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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4540 

Occ. Group: 

Stock Clerk 2

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 receiving shipments and maintaining warehouse stock. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Receives and verifies shipments.

Unloads trucks either by hand or by use of fork lift, dollies, carts, etc.

Initiates bid request on large quantities of items.

Initiates order based on knowledge of quantities remaining in bins.

Establishes and controls inventory at remote locations.

Stamps items with stock numbers and places items on shelves or in bins.

Matches invoices and approves payments.

Works issue counter by locating item in storage bins, and by filling out issue ticket when issuing item.

Processes temporary stock items as necessary.

Enters various information in ledgers, forms, blanks, etc.

Functions as storeroom supervisor as necessary.

Dispatches supply drivers.

Assists personnel identifying or locating numbers on items in catalogs, in bins, on shelves, etc.

Performs annual physical inventory.

Drives truck.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of stock inventory control procedures.

Ability to operate a forklift and truck.

Ability to use reference materials and manuals.

Ability to attend to detail.

Administrative and supervisory ability.

Ability to work with numbers and other numerical operations. 

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. High school graduate or equivalent; valid driver's license; six months to one year experience involving shipping and receiving of inventory; typing ability. 

Date         Skill         Eval             
5/1/83          4     4320221130

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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