Materials Handler

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Facilities Management's (FM) Distribution Center encourages applications for a Materials Handler! This position will provide logistics for materials, packages, and mail for university faculty and staff, as part of a work unit within the Distribution Center warehouse. Responsibilities include campus delivery of materials, packages, and mail in coordination with outside companies including Staples, FedEx, UPS, USPS, etc.; assembly and packaging of materials for shipment; inter and intra-campus delivery of materials; intra-campus delivery of library media; and making parts deliveries for FM Stores.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Distribution Center provides the university with procurement, disposal, and logistic services, as well as processing and distribution of written communications, to enable the campus to pursue its mission of excellence in education, research, and community service. The Distribution Center has a history of instituting initiatives and best practices that take into consideration environmental sustainability.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Materials Handling:

Delivers materials and packages on campus in coordination with outside companies including Staples, FedEx, and UPS. Assembles, packages, and ships materials for campus departments. Inventories customer materials for packaging. Performs inter- and intra-campus delivery of materials and equipment. Makes intra-campus pick-ups and deliveries of media for campus libraries. Carries out the delivery of parts from FM Stores to campus work-site locations and Trades shops. Safely lifts and carries items weighing up to 70 lbs. Provide safety oversight and hazard analysis for all onsite activities.

Mail Processing:

Ensures adherence to all USPS regulations and work unit procedures. Accurately meters mail and records billing and recharge information in Pitney Bowes meter accounting system as required, as directed by meter line lead worker or supervisor. Performs the daily receipt, sortation, and delivery of intercampus and USPS mail as directed by distribution lead worker or supervisor. Provide safety oversight and hazard analysis for all onsite activities.

Customer Service:

Promotes harmonious relationships with other university departments through accurate processing of deliveries and through personal and courteous contact when assisting customers. Assists the university community with delivery-related questions by referring them to a work leader or the supervisor. Provide safety oversight and hazard analysis for all onsite activities.

Other Duties as Assigned:

Performs other assignments as directed by supervisor or manager. Examples include: cleaning and sweeping; delivering vehicles to maintenance shop; washing of vehicles; assisting with deliveries for other DC work units; filling in for front office receptionist duties; and working with the Computer Screening work unit. Provide safety oversight and hazard analysis for all onsite activities.

What You Should Know

Must be able to lift items weighing up to 70 lbs.

What We Can Offer

The salary is $33,366.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require
  • One year of experience which includes warehousing, handling, shipping, receiving, storing, inventory, and/or distribution of goods.
    • Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
  • Valid State of Colorado driver’s license.

What You Will Need
  • Basic computer and handheld electronic device knowledge.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Knowledge of the Boulder campus.
  • Experience dealing directly with customers.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. A current resume that includes date ranges and whether the position was full-time or part-time.

2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

3. DD-214 for veteran applicants.

a. Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran’s preference points within the State classified system. If you are a veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of your DD214 to this posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214, please email a copy to or send via fax at 303-492-4693 and reference the job to which you are applying.

4. If using the educational substitution for experience: proof of degree or transcripts.

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by May 16, 2021 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs .

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Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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