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Company: County of Santa Barbara
Location: Lompoc
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Notice of Change: This recruitment will be open until filled.
We are accepting applications to fill one vacancy in the County of Santa Barbara. The current vacancy is in the Sheriff's Office. The employment list for this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies in the Sheriff's Office, the General Services Department, Vehicle Operations Division, and in the Social Services Department.

Please select the department(s) and location(s) you would like to be considered for current and future vacancies. If you qualify for this position and pass the required selection steps, your name will be sent to the hiring department of the vacancy location(s) where you have expressed interest and are willing to work. Note: Applicants who are interested in working with the Sheriff's Office must check "All Locations" on the application agency-wide question and supplemental questionnaire.

POSITION: Under general supervision, the selected candidate maintains the department's storeroom, including stocking of operational materials and supplies, inventory control and recordkeeping, and purchasing; moves office furniture and equipment; and performs related duties as required. For the position in the Sheriff's Office, the selected candidate will work in multiple areas of law enforcement operations, including locked custody jail facilities.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both staff and management
  • Ability to prepare and write clear and concise communications, and keep records organized accordingly
  • Solid documentation skills
  • Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize work, and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Great customer service skills and experience working with the public in a professional environment
  • Desire to be a good steward of public funds
  • Significant experience working in the automotive and/or truck parts industry (for position in the General Services Department)
  • Experience working with specialized parts ordering/tracking/inventory software
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
    Examples of Duties
    • Plans and performs work that involves ordering, receiving, inspecting, returning, unloading, shelving, packing, labeling, pricing, delivering, and maintaining a perpetual inventory of forms, office supplies, and various types of equipment.
    • Rotates stock and arranges for disposal of surplus.
    • Keeps records to maintain inventory control, cost containment, and to assure proper stock levels.
    • Coordinates freight handling, equipment and furniture moving, and minor repairs.
    • Oversees mail handling and courier service.
    • To accomplish job duties, uses a computer and operate automotive equipment; may operate a forklift, or other light equipment.May select, train, and supervise subordinates, when applicable.
      Employment Standards
      • Two years of experience in storekeeping, inventory control, and recordkeeping; OR,
      • One year of experience performing duties equivalent to the class of Utility Clerk, Departmental with Santa Barbara County; OR,
      • A combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.Additional Qualifications:
        • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California Class C Driver's License is required at the time of appointment and must be kept valid throughout the term of employment.
        • Must be physically able to regularly lift heavy items up to 50 pounds above and below shoulder height, climb ladders and perform continuous standing, walking, reaching, and bending.Knowledge of: storekeeping and inventory control procedures; recordkeeping and other standard office procedures; care and maintenance of equipment and supplies; safety and security practices; basic mechanical concepts; work and time management techniques; public contact and communication techniques.

          Ability to: read, interpret, and carry out written and oral instructions; write legibly; use a computer to prepare written correspondence and maintain routine records, reports and forms; estimate department needs; determine the quality and quantity of materials received in relation to prescribed specifications; perform accurate arithmetical calculations; work under pressure; maintain good working relationships with supervisors, peers, and the public; organize and prioritize work; interpret information contained in parts and service manuals; understand and utilize technical repair terminology and concepts; use a calculator; operate light machinery that may include a forklift; observe safe work and driving practices.

          Knowledge of: principles of supervision.

          Physical Conditions: Must be physically able to lift heavy items up to 50 pounds above and below shoulder height, climb ladders and perform continuous standing, walking, reaching, and bending.
          Supplemental Information
          • Review applications and supplemental questionnaire to determine those candidates who meet the employment standards.
          • Supplemental Questionnaire Ranking. Applications that meet the employment standards will be evaluated and scored. Candidates' final score and rank on the eligibility list will be determined by this score. This process may be eliminated if there are fewer than 11 qualified candidates.
            Candidates must receive a percentage score of at least 70 on the supplemental questionnaire ranking to be placed on an employment list. An adjustment may be made to raw scores based on factors listed in Civil Service Rule VI. Those candidates who are successful in the selection process will have their names placed on the employment list for a minimum of three months. At the time the employment list is established, all candidates will receive written notice of their score on the exam(s), rank on the employment list, and exact duration of the employment list.

