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Handler II

Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

Handler II

Job Summary
The Handler II is an experienced member of a team that supports the daily operations of the mail room and/or shipping and receiving. Tasks include receiving, processing, sorting, and delivery of interoffice mail, United States Postal Service (USPS), UPS, FedEx, or common carrier deliveries.

FGCU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity and Access Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, veteran status, and any other protected class(es), as required by applicable state and federal law, as well as University regulations and policies.

Job Description

Typical duties include but are not limited to:
  • Receives, sorts, and processes, and delivers incoming mail, packages, and deliveries.
  • Picks-up and prepares outgoing deliveries, returns, packages, and mail.
  • Records incoming deliveries and mail. Tags incoming capital assets as required.
  • Records outgoing deliveries and mail, including postage and shipping charges for monthly departmental charge backs.
  • Completes special mailing projects for the university such as bulk mailings.
  • Assists with locating items from warehouse storage.
  • Assists with maintaining an accurate list of supply, surplus, or storage inventory
  • Assists with research and communication related to missing or damaged deliveries and shipments.
  • Performs routine maintenance and control of all equipment.
  • Maintains work space and vehicles in a clean and orderly manner.

Other Duties:
  • Provides support to other areas within the Physical Plant as necessary which includes, but is not limited to recycling collection, campus cleanup, or inventory of surplus property.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:
  • This position requires a high school diploma and three years of full-time experience directly related to the job functions.
  • Full-time experience in mailroom or shipping and receiving operations.
  • Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
  • Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in mailroom or shipping and receiving operations in a higher education setting.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn postal machinery and package tracking equipment.
  • Knowledge of inventory control principles and methods.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to safely operate an electric pallet-jack.
  • Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes an equitable environment.
  • Ability to safely maneuver a service vehicle to load and offload deliveries in to and out of buildings.
  • Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records, files, and reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a good rapport with university faculty, staff, students, outside vendors, and the general public.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations and environments.
  • Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet close deadlines due to time sensitive mail.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.
  • Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures consistently.

Pay Grade: 13

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