Tuesday , March 21 2023

City of Houston Careers – Senior Inventory Management Clerk

City of Houston

Position Overview

Applications Accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Division: Houston Health Department

Section: Various

Location: 8000 N. Stadium Dr

Workdays & Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.*

Subject to change

Description Of Duties And Essential Functions

The Houston Health Department is actively searching for a skilled individual to perform the following essential functions of a Senior Inventory Management Clerk.

The Functions Are But Not Limited To

Distribution of supplies for warehouse and testing sites. Mobilize and Demobilize testing sites.
Oversee and maintain warehouses and storage areas in a clean, orderly, safe, and secure condition. Ensure safety and security of materials, supplies, and property.
Perform periodic physical inventory counts and reconciles counts with inventory records.
Handle internal and external messenger services for the Houston Health Department.
Handle priority mail, document pickups, and deliveries for the department.
Maintain a clean and organized postage processing area.
Manage and assist with set up and breakdown of all COVID-19 testing and vaccine sites.
Lead and manage delivery specimens to the Laboratory
Performs other duties as assigned.

The position requires lifting of heavy items of up to 60 pounds and/or walking on rough surfaces routinely and/or regular physical exertion such as climbing of ladders. There are routine discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions. The position may involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions.

Minimum Requirements


Requires a High school diploma or GED.

Experience Requirements

Two (2) years of inventory control, materials management, or record keeping experience are required. May require experience in operating a forklift and other motorized or non-motorized materials handling equipment.

License Requirements

A Valid Texas Driver’s License and compliance with the City of Houston’s policy on driving.


Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**


Selection/Skills Tests Required

None. However, the department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.


If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.


Grants & Special funded positions are dependent upon continued available funds. If funding is no longer available, employee may be laid off or transferred. Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate’s qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Pay Grade 12


Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov .

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or 832-395-8213

If you have questions, need special services or accommodations, call (832)395-8213. (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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