BSC Clerk China Lake

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Title: Clerk 1
Department: Base Supply Center
Reports To: Store Manager
Location: NAWS China Lake, California
Hours:  Part Time, Monday to Friday


Supports the operation of a Base Supply Center selling products used by the military to perform their duties.


Product and Customer Duties

  • Greets customers.
  • Assists customers in locating product in the store.
  • Directs customer to appropriate person for non-stock or complex requests.
  • Box/Pack customer orders
  • Assist customers in loading purchases in their vehicles or assist with delivery requirements as needed.
  • Answer telephone and assist customer inquiries.
  • When backordered items are in, process paperwork to include “pay-on-prepay”, calling customer to pick up or arrange delivery as required.

Employee Communication and Teamwork

  • Works assigned shift.  Responsible for accuracy of time sheet. Notifies supervisor of any absence per policy.
  • Communicates to supervisor regarding any uncertainty of work instruction.
  • Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Completes assignments in a safe manner.  Demonstrates safe lifting techniques.  Uses box cutters and other material in a careful and safe manner.
  • May assist in unloading freight/receiving.
  • Performs regular housekeeping and assigned janitorial duties.
  • Count inventory.

Advertising and Sales Duties

  • Re-stock shelves as freight is received.  Shelves should be full and attract customers.  Products should not be placed too tight so it’s difficult to remove products.
  • Labels shelves with Shelf (Price) Tags.  Uses sticker system to identify back stock or multiple facings.
  • Manage products that are out-of-stock. Check inventory quantity.  Check min/max. Flip shelf tags where products are sold out.  Move neighboring products to cover empty shelves.
  • Maintain product quality and standards of the store by constantly facing products, making sure older products are in front to get sold and any carton/product damage should be fixed or reported for disposition.
  • Maintains professional appearance.  Represents LH and AbilityOne in a positive manner.



  • HS Diploma


  • No prior work history required – this is an entry level position.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs (box of copy paper) using safe lifting techniques throughout shift.  Constantly, picking master cartons off floor, onto carts, then unpacking to stock shelves.  Working on concrete floors that may be uneven.  Standing, stooping, bending, stretching throughout shift.  Physical demands are high throughout shift.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to use a computer/keyboarding
  • Working knowledge of Zoom Text
  • Must be good with numbers.
  • Aptitude to perform basic math functions manually and with a calculator.
  • Must be able to use office business machines and equipment (phones, fax, copier, paging system)

Communication Skills:

  • Should be able to communicate in a pleasant, polite, and professional manner with both customers and co-workers.  Should be able to answer routine customer questions and direct them to the appropriate person for resolution.
  • Fluent English, written and spoken.


  • To prepare for promotions and growth, learning best practices, becoming proficient in job duties, communicating well with your supervisor and demonstrating excellent dependability will make you promotable either within your store or other BSC locations.


  • We represent The Lighthouse for the Blind, the AbilityOne program, NIB and all other non-profit agencies devoted to blind and low-vision missions.
  • Keep your customers happy always.  Guide them.
  • Customers must be satisfied.  Must patiently listen, listen, and listen.  Customers should be treated with respect at all times.  Take time to talk with customers, new products, how cool something is, etc.


  • Commitment to LH mission.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send cover letter and resume to or to:

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
Attn.: Don Helsel
2501 S. Plum Street
Seattle, Washington 98144
Telephone: (206) 436-2160
Fax: (206) 436.2244
TTY: (206) 324-1388

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