SUPPORT - FACILITIES POSITIONS/MATERIAL HANDLER III (J4112)
PULASKI PARK/LOGISTICS (158013)
BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Material Handler III
Shop Supervisor, Logistics
Serves as a lead worker, participating and leading activities in the receipt, storage, pick-up, and delivery of supplies, materials and documents. Assigns and reviews the work of material handlers and others. Assists the logistics shop supervisor. Under general supervision, participates in operation and maintenance of an inventory storage facility, maintains an automated inventory system, receives delivery and unloads trucks, monitors transaction activity in the Advantage Financial inventory system, Asset Essentials, and other material locator systems. Communicates with various functional offices and schools within the Baltimore County Public School system. Drives step vans, trucks, automobiles, and other vehicles.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Operates pallet moving equipment and forklifts in a warehouse facility. Lifts and carries boxes, materials and equipment which may weigh up to 60 pounds in various temperature conditions. Stacks boxes and materials on pallet moving equipment and places them in specific warehouse locations. Pulls and places shrink wrap around items on pallet.
Provides direction, instruction, and guidance to material handlers and others in the warehouse. Assigns and reviews their work for accuracy and completeness.
Organizes, maintains, and sorts stock. Assists in conducting physical inventories of stock. Received delivered items. Unloads vans, trucks, and trailers. Ensures the accuracy of deliveries into the warehouse by reconciling delivered items with invoices. Documents any damages to goods received. Places stocked items in their proper storage locations. Keeps storage areas and commodities clean and orderly.
Maintains an automated inventory system. Inputs and retrieves data utilizing the automated system. Monitors inventory levels. Contacts vendors to locate and purchase required items. Maintains records of materials received and issued. Fills requisitions. Pulls, organizes, and prepares requisitioned items for delivery. Loads items onto vans, trucks, and trailers. Obtains proper signatures for deliveries.
Operates commercial weight delivery trucks. Operates step vans, light trucks, automobiles, and other vehicles. Delivers and picks-up items on an assigned route. Inspects equipment returned from loan.
Communicates via phone, email, and in person with schools, offices, and maintenance sections to resolve various distribution, logistics, and facilities maintenance issues.
Keeps storage shelves clean and orderly.
Delivers and picks up supplies, materials, inter-office mail, food, and equipment throughout the BCPS system.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education, Training and Experience:
Possession of a high school diploma or an appropriate equivalent.
Three years of warehouse, distribution, or related experience. (Additional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education
Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of a valid class C Maryland driver's license or an equivalent is required.
Possession of a valid commercial, class B Maryland driver's license or an equivalent preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of material handling and delivery. Knowledge of warehouse and storage facility operations. Knowledge of material handling equipment including forklifts and electric pallet movers.
Skill in maintaining an inventory of items. Skill in receiving, storing, and delivering items. Skill in operating material handling equipment. Skill in operating step vans, light trucks, and automobiles.
Computers skills to include, proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially spreadsheets, database and reporting tools.
Ability to lead material handlers and others. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to keep records of deliveries and the receipt of items.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
The work of this class entails the performance of heavy physical labor including frequent walking and standing, working at heights, lifting and carrying of objects of moderate to heavy weight (up to 60 pounds), and the use of coordinative and manipulative skills in the operation of material handling equipment. Duties require exposure to a warehouse and shop environments that include exposure to dust, dirt, chemicals, machinery, and equipment. Duties require the operation of automobiles, step vans, and light trucks and travel throughout Baltimore County.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Persons appointed to this classification are designated as Essential-As-Needed Personnel
and are required to work when schools and/or offices are closed during adverse weather conditions or any other emergency when contacted and directed to do so.
Employees must have successfully completed a recognized training program in the operation of powered industrial lift trucks and must remain competent to operate such equipment safely throughout their employment.
Persons holding a commercial driver’s license (CDL) are subject to alcohol and drug testing in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations and Board of Education policy.
Eligible for the Baltimore County Employees’ Retirement System
This class specification defines the types of duties and level of difficulty of work required of positions in this title. It shall not be held to exclude duties not mentioned nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.
Grade 6 on the AFSCME Pay Scale, $19.15 - $27.28 per hour
The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9610 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 219, Baltimore, Maryland 21220 (443-809-4360).
Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
- Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with the Baltimore County Public Schools.
- Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former managers, supervisors, mentors and/or university/college supervisors. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc. will not be accepted.
- Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
- Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.
HR Analyst- Staffing
- All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $106.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
- Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
- If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
- Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to hire.
- Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
- All newly hired personnel must attend a Badges and Benefits session.
- Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.
Baltimore County Public Schools
Office of Staffing
6901 N Charles Street, Bldg E
Towson, MD 21204