Warehouse Clerk - Surplus

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

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Warehouse Clerk - Surplus


UNT-Asset Management-151020

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Department Summary:

Asset Management – Surplus Warehouse

Position Overview:

The Asset Management Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Warehouse Clerk to join our Surplus team. This position is responsible for performing a variety of routine warehouse receiving, campus asset removal, inventory control and organizational tasks, including comparing information on incoming deliveries from UNT personnel and required inventory documentation. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Receives, inspects and stores all incoming surplus items, conducting a physical count and reconciling with the delivery paperwork and reporting any discrepancies or shortages. * Processes and sort all items to a designated location * Identifies which items are for campus reuse, recycle or auction; obtains signatures from deliveries. * Keeps equipment in proper operating condition and stored in a safe and secure area. * Processes sales of items via online public auction. Offers good customer service to UNT faculty/staff/students as well as general public * Works with Lead to maintain proper inventory of necessary parts for warehouse, evaluates inventory items that need to be properly disposed of via surplus process on a regular basis. Some data entry in EIS may be required. Train and assign small duty tasks to student assistants as needed. NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties or job may change over time in accordance with the ongoing needs of the Department. Physical Job Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use fingers and hands to feel, grasp, operate or handle large objects; and reach with hands and arms. Ability to lift up to 75 pounds. Ability to learn or operate a forklift. Ability to use furniture dolly, hand truck and light duty tools as well as drive a 14ft box truck as needed. Work Environment may include indoor/outdoor heat, cold, rain, etc. This job operates in a professional office environment and warehouse. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from High School or GED equivalent and five years of related experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• General knowledge of parts on hand as well as their general functionality.
• Prior experience in inventory control and warehouse shipping and receiving.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Must be able to effectively handle problems and duties in the warehouse and
shipping and receiving areas.
• Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
• Ability to receive, track, and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment.
• Knowledge of light equipment operation and/or maintenance.
• Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.
• Knowledge of postal or commercial shipping methods and procedures.
• Skill in making mathematical calculations and computations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Drive a box truck
Use moving equipment
Operate a forklift
Data Entry
Customer Service

Work Schedule:

Mon – Fri

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Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Warehouse Clerk

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Cleaning, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting or moving up to 75 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate


Inventory Control maintaining necessary documentation.


Warehouse management- sort, process and designate all incoming surplus items.


Departmental re-use and drop-off logistics maintaining proper documentation.


Customer Service for faculty, staff and students as well as general public picking up items from online auction sales.


Asset removal using UNT vehicles (pick-up truck or box truck)

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Job No:
Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 6/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time