Temporary Distribution Associate, Volshop

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VOL SHOP - Distribution Associate


This position will perform the duties of loading and unloading merchandise on trucks. The majority of the unloading and loading is by hand. This position will also learn to operate a forklift and pallet jack to load and unload skids of merchandise. There are other duties such as verification of merchandise and sorting boxes by purchase order number. This position will be working in the VolShop warehouse on Middlebrook Pike.


Performs loading and unloading trucks from various trucking companies. The majority of the merchandise will be loaded and unloaded by hand. Freight will be unloaded with a pallet jack or forklift.

Sorts boxes by purchase order number and performing a box count. Verifying that it is the VolShop’s merchandise and designating the merchandise to a specific store location. May need to work weekends for Tennessee home football games.



Education: High School graduate--required.

            Preferred warehouse experience but not required.



Job: Administrative Support
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Human Resources
Schedule: Part-time
Job Posting: Jun 10, 2021, 8:04:56 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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