Skip to content

Career Opportunity

Parts Storekeeper - Access to City Employment (ACE) (1929)

Recruitment: REF3117R

Published: November 01, 2022


Danielle Anderson -
John Weber -
Porsche Bunton -
Leorah Dang -

Apply using SmartRecruiters, the City and County of San Francisco's application portal Learn More

Department: Access to City Employment
Job class: 1929-Parts Storekeeper
Salary range: $72,150.00 - $87,724.00
Role type: Permanent Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time


The Access to City Employment Program (ACE) seeks to hire qualified individuals with a disability into permanent entry-level jobs outside the normal civil service selection process. To be hired through the ACE Program, individuals must meet the minimum qualifications of the job and provide a Certification of Disability from the California Department of Rehabilitation or a Veterans Preference Letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Role description

Definition: Under general supervision, the Parts Storekeeper performs responsible work involving the receipt, inspection, rotation, storage, inventory, ordering, and issuing of a wide variety of automotive and/or transit vehicle parts.

Distinguishing Features: 1929 Parts Storekeeper is distinguished from 1931 Senior Parts Storekeeper in that the latter is the first line supervisor in the Parts Storekeeper series. The Parts Storekeeper series (1929 Parts Storekeeper, 1931 Senior Parts Storekeeper, and 1935 Principal Parts Storekeeper) is distinguished from the Storekeeper series (class 1932 Assistant Storekeeper, 1934 Storekeeper, and 1936 Senior Storekeeper) in that the former performs duties specifically related to automotive, transit, and other vehicle parts and related materials.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties: According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list. 1. Issues automotive or transit parts and related materials; assists in identifying needed items through the use of parts catalogs and materials management/computer systems; locates and issues required items; reviews usage and suggests updates of inventory records. 2. Receives, releases, and stores automotive and/or transit parts and related materials from vendors or other storerooms; checks shipment for visible damage and shortages; inspects items received for conformance with ordered specifications; completes and forwards receiving documents, and releases items to stores. 3. Operates hand tools and power equipment, such as light vehicles and forklifts, used in receiving, rotating, storing, and issuing parts and related materials. 4. Maintains storeroom and storeroom equipment in a clean, safe and orderly condition; checks safety equipment, and secures storeroom facilities and inventories; accesses electronic security system, if applicable. 5. Stocks, rotates, and relocates inventories as needed; includes physically moving inventory to other storage locations and suggesting/arranging for new locations if required; may utilize computer system to update storage location records. 6. Performs physical inventories, verifies actual location of inventories against assigned locations, and initiates corrections as required. 7. Contacts vendors regarding prices, specifications, or delivery, and places orders, as authorized. 8. Ships and receives warranty claim items, as authorized. 9. Utilizes computer system, as required, to review parts usage, track/monitor inventory records, vendor compliance, etc. 10. Drives non-revenue vehicles as authorized, to pick up parts, or for other job-related duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: parts storeroom methods and procedures commonly used in automotive/transit vehicle parts storerooms, including receipt, storage, identification of automotive/transit parts; safety methods and procedures used to ensure safe practices in the loading, unloading, moving and storage of materials, including hazardous items. Ability and Skill to: interact effectively and courteously with co-workers, supervisors, other city department personnel, and vendors; count and perform basic job-related arithmetic calculations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; clearly and effectively exchange information orally with supervisors, other city employees/officers, and vendors; read and understand job-related printed written materials, write clearly and legibly; use computer programs for record keeping, reports, and other activities, where applicable; Ability to lift objects weighing up to sixty (60) pounds.

How to qualify

Minimum Qualifications: These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Experience: 1. Two (2) years of experience as an automotive/transit parts storekeeper in a storeroom or warehouse, in which the duties consisted of receipt, inspection, rotation, storage, inventory, ordering, and issuing of large quantities of a wide variety of automotive/transit parts and supplies.

License and Certification: Possession of a current valid California driver license.

Special Requirements: May require lifting of heavy equipment, parts, and materials up to sixty pounds Probationary Period will be used to evaluate this requirement. Failure to meet these qualifications may result in termination of employment.). May involve possible exposure to hazardous materials such as diesel fumes, cleaning solvents, dust, adhesives, and aerosols. Requires the operation of hand tools and power equipment used in materials handling, such as pallet jacks, crowbars, and forklifts. May be required to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. 

What else should I know?

Notes: SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION All appointees to the position will be required to participate in the National Safety Council Forklift Truck Operators training course, conducted by the department. PROMOTIVE LINES To: 1931 Senior Parts Storekeeper ORIGINATION DATE: 11/29/99 AMENDED DATE: 6/14/02; 05/29/2018 REASON FOR AMENDMENT To accurately reflect the current tasks, knowledge, skills & abilities, and minimum qualifications. BUSINESS UNIT(S): COMMN SFMTA SFCCD SFUSD

Conviction History: As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as: Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code. Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City. If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers: All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.