The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Creative Communications has an opportunities for 4 Mail Carrier Driver B positions. The positions will sort, deliver, collect and rate U.S. Government mail, campus mail and freight; operate delivery trucks, vans and bicycles as required incidental to the distribution and collection of mail, supplies or services for the University. Operate manual and electric powered equipment to move materials. Operate mail processing equipment and manual mail processing in our bulk mail center.
Drive step trucks, Hybrid/Electric, HEV vehicles, pickup, panel vans, cargo vans, cars, bicycles, other types of trucks and/or other motorized vehicles or bicycles.
Some assigned positions use mail trucks in the performance of daily duties.
Some assigned positions mostly walk in the performance of daily duties.
Some assigned positions mostly use bicycles, including electric bicycles in the performance of daily duties.
Deliver, receive and collect United States mail and private courier, delivery services including packages, campus mail including books, files, cartons, packages, overnight express, pallets and additional supplies etc.
Case and sort United States postal and campus mail; load/unload mail sacks
Sort, classify, and rate mail for proper postage.
Operate mail processing equipment, such as mail metering machines, Videojet addressing, tabbing, and folding, including manual handwork in our bulk mail center.
May be assigned to make delivery to, and pick up from U.S. Postal facilities, bulk, insured, overnight express, registered, certified, and regular mail. Pick up or drop off mail and materials from UW departments as needed.
Use receiving & tracking computer system to track and account for incoming accountable mail, packages and goods.
Use hand trucks, dollies, mail carts, bicycle, bicycle trailers and pallet jacks in the transport of materials.
Will be assigned to our Shipping & Receiving operation as needed and provide all related duties/services to those operations.
May make on-campus deliveries of newspapers, record retention boxes, supplies and pick-ups for commercial surface or air transport services.
Participate in our process improvement strategies and workflow improvements.
Perform related duties as required.
Supervised by Mailing Services Supervisors.
For detailed information on Benefits for this position click here.
High School graduation or GED certificate; valid Washington State motor vehicle operator's license. Six months office or clerical experience may be substituted for educational requirements.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Requires the ability and willingness to do constant lifting and work outside in all types of weather conditions. Must be able to handle (lift, carry, push, pull) weights from 70 - 100 pounds. For heavier weights the skill to use manual or electric powered equipment to move materials.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL FOUR OPEN POSITIONS.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.