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Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Pellissippi State Community College
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 26, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Full Time
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Title: Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Number of Positions: 1

Position #: 650690

Type of Appointment: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Department: Facilities

Required Documents Needed to Upload at Time of Application:

 Resume

 Unofficial Transcripts

 Three professional references (See below)

Reference check requirements:

· Non-Supervisory role: three (3) current or former supervisors

· Personal references (friends, co-workers, clergy, customers, relatives) are not considered acceptable references

About Facilities:

The mission of the Pellissippi State Facilities is to provide consistent and quality maintenance, operations, custodial, and facility planning services in a customer oriented, efficient, and responsible manner for students, faculty, staff, and the community

About Pellissippi State Community College

Pellissippi State Community College is one of 40 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents system. TBR is the governing board of the College System of Tennessee, offering more than 400 programs of study at the state’s 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology and the online TN eCampus. The college serves an average of 10,000 students, making it the largest community college in Tennessee by enrollment. Pellissippi State Community College offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement programs, time off including annual and sick leave, and much more.

In 2018, Pellissippi State became a member of an Achieve the Dream (ATD) three-year cohort adopting a theme of Start Strong, Stay Strong, Finish Strong for our work. Achieve the Dream has partnered with the program Integrated Student Experience at Pellissippi State (Insteps) to improve the fall-to-fall retention rates for full-time and part-time students by 13% in the next five years. Our vision is to ensure every student who attends Pellissippi State will develop a sense of belonging and confidence in their ability to succeed academically, grow intellectually, and make timely progress towards achieving their educational and vocational goals. If this is something that aligns with your values, we encourage you to apply.

Culture and Diversity

Knoxville claims a wide range of forward thinking national and international talents. The scholarly influence on the Knoxville metropolitan area bred literary greats including James Agee, Cormac McCarthy, and Nikki Giovanni. Knoxville is home to one of the largest sculptures dedicated to an African American in the country. Located in Haley Heritage Square is a 13-foot high bronze statue of author and Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Haley who chose to spend the last several years of his life in Knoxville. Renowned artists Beauford Delaney and Joseph Delaney hailed from Knoxville. Musicians Roy Acuff, Chet Atkins, the Everly Brothers, and RB Morris called Knoxville home during their careers. Women’s suffragist Lizzie Crozier French was active in the ratification of the 19th amendment and was born and raised in Knoxville.

The lasting influence of these artists and activists leaves the Knoxville area as a welcoming area to live and work. More about the area and support groups can be found at Visit Knoxville , the Beck Cultural Exchange Center , the Knoxville Urban League , Knoxville City , Knox County , My Knox Village , Knox Pride , Centro Hispano de East TN , and Knoxville chamber

Position Summary: The overall purpose of this job is to verify, process, inspect, and deliver items received on the loading dock as well as maintain all proper documentation associated with items received. Package and ship items being sent out with appropriate documentation to via various shipping methods. Furthermore, it is the duty of this job to insure that the loading dock is kept clean, organized and that a safe work environment is maintained

Essential Functions:

40% Deliver incoming goods to departments and divisions. Maintain loading dock, keeping a safe and clean work environment.

5% Assist in keeping inventory records of college property, including their locations, conditions, and department responsible for the property.

40% Receive, unpack, inspect for damage, and examine goods received to establish and verify shipment against bills of lading, invoices, and purchase orders.

5% Drive motor vehicles to pick up supplies and other items as well as deliver parcels requiring special handling.

5% Maintain proper documentation of all items received as well as shipped out.

5% Other duties as assigned.

Note: The College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.

Job Requirements:

· High School Diploma/GED

· One year shipping and receiving experience is preferred.

Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience

Skills/Abilities: Understanding of and interest in shipping/receiving in higher education. Ability to communicate effectively to students, faculty, staff and the public. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks. Must be able to use a personal computer. A valid TN driver's license and the ability to drive a 20ft trailer, and operate hydraulic machinery effectively and efficiently.

Key Result Areas: The expected outcomes to this position are as follows: Items are delivered to correct locations and departments. All records are accurately maintained.

Scope of Responsibility: Organizational skills and the ability to learn the computer skills for processing orders are needed for this position. No, proficiency in a second language is not needed.

Nature of Contacts: This position requires interactions with each department on and off campus. Especially accounting and purchasing. The nature of these contacts is to ensure items are delivered to correct department and all the proper documentation is completed. Furthermore, this position is required to interact with the students when delivering items as well as interact with people picking up surplus.

Physical Demands: This position requires constant lifting and stacking of boxes weighing up to 55 pounds. Once the boxes are placed on a cart, they must then be pushed another 200 yards to be delivered in other buildings, while safely working around students and faculty in the hallways with a cart loaded with 10-15 boxes. This is not only physically demanding, requires thinking through the route to take based on traffic and location. Yes, when working on the loading dock trucks are not always in the line of vision and often times one only hears the truck. Yes, The job requires looking at sometimes very small numbers (serial numbers). Yes, often time items are order in different colors and it is imperative to differentiate between items to insure correctness based on the purchase order

Pay Rate: $26,500 - $31,220/per year. Pay will be determined based on related work experience above required. To be considered in determining pay, all related work experience must be listed on the application.

Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Work experience that is not listed on the application will not be considered towards compensation. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Pellissippi State Community College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employer

If you have any problems or questions please contact Human Resources at Pellissippi State Community College’s Human Resource Office at 865-694-6607 or by email at .

If you are interested in this position, click on the link to the left to apply.


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