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Logistical Support Tech - 513228

The University of Alabama
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Jun 19, 2021

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Apply nowJob no: 513228
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Maintenance/Skilled Trades/Service, Facilities/ Grounds

Pay Grade/Pay Range: $14.31

Department/Organization: 504302 - Logistical Support

Normal Work Schedule: Varies

Job Summary: The Logistical Support Technician performs a wide variety of manual duties such as loading and unloading equipment, supplies and trash, setting up and taking down equipment, cleaning, moving or re-arranging furniture, performing errands or messenger duties under close supervision. May be required to drive University vehicles.

Additional Department Summary: This position performs and assists faculty/staff/students/residents with portage of office and personal items with move-in or move-out and deliveries of all sorts of items: moving, packing, assembling and dismantling furniture, appliances, computers, scientific equipment for labs, personal possessions, and transporting to the customer desired location. Performs the setup and dismantling of tents, stages, banners, seating, tables and other items needed for special functions across campus and off campus and later returning the space to its regular use. This position ensures that ADA requirements are met with each special function. This position will be expected to handle items with care while some items will be value in excess of $250,000 and some items will have historic value. Must be able to work with a team or be self sufficient in completing a task.

Required Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED. Ability to read, write and follow both oral and written instructions. Must be able to lift, handle and maneuver the tools, materials and supplies of the job. Must be able to perform those items in the Job Summary and in Essential functions. Must have the ability to use job-related tools and equipment and chemical supplies. Part of the Logistical Support Tech Job Family.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Tools are as follows, but not limited to: jackhammer, drills, hammers, pallet jacks, dollies, forklifts, ropes, ratchet straps, etc. Must be able to correctly use those items in the job summary and in the essential duties.

Will be required to obtain an approved University of Alabama forklift license within 6 months of hire.

Must have and maintain an approved MVR to drive University vehicles including large moving trucks.

Must be available for emergency stand-by as needed.

Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Final candidates who are not current University of Alabama employees must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer drug screen.

Skills and Knowledge: Knowledgeable with logistical support, customer service, and inventory. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer). Have the ability to work without constant supervision and follow up. Have a strong sense of urgency and a commitment to excellence.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience preforming logistical functions and/or experience working in customer service environment is preferred.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 14 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 19 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time

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The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

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The University of Alabama will advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state, the nation and the world through the creation, translation and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Our Vision

The University of Alabama will be known as the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama, and all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhance the quality of life for all Alabamians and the citizens of the nation and the world.

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The University of Alabama is committed to:

  • Undergraduate education that produces socially-conscious, ethical and well-rounded leaders who are grounded in their subject matter and capable of controlling their own destinies.
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  • Public outreach and service that is held in the highest regard and fosters impactful public engagement to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Alabama, the nation and the world.
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