Package Receiver - Emerg. Hire

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
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Posted on July 8, 2021

Job Description

This position reports to the Mail Services Supervisor at our South Main St location. Daily duties will include receiving inbound packages and USPS mail at the loading dock from a variety of shipping companies. Tasks may also include scanning, labeling, and sorting inbound packages, to helping with delivery and loading package lockers if the need arises.

Required Qualifications

• Ability to work as a departmental team member, comprehend and follow instructions, and adhere to a schedule in a self-motivated environment.
• Must be able to safely move and handle up to 100 pounds.
• Must be able to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb stairs and perform repetitive movements of reaching, lifting, sorting and carrying packages and boxes for long periods of time.
• Must be able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and temperature extremes.
• May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department.

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Must be able to: safely move and handle up to 100lbs.; sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb stairs, and perform repetitive movement of reaching, lifting, sorting and carrying mail, packages, and boxes for long periods of time. Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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