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The School of Medicine has an outstanding opportunity open for a Temporary Warehouse Worker 2.
The South Lake Union complex Warehouse Worker 2 will perform warehouse and support functions in a major area within a large research facility, requiring performance of all elements of warehouse work (i.e. receiving, recording, storage, issuing, and shipment of stocks and supplies). Extensive interaction with faculty, staff, the public and/or agencies in carrying out daily building support functions. Coordinate, schedule and monitor activities to ensure smooth function of building. Warehouse Worker 2 may act as liaison between University of Washington faculty/staff and various building service providers.
Duties include the following:
Deliver and collect US mail, campus mail and express delivery packages. Answer telephones, resolve problems and respond to questions regarding building procedures and services, may receive and refer visitors. Compose and send office correspondence. Attend building meetings and/or conferences as required. Load, unload, move and distribute materials that may include flammable, hazardous, and/or equipment. Operate material handling equipment used in receipt, storage, and shipment of goods within buildings. Follow delivery priorities and delivery destination points through coordination with building tenants. Oversee disposal of surplus or excess property. Maintain loading dock arrangement and maximize space utilization to ensure an organized and safe working environment.
Perform related duties as required.
High school graduate or equivalent and two years of experience in the program specialty OR equivalent education, experience.
Candidate must demonstrate ability to use tact and discretion when working with faculty, staff, and outside vendors.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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