Materials Handler

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Feb 23, 2023

Job Details

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Materials Handler

Working Title
Materials Handler

600380-Facilities - Support Services

Pay Rate



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday-Friday 7:00 am -4:00 pm
Occasional nights and weekends

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

Prepares all residential halls with serviceable room furniture prior to school opening for student occupation. Required to deliver all newly received materials and equipment from central receiving to University Departments and offices. Provide support and expedite all departmental office moves including extended campus at Whiteman AFT, and Nursing Department in Kansas City, Missouri. Responsible for the pick up and delivery of all non-expendable declared surplus materials to the surplus lot. Provide support and expedite equipment moves for summer groups utilizing university facilities. Will support all main campus set-ups for University functions, groups, programs and events.

Education & Formal Training
High school diploma or equivalent

Other Education & Formal Training

Computer Skills


1. One (1) year experience loading, unloading, securing equipment onto trucks or general materials handling required.
2. Six (6) months general warehouse experience preferred.
3. Six (6) months in the areas of lighting and sound set-up experience preferred.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license, Missouri license required

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Sensory abilities: special vision and/or hearing requirements (specify), Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Knowledgeable in the techniques of loading, unloading, and security of materials onto vehicles required
Knowledgeable of furniture assembly and disassembly.
Must have skills with hand tools used in furniture assembly and disassembly
Requires the ability to accurately read and comprehend complicated instructions

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting (weight) - 80 lbs.

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Bending, twisting, stooping.
Will come in contact with various chemicals, paints, cleaning agents, and hazardous materials in the warehouse.
Will be subjected to heights in excess of 12 feet.
Must be able to carry heavy objects up several flights of stairs without the aid of elevators
Will be required to wear proper clothing and protective equipment for job accomplishment

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
On call/standby work required, Irregular work hours, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

Ability to Keyboard

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Forklift certification or ability to obtain certification within first six (6) months of employment.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents


University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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