Stores Clerk 2 Motor Equipment

Grade 09

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Career Ladder

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Summary of Job Description

As a Stores Clerk 2 (Motor Equipment), you would be responsible for ordering parts and supplies in accordance with contractual and open market purchasing regulations; assisting in monitoring adherence to purchasing practices, vendor performance, contract compliance, and quality assurance of products received; using computers and parts books to obtain and cross reference part numbers; and recording purchases, issues and consumption of parts, ensuring that all issues are properly charged. In addition, you would receive and/or supervise the receipt and storage of parts and supplies; maintain inventory levels; conduct physical inventories; follow up with vendors regarding delivery problems; and assist in maintaining security and orderliness of parts storage areas.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

There are two examinations for this position. Please note: New York State employees may qualify for both.  

For employees of New York State, on or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Transportation and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an Office Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail) or a Stores Clerk 1.

For all other qualified individuals, on or before the date of the examination, the candidate must have either:

1. two years of experience directly involved in ordering, issuing, and stocking a wide variety of auto, truck, agricultural, industrial, military, and/or construction equipment parts in a dealership, parts distribution center, or major parts store with computerized control of the parts operation;


2. two years of experience as an automotive or heavy equipment mechanic, shop supervisor or superintendent, directly repairing or overseeing a broad diversity of repair work on automotive or heavy equipment, and/or trucks in a facility having a minimum of 50 repairs per week. Repairs must vary and must include transmissions, engines, electrical and hydraulic systems, differentials, etc.


3. 30 semester credit hours of college course work in a program leading to a degree in automotive technology, diesel technology, automotive repair technology, or diesel repair technology AND one year of experience in Either 1, OR 2 above.

Examples of Non-Qualifying Experience: Experience in a repair shop limited to motorcycles, motor boats, small engines or repetitive work such as brakes, transmissions, tires, oil and lubrication services, or exhaust systems will not be considered as qualifying.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

26-527 38-134

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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