New Albany Housing Authority
  • 01-Apr-2021 to 31-May-2021 (PST)
  • Maintenance
  • New Albany, IN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

New Albany Housing Authority is seeking a qualified Purchasing / Inventory Clerk. This position will compile information and records to prepare purchase orders for procurement of material; and compile and maintain records of quantity, type, and value of material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies stocked.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions include but are not limited to the following

  • Verifies nomenclature and specifications of purchase requests;
  • Searches inventory records or warehouse to determine if material on hand is in sufficient quantity;
  • Consults catalogs and interviews suppliers by phone to obtain prices and specifications;
  • Reviews purchase order and sends copy to supplier and department originating request;
  • Compiles records of items purchased or transferred between departments, prices, deliveries, and inventories;
  • Computes total cost of items purchased;
  • Confers with suppliers concerning late deliveries;
  • Verifies bills from suppliers with bids and purchase orders and approves bills for payment;
  • Performs data entry to maintain maintenance records including time and material as needed;
  • Classifies priority regulations;
  • Perform all other responsibilities as may be assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos;
  • Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization;
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals;
  • Ability to draw and interpret bar graphs;
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions;
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations;
  • Knowledge of appropriate WinTen2 software modules;
  • Valid current driver's license, able to be covered by fleet vehicle insurance.
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