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									                                         Intercity Transit
                               JOB TITLE: Inventory Assistant

BAND                              GRADE                                      SUBGRADE
              A                                       1                                     3
DEPARTMENT:                       DIVISION:                                  FLSA STATUS:
Development                       Procurement                                Non-Exempt

SUPERVISION                       SUPERVISION EXERCISED                      PAY GRADE:
RECEIVED FROM:                    OVER:
Inventory Supervisor              N/A                                        A13
Incumbents perform staff assistance and support in maintaining inventory levels and inventory control

Performs support activities in support of inventory in the Development Department. As an Assistant,
primarily performs duties of a support nature for the inventory function requiring general office/inventory
knowledge. Work performed is within clearly defined parameters.

  DUTY        ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample;                       FRE-
   NO.        position assignments may vary.)                                                   QUENCY
    1.        Processes a variety of paperwork, including packing lists, invoices, and           Daily
              other related records.                                                              20%

     2.       Enters and maintains computerized database files. Prepares related reports          Daily
              from records.                                                                       15%

     3.       Procures inventory, facility, and vehicle maintenance supplies on a daily           Daily
              basis by contacting vendors, negotiating best prices, and delivery terms.           15%

     4.       Places orders with vendors. Receives and verifies accuracy of vendor                Daily
              packing lists. Contacts and resolves inconsistencies with vendors.                  10%

     5.       Maintains warehouse organization of inventory items and facilitates changes         Daily
              to improve ease and efficiency of parts locating. Prepares for physical             10%
              inventory and cycle counts.                                                         (A1)

     6.       Reviews and updates vehicle maintenance work orders, checking for                   Daily
              accuracy of inventory parts required for the work to be completed.                  10%

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                                          Intercity Transit
                               JOB TITLE: Inventory Assistant

  DUTY       ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample;                       FRE-
   NO.       position assignments may vary.)                                                   QUENCY
    7.       Prepares purchase orders for payment. Verifies product, prices, and                Daily
             quantity for all inventory, maintenance supplies, facility supplies, utilities,      5%
             and contract vendor work to ensure timely payment.                                  (A1)

    8.       Places inventory items and supplies in correct locations in the warehouse.           Daily
             Updates labels to current applications. Monitors and adjusts part number              5%
             changes in database and on self-labels.                                              (A1)

    9.       Monitors inventory on hand. Prepares purchase order requisitions and                 Daily
             checks materials for proper quantity. Records and files information using             5%
             computerized and manual inventory control systems.                                   (A1)

    10.      Monitors and processes obsolete inventory in compliance with applicable             Weekly
             Agency standards and procedures. Maintains and monitors high value                    5%
             part/core returns to vendors for credit.                                             (A1)

    11.      Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.                               As Required

Knowledge (position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:
 Inventory control practices and procedures;
 Warehousing concepts;
 Procurement practices;
 General office principles and practices;
 Modern office equipment;
 Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations;
 Mathematical concepts.

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                                           Intercity Transit
                                JOB TITLE: Inventory Assistant

Skills (position requirements at entry):
Skill in:
    Maintaining and controlling inventory;
    Maintaining databases;
    Negotiating prices for products and services;
    Preparing purchase orders;
    Maintaining warehouse organization;
    Operating modern office equipment;
    Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, and the
    general public sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Training and Experience (position requirements at entry):
High School Diploma, or G.E.D., and three years of increasingly responsible warehousing or inventory
experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform
the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Licensing Requirements (position requirements at entry):
    Washington Driver’s License;
    Lift-Truck Operator's Certification.
Effective May 18, 2009: Must pass a Washington State Patrol and/or other agency type background check.

Physical Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching,
standing, walking, driving, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing
and repetitive motions.

Incumbents may be subjected to dusts, poor ventilation, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and
intense noises.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force
frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position
assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson and Associates LLC (LM)
Date: 8/05/04
Revised: 6/1/09 + background ’s; CDiRito

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