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Materials Handler

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

The Distribution Center at the University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for a Materials Handler ! This position will provide logistics for packages, materials, and mail for university faculty and staff, as part of a work unit within the Distribution Center warehouse. Responsibilities include campus delivery of mail, materials, and packages in coordination with outside companies, assembly and packaging of materials for shipment, delivery of campus materials, including delivery of library media; and making parts deliveries for Facilities Management (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 (DC) 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 DC has a history of instituting initiatives and standard methodologies that take into consideration environmental sustainability.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Materials Handling
  • Deliver materials and packages on campus in coordination with outside companies including Staples, FedEx, and UPS.
  • Assemble, package, and ship materials for campus departments. Inventory customer materials for packaging.
  • Perform inter and intra-campus delivery of equipment and materials.
  • Make intra-campus pick-ups and deliveries of media for campus libraries.
  • Carry out the delivery of parts from FM Stores to campus work-site locations and Trades shops.
Mail Processing
  • Ensure adherence to all USPS regulations and work unit procedures.
  • Accurately meter mail and record billing and recharge information in Pitney Bowes meter accounting system as required.
  • Perform the daily receipt, sortation, and delivery of intercampus and USPS mail as advised by distribution lead worker or supervisor.
Customer Service
  • Promote harmonious collaborations with university departments through accurate processing of deliveries and through personal and courteous contact when assisting customers.
  • Assist the university community with delivery-related questions.
Maintenance Shop Duties
  • Clean and sweep, deliver vehicles to maintenance shop, wash vehicles, assist with deliveries for other DC work units, fill in for front office receptionist duties, and work with the Computer Screening work unit.
  • Provide safety oversight and hazard analysis for all onsite activities.
What You Should Know
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to follow the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement .
    • New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
  • This is a full-time, in person position.
  • This positions work schedule is expected to be Monday - Friday from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm.
  • This position is eligible for our Facilities Management Employee Referral Program .
What We Can Offer
  • The salary for this position is $34,368 annually.

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.
  • Ability to safely lift and carry items weighing up to 70 lbs with or without an accommodation.
  • Must have a valid Colorado driver’s license.
  • Must be a Colorado resident to apply.
What You Will Need
  • Basic computer and handheld electronic device knowledge.
  • Knowledge of the Boulder campus.
  • The ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Previous customer service experience.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume.
  2. Optional: A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by August 29, 2022 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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