Quartermaster

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SUMMARY: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in quality or business management, public administration, environmental protection, occupational safety and health, or related field and five (5) years experience in quality assurance, occupational safety inspection and/or training work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Masters degree, highly desirable. Experience and/or training in water and wastewater utility operations, highly desirable. A valid Florida driver’s license, required. A valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within 30 days from day of appointment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
  • Ensures that employees are measured for uniforms; places orders; distributes uniforms and maintains inventory.
  • Ensures that employees are properly measured for bulletproof vests and orders are placed.
  • Orders and distributes uniform accessories.
  • Orders and distributes office supplies and maintains inventory.
  • Responsible for the acquisition of capital expenditures to include ordering and verification of delivery and inventory control.
  • Ensures that employees of the department follow the proper procedures and policies in the acquisition of supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Maintains security of City property under the Quartermaster’s control.
  • Ensures compliance with the City code and procurement policies and procedures by reviewing and monitoring procurements conducted by any designee, department or official.
  • Performs related duties as required and as directed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Considerable knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of modern information systems and standard software application such as Windows, Word and Excel and the ability to learn new applications.
  • Knowledge of proper telephone etiquette and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, prioritize work assignments and to work independently.
  • Ability to make a variety of arithmetic computations and calculations with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions and to complete work assignments correctly.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other municipal employees, City officials and the general public.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves moderate to heavy work in all types of weather. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, lift heavy objects (greater than 50 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes and maintains a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment and random drug testing for certain employees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution, supplemented by additional course of work in bookkeeping, purchasing, or inventory control and one (1) year working experience in inventory control and general office work, preferably in a public safety environment, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid State of Florida driver’s license, required. A valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within 30 days from day of appointment.

FLSA Code:NE
B/U: SEIU
Last revision date: March 2013