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Lead Storekeeper

  • Orange County Sanitation District
  • 11/30/18
  • Fountain Valley, CA
  • 92708
  • 32.24 / Hourly
  • Full-Time
invites applications for the position of:
Lead Storekeeper

An Equal Opportunity Employer


$32.24 - $39.18 Monthly
$5,588.27 - $6,791.20 Annually
$67,059.20 - $81,494.40

OPENING DATE: 11/30/18

CLOSING DATE: 12/14/18 05:00 PM


What do you value in your next job?

At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further.

Honesty, Trust, & Respect
We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.

Teamwork & Problem Solving
We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts.

Leadership & Commitment
We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.

Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities
We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.

We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.

OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Lead Storekeeper.

Under direction, leads, oversees, and participates in the work of staff responsible for warehousing services and activities; performs the most complex advanced-journey level functions and provides training to less experienced employees; participates and oversees in the receipt, storage, tagging, distribution, cycle counts, and issuance of supplies, materials and equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures. Specifically, this person will receive incoming items, unload trucks, inspect items for damage, verify purchase order numbers and quantity of items against packing slips, confirm accuracy of orders, and generate discrepancy forms when necessary.

The Lead Storekeeper will be responsible for operating a variety of automotive and warehouse equipment including forklifts, pallet jacks, and handcarts in an effort to identify, mark, tag, store, and distribute warehouse items. Other duties will include coordinating with other departments for pick-up and delivery of special orders, assisting employees in completing material requisition forms, locating and marking "stock out" items, receiving orders by phone, and logging items for check out and return.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of advanced warehousing principles, just-in-time (JIT) production strategy, and planning/scheduling skills that will be utilized to advance the functionality and responsiveness of the warehouse.

The ability to lead, organize, and review the work of staff is required. The ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff and other departments, communicate effectively, maintain a high level of customer service, and adhere to all OCSD safety guidelines is necessary.


Required Education/Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by training or coursework in materials management; and

Four (4) years of increasingly responsible storekeeping or warehouse experience at a level comparable to a Senior Storekeeper with the District (see, About Us, Classification & Compensation, to access the classification specification for Senior Storekeeper).
Required Licenses/Certificates:
Possession of a valid California class C driver's license.

Possession of an appropriate, valid forklift certificate.

A certification from the American Production and Inventory Control Specialist (APICS).


Vacancies: 1

Apply online at:

APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Friday, December 14, 2018, 5:00 P.M.

Hiring Salary Range: $32.24 - $39.18/Hour



Must possess mobility to work in a standard warehouse setting and work with and around a variety of equipment, parts, and inventory, to operate a motor vehicle and forklift; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium physical work; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves walking and working on slippery surfaces. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 40 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.


Employees primarily work in the warehouse and are exposed to loud noise levels, chemicals, dust, mechanical hazards, and moving objects or other vehicles. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification.

Reference Checks will be conducted by OCSD to verify employment related information for all potential employees once a contingent job offer is made during the background investigation process. This is done to ensure that individuals who join OCSD are well qualified and have a strong potential to be successful in their employment. The extent of the inquiry will depend on the position being applied for, but will at least include:
Verification/Reference from current and past employers
Confirmation of necessary licenses, certificates, and degrees.

Please have all necessary documentation ready. Additional inquiries may be necessary depending on the position for which you are applying. Human Resources will also schedule a post-offer physical examination once a job offer has been made.

OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted.

The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.

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