Job Vacancy Announcement- Purchasing Asst 2- Supply

Job Vacancy Announcement: Purchasing Asst 2- Supply
Location: Department of Public Safety- Headquarters- Atlanta (Fulton County)

Pay Grade – F     Job Code –FET041

Advertised Salary: $22,519.63

The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) oversees the day-to-day operation of the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), Capitol Police and the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD). We currently have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a Purchasing Asst 2 in the Supply Unit of the Administrative Services Division.

The Supply Unit is responsible for shipping, receiving and maintaining law enforcement equipment and supplies, including uniform clothing, weapons and accessories. Office and janitorial supplies are also stocked. Supply fills all requisitions and ships to specified locations. They also administer a yearly count of all items to affirm an accurate inventory, which is maintained by the Supply Inventory Unit.


This position is perfect for candidates who seek a challenging opportunity to serve the citizens of Georgia while providing critical support to the department as a whole. This position will provide a challenging opportunity without compromising work/life balance, and includes an excellent benefits package.


A typical workday includes, but is not limited to:


  • Receiving, storing and issuing materials, equipment and other items.


  • Placing materials in proper storage areas using correct equipment, including manual lifting of boxes and other items.


  • Interacting and providing positive customer service to members of the Department. 


  • Operating state vehicles to pick up and/or deliver materials or equipment.


  • Performing housekeeping duties to include sweeping and cleaning of warehouse area.


Minimum Qualifications:
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university OR Two years of experience in materials management OR One year of experience at the lower level Purchasing Asst 1 (FET040) or position equivalent.


Preferred Qualifications:
1. Ability to operate a van or medium sized box truck.

2. Experience and knowledge of inventory control methods.

3. Ability to operate equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.



Application deadline: Wednesday, May 5, 2021


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Only applicants chosen for interview will be contacted. This is an unclassified position unless filled by a classified employee.


The Georgia Department of Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employees and applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, natural origin, age, disability or genetic information.