Shipping and Receiving Assistant (Temporary) - Geophysical Institute

University of Alaska
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$19.23
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Shipping and Receiving Assistant (Temporary) - Geophysical Institute
  • Job Number: 525416

  • Classification: Maintenance Service Worker III

  • Grade: Facilities Maintenance M3

  • Work type: Crafts and Trades, On Campus

  • Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • School/Business unit: UAF Geophysical Institute

  • Location: Fairbanks

  • Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

  • Position Summary:

    The Geophysical Institute is a research-driven organization at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Geophysical Institute is committed to equity, inclusion, and accountability and values the open sharing of different perspectives. We support a respectful and welcoming environment and a commitment to serving Alaska and Alaskans with strong applied science. The Shipping and Receiving Department is looking for a full-time Shipping and Receiving Assistant for a temporary (up to six months) Local 6070 Maintenance Service Worker III position. This person will support faculty, staff, and students in various areas, including expediting, light maintenance, warehouse, and equipment assembly duties. The projected start date for this position is early September.


    100- Receives, unloads, delivers, and expedites, materials, including hazardous materials, equipment, and supplies, in accordance with established policies and procedures. -Check invoices, vouchers, waybills, and purchase orders to verify the accuracy of receiving, storing, or delivering materials. Operate delivery vehicles, forklifts, hand trucks, skids, ramps, and other mechanical equipment in unloading, retrieving, and expediting materials. - Pick up surplus items from campus departments. Inventory and stage surplus items for redistribution or disposal. - Maintain warehouse in a neat and orderly manner at all times. - Other duties as assigned.Essential

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively with other employees, and be able to convey instructions effectively.

    Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work independently and in a group setting, including following instructions given by management and/or a Lead; relating positively to management and other employees; and assisting in providing a productive and safe work environment.

    Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as pressures, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

    Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with various concrete variables in situations with limited standardization. Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrams, or schedule form.

    Driving: Clean driving record. Experience driving heavy equipment preferred.

    Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to talk to other employees, supervisors, or the public; hear instructions or requests of other employees, supervisors, or the public; sit while operating large equipment or working on a stationary project; and may be exposed to the unpleasant smell of odors and gases. The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

    Required Experience & Education:

    High School diploma or equivalent. Previous experience performing physical- based work duties. Previous Warehousing experience preferred. Previous experience operating forklifts is preferred.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references with your application.

    Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.

    This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. An application does not guarantee an interview.

    Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction to be eligible for this position. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

    Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first five days when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position. However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Unit Member to apply.

  • This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.
  • Salary Information: MSW3 /Step 1 $19.23/hr. (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule - https:// www. ).

    This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

    The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.

    The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

    Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

    If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI - Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7357 or at [email protected].

    Advertised: 11 Aug 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close: 30 Jun 2024 Alaskan Daylight Time

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