Delivery Worker

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Feb 12, 2021
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description

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Delivery Worker

Job ID: 223668
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
9950201 - Custodial Operations

Job Summary
Perform a wide variety of activities related to the processing, storage, distribution and transport of equipment and material.

Responsibilities

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Deliver equipment and material to campus department
  • Operate delivery vehicles, forklifts and other warehouse equipment
  • Utilize material handling equipment and/or physical hand load and unload material on delivery vehicle
  • Manage accountability for all items loaded, delivered, signed for and returning delivery paperwork (signed and dated) to Central Receiving, Archiving and Records, and Property Control
  • Develop and maintain open communication with departmental personnel to facilitate timely and efficient on campus delivery of equipment and material
  • Regularly check warehouse vehicles for fluid levels, proper tire pressure and cleanliness; report potential safety issues or service needs
  • Maintain clean and accident-free work space
  • Obey and enforce safety standards, policies, and procedures
  • Assist any staff member, faculty, student or visitor of Georgia Southern University, as appropriate
  • Deliver a wide variety of items to different locations throughout the University
  • Follow routes and time schedule
  • Load, unload, prepare, inspect and operate a delivery vehicle
  • Complete work logs


Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent


Required Experience

  • One or more years of related work experience
  • Forklift operator certified or obtain forklift certification within six (6) months of employment
  • Experience driving flatbed trucks


Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications

  • Associate degree


Preferred Experience

  • Three or more years of related work experience


Proposed Salary
$23,700

Required Documents to Attach

  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
ABILITIES

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Ability to operate forklift, service vehicle/and 2.5 ton flatbed truck with hydraulic lift
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively


KNOWLEDGE

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Understanding of procedures and willingness to follow University policies to meet institutional goals


SKILLS

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and human relation skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service-centered work ethic
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion


Apply Before Date
February 19, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu.

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

Conditions of Employment

  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Maintain valid driver's license


Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work is performed in warehouse setting and designated delivery areas in in- and outdoor environments
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 75 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation


Background Check
Standard

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=39000&JobOpeningId=223668&PostingSeq=1




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