Friday, February 28, 2020

Supply Clerk I

Office of Child Support Services

Recruitment #RT-1705-01


This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity

for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County.

Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position.

You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position.

Voluntary Demotion:
You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position.



The Alameda County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) believes that all parents should be fully engaged in supporting the wellbeing of their children. To meet this vision, the Department is committed to serving the children and families of Alameda County in ways that are innovative, responsive, efficient, compassionate and in tune with the rich diversity of our community.

Our customers are mothers, fathers, caregivers, children, community partners and the residents of Alameda County. The Department’s core business is to encourage responsible parenting, family self-sufficiency and child wellbeing by locating parents, establishing paternity, obtaining and modifying support obligations and assisting with the collection of court ordered support. To carry out this mission, the Department employs approximately 188 dedicated and talented people who leverage their skills and passion for public service to meet customer needs.  By coordinating efforts and collaborating with community partners, the Department collects and distributes over $80 million in child support to 33,000 families of Alameda County. For more information about the DCSS, click here:


The Supply Clerk position at DCSS plays an integral role in providing high quality back office support and customer service to internal customers within the department as well as external vendors, suppliers, property management and facilities staff.  Primary responsibilities include: maintain, order, receive and distribute supplies in an efficient and cost effective manner; maintain a well-organized and clean supply room; perform routine inventory of supplies and other assets; work closely with the administrative team, the leased site’s property management company, and/or General Services Agency personnel to schedule building maintenance and repairs, salvage excess inventory,  schedule vehicle fleet maintenance;  obtain quotes for goods and services; perform basic repairs and installations using hand tools; utilize a desktop computer to enter and track basic information in a variety of data bases, Word and EXCEL knowledgeable. Position requires routine use of manual hand truck (dolly) to move supplies, ergo equipment, office furniture; requires routine standing, walking, lifting, pushing and pulling; sets-up meeting rooms and arranges furniture and chairs for trainings and events. Must maintain a valid CA Motor Vehicle License in order to operate County vehicles to make deliveries or transport equipment and supplies to off-site locations as needed. The position requires a high degree of initiative and organizational ability, and exceptional interpersonal skills including professional verbal and written communication.

Under close supervision, orders, issues, delivers, receives and warehouses supplies and equipment; maintains manual and computerized inventory records regarding minimum stock levels and rates of usage; moves furniture, office supplies and equipment within a County agency or department; and performs other related duties as required.



Possession of the knowledge, abilities and license as listed below:


Must be in possession of and maintain a valid unrestricted Class C California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.


Knowledge of:

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledges and abilities are related to duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of this specification.

• Managing stock/commodities levels consistent with usage.
• Techniques of receiving, storing and issuing supplies, furniture and equipment stock.
• Workplace safety techniques.
• Computer navigation and common internet search tools.
• Basic computer data entry functions and records storage; online order entry.
• Basic alpha and numeric filing systems.
• Basic mathematical computations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages.


• Computing mathematical problems.
• Understanding and following written and oral instructions.
• Handling and manipulating heavy/bulky objects up to 75 lbs.
• Interacting courteously with co-workers and the public, vendors and delivery persons.
• Keeping neat and accurate records.
• Organize and prioritize duties to meet deadlines.
• Working under general supervision.
• Making decisions using good judgment.
• Driving a motor vehicle.
• Use of basic hand tools.
• Operating, assembling and maintaining mechanical equipment.
• Moving furniture, office equipment and other heavy objects.

Selection Plan


To apply please email Angela Zhang at:

You are encouraged to apply immediately as this position is open until filled an may close at anytime..

Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer!


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees) 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 11 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Employee Mortgage Loan Program
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.