• Shipping and Receiving Assistant (Temporary) - Geophysical Insititute

    Posted: 08/14/2023

    The Shipping and Receiving Department is looking for a full-time Shipping and Receiving Assistant for a temporary (up to six months) Local 6070 Maintenance Service Worker III position. This person will support faculty, staff, and students in various areas, including expediting, light maintenance, warehouse, and equipment assembly duties. The projected start date for this position is early September. The Geophysical Institute is a research-driven organization at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Geophysical Institute is committed to equity, inclusion, and accountability and values the open sharing of different perspectives. We support a respectful and welcoming environment and a commitment to serving Alaska and Alaskans with strong applied science. 

    Required education or training: High School diploma or equivalent. Previous experience performing physical-based work duties. Previous Warehousing experience preferred. Previous experience operating forklifts is preferred.


    - Receives, unloads, delivers, and expedites, materials, including hazardous materials, equipment, and supplies, in accordance with established policies and procedures. -Check invoices, vouchers, waybills, and purchase orders to verify the accuracy of receiving, storing, or delivering materials. _ Operate delivery vehicles, forklifts, hand trucks, skids, ramps, and other mechanical equipment in unloading, retrieving, and expediting materials. - Pick up surplus items from campus departments. Inventory and stage surplus items for redistribution or disposal. - Maintain warehouse in a neat and orderly manner at all times. - Other duties as assigned.

    To apply, submit your application through the UA Careers site, JOB NUMBER: 525416.

    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination