Moving And Storage Specialist
University of Maryland, Baltimore - Baltimore, MD

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University of Maryland in Baltimore, the School of Pharmacy Dean’s Office is seeking to hire a Moving and Storage Specialist three days a week. Under general supervision, the selected candidate will perform an array of activities related to the moving and storage operations, which include: relocation and storage of property, equipment, and supplies. Test and monitor equipment, perform some maintenance and preventative maintenance on equipment, laboratory clean out (including chemicals), occasional light painting, dry wall repair, minor demolition, hang pictures, event setup, event breakdown and write work orders for minor building repairs.

**This is a PART-TIME position**


1. Leads daily operations of the unit. Determines work priorities, plans, assigns, and reviews work.

2. Distributes, relocates, and stores property, equipment, and supplies. Prepares office furniture and equipment for moving and storage.

3. Determines appropriate storage and location of property and equipment considering weight limits and required space. Marks articles with identification codes.

4. Performs minor assembly and disassembly of furniture and equipment in preparation for movement and/or storage.

5. Keeps records pertinent to moving and storage operations.

6. Keeps department storage facilities clean and orderly.

7. Performs minor building repairs.

8. Scientific equipment maintenance and testing.

Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: Two years related work experience.


Skill in operating warehouse material handling equipment; in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Ability to lead and train others in packing and moving furnishings, materials, and equipment; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to follow directions; to read, comprehend and apply OSHA/MOSHA requirements; to perform extensive standing, walking, climbing and frequent heavy lifting; to wear and work in personal protective


OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or

experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.


Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or Commercial Class B or equivalent driver's license may be required. If required to obtain a Commercial Driver's License, employees will be subjected to drug and alcohol education and testing as required under Federal Highway Administration and the State of Maryland regulations. The selected candidate will need to attend environmental Health and Safety training though the University of Maryland.

Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).

Salary Range: $26,931 - $34,950 - $42,968 (annualized)

Closing Deadline: 2/08/2013
Original Posting Date: 2/01/2013

If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-7171, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.

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