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Maintenance Inventory Clerk Part-Time

posted November 16, 2017

Kalahari Resort & Conventions - Sandusky, OH
Sandusky, OH
412791 l

About This Job

JOB SUMMARY: Assist with the inventory in the Maintenance Department

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.

LICENSE/PERMITS REQUIRED: Must be least 21 years of age.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Must have good understanding of basic math skills. Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills are a must. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other associates of the Resort. The ability to be self-directed as you will work on your own. Ability to operate material handling equipment such as hand trucks, pallet jacks, and forklifts.

KNOWLEDGE OF COMPUTER HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE: Ability to operate a Micros terminal, and Phone system. Computer skills a must for the ability to "surf the net" to research new products when needed. Must understand MS-Excel in order to work with spreadsheets.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: General maintenance knowledge involving at least 1 year of back-of-the-house operations is preferred. Prior inventory/purchasing clerk and/or hotel/resort experience helpful.


  • Must be able to work in a stationary position for long periods of times (up to 5 hours).
  • Must be able to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Must be able to frequently climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally move up to 100 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Special vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to work and be flexible with all shifts, weekends, and holidays.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the issues raised by Associates, Supervisors, Department Heads, Senior Management, and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data, and basic arithmetic functions.
  • Ability to be a clear thinker, analyze and resolve problems exercising good judgment.
  • Make independent decisions while maintaining strong ethical standards consistent with company policy, rules and the ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger. Collect accurate information and resolve conflicts.


  • Coordinates purchasing activities with user departments to maintain optimum inventory and buy levels.
  • Develops, with upper management, and recommends changes to purchasing procedures and policies.: Reviews purchase requisitions for accuracy and completeness, approves requisitions, designates approved supplier, and assigns requisitions to staff for processing.
  • Recommends vendors for notification to bid for contracts. Reviews bids to ensure adherence to procedures and policies. Communicates with supplier changes in specifications, change orders, quantities, and adjustments. Contacts carriers to arrange for transportation of purchases. Keeps current with economic, industrial, and other trends that affect markets and prices.
  • May hire, train, evaluate employee performance, and recommend or initiate promotions, transfers, and disciplinary action. May supervise the maintenance of purchase order/invoice/receiving records system.
  • Ensure that all guests and associates feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly, and courteous service at all times.
  • Must have full knowledge of the layout of the resort and its storage facilities.
  • Maintain clean, neat, and organized service area including storerooms
  • Fully understand and comply with all federal, state, county and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety and labor requirements of soft goods, hardware, supplies, and food and beverage placed into inventory storage.
  • Ensure quality issuance of all products received and provide paperwork/findings on inadequate product.
  • Maintain accurate inventory count of all stock on hand.
  • Maintain "waste" sheet.
  • Order stock and supplies.
  • When needed, assist in the Shipping & Receiving area and deliver items as needed throughout the Resort.
  • Assist Department Heads and Supervisors with par levels of inventory stored and maintain a low on-hand inventory based on Kalahari requirements and business levels.
  • Participate in training classes and all Daily Promise shift meetings.
  • Report all concerns and problems to the Purchasing Manager.
  • Ensure friendly and courteous customer relations at all times, identifying and welcoming current patrons and vendors, and work to identify and grow future business through guest relations.
  • Keep an open line of communication with all departments and keep them posted on what is happening in the department.
  • Protect company assets by adhering to security policies and procedures.
  • Assist with ongoing projects, additional job duties as assigned by the Food and Beverage Director.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


About This Employer

Who We Are

As a growing all-under-one-roof premium destination resort brand that focuses on being the industry leader in play, stay, eat and meet; everything we say and do at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions stems from our love of family and our goal of creating an oasis for spending time with those you care about most.  Being family-owned, there is a conscious thought in developing multigenerational adventures that are unique.  Being authentically-African themed, with the influence of Ubuntu (Swahili for togetherness) always top of mind, each year the ownership returns to the continent to source art and inspiration for each property.

Company Mission

We promise to deliver products and services beyond expectations.

Recruiting Vision

We understand recruiting as a mission, with the individual as the most important element in the process.  In mirroring the spirit of the brand, we promise authenticity, curiosity, honesty, timeliness, and follow-through.  Whether a current opening exists or not, relationship building is critical to the success of our company.

Team Characteristics

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is a team of enthusiastically-empowered and loyal hospitality experts with the combined passion of flawlessly executing the creation of family time and world class conventions.

Many of our associates have been given the tools to be a success and have built careers.  Sixty-one percent of our leadership team has been promoted into their roles.  As an employer-of-choice, we’ve held on to A-players that seek responsibility and want to learn.

Each day, from intern to executive, we’re empowered to push the boundaries of hospitality through positively affecting the guest experience in a for-profit environment.  Questioning prior policy and strategy is routine, and each associate is required to not only be attentive to detail, but to dream and be curious about what could be.

Synergy, collaboration and the willingness to take risk is at the heart of our culture.  We must continually embrace change, while remembering that welcoming each guest is what brought our brand to the forefront.