City of RochesterBuffalo 14211
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Automotive Parts Clerk

City of Rochester
Full Time 810 E Ferry St, Buffalo, NY 14211, United States


General Description

This is an automotive parts stock keeping and distribution position. Incumbents are responsible for receipt, storage, and distribution of automotive and/or heavy equipment parts. This class is distinguishable from other stock keeping classes by its focus on the functions and identification of automotive parts. Performs related work as required.

This is a Competitive Class position.  The individual selected to fill this vacancy will be given a provisional appointment and will be required to participate in the next Civil Service Examination for this title.
 A qualified applicant may be provisionally appointed and serve in the position until a Civil Service Examination is administered and an appropriate eligible list can be established to make a permanent appointment in accordance with the Civil Service Rule of Three.  (See  "" Provisional Appointment - FAQ's) If you are already a City employee and have permanent, competitive status in your current position and appointment to this title would result in a provisional appointment in another department, you will lose your previous permanent competitive rights.

Typical Work Activities
  • Receives, identifies, stores, and issues automotive parts, equipment, and/or materials;

  • Labels new stock when it arrives according to the numbers or codes provided on invoices;

  • Relabels stock with replacement numbers provided by vendors;

  • Maintains a computerized inventory system by inputting , scanning and integrating various inventory records;

  • Conducts physical inventory of stock periodically;

  • May telephone vendors to order stock covered by contract;

  • Files stock order forms alphabetically by vendor;

  • Identifies and transports stock in need of repair to repair shop, and picks up parts;

  • Makes keys and fuel cards;

  • Assembles hydraulic hoses.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or G.E.D. PLUS:

A. Two (2) years experience in receiving, storing and issuing automotive supplies and materials;


B. Completion of one (1) year vocational program in automotive technology, PLUS One (1) year experience as described in A;


C. An Associate's Degree in Automotive Technology.


1. Possession of a valid New York State Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License at time of appointment. The license must be maintained throughout employment in this title.

2. Must be willing and available to work all shifts as assigned.

For full-time employees:
The City of Rochester offers a complete benefits package to full-time employees including health care, dental, vision, retirement, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

For less-than full-time employees:
The City of Rochester offers numerous growth opportunities to include the potential to transition into full-time, permanent employment.