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Health and Welfare

Open for Recruitment: January 12, 2018 - January 27, 2018
Announcement # 01546025862
Salary Range: $14.60 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Blackfoot

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare currently has an opening for a full-time Storekeeper at State Hospital South in Blackfoot. 

We are seeking applicants with strong backgrounds in warehousing and inventory maintenance. Incumbent must be proactive in ensuring timely delivery of supplies to hospital staff and making sure inventory control methods are maintained. Incumbent must also be organized, self-motivated and have the ability to work independently. A clean driving record is essential for this position. This position may involve working in inclement weather conditions.

This announcement will be used to fill the current opening in Blackfoot only. If you have previously applied for Storekeeper and wish to be considered for the current opening, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation.


  • Selects supply resources and makes emergency purchases within purchasing authority.
  • Obtains specific product or equipment requirements from users.
  • Locates and picks up supplies from local vendors.
  • Purchases supplies to replenish or update inventory.
  • Issues supplies and fills requisitions.
  • Enters and retrieves inventory and purchasing data electronically.
  • Maintains accurate inventory records.
  • Determines proper floor and shelf location for supplies.
  • Ensures hazardous materials are stored safely.
  • Performs physical inventory of warehouse and storage facilities and reconciles records.
  • Receives and unloads freight, verifies quantity and quality of orders.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience storing, issuing, shipping and receiving materials and supplies
  • Experience applying purchasing procedures
  • Experience applying inventory control methods
  • Experience operating material handling equipment
  • Experience entering and retrieving data using a computerized records system
  • Some knowledge of safety procedures for handling hazardous materials
  • Ability to lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Valid driver's license

Additional Qualifications: Are not required, however, having the minimum qualifications and the education and/or experience below will increase your score.

  • Some knowledge of materials management in a hospital setting. Typically gained by at least one year of related experience.


There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "Preview Exam" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 67 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your responses or resume do not support the answers you provided, your name will be removed from the register.

How to Apply:

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select Health and Welfare under "Agencies", full-time under "Job Type/Shift" and Blackfoot under "Cities".


Preview Exam

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.