WAREHOUSE WORKER (Substitute - On-Call)

  • San Lorenzo Unified School District
  • 15510 Usher St, San Lorenzo, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Purchasing and Warehouse
  • Salary: $21.40 Hourly USD

Job Description

Basic Function

Under the direction of the Warehouse Supervisor, perform a variety of warehouse functions including the receipt, inspection, verification, storage, processing and distribution of a variety of supplies, materials and equipment; drive a vehicle to various District locations to deliver goods.

Essential Functions

Perform a variety of warehouse functions including the receipt, inspection, verification, storage, processing and distribution of assigned goods such as but not limited to supplies, materials, documents, books, equipment, furniture, mail, packages and food items; assure designated goods are delivered in a timely manner.

Receive, unload and inspect shipments for damage and conformity to purchase order specifications and packing slips; review shipments for accuracy including quality and quantity; identify and resolve shortages, damaged goods or other problems and discrepancies.

Shelve, stock and store items in appropriate section of warehouse; load and prepare various items for delivery; receive, fill and process requisitions; pull, pack, sort and ship items to various locations according to established procedures; arrange outgoing deliveries and routes with site personnel.

Drive a vehicle to school sites, offices, cafeterias, mailrooms and other District locations to pick up and deliver a variety of goods; load truck with appropriate supplies and equipment; assure deliveries comply with quantity and product specifications; obtain signatures; pick up and deliver mail.

Receive, fill, verify and process purchase orders and requisitions; pull, pack and ship items or supplies to District locations according to established procedures; load and prepare items for delivery; arrange outgoing deliveries with school site and other District personnel as needed.

Place food items in racks, coolers or freezers as assigned; assure proper temperature of food items; rotate perishable and nonperishable inventory as needed; clean and sweep warehouse freezers, refrigerators and storage areas as required.

Communicate with District personnel and various outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns.

Operate a variety of warehouse equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, delivery vehicles and dollies; utilize standard office equipment including a copier, fax machine, computer and assigned software.

Prepare outgoing shipments for delivery; assure items and supplies are properly loaded and secured for transport; place and store items in appropriate storage areas at schools and other District sites.

Maintain and organize warehouse inventory; assist in maintaining appropriate levels of regular store stock items as assigned; participate in conducting and maintaining regular and periodic inventories.

Inspect delivery vehicle to assure proper operating condition; perform routine maintenance as needed; check and replenish fuel, oil, water and tire inflation levels as needed.

Maintain various records, logs and files related to orders, deliveries, warehouse operations, food temperature, purchase requisitions and assigned activities.

Restock returned items as needed; repackage various products into smaller issuing units as needed.

Maintain warehouse and other assigned areas in a clean, orderly and safe condition.


Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge of :

Basic stock inventory procedures

Methods, practices and terminology used in warehouse operations.

Use and terminology of requisitions, purchase orders, packing slips and other warehouse documents.

Practices, procedures, terminology and techniques involved in the receipt, issuing and distribution of supplies and materials.

Proper loading and unloading of trucks.

Traffic laws, defensive driving techniques and rules of the road

Operation of a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment

Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies

Oral and written communication skills

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy

Operation of standard office equipment

Proper lifting techniques

Health and safety regulations

Basic record-keeping techniques

Basic mathematics

Ability to :

Perform a variety of warehouse functions including the receipt, inspection, verification, storage, processing and distribution of a variety of supplies, materials and equipment

Drive a vehicle to various District locations to deliver goods safely

Shelve, store and prepare warehouse items for delivery

Load and unload shipments of supplies and equipment

Operate a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment

Utilize space efficiently and effectively

Maintain various records related to work performed

Meet schedules and time lines

Observe health and safety regulations

Observe legal and defensive driving practices

Work well independently and as part of a team

Communicate using patience and courtesy, and in a manner that reflects positively on the department and the District

Understand and follow oral and written instructions

Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

Maintain regular and consistent attendance

Education & Experience Requirements

Any combination equivalent to sufficient experience, training and/or education to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed above. Typically, this would be gained through: graduation from high school and one year warehouse, delivery or related experience. Forklift experience (certification desirable).

Licenses and other requirements

Valid California driver's license

Working Conditions:


Indoor and outdoor work environment

Driving a vehicle to conduct work

Regular exposure to fumes, dust and odors

Physical Demands:

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a variety of warehouse equipment

Hearing and speaking to exchange information

Seeing to read a variety of materials

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time

Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling heavy objects as assigned by the supervisor

Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally

Bending at the waist, kneeling and crouching

Heavy physical labor


Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds


Working around and with machinery having moving parts

Traffic hazards
Working in walk-in refrigerator and freezer
Selection Process
The examination process for this recruitment may be comprised of one or any combination of the following: screening of the applicant's training, background, and experience; scored evaluation of responses on a supplemental application; written examination(s); qualifications appraisal oral examination; performance examination; or technical oral examination, scored on a job-related basis. Only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the examination process. Successful candidates who pass all parts of the examination process will be placed on the eligibility list in order of their relative merit as determined by these competitive examinations.

PLEASE NOTE: A background check will be conducted to all candidates that will be considered. There is a $70 fingerprint fee that the candidate is responsible for and a clearance of Tuberculosis is also required prior to employment.

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Hours, schedules, and locations for the Warehouse Worker - Substitute position vary.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Respond honestly and truthfully to all questions. Over-evaluating your skill level is considered providing false and/or misleading information. The statements you make on this form are subject to verification. Applicants found to have provided false or misleading information of their skillswill be disqualifiedfrom further employment processing or, if hired,will be immediately terminatedfrom employment.

TASKS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: All candidates for consideration MUST be willing to perform ALL of these required tasks, and be able to work under the following conditions. If you are unwilling to do any of these tasks, you will bedisqualifiedfrom further hiring consideration or, if hired,will be immediately terminatedfrom employment.

Check Yes if you are willing to perform this duty, and No if you are not willing . Your signature below indicates that you are willing and able to perform the duties you have checked with a Yes if you are hired.


Interested applicant may view the benefits plans available to classified employees of the San Lorenzo Unified School District by clicking on the following link:


Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

15510 Usher St, San Lorenzo, California 94580 United States View Map