The Stanford Libraries (SL) seeks a Shipper/Receiver to receive and deliver library materials that move through SL's mailroom. The Shipper/Receiver will drive and operate SL's vehicles in support of the movement of materials, and will also move and operate material handling equipment. The Shipper/Receiver may work in any of SL's locations, including both on and off campus facilities.
Work is performed following standard procedures with spot-check of results. Employees use initiative in scheduling work, and selecting procedures to assure proper handling of priority and other special cases, and to optimize workflow. The duties listed under this section are designed to provide a representative sampling of key tasks and/or responsibilities associated with the job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all the duties performed by employees in the classification.
Receive deliveries from off-site vendors; pay COD and customs charges. May scan using automated or local tracking system to ensure delivery.
Check delivery to make sure item(s) are correct and the quantity is as listed.
Uncrate and check furniture and other large items for visible and hidden damages.
Check received items for visible damage; record each delivery.
May deliver received items or forward to delivery service.
May operate forklifts, trucks, and other material handling equipment.
Adhere to safety rules.
Prepare a wide variety of sizes and types of items for world-wide shipping, including proper labeling and customs declarations.
Prepare and package items using methods and material most appropriate to the item being shipped; determine shipping costs. Select freight carriers.
Prepare, distribute and file appropriate shipping documents.
May complete forms, maintain records, and mark/tag property and equipment.
Education & Experience:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to understand and follow administrative and operational clerical and other operating procedures involved in the work.
Must be detail orientated.
Must possess excellent customer service skills.
Required to have the ability to prepare packages for shipping according to established procedures.
For jobs that include delivery responsibility, an ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class C license is required.
Ability to obtain and maintain necessary certification to operate Power Industrial Vehicles (PIVs).
Ability to use initiative and judgment in applying Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), International Air Transport Association (IATA) regulations, and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations with regard to the transport of restricted and regulated articles. Restricted or controlled materials are defined under the CFR and IATA and include toxic materials, carcinogens, radioactive materials, poisons, and corrosives. Must be in compliance with export control requirements.
Certificates and Licenses Required:
Valid California Non-commercial C Class driver's license.
Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class C driver's license.
Ability to lift, carry, push, pull objects that weigh up to 50 pounds Constantly stand, walk
Occasionally reach, work above shoulders and grasp forcefully, perform desk based computer tasks, write by hand, sort and file paperwork or parts
May operate power industrial vehicles (PIV) and other hand tools
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
Required to wear appropriate uniform.
May be required to work overtime, evenings and weekends, including Holidays, sometimes in inclement weather conditions.
Required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/ and the appropriate collective bargaining agreement at https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/hrprocesses- policiespolicies/labor-relationscollective- bargaining.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Location: University Libraries, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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