Assistant Storekeeper


Astoria, US


The Assistant Storekeeper position reports directly to the Site Manager within the Strategic Supply Management (SSM) department. The individual in this position will attend the warehouse needs for the South East New York (SENY) region. The Assistant Storekeeper will be responsible for the warehouse assets, tagging, receiving, general housekeeping, and issuing of goods amongst other tasks. The individual will work closely with stakeholders across the region to be able to support everyday needs.


  • Loading/unloading trucks and pallets; 
  • Inspection, comparison and documentation of incoming and outgoing material deliveries and shipments; 
  • Performing written tagging and computer data entry of warehouse stores information;
  • Issuing materials, stocking shelves and replacing spare parts in designated locations;
  • Delivering warehouse stores as required and performing inventory functions;
  • General housekeeping.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The position requires pulling, pushing, lifting and/or carrying physical objects such as packages and equipment.
  • The position involves walking, standing, climbing, reaching and bending for extended periods.
  • Ability to recognize parts and materials based on standard nomenclature and forklift certification/experience.
  • Must be in good physical condition and able to lift heavy material, boxes and equipment (50 lbs) and operate fork trucks and the like, i.e., turret & 4D and work overtime.
  • Must possess good reading comprehension and verbal communication skills, a general aptitude towards warehousing, computer (SAP) literacy and successful completion of appropriate written examination. 
  • Must have a valid NYS Driver License

Education, Experience and Certifications

Required Experience:
2 years warehousing experience required (5 years’ experience preferred).
Years of Experience:
2+ to 5 Years 
Level of Education:
High School/Equivalent 

Physical Requirements

Hourly rates for union-represented employees are collectively bargained by the New York Power Authority and UWUA. The negotiated pay rate for this position from $22.15 to $39.71 per hour.


The New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across New York and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race/color, creed/religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, disability, military status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy and related conditions, familial/marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest/criminal conviction record or any other category protected by law. 
NYPA/Canals will also provide reasonable accommodations during the hiring process related to candidates’ disabilities, pregnancy-related conditions, religious observances/practices and/or domestic violence concerns.  To request an accommodation, please email 

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