Warehouse Clerk

University of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 7, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services, Human Resources Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: WS0029/05

Salary Range: $22.35 per hour

Closing Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Brief Description of Duties

Incumbent functions as warehouse, shipping and receiving clerk in the Warehouse section, under the Chief Contracting Officer University of the District of Columbia. Completes assignments using broad general knowledge of warehouse plans and procedures; and as such performs the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; processes return shipment from customers.
  • Inspects shipment for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies the supervisor.
  • Delivers items to requisitioning departments and obtain authorized signatures for accepted items.
  • Operates jacks, dollies and/or forklift and any other material handling devices as required in loading and unloading supplies and equipment.
  • May pack and prepare material for shipment.
  • Assist in unloading trucks at the delivery.
  • Checks product and supplies against delivery documents.
  • Assist in the maintenance of perpetual inventory and keeps simple records.
  • Cleans trucks, clean shelves, sweeps or mops floors, cleans loading dock and roadway as required.
  • Cleans other areas of the warehouse and keeps supplies in a neat and orderly condition; operates power and manual warehouse equipment in the movement of stock.
  • Operates mailing and postal equipment such as string machines, scales and mailing machines.
  • Performs supply distribution duties periodically.
  • Performs related work as required.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • High School or GED diploma required.
  • Some experience as a stock clerk. Some experience in the operation of a light truck required for some positions.
  • Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.
  • Some knowledge of warehousing and store keeping practices and procedures. Knowledge of the safe and efficient operation of power material handling equipment.
  • Knowledge of the safe and efficient operation of a light truck, traffic rules and regulations.
  • Ability to rapidly and accurately fill orders, including proper palletization of product.
  • Ability to check supplies and other materials rapidly and accurately. Ability to keep ample records and reports.
  • Ability to operate power pallet trucks and other warehouse equipment in accordance with established safety standards.
  • Ability to read, follow simple oral and written instructions, write, and make computations at the level required by the position duties.
  • Skill in the operation of a light truck under all types of weather conditions required for some positions.
  • Good communication and human relations skills.
  • Some knowledge of modem office practices and procedures.
  • Ability to learn assigned clerical and mail handling tasks readily and to follow prescribed routines.
  • Ability to learn, recognize and recall names of addressees in the University Presidents Offices and to match names to their office locations
Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by AFSCME local 2087 and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/ .

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