Occ. Code 1861000





New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard




          Warehouse Supervisors perform a wide variety of program operations and planning duties directed at the consolidation of independently managed New York State agency warehouse/distribution center locations.


          The positions are located in the Office of General Services (OGS), Distribution Management unit.




Supervisory level; under the general direction of higher level staff, collaborates with New York State agencies to assess and organize assigned space to achieve the most efficient use of the space possible; serves as the primary liaison with those agency partners to direct the transition of assets into centralized warehouse/distribution center locations managed by OGS;  manages the distribution of publications and materials for tenant agencies and supervises titles such as Head Mail and Supply Clerk Stores and Mail Operations Supervisors and staff.



Correctional Industries Shipping Supervisor is a one position class responsible for shipping, warehousing, inventory management, and related activities for Correctional Industries products.


Shipping Supervisors direct the daily operations of a large distribution center, while overseeing the receipt, storage, and scheduling of the distribution of a variety of products and commodities.


Support Services Managers 1 and 2 plan and direct Food Distribution; Distribution Management; Print, Mail, and Freight services; and State and Federal surplus property programs.





·       Collaborate with New York State agencies to assess and organize assigned space, recommending the transition of assets into a centralized warehouse/distribution center location managed by OGS when necessary.


·       Manage transitions with partner agencies to move assets, overseeing the Statewide Financial System (SFS) for inventory coming in and coordinating surplus to be moved.


·       Communicate with OGS staff to ensure that assets being transitioned are appropriate for a specific space.


·       Represent OGS Distribution Management in communications or meetings with supply contractors, manufacturers, and tenant agencies.


·       Act as Health and Safety Representative for onsite staff.


·       Participate in safety committee meetings with partner agencies.


·       Recommend capital improvements, equipment purchases, and maintenance agreements and/or contracts.


·       Analyze internal controls and processes and recommend procedural or policy changes to improve operations.


·       Perform the full range of supervisory duties such as approve leave and track time and attendance; identify staff development needs; evaluate staff performance; and complete timely performance evaluations.




Open Competitive: six years of experience in warehouse operations, supply chain management, and logistics.  One year must have included supervision of staff.  Candidate must have two years of previous certification operating a forklift.  An associates degree can substitute for two years of non-supervisory experience.  A bachelors degree may substitute for four years of non-supervisory experience.


Date:  4/17


NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent, and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.