            The following process is used only for the Sheriff's Office:
          • Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ). Once candidates are placed on the employment list, the Human Resources Department will email candidates a notice regarding completion of a Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ).
          • If candidates pass and are in the top group, they will be sent to the hiring department for consideration. Those that are interviewed and are still being considered for a position will advance to the next step in the hiring process, which includes the following:
          • Polygraph Examination: measures the accuracy of information disclosed on the PHQ and during the background investigation.
          • Background Investigation: includes an interview and in-depth background investigation of arrest records, personal, military, credit, and employment history; inquiry of persons who know you and evaluate whether you respect the law and rights of others; are dependable and responsible; have demonstrated mature judgment in areas such as the use of drugs and intoxicants; are honest; and a safe driver.
          • Live Scan: Electronic fingerprint scanning that is certified by the State Department of Justice.Placement on Employment List & Selection Interview by Hiring Departments: Upon placement of employment list, you will be notified by the Human Resources Department. The hiring department will receive at least the candidates that are ranked in the top 10. The hiring departments may decide which of those 10 candidates they will reach out to interview.

            Conditional Job Offer: Once a conditional offer of employment has been made, candidate will be required to successfully complete a background check, which includes a conviction history check, and satisfactory reference checks. Appointee may be subject to a post-offer medical evaluation or examination. The appointee must satisfactorily complete a probationary period of twelve (12) months.

            REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: The County of Santa Barbara is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants. Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter listed on the job posting. We require verification of needed accommodation from a professional source, such as a Medical Provider or a learning institution.

            Disaster Service Worker: Pursuant to Governmental code section 3100, all employees with the County of Santa Barbara are declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service. Activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law.

            COVID-19 Vaccination Verification and Testing: This position may be subject to State Health Officer Orders (SHOOs) or County policy regarding vaccine verification and/or testing. Please contact the hiring department for more information.

            Recruiters will correspond with applicants by e-mail during each step in the recruitment process. Applicants are reminded to check spam filters continuously during the Recruitment & Selection Process steps listed above to ensure they do not miss required deadlines.

            BENEFITS: The County of Santa Barbara offers generous benefits, please visit our website at: . In addition, applicants from other public sector employers may qualify for:
          • Retirement reciprocity
          • Time and service credit towards an advanced vacation accrual rate
            The County of Santa Barbara is dedicated to cultivating and sustaining an environment that exhibits equity and inclusion everywhere, and at all levels of our organization. The County believes equity is a fundamental principle that must be imbedded in policies, institutional practices and systems. The County recognizes the negative impacts of systemic racism and is committed to eliminating the barriers affecting our Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and Asian community members, as well as people of other diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. We envision a world where society and its systems (e.g. education, criminal justice, and health care, housing the economy) are just, fair, and inclusive, enabling all people to participate and reach their full potential.

            We celebrate community and employee diversity, strive for inclusion and belonging, and promote empowered participation. We aspire to build a workforce that is reflective of these values and the communities we serve. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will resolutely uphold federal, California state law and/or Santa Barbara County ordinances.

            We believe equity and inclusion are vital to fulfill the County's mission and to embody a culture of "One County, One Future." Expanding the full range of employee talent allows the County to deliver our best to all our community members.

            We believe in the dignity and humanity of all people. We strive for a healthy and prosperous society that promotes all people having equitable access and opportunity.

            APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE DEADLINE: Open until filled. Applications and job bulletins can be obtained 24 hours a day at .

            Chanel Johnson, Employment Analyst -

Keywords: County of Santa Barbara, Lompoc , Storekeeper, Other , Lompoc, California

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