Position Number: CLA21-429
College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita Community College District
announces an employment opportunity for
Warehouse/Mail Technician I
A Classified Represented Position
Review Date: June 7, 2022
This position is a high priority for our District for the 2022-2023 year and is contingent upon continue available district, grant and state funding.
Two weeks prior to the deadline to submit applications, the diversity of current applicants will be assessed. Upon review, if the pool does not include sufficient diversity at that time, the application window may be extended.
The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a full-time Warehouse/Mail Technician I in the Facilities department.
Who We Are
The Santa Clarita Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As presented in our District Strategic Plan, which focuses on Access, Engagement, and Success, “Equity, inclusion, and diversity are not goals in themselves, but ideologies embedded in all actions and planning across all departments and functions of our college and its two campuses.” These areas of focus demonstrate a resolve to focus on student success and confirm that we are at the forefront of change with integrated planning efforts that both evolve and anticipate the needs of our students. We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences — fostering healthy inclusion through inquiry, shared dialogue and reflection to ensure that we promote a sense of community, collegiality and cooperation. When you join our team at the Santa Clarita Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, creative, flexible, innovative and equity-focused community that engages students, each other, and the community in scholarly inquiry, creative partnerships, and the application of knowledge and success.
The College and the District
College of the Canyons is part of the Santa Clarita Community College District and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), enrolling approximately 32,000 students each academic year. College of the Canyons has a diverse student population that reflects our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve. Detailed information about our student population, including data related to student success, can be found on the College of Canyons Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness (IRPIE) website. Additionally, College of the Canyons, was recently honored as a 2021 Bellwether College Consortium award winner, was honored in 2018, 2019, and 2021 with the Champion of Higher Education award, was ranked #1 in Los Angeles County during 2019 as the best two-year college for adult learners, and is rated #1 in Los Angeles County for completion rates by college-prepared students. It is distinguished as one of the top transfer institutions in Los Angeles County.
Who We Want
We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate must be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who share our commitment to closing equity gaps. The Santa Clarita Community College District seeks leaders possessing a strong grounding in academic and student services programs and a thorough understanding of the primary mission of the community college. We seek employees that value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, who are conscientious risk takers and transformational leaders guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.
"BIG PICTURE" RESPONSIBILITY:
Under the supervision of the Associate Vice President, Facilities, the technician picks up and delivers mail and warehouse furniture, equipment, supplies, parts, boxes and other materials between District sites and the District’s warehouse and/or mailroom. Loads and unloads delivery carts and trucks. Assists in various warehouse departmental functions and tasks. Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Receives warehouse goods, materials, supplies, furniture and equipment. Checks them against purchase orders and delivery documentation to ensure accuracy and that items received are in good condition. Stores received items in specified warehouse areas, as needed.
- Groups, sorts, labels and schedules merchandise for delivery. Loads, unloads and unpacks materials, equipment and supplies from delivery trucks. Pulls furniture, equipment and materials to fill delivery orders.
- Prepares packages for delivery/distribution and stages them for pick-up. Assists in determining storage space requirements for items as they arrive at the Warehouse.
- Assists with the development of new warehouse storage area processes and procedures, as directed. Organizes warehouse shelving for maximum efficiency. Maintains a record of product storage and location for easy reference by non-warehouse personnel.
- Maintains records of deliveries from central warehouse which require signatures. Completes and maintains necessary forms for warehouse orders. Makes entries on delivery slips.
- Performs all asset management functions of new equipment and goods as required by District policies and procedures.
- Creates and maintains computer-generated tracking systems and procedures for the efficient operation of the Warehouse function.
- Delivers and picks-up parts, warehouse goods, materials, supplies, furniture, equipment and other items. Delivers and picks-up items for donation. Performs deliveries and pick-ups to all off-site District locations, including the Canyon Country Educational Center, University Center, Institute of Culinary Arts, and other district sites on/off campus as well as delivers mail to the U.S. Postal Office or express mail locations and other locations as directed.
- Operates a delivery vehicle and/or cart. Follows routes and schedules, as directed. Cleans equipment and furniture as necessary.
- Maintains paper supply for Reprographics in an orderly manner so that paper of any color may easily be retrieved for use.
- Maintains and ensures warehouse and shelving is clean, orderly, secure and in safe condition.
- Inspects, operates and maintains warehouse equipment such as delivery cart/vehicle, forklift, pallet jack, dollies, hand truck and other standard stockroom/warehouse equipment to shelve, store and otherwise retain stock.
- Assist’s Associate Vice President with District office and department moves.
- Assists with monthly warehouse inventories.
