Campus Dining Services at the University of Colorado Boulder
encourages applications for a Shipping and Receiving Handler! This
position exists and is primarily responsible for receiving goods,
ensuring accurate storage and rotation of product. Reconciles all
invoices to ensure physical delivery of products matches quantities
and amounts on the invoice. Maintains receiving and storage areas
organization, cleanliest and sanitation. Inventories products,
goods and small-wares. Responds to last minute changes and requests
by the department for timely distribution/transportation of goods
and equipment to the dining halls or other on- and/or off- campus
locations on an occasional basis, utilizing department vehicle.
Provides a clean, safe, comfortable work environment for all
faculty, student, staff and visitors at the University of Colorado
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
Campus Dining Services exists to provide 3.3 million meals per year
for the students, staff, faculty and guests of the university.
Campus Dining Services is comprised of Residential Dining Halls,
Catering and Retail outlets, which operate year round. Campus
Dining leads the industry with superior quality food and
exceptional dining experiences. We continue to expand our
sustainability initiatives and reduce our carbon footprint in our
daily operations, including efforts in resource recovery,
conservation and food sourcing. We are committed to providing
options and information to all of our guests with dietary
restrictions and allergens, including vegan, vegetarian, kosher and
Halal choices, supported by a strong allergen awareness program
called A9 ® Identified.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Receiving and Storage:
Ensure that all shipments received are free of damage, accurate and
if required, temperature controlled. Coordinate, prioritize and
adjust daily receiving activities to ensure products are put away
in a timely manner. Ensure accurate rotation of stock and that all
goods are stored in appropriate area and secure. Use computer and
communication skills to ensure accurate notification of damaged
shipments and incorrect invoicing to immediate supervisor. Offer
excellent internal and external customer service. Ensure any last
minute changes requested by immediate supervisor are
Ensure a clean safe working environment for all faculty, students
staff and visitors at the University of Colorado Boulder. Ensure
goods are delivered at proper temperature. Use PPE and practices
proper lifting techniques. Ask for assistance when vital. Ongoing
daily cleaning and maintenance of facility to ensure a clean and
safe environment. Monitors cold storage areas for proper
temperature. Report issues or needed repairs to supervisor. Serve
on the food safety response team and responds to all food safety
emergencies as appropriate to the work assignment. If a work cell
phone is provided, a response call must be within an hour of the
original call and/or message.
Assist in inventory of goods, products and supplies. Enter
inventoried quantities into computer (FSS). Daily observation and
communication with Operations/Production Manager regarding any
products that have low turnover, have been over purchased or are
soon to expire. Make determinations to move inventory to various or
varied storage locations as necessary.
Perform daily cleaning and sanitation of storage areas to include
but not limited to: dry storage, cold storage, and receiving
What We Can Offer
The pay for this position is $15 per hour.
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
What You Will Need
- 6 months or more experience directly related to the work
assignment (warehousing, handling, shipping, receiving, storing,
inventory, and/or distribution of goods). Job appropriate education
may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year
- Must be able to acquire and maintain commercial motor vehicle
(CMV) license and successful completion of University of Colorado's
Safety Training Program within 90 days of employment to operate
vehicles crucial to the position.
- ServSafe certified and or certificate appropriate for the
position level or the ability to acquire ServSafe certification or
certificate appropriate to position level within 6 months of hire.
Must possess appropriate ServSafe certification or certificate
appropriate to position level for the duration of employment with
What We Would Like You To Have
- Ability to work in extreme cold conditions for extended periods
of time (PPE provided).
- Ability to work in fast paced environment.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- ServSafe certified.
- A detailed understanding of the flow of food from purchasing
to, ready to prepare state.
- Knows and can recite proper receiving temperatures as well as
appropriate storage areas for goods and products.
- Can prioritize stocking/shelving activities to ensure that
proper product temperatures are maintained.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- A current resume.
- Optional: A cover letter that specifically addresses how your
background and experience align with the requirements,
qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.
Please apply by September 19, 2021, for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs
This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is
required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies
(snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event)
and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during
emergency campus closures.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name:
Boulder Campus Human Resources
Posting Contact Email: