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Warehouse Worker

California State University, Monterey Bay
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 28, 2022
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Warehouse Worker

Job no: 521655
Work type: Staff
Location: Monterey Bay
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Classification: Warehouse Worker
Anticipated Hiring Salary: mid to high $3,000's per month
CSU Salary Schedule
Hours: Full-time / 40 hours per week
FLSA: Non-exempt

Priority Screening Date: December 8, 2022

Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled


Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a mid-sized comprehensive baccalaureate and masters granting university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives through a focus on student success and engagement through project-based learning, service learning in its regional community, and the promotion of multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond campus. CSUMB is both a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,400 students. The university's Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in the development of a diverse body of faculty, staff, and administrators. CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral by 2030. The university's faculty and staff, many of whom live in the East Campus housing development, appreciate living and working so close to the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market-rate campus housing and competitive salaries for faculty and staff.


Under the general supervision of the Logistical Services Manager and day to day work direction of the Logistical Services Lead, the Warehouse Worker performs work involving the receipt, checking, storage, inventory, issue, and delivery of materials, equipment, and supplies; uses powered or non-powered materials handling equipment and delivery trucks; and prepares and/or files forms associated with receipt and delivery of goods. The primary purpose of Shipping and Receiving is to provide a centralized warehouse to the Facilities Management department and campus community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Responsible for receiving incoming truck and parcel goods shipments or pick up shipments at vender facilities or common carrier terminal utilizing a wide variety of powered and non-powered materials handling equipment including but not limited to, hand trucks, power fork lift, large trucks, Johnson bars, desk movers, dollies, carts, power lift gates, etc. to load and unload trucks or other common carriers and to transport goods to specified areas. Responsible for unloading and/or unpacking a wide variety of incoming material including but not limited to office supplies, furniture biological products, agricultural supplies, building materials, and industrial and mechanical equipment; preparing items for delivery by palletizing, banding, labeling, or assembling with hand tools. Responsible for checking incoming materials against invoices or bills of lading to verify correctness
  • Responsible for stocking and restocking of shelves, bins or other storage facilities; taking physical inventories and keeping perpetual inventory records of quantities of stock on hand; and maintaining the warehouse and storage area keeping it clean and organized. Operates and maintains computer-based maintenance management systems (e.g., TMA).
  • Responsible for cleaning and maintaining materials, tools and equipment used in the performance of duties. Work may involve exposure to hazardous materials, incumbent is responsible for employing special handling techniques when required for transport of fragile, toxic, flammable, radioactive, or short shelf life goods in accordance with established safety procedure and performing all work in accordance with established safety procedures while maintaining a safe and clean work environment. Work will include heavy manual labor for a significant portion of the work time to be performed in a safe manner.

  • Other Functions:

    Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.


    Knowledge: Working knowledge of methods, practices, and equipment used in receiving, storing, packing, and shipping materials and supplies. General knowledge of methods of taking inventories and maintaining inventory records.

    Abilities: Ability to match names and numbers quickly and accurately; keep simple records and make simple reports; read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; make simple mathematical calculations; operate powered materials handling equipment; apply safe methods of moving heavy supplies and equipment; perform manual labor.


    Experience: one year of experience assisting in the receipt, storage, or issuance of materials from a centralized stockroom, or warehouse, including some experience in the operation of fork lift trucks or similar power-operated materials handling equipment. Prospective applicants who do not have the experience listed may be considered eligible based on other evidence of meeting the above minimum qualifications.

    Possession a valid California driver's license appropriate for each vehicle operated which may include two axle single motor or one towed vehicle (e.g. a trailer with a grows weight of 6,000 pounds or less) as required.


    Familiarity with desktop computers and word processing software such as Microsoft Word, Excel. Google mail and calendaring programs. Experience in a maintenance environment. Working knowledge of computerized maintenance and building automation systems. Ability to prioritize assigned tasks; follow procedural oral and written directions; communicate effectively, both written and orally and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse, multi‑cultural environment.

    • All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
    • The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
    • This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
    • This position has been designated as a sensitive position with responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access; and responsibility for operating commercial vehicles, machinery or equipment that could pose environmental hazards or cause injury, illness, or death.
    • Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University's liability coverage.
    • Due to the nature of the work, this position requires the ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.


    Maintenance environment with a high level of background noise. Position requires working indoors in university buildings, outdoors, and on campus grounds year-round, including during inclement weather. Includes working in the presence of loud noise, vibration, dark and/or confined spaces, moving mechanical parts, dust, automobile exhaust and paint fumes. Requires the use of a video display terminal and standard office equipment. Requires travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.

    The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. While on campus, students, faculty, staff, and the community will be expected to follow all campus safety mandates.

    Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Policy, all students and employees are required to submit their vaccination status to the Otter Vaccination Registry and are encouraged to be vaccinated.


    Position requires full range of motion to perform strenuous manual labor, including but not limited to, lifting and moving moderate sized equipment up to 50 pounds (moving up to 100 pounds is required rarely) and moving up to three hundred (300) pound items (desks, refrigerators, lab equipment, etc.) with the use of moving equipment. This position also requires sitting, standing, bending, climbing, reaching, pushing, pulling, applying force, manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination.


    CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental and vision plans; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14-paid holidays a year. For more information, visit CSU System Benefits. Additionally, as a perk, the University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability; visit Schoonover Employee Housing for more information.


    For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

    CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

    Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389 or All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.


    CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics, you can view the notice of availability and access the Cal State University, Monterey Bay annual security and fire safety reports at

    CSUMB requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

    CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.


    CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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