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Senior Stock Keeper

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Job ID: 30599
Department: Procurement
Location: Various NY/NJ Facilities


Senior Stock keepers are responsible for the efficient and safe operation of the Port Authority’s warehouses. They interact with with agency’s staff and vendors with courtsey and professionaly. Senior Stock keepers operate computerized material management systems (e.g. SAP) and perform diverse warehouse activities; including but not limited to the following:

  • Inspection, transportation, storage, and issuance of stock items;
  • Computerized entry of all stock transactions;
  • Physical inventories of stock items;
  • Operation of mechanical equipment such as forklifts and power jacks;
  • Assembly/disassembly of bulk storage racks and relocation of materials and supplies of varying weights. 
  • Senior Stock keepers work at our various Port Authority facilities throughout the NY/NJ area and shift work may be required

This is a 24-hour, 7 days-a-week operation that will involve working rotating shifts and/or irregular shifts, holidays and overtime if necessary.



Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution is required
  • Two-year’s of work experience in commercial warehousing
  • Ability to operate a forklift and power jack
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver's license
  • Demonstrated effective customer service skills


The ideal candidate will present the following qualification profile:

  • Working knowledge of SAP or other computerized inventory material management system

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

Starting Salary: $16.87 hourly (Subject to collective bargaining agreement)

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.


Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in a written exam that will assess candidates’ knowledge in areas such as: general stock keeping methods and procedures; requisitions, inventory and storage of all types of materials; safety practices; identification of the tools used in various trades; and computations and numerical checking relative to the trade.

Successful written-test candidates will be invited to participate in the Stock keeper Oral Interview and Performance Test. The oral exam will assess the candidate’s abilities in such areas as Situational Judgment, Customer Service, and Oral Communication. Candidates who qualify on the oral exam will be eligible to be considered for the next step in the evaluation process, a practical exam. The practical exam will assess the candidate’s ability to satisfactorily fill requisitions from customers within a given period of time. Time will be given to familiarize yourself with the warehouse catalog, requisition, equipment and warehouse itself.

Selected candidates will be subject to a comprehensive background check.

Only applicants under further consideration will be contacted. PLEASE ONLY APPLY TO POSTING ONCE.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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