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LABORER (Laborer)

Company: University of California
Location: Davis
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:


Distribution & Logistics is comprised of Aggie Surplus, Bulk Mail Services, Central Receiving, Campus Stores, Repro Graphics, Mail Services (campus and UCDHS), Microscope Services, Special Services and its related programs. Special Services provides at-need labor for the Davis and UCDH campus communities. Services include, but are not limited to, office relocations, furniture reconfigurations, delivering freight, etc.


Under the Senior Storekeeper-Supervisor, partners with and also takes direction from Sr. Lead Laborers. Utilizes a variety of hand/power tools in addition to material handling equipment to perform general labor, including but not limited to, relocating equipment/offices/labs, building/reconfiguring furniture and delivery of mail/freight.


Salary Range

$19.16/hr. - $24.78/hr.

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  • Lift materials weighing up to 70 lbs.
  • Safely perform heavy tasks using continuous movement (e.g., stoop, bend, reach, twist; climb, squat, etc.) to lift and move cumbersome objects.
  • Work in areas where paper dust, lead paint, hazardous and asbestos materials could be present Stand for long periods of time.
  • Wear protective clothing (i.e., steel toed shoes, gloves, hard hat, respirator and pants that cover the entire leg and ankle area etc.)
  • Adhere to department uniform policy and personal protective equipment requirements

    • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation.
    • Required to obtain forklift certification within 45-days of employment.
    • Position will participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Pull Notice System
    • A valid California Driver's License is required.
    • Employee is personally responsible for following safety procedures/guidelines.
    • Required to complete online (LMS) HIPAA 101, and Privacy Security Training classes within 10-days of initial employment.
    • Work a flexible schedule; work occasional overtime; work occasional varied lunch hours, and work occasional weekends and holidays.
    • Restricted vacation during peak periods.
    • Remain flexible and willing to work/travel to UCDMC Mail Services in Sacramento. When assigned to work at UCDMC Mail Services, must participate in UCDMC's Medical Clearance Program which involves a TB skin test, and confirmation of immune status for measles, rubella and varicella.
    • The Smoke and Tobacco Free Environment policy is intended to provide a healthier, safer, and more productive work and learning environment for the entire UC community. The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University owned or leased properties, or facilities operated by UC staff or faculty. Smoking and tobacco use are strictly prohibited in indoor and outdoor spaces, parking lots, residential space, and University vehicles.


      • Experience driving delivery vehicles (vans and/or 25,500 GVW delivery truck) and using a lift gate to deliver merchandise in busy pedestrian/bicycle traffic areas.
      • Experience handling and operating powered and non-powered material handling equipment (e.g., climbers, gas and electric forklifts, electric stock pickers, electric pallet jacks, hand trucks, flat carts, mail tubs and cages etc.).
      • Experience handling and operating powered and non-powered tools (e.g., hand tools, circular saws, drills, etc.)
      • Experience moving and/or delivering freight.
      • Communication skills to read and follow policies, instructions on hazardous materials shipping requirements and regulatory guidelines; packing slips, shipping orders, memos, etc.
      • Writing and printing skills to annotate delivery receipts, shipping memos, etc.
      • Understanding of and skill to perform basic mathematical calculations.

        • Experience assembling, reconfiguring, and moving office furniture.
        • Experience using computer hardware (i.e., a personal networked computer) and software (e.g., E-mail, Internet Navigation, [Internal] Inventory Control System) for email, queries and system updates.
        • Knowledge of handling hazmat and using a driver's manifest.
        • Knowledge of campus departments and locations.

          Background Check

          This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

          The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.

          Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

          At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve.

          We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds and you belong here.

          As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our Principles of Community, our Clinical Strategic Plan and strategic vision for research and education, and our latest efforts to outgrow the expected.

          The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Keywords: University of California, Davis , LABORER (Laborer), Other , Davis, California

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