In support of the OHSU Logistics mission, this position is responsible to provide transportation and delivery services for the Delivery Services Courier Operations: the timely and efficient transport of USPS & inter-company mail, specimens, reports, checks, etc. This position requires the safe operation of OHSU supplied motor vehicles and other industry related equipment to provide these services. This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers of the OHSU community.
This position transports materials throughout the OHSU campuses and Greater Portland Metropolitan Area on a pre-set, scheduled route. Follows all Federal, State, and Local laws in regard to motor vehicle operation and safety. Adheres to all departmental, parking, and safety policies and procedures in the operation of motor vehicles. Commonly transported materials include: US and inter-departmental mail, cash and check deposits, payroll, office and medical supplies, lab specimens, event materials, medical and lab equipment, and other business furnishings. Responsible for maintaining timeliness of route and adjusting as needed to traffic or weather conditions. Responsible for maintaining integrity of materials throughout the transportation chain. Requires the proper use of handheld devices for package tracking, signature capture, and GPS telemetrics.
HS diploma or equivalent
Six months of professional driving experience using vehicles such as sedans, vans, and box trucks.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):
Required = General computer usage and beginning skills using MS Office.
Basic mathematical skills.
Must have the ability to multi-task, work efficiently without direct supervision, and posses effective time management skills.
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Must possess excellent problem solving ability, as well as demonstrating effective conflict resolution skills.
Must have the ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships.
Must be able to read and write English. Demonstrate excellent attendance and punctuality.
Registrations, Certifications and/or Licenses:
Required = Current Drivers license and driving record that meets OHSUs driving requirements.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.
One year experience in Transportation Industry and customer service position. One year in health care environment.
CDL with Passenger and Hazardous Materials Endorsement
Compliance: Required = Code of conduct; Respect in the workplace; Applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole Preferred = Not applicable
This position reports at the Macadam Warehouse but includes traveling throught the entire OHSU campus in the Greater Portland Metro Area. Frequent Exposure: Heat, Cold, Humidity, Wet Areas, Noise, Dust, Smoke, Vibration, Chemical Solutions, Slippery Areas, Uneven Surfaces. May be exposed to Human and/or Animal Specimens.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & EQUIPMENT USAGE:
Ability to lift up to 65 lbs. without the use of a mechanical device, occasionally lift and move equipment weighing in excess of 100 lbs. with assistance.
bility to lift 60 lb hand truck from ground level into vehicle repetitively throughout work shift.
Ability to traverse flat, uneven and/or steep terrain and slopes, frequently while manually controlling large and heavy loads in motion using non-motorized equipment.
There is driving of OHSU owned/leased vehicles.
Continually: Walking, Enter/Exit Vehicle, Rapid-Mental/Hand/Eye Coordination, Operation of Motor Vehicles Frequently: Standing, Bending Forward, Lifting, Carry Items, Use of materials handling equipment (i.e. pallet jack, carts and hand trucks) Clear & Audible Speaking Voice, Correctable Vision, Depth Perception, Ability to Hear.
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