- Directs work of temporary personnel assigned to the warehouse.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
One year work experience in a warehouse distribution operation. One year of responsible delivery experience involving the use of a light and/or medium delivery vehicle, is desirable.
Education equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade.
- Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver’s license.
- Must be able to operate a forklift, light truck and other related motorized equipment.
DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Position requires knowledge of:
- Techniques and methods for establishing and maintaining delivery routes and schedules.
- Inventory management systems.
- Computer programs/software and related tools as technology evolves.
- Traffic and safety laws and safe driving techniques.
- Operation of light and/or medium duty delivery trucks.
- Proper lifting techniques and methods.
- Proper operation of forklifts, hand trucks, dollies and other warehouse equipment.
Position requires ability to:
- Effectively and efficiently receive, store, inventory and distribute warehouse goods, materials and supplies.
- Effectively apply general office rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Read and understand maps and delivery directions.
- Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
- Generate, organize and maintain reports, records and record data neatly, efficiently and accurately.
- Perform routine physical labor.
- Greet the district staff and others in person or by telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner; respond to questions, problems and complaints in a sensitive and cooperative style; maintain harmonious operating conditions in a service-oriented environment.
- Maintain flexibility in hours and conditions of work.
- Organize, prioritize, schedule, and structure multiple work tasks.
- Report for work in a reliable and punctual manner and perform all duties conscientiously.
- Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
- Communicate effectively in oral and written form.
- Work effectively and demonstrate currency of knowledge with advanced technology utilized in providing high-quality services.
- Interact effectively and courteously with all levels of personnel, customers and other parties.
- Demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and the community.
Salary placement will be on Range 22 of Classified Represented Salary Schedule B
($4,296.00 - $7,167.00 per month). Initial salary step placement for new employees is customarily at step 1, 2, or 3 ($4,296.00 / $4,534.00.00 / $4,795.00 per month) of this 20-step salary range.
Probationary period for new Classified employees is 6 months. Work year is 12 calendar months. The normal workweek for this position is 40 hours. Paid holiday, discretionary, and sick time are provided. Ten vacation days accrue during the first year of employment. A regular work schedule will be assigned, with the ability to occasionally work a flexible schedule as needed with supervisor approval.
DISTRICT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
Full-time employees are provided with a diversified program that includes medical, dental and vision insurance including dependent coverage, disability and life insurance as well as Section 125 options. These benefits commence on the first of the month following date of hire. Professional development opportunities are provided to all employees. Educational incentive is available to eligible Classified Represented and Confidential employees.
RETIREMENT: Classified employees contribute to the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), a defined benefit retirement plan through the State of California.
Work environment includes working around machinery and equipment, which may produce excessive noise and exposure to chemicals and fumes; working indoors and outdoors with exposure to weather extremes. Physical demands for this position requires lifting, carrying and stacking objects up to 25 pounds frequently and up to 75 pounds occasionally; frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to lift, carry, push and pull or otherwise move objects; standing and walking for extended periods of time, which may include climbing ladders and staircases; stooping, kneeling, crouching, twisting/turning and reaching; bending at the waist; hearing and speaking to communicate and provide information to others; vision to read printed material and computer monitor; digit dexterity to operate equipment specific to trade, handling and working with various chemicals, materials and objects; and travel from site-to-site. In the event of an emergency, employees will be relied upon to serve as emergency workers.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- Successful completion of background fingerprint clearance, pre-employment physical examination (disabilities not related to the physical job will not affect the application process) and TB screening.
- Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per government codes 3100-3109.
- Meeting applicable eligibility requirements under CalPERS or CalSTRS if you are a current or former member.
- Board of Trustees approval.
- Official, sealed transcripts are required upon offer of employment.
- Position is contingent upon funding and is subject to change.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Santa Clarita Community College District is committed to employing qualified employees who are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and provide consideration for all qualified candidates. The District does not unlawfully discriminate in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 years and over), sexual orientation, veteran and/or military status, protected medical leaves (requesting or approved for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act or the California Family Rights Act), domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, and any other status protected by state or federal law or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.
