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Inventory Control and Warehouse Worker

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Job #524745; 3/8/2023


Warehouse Worker
Property Management

Salary Range: $3338 - $5142/Monthly


Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Temporary appointment expires on or before one-year from date of hire; may be extended, may become permanent; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the Property Management and Distribution Center Lead and the Director of Procurement, the incumbent is responsible for performing the following: processes internal and external correspondence, materials, and equipment for distribution throughout the University; inventories campus assets; tags equipment as they come through the dock; takes physical inventories and keeps perpetual inventory records of quantities of stock on hand; maintains warehouse and storage area; prepares correspondence, material, and equipment for outgoing shipment via common carriers; operates materials handling equipment to load, unload, and transport items in a safe manner; checks items against packing slips, bill of lading, to verify accuracy; moves heavy packages and equipment; provides quality customer service, including effectively communicating with campus departments regarding department policies and services; enters relevant data in computer systems; assists with the basic maintenance of office systems and supplies; and assists with the supervision of student employees.

Required Qualifications & Experience: One-year of full-time experience assisting in receipt, storage, or issuance of materials from a centralized stockroom or warehouse, including operating forklift trucks or similar equipment. Working knowledge of current postage rates and shipping rules and regulations. Working knowledge of Windows Office, ability to synchronize handheld computers and peripherals with database application. Possess a cooperative attitude in dealing with the public, co-workers and the campus community. Be task-oriented with a detail-oriented mindset. Must be reliable with strong organizational skills. Ability to: communicate ideas clearly and effectively; interpret manuals and rate charts; accurately spell, read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; and make arithmetical computations quickly. Ability to lift 70 lbs. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

Desired Qualifications: Experience with Neopost Postal Account software. Experience with: data entry, shipping & receiving, delivery service work and/or inventory control; mailing equipment, package tracking software, inventory scanning and recording software; manifest preparation; providing quality customer service; and experience with the distribution of materials in a dense pedestrian environment. Knowledge of package tracking, inventory tracking, billing, database maintenance, address processing software. Ability to conduct independent research based on tracking numbers, account numbers, serial numbers, purchase order numbers, vendors, account receivable clerks, and procurement buyers

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on March 22, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.


The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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