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Salary: $2,877.00 - $3,591.00
Posted: 06/11/2014

Job Description:

One of the many benefits of working for CalVet includes knowing that you support the Agency’s mission to “serve California’s veterans and their families”.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Tenure: Limited Term (24 months)
Time Base: Full-Time

Location: Veterans Home of California-Chula Vista

Who Should Apply:

Current State employees in this classification or those who are eligible on a certification list, transfer, reinstatement, Training & Development Assignment (T&D), or Temporary Authorization Utilization Appointment (TAU) may be considered for this vacancy. Transfer and reinstatement applicants must meet minimum qualifications per SPB Rule 250 for the above listed classification.


If you are not a current State employee or otherwise eligible, you may qualify for a civil service examination based on the minimum qualifications for the classification. To view a current listing of examinations being offered by the California Department of Veterans Affairs, please visit our CalVet Jobs Webpage or to view examinations offered by all State departments, please visit the CalHR Website.

Honorably discharged veterans who meet the requirements listed above are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Hospital General Services Administrator II, or designee, the Material and Stores Specialist will: receive, label, store, issue, and process paperwork for the inventory in the General Supply Warehouse with an emphasis on medical supplies and assist with the deliveries of pharmaceutical orders. This position will maintain accurate records of purchase orders, receipts, storage, and issuance of stock.

Issue supplies and process necessary paperwork. Deliver supplies, keep stock control records, and receive incoming freight. Check orders to determine damage and quantity amounts. Process all necessary paperwork. Count, label, and stock inventory items, and assign locations for new items. Keep records on stock cards and also on a personal computer. Keep supply order records and do filing. Order Form 5’s along with Supply Orders. Set up delivery times. Prepare receiving records for payment. Assist the Supervisor with purchase estimates, purchase orders, and contract orders. Keep running balances on materials and monetary limits. Prepare monthly special reports for Management. Input documents, warehouse inventory, and warehouse information into the computer. Assist with the warehouse inventory.

Provide assistance to the staff at the Veterans Home of California-Chula Vista. This includes answering questions on quantity of items stocked and follow-up on possible staff complaints.

Maintain accurate records of material and supplies ordered, received, issued and shipped. Follow-up on order problems and shipment discrepancies. Schedule outgoing freight, including preparation of bill of lading and other necessary forms. Follow-up on orders not delivered in a timely manner. Maintain cleanliness and properly store all types of commodities; attend staff meetings and IST as required. Do warehouse housekeeping.

Maintain the warehouse in a good working condition. Perform preventive maintenance on all warehouse equipment.

How to Apply:
Visit the CalHR Website to download the application. When applying for this position, please note position # 575-381-1506-001.

Submit your completed and signed State Application (Std. 678) to: Veterans Home of California-Chula Vista, Human Resources , 700 East Naples Court, Chula Vista, CA 91911, Attn: Ligaya Lara – M80 #CV069 (13/14).

Note: In the Explanations section on the State application, you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility, i.e., list, transfer, SROA, Surplus, Re-employment, Reinstatement or Training and Development Assignment. Failure to do so could result in being rejected from the interview process. In addition, you must reference position #575-381-1506-001.

Questions: If you have any questions, request information concerning this posting, need assistance in the application process, or require any type of Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Ligaya Lara, Human Resources Office, at (619) 482-6027.

For more information about additional employment opportunities at CalVet please visit the CalVet Website.

The Department of Veterans Affairs is an equal opportunity employer – equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation. Per Military and Veterans Code, Section 80, whenever possible, preference shall be given to veterans for employment in the Department of Veteran Affairs. It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service and the special trust placed in public servants. Applications will be subject to screening and only the most qualified will be interviewed. Successful completion of live scan and a pre-employment physical (including drug testing for certain civil service classifications) will be required.

Bulletin release date: June 11, 2014

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Materials and Stores Specialist 575 - 381 - 1506 - 001
Location County
Veterans Home of California-Chula Vista SAN DIEGO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  24 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
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Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
700 East Naples Court
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Ligaya Lara
(619) 482-6027

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