ABOUT THE DISTRICTInnovative. Collaborative. Entrepreneurial. These characteristics not only define College of the Canyons, they are embodied by the faculty, staff and administrators who make this college unique among the 116 California Community Colleges. Established in 1969, College of the Canyons is among the fastest-growing colleges in California and the nation. It is widely recognized as a model community college for enhancing student access, success and equity. Its completion rates rank among the highest in the state. The college has established a well-deserved reputation for bolstering economic development and offering innovative career technical education responsive to industry needs. Guided by visionary leadership, the college serves a 367-square-mile area of northern Los Angeles County that includes the dynamic, growing Santa Clarita Valley. A steady influx of new residents and businesses creates a spirit of possibilities that inspires the college to be flexible, creative and attuned to the community’s evolving needs. The growing diversity of the community is mirrored by the college, which qualifies as a Latino-serving institution. The college’s influence in the community is best illustrated by the dozens of collaborative partnerships it has forged with local school districts, government entities and service organizations. Examples include the Performing Arts Center’s K-12 Arts Education Outreach initiative, which allows thousands of children to experience the arts each year, and Academy of the Canyons, an early/middle college high school at the Valencia campus that is ranked among the top 10 percent of high schools in the nation. With campuses in Valencia and Canyon Country, the college offers 96 associate degree programs, including 31 associate degree for transfer (AD-T) options, as well as 148 certificate programs. Classes are offered during traditional fall and spring semesters, as well as shorter, intensive summer and winter sessions. Additional educational opportunities exist at the University Center, whose four-year colleges and universities offer approximately 30 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well certificate and credential programs. Because of the college’s commitment to meeting the needs of the community, local voters have approved two bond measures valued at more than $470 million since 2001. The college also secures substantial funds from the state and millions of dollars in grants each year that allow new, cutting-edge programs to be developed and facilities built to accommodate them. Given its commitment to growth and innovation, College of the Canyons sets a new standard for what a college can achieve. It is a vital cultural, educational and economic force in the region. Join us to discover unexpected possibilities, the freedom to innovate and an opportunity to shape the future. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications online at https://www.canyons.edu/administration/humanresources/. If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources office at (661)362-3427 or for the hearing impaired TTY/TDD Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 5 weeks following the Review Date as to the status of their application.
All application materials must be uploaded online or received in the Human Resources office by the end of the day on the Review Date in order to assure consideration for this position. Postmark is not acceptable for this purpose. Separate application materials must be submitted for each position applied for. Materials submitted become property of the District and will not be returned, copied, or considered for other openings. The Human Resources office is located in the University Center, Suite #360 at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA, 91355.
Your application is not complete until the following required materials have been uploaded online or received by the Human Resources office:
- Online District CLASSIFIED Application.
- Detailed resume, which includes month/year dates of employment and descriptions of responsibilities at each employer.
- Letter of interest (cover letter). In your letter, please address your qualifications and experience as they pertain to the job duties and the abilities section of this announcement.
- Confidential Recruitment Source Information (voluntary survey). This is voluntary and is a part of the online applicant profile, separate from the application.
- Supplemental Questionnaire. Please answer the following questions as part of your application packet.
- Do you have a high school diploma or G.E.D? (yes/no). If offered the position, you will be required to provide proof of your high school diploma or G.E.D. to the Human Resources Office.
- Do you possess a valid California driver’s license? (yes/no) If offered the position, you will be required to provide proof of your current, valid California driver’s license to the Human Resources Office.
- Please describe any work experience you may have performing the duties of a mail technician. Include employer name(s), your position title(s), dates of employment, full time or part time status (% of time or number of hours worked per week), and your rolls and responsibilities.
- Do you prefer to work alone or as a team? Please explain why.
- Describe your experience moving furniture and equipment.
- Please describe your ability to work successfully in a multicultural environment.
- Please describe your experience in keeping a variety of records.
- Please describe your customer service experience and rolls you played serving the public.
- Why are you interested in working in this position at College of the Canyons?
- Letters of reference are optional.
Human Resources Office(661) 362-3427TTY/TDD (661) 362-5178 or visit our website athttps://www.canyons.edu/administration/humanresources/
- Skills evaluation of candidates for interview may be required.
- Travel and relocation expenses are the responsibility of the applicant.
- Hiring committees review all complete, qualified application packets. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.
- A presentation will be required for those candidates selected for an initial interview.
- Current COC employees who are applying for this position: Please be aware that materials from your personnel file are not included as part of the application file; therefore, please provide the same requested application materials as any other applicant.
- Please be aware that, should you be considered as a finalist for this position, reference checks will include current supervisor(s).
- Applicants are encouraged to apply online. If you need assistance with the application process, contact:
It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all application materials are fully and correctly submitted. All materials submitted are for this position only and become the property of the District. Materials will not be returned, copied or considered for other openings. Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of the official application form.
The College is expecting to conduct initial interviews the week of June 27, 2022 and conduct final interviews the week of July 5, 2022. This is an estimated timeline, and is subject to change.
Position is offered contingent on funding. We reserve the right to withdraw, extend the filing date, reopen, or delay filling this position. Recruitment may continue until the position is filled.