University of Queensland
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:$5.75
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Faculty of Science

  • Support the day-to-day operations of the UQ Science Store.

  • Full-time opportunity until end of May 2025

  • Based at St Lucia Campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you will have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • On campus childcare options

  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day)

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    We are seeking a diligent and energetic Associate Logistics and Stores Assistant to support the day-to-day operations of the UQ Science Store.

    Reporting to the Senior Manager HSW, and working under the supervision of the Stores Operations Officer, the role is responsible for the provision of first line support and advice to store clients on product selection, goods receipt, supply and delivery, and collection of chemical waste. Daily store duties of this position are varied and are determined primarily by client needs.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assist clients with inquiries about chemicals, laboratory consumables, or chemical waste by phone, email, or in person.

  • Receive deliveries, check against purchase orders, identify stock lines, and manage back orders and redistributions.

  • Report any delivery discrepancies to suppliers and conduct stock counts to determine daily stock needs.

  • Pick and pack orders for chemicals and laboratory consumables, as well as prepare chemical waste bottles and labels daily for delivery.

  • Deliver chemicals and collect chemical waste from schools and centers, ensuring compliance with dangerous goods regulations.

  • Assist with laboratory relocations of hazardous chemicals between sites.

  • Operate manual handling equipment, Mobile Elevated Work Platform, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, and forklift truck as required.

  • Repack and label products into smaller packages, ensuring appropriate labeling with ADG and GHS symbols.

  • Assist with monthly safety audits and other duties as directed by the Store Manager.

  • Adhere to Workplace Health and Safety regulations and wear required PPE.

  • This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position until end of May 2025.

    At HEW level 3, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $63,689.65 - $70,103.64, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $74,516.89 - $82,021.26 annually. As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

    About You
  • Completion of trades certificate or Certificate III; or Completion of Year 12 or a Certificate II with relevant work experience.

  • Unrestricted current drivers license

  • Relevant stores experience

  • Ability to prioritise work and perform in an efficient and timely manner

  • Computer literacy and good keyboard skills with the ability to accurately process client orders and goods receipt

  • Good oral and written communication skills, including a professional telephone manner

  • Ability to work in a flexible team environment

  • A strong orientation to the provision of a high level of client service

  • An understanding of and commitment to the principles of equity and equal opportunity

  • Desirable

  • QLD Licence to Perform High Risk Work (LF Forklift)

  • Operate Elevating Work Platform (EWP Under 11m) competency

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Mr Rober Rose at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Sunday 19 May 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-37351). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for DATE.

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