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Logistics Associate II (Cobb County, GA)

Company: Georgia Tech
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID271966
LocationCobb County, Georgia
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
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About Us

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.About Georgia TechGeorgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech's faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation's top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school.
Georgia Tech's Mission and ValuesGeorgia Tech's mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do:1. Students are our top priority.2. We strive for excellence.3. We thrive on diversity.4. We celebrate collaboration.5. We champion innovation.6. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression.7. We nurture the wellbeing of our community.8. We act ethically.9. We are responsible stewards.Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact.

Job Summary

Supervise the movement of surplus equipment and furniture in the Department of Logistics. Coordinate the replacement and removal of damaged furniture; provide all furniture transportation from campus to Logistics Warehouse; manage the moving of all heavy and fragile equipment on campus.This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Warehouse staff, Building Managers, Property Coordinators, vendors, and contractors. This position will typically advise and counsel.

Job Duty 1 -
Coordinate the movement of surplus equipment and furniture in Logistics Warehouse, following GT guidelines and policies. Coordinate the replacement and removal of all damaged furniture on GT Campus. Oversee moving of heavy and/or fragile equipment.

Job Duty 2 -
Schedule surplus visitation appointments.

Job Duty 3 -
Assume accountability for all equipment and furniture maintained in the Logistics Warehouse.

Job Duty 4 -
Inspect loading and unloading area frequently to ensure compliance with Environmental Health and Safety standards. Educate Logistics staff on the Environmental Health and Safety standards.

Job Duty 5 -
Communicate with Logistics staff, prepare and submit appropriate paperwork and reports. Communicate with campus staff and assist in investigating and resolving customer inquiries.

Job Duty 6 -
Sort and prepare surplus equipment in Logistics warehouse for onsite auctions.

Job Duty 7 -
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High School Diploma, GED Certificate or Vocational School Diploma

Other Required Qualifications
Valid Georgia Driver's License; Forklift Certification through OSHA-certified training program

Required Experience
Three to five years job related experience
Preferred Qualifications

Transport/Delivery Services management
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and other software
Excellent communication skills
Strong customer service orientation
Time management & ability to adapt to changing environment
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Knowledge of Environmental Health and Safety standards. This job requires the ability to lift heavy loads up to 75 pounds, and the ability to operate a forklift. Must also have good customer service skills and good attention to detail.
USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at
Equal Employment Opportunity

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for all. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities.

Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests. Further, Georgia Tech prohibits citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, and recruitment, except where such restrictions are required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or Attorney General directive, or where they are required by Federal, State, or local government contract.

All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our Universitys work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: Board of Regents Policy Manual - University System of Georgia (

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.Salary range is dependent on candidates experiences and skills that ranges from $36,462 - $45,868.
Salary grade for this position is C10
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