Job no: 529968
Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
The Warehouse/Mail Worker, under the general supervision of the Lead Worker in Shipping & Receiving Services, performs the full scope of duties and responsibilities involved in shipping & receiving and mail operations. Rotation between departments will be performed on an “as required” basis.
The work involves heavy manual labor and a variety of recording and receiving tasks. The Warehouse Worker is required to regularly have the physical ability to lift materials and supplies weighing up to 70 pounds per package (boxes, bags, etc.). This position is also responsible for the prompt, efficient delivery and collection of mail, both on foot and by vehicle under varying conditions, and the earliest dispatch of outgoing mail. Duties may be reassigned intermittently depending on department needs, deadlines, and workload.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent/probationary position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
Logistical Services, Shipping and Receiving Services (SRS), and Mail Services (MS) are jointly responsible for the receipt of all incoming material for the campus community and the delivery of such material to the appropriate campus departments. SRS & MS have responsibility for receipt, packing and shipment of all outgoing material as well. The departments provide documentation and verification of all material to assure it is in accordance with the purchase orders. Responsibilities also include the receipt and tagging of university equipment.
SRS & MS are also jointly responsible for receiving, sorting and distribution of U.S. and campus mail. It also distributes other campus-related materials. The departments serve as the liaison between the University and the U.S. Postal Service.
For more information regarding Logistical Services, click here.
Education and Experience
One year of experience assisting in the receipt, storage, or issuance of materials from a centralized stockroom or warehouse, including some experience in the operation of forklift trucks or similar power-operated materials handling equipment.
Applicants who do not have the experience listed may be considered eligible based on other evidence of meeting the above minimum qualifications.
Licenses and/or Certifications
Valid California Driver's License or have the ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire.
- High school diploma, technical/vocational program, or other equivalents combined with several years of related work experience is preferred.
- Forklift operation certificate is preferred.
- Ability to match names and numbers quickly and accurately; keep simple records and make simple reports; read and write at a level appropriate to the position.
- Make simple arithmetic computations; operate powered materials handling equipment; apply safe methods of moving heavy supplies and equipment.
- Working knowledge of methods, practices, and equipment used in receiving, storing, packing, and shipping materials and supplies.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,685 per month.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,338 - $5,142 per month.
Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.
Principles of Community
At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.
SDSU’s Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on August 4, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by August 3, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Michelle Puentes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advertised: Jul 21, 2023 (3:45 PM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled