Texas Department of Public Safety Inventory Supply Clerk, ADM Austin HQ in Austin, Texas

Job Summary

Perform moderately complex customer service and inventory work. Work involves stocking, arranging, and transferring inventory; organizing and issuing supplies; and monitoring inventory levels. Receive materials and stocks items using first-in, first-out inventory management practices. May train others. Work under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

State Classification #: 1912 State Classification Title: Inventory and Stores Specialist II Salary Group: A12

The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met. 92Y, 92Z, 90A, 920A, 920B, 641X, 751X, 020, 33, 34, FIN10, 3000, 3043, 3051, 2S0X1

General Duties:

Receive, fill and ship requisitions for law enforcement and support staff equipment including weapons, forms, books, and other supply items utilizing internal computer software systems. Monitor stock levels and inform manager and/or purchaser of low stock quantities.

Maintain neatness and cleanliness of work area.

Rotate stock for prevention of deterioration and spoilage. Receive incoming items, check purchase order and freight bill for quantity and accuracy, and stock items according to first-in, first-out inventory principles.

Monitor inventory and stock control records following loss prevention and agency guidelines.

Prepare inventory requisitions for shipment.

May train others.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Education - Graduation from a standard senior high school or the equivalent.

Experience – One (1) year of work experience receiving, issuing, and/or storing stock.

Inventory Knowledge- Basic knowledge of inventory control procedures and practices. Knowledge of methods and procedures used in receiving, storing, and issuing stock.

Mechanical Skills - Ability to operate mechanical lifting devices, motor vehicles, and office machines.

Computer Skills - Basic proficiency with personal computers and various software, e.g. spreadsheets, word processing, databases, desk-top publishing, and modern business office practices.

Organizational Skills - Ability to classify and identify stock by sight. Ability to plan and implement the rotating of stock on a first-in, first-out basis.

Communication skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to make quick and accurate judgment calls regarding the need to provide information to Division personnel.

Interpersonal skills - Must exercise excellent interpersonal skills - position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, diplomacy, and an ability to establish and maintain effective working/professional relationships with external and internal customers.

Confidentiality - Must be able to responsibly handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.

Supplemental information:

**DPS employee who is selected for a position in their current salary group and state title will be transferred with no salary change.

DPS employee who is selected for a position in their current salary group with a new state title may receive an increase up to 3.4%.

Salary is contingent upon qualifications and is subject to salary administration and budgetary restrictions.**


The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those encountered and/or necessary for the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Office environment;

  • Ambulatory skills, e.g. stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch;

  • Hand-eye coordination and arm/hand/finger dexterity;

  • Ability to speak, hear, and exercise visual acuity;

  • Ability to transfer weights of fifty (50) pounds anticipated for this position;

  • Driving requirements for this position: low-frequency.


Travel: 5% Number of Vacancies: 1

State of Texas retirees may be rehired for full-time, non-commissioned positions only under very specific circumstances.

Job Title: Inventory Supply Clerk, ADM Austin HQ

Closing Date/Time: Wed. 10/26/16 11:59 PM Central Time

Salary: $2,320.00 - $2,444.00 Monthly

Job Type: Full-time, Regular, day shift

Location: Austin, Texas