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Warehouse Specialist- Southgate

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Warehouse Specialist- Southgate
Role Title: Store & Warehouse Specialist II
Posting Number: SW0170948
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

Provides a full range of warehouse functions including receiving, shipping, filling requisitions, issuing, ordering, inventorying, storing products, supplies and equipment. Inspects and verifies all shipping and receiving documents and requisitions for discrepancies. Provides pick-up and delivery services. Ensures security of the facility.

Required Qualifications:

Previous experience in and knowledge of a stockroom and warehouse, shipping and receiving, and inventory procedures. Experience making deliveries, loading and unloading product in a safe manner. Knowledge of storage/ handling techniques and safety regulations. Ability to obtain certification in operating equipment, such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and hand trucks. Experience with inventory reports and spreadsheets, requisitions, invoices, and shipping logs. Knowledge of food service production, ServSafe and HACCP guidelines/procedures, and OSHA regulations applying to warehouse and food service industry. Demonstrated ability to read, write legibly, weigh, measure, and perform routine mathematical calculations. High school graduation or equivalent. Ability to communicate, work quickly and efficiently. Ability to lift, handle, and transport up to 100 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

OSHA certified to operate powered industrial trucks including forklifts and pallet jacks.

Serve Safe certification and HACCP preferred

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Must have a driver's license check, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Other (Describe Below), Must have an acceptable and safe driving record
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Essential Personnel

Work schedule varies and may include early mornings, nights, weekends, and other times as needed for good customer service.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Apply to posting online at www.jobs.vt.edu.

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 2
Pay Range: $11.25/hour
Department: Dining Services
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Varied and may include early mornings, nights and weekends. And as needed for good customer service.
Posting Date: 12/01/2017
Review Begin Date: 12/08/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/82041

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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  2. * Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

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Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References