Warehouse Worker

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 16, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Warehouse Worker

Job no: 527806
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades

Department: University Housing
Classification: Warehouse Worker
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $13.73- $17.90 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes July 30, 2021

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please be sure to include a resume and three professional references.

Department Summary
Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the University. Students who live on campus their first year have higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher rates, graduate at higher rates and graduate more quickly.

University Housing, a department within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to facilitating students' development as they build an inclusive community, establish a sense of home, and succeed academically. Our goal is to become the model of excellence for providing accessible, affordable, and student-centered living-learning experiences; the preferred choice for all UO students.

We value diversity and respect, integrity, equity and inclusion, learning and growth, responsibility and accountability, safety and security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.

University Housing units include Business Services, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $68 Million educational and business department that is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget).

Position Summary
The Warehouse Worker works in the Central Warehouse areas and makes deliveries between the residence halls that house 4,000+ students. While providing this support, the position will interact with faculty, management staff, classified staff and resident student customers in a helpful and courteous manner. This position adheres to the Service Standards set by Housing Food Services and sets the example for other positions by exhibiting appropriate professional behavior creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

On a daily basis, the Warehouse Worker drives a delivery truck, forklift and operates a hand truck. This person interacts with a variety of people throughout the day and must be courteous and cooperative. They must perform expected duties and use equipment and supplies in a safe and non-hazardous manner. They will follow instructions and training of the supervisor and/or directions provided on equipment and supply labels and use accepted practices within the classification at all times.

This position leads the work of student staff and reports to the Assistant Director of Dining - Culinary Operations.

Special Requirements:
  • It is a requirement of this position to qualify for and maintain a UO driver's certification, which includes maintaining a valid driver's license throughout employment in this position.
  • Have, or ability to obtain a Lane County Food Handler's Card within 2 weeks of employment.
  • Slip resistant work boots with either steel or composite protective toe are required to be worn during working hours.
  • Long pants are required to be worn during working hours (no shorts).

    This is a full-time, 12-month position and shifts may include AM/PM, weekends and holidays. The work schedule may vary.

    Work conditions and physical demands are typical of those found in the food service industry. These conditions may include slippery floors, extreme temperatures, heavy lifting and standing for long periods. This position requires lifting and exertion for short periods, lifting 50 pounds or more. Standing and walking on hard surfaces for long periods is common for this position.

    Essential Personnel:
    This position requires the employee to make every reasonable effort to arrive at campus at their regularly scheduled times during inclement weather and/or university closures unless otherwise notified by their supervisor or manager. This includes times when the university may be closed. Essential personnel must provide reliable and current contact information at all times.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Two years experience in shipping, receiving, and/or warehouse operations.
  • Experience with use of common warehouse equipment (e.g., pallet jack, hand truck, cargo van with lift gate, and miscellaneous power tools).

    Professional Competencies
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and maintain a professional demeanor during rush periods.
  • Ability to prioritize duties.
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to maintain a safety-conscious workplace

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Warehouse experience in a large, complex organization.
  • Loading dock experience serving tractor/trailer trucks.
  • Possess basic computer skills and familiarity with related computer software (email, shipping applications, etc.).

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.

    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527806/warehouse-worker


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