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Laboratory Helper I (Material Logistics)

Laboratory Helper I (Material Logistics)

Posted on: 01/25/2024
  1. Full-time



  1. No exam required


OCME - Material Logistics

$33,887.00 – $45,825.00

Job Description


The Office of Chief Medical Examiner investigates cases of persons who die within New York City from criminal violence, by accident, by suicide, suddenly when in apparent health, when unattended by a physician, in a correctional facility or in any suspicious or unusual manner or where an application is made pursuant to law for a permit to cremate a body of a person. We exist to provide answers in support of families, victims, and community during times of profound need.

The core values of the OCME are to put the mission of the agency first, to be truly dedicated and to have integrity in every aspect of our professional life.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

- Assist with the receiving, storing, and distributing materials, supplies and equipment
- Taking custody of, store, maintain and distribute supplies and equipment agency-wide
- Assist with accepting all deliveries of goods for all OCME Programs and locations citywide
- May assist with loading and unloading items at storeroom and at the various points of pick-up, delivery and/or distribution
- Performing annual inventory for reporting purposes
- Checking materials received against invoices and note breakage or discrepancies in quantity; also take supplies from storage to fill requisitions, lift and carry supplies when necessary
- Maintaining records and preparing reports
- Delivering completed storeroom orders to designated departments
- Answering telephone inquiries in reference to storeroom and receiving issues and referring calls accordingly
- Assist with stocking shelves and reporting supply shortages to assigned supervisor.
- May operate electric transports and lift trucks.
- Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills

Prior experience with electric pallet jack, forklift, and stocking preferred.
Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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Laboratory Helper I (Material Logistics)

  1. Experienced (non-manager)

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421 East 26th Street NY NY

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