University of Pennsylvania SERVICES ASSISTANT D / LEAD TECH, RECEIVING in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 40-30490
Posted Job Title SERVICES ASSISTANT D / LEAD TECH, RECEIVING
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Posted to the Web 12/07/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 024
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8a-5p
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
Under the direction of the Manager, Distribution Services, the Services Assistant D (‘Lead Tech, Receiving’) coordinates the day-to-day operations of the PSOM’s package receiving and distribution function. The Lead Tech trains Building Services Assistants (‘BSA’) in the Receiving function. This position organizes and assigns the effort of the BSA’s as it pertains to the Receiving function, providing work assignment performance feedback to the Supervisors. Using the automated package tracking system, the Lead Tech operates, reconciles, and reports on volumes and statuses of dock through-put. The Lead Tech oversees BSA proper use of the automated package tracking system, cognizant of maintaining data integrity and ensuring proper collection of, and reporting on, barcode and other package data. The Lead Tech assigns delivery routes, ensuring chain-of-custody information is correctly maintained. This position works to fundamentally assure that members of the PSOM community receive the highest quality services from the package receiving and distribution function within the Support Services division of Spaces Planning & Operations. This is a working Lead Tech position in that the Lead Tech may be required to assume other responsibilities in times of high-volume or short-staff conditions. The job requires walking, standing, use of standard tools, lifting, and moving of often-delicate equipment between 100-500 pounds. The job requires the ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted. The Lead Tech must be physically able to perform all functions of this position. This position is considered ‘essential.’
A High School Diploma or GED and 2 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.* Job Knowledge / Personal Skills: Ability to frequently lift and move heavy objects weighing 25-50 pounds or more; physically able to move about actively; must not be bothered by unpleasant odors; mechanical aptitude (may use tools requiring high dexterity as required in performance of job duties); must be customer service and team oriented and be able to interface and communicate with people at various organizational levels; ability to read, write, perform basic arithmetic, and follow verbal and written instructions; highly organized in work assignment and performance. Overtime is a frequent requirement of this position – must be able to work overtime on short notice. Must be physically able to perform all functions of this position.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/42063
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