Located on the Johns Hopkins University Campus in Baltimore, Maryland, the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) manages two major and valued components of NASA missions: the science operations for the Hubble Space Telescope and the science and flight operations for the next generation James Webb Space Telescope. We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Shipping and Receiving Property Clerk to assist with the shipping & receiving duties within the Facilities Division that supports 750+ staff for two locations.
The Senior Shipping/Receiving/Property Clerk will primarily be responsible for the shipping and receiving of IT equipment, office supplies, and furniture; authorizing receipt, and implementing the property requirements as required. Administer shipping, receiving, and property policies in compliance with DCMA and corporate property control systems. This includes but not limited to property tagging and updating property control database. Supports internal/external/DCMA audits as required.
On a regular basis, you will: • Be responsible for supporting the daily operation of the Shipping/Receiving/Property function under the general supervision of Manager, Facilities Operations and Services. • Be responsible for the oversight and actively participates in packaging and/or crating of items for shipment. • Possess knowledge of current U.S. Postal mailing service, express and delivery services, and freight carriers (i.e. Fed-Ex, UPS, etc.) policies and procedures. Contacts carrier representative to make arrangements and issue instructions for shipping and delivery. Maintains manual and computerized records of shipping and receiving activities. • Track and report vendor performance (timeliness, accuracy, completeness of shipments) to Procurement. • Coach shipping and receiving junior staff. • Provide assistance in property control/inventory to include tagging and logging of new property. • Load and unload trucks delivering equipment and supplies. • Assist in internal deliveries, office relocations and deliveries as required. • Data entry of materials received into Property System Database. • Maintain documentation (files) of received items for property and Finance use.
Your qualifications: You need a High School diploma or equivalent. Prior similar experience preferred. Six + years of applicable experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Should possess a valid Maryland Class "C" driver’s license or higher and have a good driving record. Fork lift operator certification a plus.
Working knowledge of shipping, receiving and property requirements; Ability to independently organize work; Exercise sound, independent judgment in assessment, evaluation, and resolution of issues; adapts to new processes, procedures and policies. You should be able to follow written and oral instructions; read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to communicate effectively verbally; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally. Substitution of additional related education or experience for stated qualifications may be considered.
Your resume will get full consideration if application materials are received by May 24, 2019.
AURA, as a leader in the astronomical community, committed to diversity and inclusion. AURA develops and supports programs that advance our organizational dedication to diversity, broaden participation, and inspire the advancement of diversity throughout the astronomical scientific workforce. Learn more at www.aura-astronomy.org/diversity.asp As a recipient of U.S. Government funding, AURA is considered a government contractor and is subject to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action regulations.
As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, AURA and all of the centers, do not discriminate based on race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender identity expression, lawful political affiliations, veteran status, disability, and/or any other legally protected status under applicable federal, state, and local equal opportunity laws. The statements below as well as the requests for self-identification are required pursuant to these regulations. We urge your participation in meeting these federal reporting requirements which are included for protection and to assist us in our record keeping and reporting. Your responses are kept confidential.
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About Space Telescope Science Institute
We are the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, MD, operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. We help humanity explore the universe with advanced space telescopes and ever-growing data archives.
Founded in 1982, we have helped guide the most famous observatory in history, the Hubble Space Telescope. Since its launch in 1990, we have performed the science operations for Hubble. We also lead the science and mission operations for the James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled for launch in 2018. We will perform science operations for the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope, in formulation for launch in the mid-2020s. We also contribute to other NASA missions and work with various international partners. Our staff conducts world-class scientific research, engineering, and mission support; our Barbara A. Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes holds and disseminates data from over 20 astronomical missions; and we bring science to the world through internationally recognized news, education, and public outreach programs. We value our diverse workforce and civility in the workplace, and seek to be an example for others to follow.
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