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CODE:  653000    PAY GRADE:  11    ($11.78- 16.50/hr.)

Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.69 biweekly

Value* of State-paid Health Insurance:

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $363.77 biweekly
  • Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $345.58 biweekly
  • Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $327.39 biweekly
  • Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $309.20 biweekly

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2011.

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  11.54% of pay

LAST UPDATE: July 23, 2012  

CLOSING DATE:  Until Canceled   


This is office and administrative support work involving responsibility for inventory operations of a warehouse and/or stockroom.  Responsibilities include receiving, storing, and distributing a large and varied stock of store items and maintaining inventory control records.  In addition, this position may perform light maintenance work including hanging picture-boards, creating signage, making small repairs on chairs, tables, etc., and snow shoveling.


In order to qualify, you must have training, education, or experience in office and administrative support work that demonstrates 1) competency in applying a solid knowledge of inventory and property management principles to perform complex work in conducting inventory operations for a warehouse or stockroom; and 2) the ability to use independent judgment in handling exceptions to established work assignments, priorities, and schedules.

Section I of the Supplemental Qualifications Form includes all of the knowledges and abilities required to minimally qualify for this job classification.  The final application evaluation score is based on the remaining sections of the Supplemental Qualifications Form.


TYPICAL DUTIES in this job classification include:

The Bureau of Human Resources reserves the right to use any other selection devices necessary in order to identify those candidates who are most qualified.


You must complete the on-line application by logging on to our Web Page (, clicking the Open Competitive Jobs link, and clicking Apply Now under this job title.

The Bureau of Human Resources is unable to provide copies of submitted materials.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



Inventory & Property Associate I (653000)

APPLICANT’S NAME:  ____________________________________________________________


  • Your responses on this form will be the basis making a numerical evaluation of your background training and experience (your final score).
  • False or misleading statements may result in rejection of your Application for Employment or dismissal from Maine State Service if selected.
  • Statements made on this form and in your application are subject to verification by the Bureau of Human Resources and the Appointing Authority.

SECTION I - Minimum Requirements

Directions for Section I ONLY: Indicate if you have the knowledge or ability listed below. These are not tasks you need to have performed; however, you must indicate that you have the knowledge or ability to perform these tasks.

I have:

Knowledge of basic inventory materials.


Knowledge of basic inventory practices.


Knowledge of inventory and storeroom methods and practices.


Knowledge of transporting and shipping methods.


Ability to use alphabetical, numerical, chronological, and secondary filing systems.


Ability to make basic mathematical calculations.


Ability to understand and follow basic oral and written instructions.


Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.


Ability to type routine business documents from final draft.


Ability to effectively receive, store, and ship inventory.



Directions for Sections II and III:  Indicate your skill level by marking the appropriate boxes for each item listed.  It is important that you be as honest as possible in your evaluation of your skills.  If you are selected to be interviewed for one of these positions, you should anticipate the interviewer will have a copy of your self-evaluation and ask you to provide examples of your work experience or training that support your self-evaluation ratings.  You may also be required to complete a performance test to demonstrate your proficiencies in selected skills.


None -

I have no training, education, or experience in this area.


Level 1 -

I have some experience performing this task under close supervision -OR- I have successfully completed training or coursework in this area, but I have no experience performing this task.


Level 2 -

I have experience performing this task and am fully capable of performing this task independently.


Level 3 -

I have experience performing this task independently and have trained staff or provided assistance to other staff in this area.


I have:


Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Received inventory.


Transported inventory.


Distributed inventory.


Packed and/or unpacked inventory.


Loaded and/or unloaded inventory.


Written orders for purchase of inventory as authorized.


Written requisitions, purchase orders, and/or contract release forms.


Knowledge of purchasing, bidding, requisitioning, and quantity buying procedures.


Determined level of inventory and requisitioned inventory or supplies.


Recommended new or modified storage methods.


Packaged inventory.


Identified and/or categorized inventory.


Recorded receipt of inventory.


Determined routine inventory substitutions.


Gathered and compiled information for reports, records, and/or presentations.


Maintained computerized records, logs, or information lists.


Overseen and maintained computerized records, logs, or information lists.


Maintained manual records, logs, or information lists.


Overseen and maintained manual records, logs, or information lists.


Operated hand tools such as power hand saws, cable and hose cutters, or crimpers in order to assist with light maintenance work.


Performed basic office support functions such as open and distribute mail, answer telephone, photocopy, file, or received visitors.


Typed routine business documents such as form letters, memos, or vouchers from final draft.


Verified inventory for conformance to prescribed specifications.


Determined condition, quality, and quantity of goods.


Tested and evaluated sample inventory.


Planned, organized and assigned work activities to subordinate staff.


Operated a hydraulic pallet jack.


Operated an electric pallet jack.


Operated a diesel lawn tractor.


Operated an electric scissor lift.


Operated an electric signage machine.




Computer Skills:


Level 1

Level 2

Level 3