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Materials Handler II

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff


Maintenance & Operations

Anticipated Start Date:

August 1, 2024


$14.00 per hour

Normal Work Schedule:

7:30am-4:30 Monday-Friday, Call maybe required

Job Summary:

The Materials Handler II in Capital Planning and Facilities performs a variety of tasks of a semi-skilled nature that involve both heavy and light physical labor. Acting independently or as part of a group, the Materials Handler II moves furniture, documents, fixtures, computers, boxes, and other objects from one location to another. Materials Handlers II may be the lead worker or supervisor over Materials Handlers I or student employees. Tasks will be reviewed while in progress and upon completion for compliance to instructions and policy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reads work orders and letters attached to work orders in order to receive instructions for moving requests and other tasks.
  • Moves furniture, boxes, fixtures, and equipment using carts, dollies and pallet jacks.
  • Sets up tables and chairs for meetings or events on campus.
  • Drives university vehicle on and off campus to transport and deliver boxes, furniture, tables, chairs, and other objects. Uses banding machine to secure boxes being moved.
  • Sets up and climbs scaffolding in order to pressure clean exterior of buildings; cleans pavement and concrete using water pressure cleaning device.
  • Cleans pavement and concrete on exterior of buildings using water pressure cleaning device.
  • Places and removes directional signs for public events held on campus.
  • Paints curbs using paintbrushes and rollers.
  • Moves from building to building on campus.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: performing manual tasks, functioning as a supervisor or lead workers, and driving a truck.
  • Ability to perform duties of this classification.
  • Valid Alabama driver’s license

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript (official required upon hire)

Employee Benefits:

JSU strives to provide great quality of life to our employees through an attractive, competitive benefits package for our full-time faculty and staff. These benefits enhance your salary as a JSU employee and are part of your total compensation package.  Benefits include:

  • Retirement Plans
    • Alabama Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS)
    • RSA-1 Deferred Compensation
    • 403-B Retirement Annuity (TIAA)
  • Health Insurance
    • Medical (PEEHIP)
    • Optional plans:  vision, dental, flexible spending plan, dependent care, cancer and hospital indemnity
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid and unpaid leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Prescription assistance

For additional information regarding benefits, please visit our website.

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