In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates:
Effective July 1, 2022 – 3.5% increase
Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate’s qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization.
This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Storekeeper II vacancies within the County of Orange. The current vacancy is with Sheriff’s Department – Technology Division. This recruitment may also be used to fill position in similar and/or lower level classifications.
PLEASE BE ADVISED: Applications will be accepted on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 on a continuous basis until the needs of the department are met and may close as early as 11:59 p.m. (PST), on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is the fifth largest sheriff’s department in the nation, offering a rewarding career with the opportunity to serve Orange County in diverse assignments. The Sheriff’s Department is a composed of over 3,978 sworn and professional employees, and has 19 separate budgets totaling over $1.2 billion and annual revenues of over $917 million. The core services of the Department include: jails, patrol, criminal investigation, forensic science, coroner, court security, service of civil process, records, property and evidence, personnel, technology, financial, research & development, communications, and emergency management.
The Sheriff-Coroner/Technology Division consists of approximately 150 personnel organized in six areas that specialize in specific operational and technical units, including Administration/Operations, Special Projects, Radio Communications, Applications, Infrastructure, and Security. Each section maintains a staff of Managers, Engineers, Technicians, and support staff to provide a high level of operational and technical expertise to various public safety functions including Law Enforcement, Fire Services, Emergency Medical Services, Lifeguard, Park Rangers, Public Works, Local Government, Courts, County and City jails, and Probation facilities. The Division provides centralized countywide coordinated communications systems for all local public safety agencies; installation and maintenance of communications and electronic equipment (microwave equipment, 9-1-1 dispatch equipment, mobile and portable radios, closed circuit television, surveillance, security electronic systems within the jail system, sound and video systems); operational and maintenance support to the coordinated communications systems; engineering and frequency management; and serves as the central coordinator/program manager for the operation and maintenance of the 800 MHz Countywide Coordinated Communications System (CCCS) and 900 MHz paging system. The Division is also responsible for all Information Technology operations across the entire Sheriff’s Department. This includes application development and support, help desk support, desktop support, mobile and MDC support, storage and server support, network and CCTV support, and network security operations.
The Storekeeper II is responsible for supervising the operation of moderately large or highly specialized storeroom; ordering supplies to maintain proper stock levels and to meet emergency or special order requirements; supervising and participating in receiving, storing and issuing supplies and equipment; and maintaining records of supplies received and issued.
The Storekeeper II plans, assigns, and reviews the work of storeroom personnel; and trains workers assigned to the storeroom. They will be responsible for the review of computerized inventory and order supplies and equipment to keep adequate stock on hand; order or requisition special items as requested; and may locate sources for and order nonstandard items and equipment and materials to meet emergencies directly from vendors. The Storekeeper II supervises and participates in receiving and inspecting supplies; checking supplies received against invoices or freight bills for proper quantify of items; checking items for damage and notifying vendor or transportation company of unacceptable items; marking discrepancies on invoices; accepting delivery of supplies; and keeping records of items received. They will supervise the work of storeroom personnel in storing and arranging items in the storeroom and supervise and participate in physical inventories of supplies and equipment in filling requests for supplies and equipment, and must have an understanding of available items to suggest or provide as substitutions. The Storekeeper II also maintains and supervises computerized inventory records showing items received, issued, and standard stock levels.
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will have supervisory experience in addition to demonstrating the ability to train and motivate staff. The candidate will possess problem solving and multi-tasking skills, have experience dealing with vendors and various County of Orange agencies including city fire and law enforcement agencies, and possess an understanding of warehouse and storeroom operations. In addition, the ideal candidate will have an understanding of contracts and the procurement process, be able to manage various contracts, demonstrate the ability to maintain records management, forecast and replenish with logical planning, have proficiency with Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Outlook, and be able to operate a forklift, or obtain certification to do so within a six-month period upon hire.
Deputy Purchasing Agent (DPA) certificate not required but ideal
License: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License, Class C or higher is required by date of appointment.
Applicant must complete the DPA certification within first year of hire
Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner.
Background screening includes completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts). Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S).
PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Must have vision sufficient to read standard text and computer screen; speak and hear well enough in English to converse in person and over the phone; body mobility to move from one work area to another; ability to use a computer terminal; able to access standard office and heavy equipment and to drive an automobile; body strength sufficient to lift and carry items up to 50 lbs.
Possess the ability to independently reason logically to reach conclusions and make recommendations; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in rapidly changing situations involving interpersonal conflict and with complex issues; possess the ability to interact with the public in various situations.
Function effectively in a standard warehouse environment; may require traveling to other locations. Work environments may include high levels of noise, dust, and/or unpleasant odors. Seasonal early morning, evening, holiday, and/or weekend work may be required.
Human Resources | Minimum Qualifications
The Orange County Sheriff’s Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Department. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition.
Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position, as applications will be screened to identify the most qualified candidates.
Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate’s rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidates’ qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list.
Based on the Department’s needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.
After all procedures have been completed, the Sheriff’s Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies.
Veterans Employment Preference Policy (VEPP)
The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here (Download PDF reader)to review the policy.
HOW TO APPLY
Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on-line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including the areas in which you have developed expertise. Please print a copy of your confirmation page for your records.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions.
QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Eugenia Vasquez-Puentes at 714-834-5838 or [email protected]. For other recruitment information, please contact Sheriff Recruiting at 714-834-5811.
PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19 RELATED REQUIREMENTS
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with any State or County Public Health Orders which may apply as follows:
Workers in correction facilities and detention centers will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a FDA-approved mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.
Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with “governmentjobs.com” and “ocgov.com.” If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com.
Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Non-Management BenefitsIn addition to the County’s standard suite of benefits, such as a variety of health plan options, annual leave and paid holidays-we also offer an excellent array of benefits such as a Health Care Reimbursement Account, 457 Defined Contribution Plan and Annual Education and Professional Reimbursement. Employees are provided a Retirement Plan through the Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS). Please go to the following link to find out more about Defined Benefit Pensions and OCERS Plan Types/Benefits.http://www.ocers.org/active-member-informationClick here for information about benefits offered to County of Orange employees.