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Delivery Worker

Georgia Southern University
United States, Georgia, Statesboro
July 23, 2022

Delivery Worker

Job ID: 245284
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
9950201 - Custodial Operations

Job Summary
Perform a wide variety of activities related to the processing, storage, distribution and transport of equipment and material.

Due to the Governor's approval for the Cost of Living Adjustment to Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023, final salaries at the time of hire may be impacted, but will not be lower than what is advertised.

  • Assist any staff member, faculty, student or visitor of Georgia Southern University, as appropriate
  • Deliver a wide variety of items to different locations throughout the University
  • Follow routes and time schedule
  • Load, unload, prepare, inspect and operate a delivery vehicle
  • Complete work logs
  • Deliver equipment and material to campus departments
  • Operate delivery vehicles, forklifts, and other warehouse equipment
  • Utilize material handling equipment and/or physically hand load and unload material on delivery vehicle
  • Manage accountability for all items loaded, delivered, and signed for and return delivery paperwork (signed and dated) to Central Receiving
  • Develop and maintain open communication with departmental personnel to facilitate timely and efficient on-campus delivery of equipment and material
  • Regularly check warehouse vehicles for fluid levels, proper tire pressure, and cleanliness; report potential safety issues or service needs
  • Maintain clean and accident-free workspace
  • Obey and enforce safety standards, policies, and procedures

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Other Required Qualifications
  • Forklift certified or obtain forklift certification within six (6) months of employment

Required Experience
  • One (1) year of work experience
  • Experience in driving flatbed trucks

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
  • Associate degree

Preferred Experience
  • Three (3) years of related experience

Proposed Salary
$13.79 per hour

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Ability to operate forklift, service vehicle and 2.5 ton flatbed truck with hydraulic lift

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success


  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

    Apply Before Date
    July 22, 2022

    Contact Information
    For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at .

    For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or .

    Conditions of Employment
    Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

    Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

    Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

    Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

    Proof of a valid Georgia driver's license upon hire and throughout employment

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

    Other Information
    • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
    • Work is performed in a warehouse setting and designated delivery areas in in- and outdoor environments
    • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
    • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 75 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation

    Background Check
    Standard and DMV

    Other Information
    Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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