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Asset Specialist I

University of Florida

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Asset Specialist I

Job No: 531946
Work Type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Office/Administrative/Fiscal Support, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department: 64405002 - FAFA-AM-SURPLUS AUXILIARY

Job Description

Classification Title:

Asset Specialist I

Job Description:

The UF Surplus Inbound Crew is responsible for the appropriate disposition and sustainability of all property surveyed out as surplus by all UF departments. The Asset Specialist performs the following:
  • Drives to various locations on campus as scheduled to remove surplus equipment and delivers the property to UF Surplus warehouse. The position reviews the equipment on-site and verifies that the correct surplus equipment, per the pick-up report, and tags and scans into the inventory system following all UF Surplus guidelines. Update and input status of surplus property data into Asset Management database pertaining to surplus property to accurately maintain the property records.

  • Make ready, photograph, enter and update Asset Management database for item specifications before placing them on public auction website (includes Direct Sales). Monitor the UF Surplus public auction for item specification errors, omissions, customer inquiries and appropriate item volume listing.

  • Assists recycling by palletizing electronic and other equipment, which includes scanning decals into lots and removing capital and attractive decals, stacking equipment, wrapping for safe transport, and when required loading by forklift into semi-trailer or box truck for shipment to certified commercial recycling companies. Sort through boxes and placing items into the appropriate areas.

  • Assist customers with equipment through transfers to UF departments, donations to non-profit organizations, sales by online auctions, or recycle to certified recycle companies. Actions related include the following: make ready electronic items for transfer to other UF Departments; answering customer questions in all areas; trouble shooting issues; and resolving disputes when they arise.

  • Assists in obtaining surplus property from the warehouse to the loading dock for customers and assists in loading property in customers' vehicles, which occasionally may require the use of a forklift for large items from UF Surplus Warehouse.

Expected Salary:

$16.00 - $17.00 per hour; commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

The individual is preferred to be knowledgeable with warehouse operations, have strong computer software proficiency, and excellent communication skills. Ability to organize and coordinate work activities; to follow written and verbal instructions; to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others; and to project a positive and professional attitude with others.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your resume, cover letter and a list of professional references.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position is eligible for veteran's preference. If you are claiming veteran's preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration.

Health Assessment Required:

Applications Close: 25 Jun 2024

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