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Transportation Helper Temporary Pool

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Location: Bellingham, WA
Categories: Business and Financial Affairs

Position Title Transportation Helper Temporary Pool
About the University Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
About the Department

We support Western’s mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement.  We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.

About the Position

As our Transportation Helper you will be responsible for:  

  • Delivering; loading and unloading vehicle; using dollies, hand trucks, and other equipment necessary to transport of supplies and equipment or hand carrying freight to appropriate designation
  • Assisting with confirmation, receiving and shipping of purchases/back orders/warranties
  • Checking supplies and materials; packing, crating, preparing and labeling materials for shipment and/or delivery; obtaining receipts upon delivery and records shortages and/or breakage on proper forms; unpacking, assembling and storing material and supplies
  • Assisting in the pick-up and delivery of various items
  • Assisting with uploading, assembling, storing, and disposing of material and supplies
  • Assisting with driving and preparation of orders for transport

Part-time and full-time opportunities are available!

Required Qualifications
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to drive mid-size delivery truck
Preferred Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • At least one year of experience with warehouse work
  • Two years of driving experience
  • Knowledge and experience with warehouse work in compliance with OSHA/WISHA codes and standards
Salary Starts at $13.24/hour
Bargaining Unit

This position is part of bargaining unit B and is covered by the Washington Federation of State Employees at 350 hours worked.  

This position will work no more than 1050 hours.

Application Instructions

A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.

Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Closing Date Notes Open continuously 

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: This report is provided pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (“The Clery Act”). It includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on Western’s campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Western; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report in printed or alternate formats by contacting the Office of the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services at vpsa.office@wwu.edu. The report can be found at: Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.

All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.

Job no: 496794
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