate forklifts, pallet jacks, and/or other material handling equipment.

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