Delivery Worker at The Ohio State University

Delivery Worker at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
August 11, 2017
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Delivery Worker serves as an active member of a diverse Logistics and Distribution department; performs pickup, sorting and delivery functions for US Mail, Campus Mail, Parcels and freight items from multiple origins; operates up to 24 foot long straight truck; loads and unloads vehicles; utilizes appropriate freight moving equipment as needed; maintains delivery records; obtains signatures from customers; inspects and maintains cleanliness of vehicles; reports vehicle problems to supervisor; maintains documents associated with delivery manifests and vehicle records. Maintains safe operations by complying with organization operational policies, procedures, and standards, as well as state and local driving rules and regulations. Utilizes handheld scanner to process orders. Works day shift Monday-Friday.

Position Requirements

Experience driving up to 24-foot truck and performing pickup and delivery functions. Familiarity using hand-held scanning technology. Ability to capture and communicate data that support department's Key Performance Indicators. Personally responsible and self-motivated with high integrity. Ability to interact and work with other University staff; excellent work ethic; possess a strong spirit of teamwork. Ability to take direction and comprehend instructions; good communication skills needed for interactions with customers in making deliveries. Ability to operate vehicles safely in a complex environment with high pedestrian traffic. A focus on high levels of customer service.

Required Experience

Applicant must pass a background check. Applicants must possess a current valid driver's license upon hire and a driving record with no more than four (4) active points and/or DUI within the last five (5) years. In addition, drivers will be required to maintain required licensure throughout the duration of employment. This position involves lifting up to 100 lbs. everyone. You will find that many of your benefits are subsidized or even free to you as an important part of your total compensation package.

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.