The Warehouse Worker is responsible for loading and unloading material and equipment, and stacking, recording, storing, and checking materials/equipment shipped or received for storage. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical FunctionsReceives and unloads materials, checks items against invoice and/or for proper identification and may mark items to complete inventory/storage record. Receives orders for stored material, checks records, locates items, checks items against inventory, and loads onto vehicles by hand, fork lift, or other mechanized lifting equipment. Contacts shipper or ordering party for additional information and may dispose of expired material or records by shredding or recycling.
Maintains files and records, matches orders to invoices, files, sorts, or stamps mail, wraps packages, and picks up and/or delivers mail as required. Performs minor maintenance on equipment by changing cleaning fluids and/or filters. Examines and inspects stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to supervisor.
Accesses computerized inventory records and enters designated information to update records. Drives delivery truck or accompanies driver to assist in loading or unloading. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job DimensionsFrequent to occasional in-state travel is required. Working in extreme hot and cold weather may be required. May be required to drive/operate regular and commercial vehicles and other equipment and lift and move heavy or cumbersome objects.
Knowledge, Abilities, and SkillsAbility to operate and perform routine maintenance on motorized lifting equipment. Ability to update and maintain inventory records. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions.
Minimum Education and/or ExperienceThe formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in customer service, warehousing, shipping and receiving or a related field. Preferred Qualificationsforklift and warehouse experience
Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsMust possess a valid Arkansas drivers license and must be able to obtain a valid Arkansas commercial drivers license (CDL). May be required to obtain Forklift Operations Certification. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Agency Specific InformationDivision Name
Division of Developmental Disabilities Services
Special Work Condition
This position is located in Jonesboro, AR, with a starting salary of $23,335.
Special Application Information
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, rsum, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview.
Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation.
CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED POSITIONS:
Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days.
As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select statewide from this county list.
Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions:
Child and Family Development
Counseling (any field)
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special
Family & Consumer Science
Human Development & Family Studies
Mail your transcript to the following address:
Arkansas Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301
Little Rock, AR 72203
The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.
State Of Arkansas