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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4320 

Occ. Group: 123.890 

Laboratory Stock Clerk

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in ordering, stocking and recording chemical supplies and equipment, checking in and out supplies for students and teachers, and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Requisitions chemicals, microscopes and other related items.

Stocks and inventories supplies.

Checks in and out supplies used by students and teachers.

Performs minor repairs on equipment.

Performs related work as required. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of basic chemicals, projectors, and other related equipment in Science departments.

Knowledge of necessary safety precautions in handling certain chemicals.

Knowledge of basic English and arithmetic.

Knowledge of basic inventory methods.

Ability to keep accurate records of inventory.

Ability to handle laboratory chemicals safely.

Ability to perform minor repairs on simple laboratory equipment.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public, students, and other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school including or supplemented by courses in biology and/or chemistry. Some experience as a stock clerk. 

Date         Skill         Eval             
10/1/80        3     312022122

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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