Job Description

Payroll Title:
BFS: IPPS - Logistics
Hiring Salary Range
$18.50 - $24.41 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#111736 Logistics Support Specialist - Surplus Sales

Filing Deadline: Mon 9/27/2021

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This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at UC San Diego. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, our culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices and best people at the best place to work! Our candidates come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our organization thrive!

The "Why"

Our organizational core values (People First, Innovation, Integrity, Excellence, Accountability) define the culture at Business & Financial Services and push us to be our best. We’re excited to grow our team and learn from people that want to make a difference. If you love what you do and comfortable with designing for the future, we encourage you to consider joining our progressive organization. We recognize that candidates come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of the job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is the key to innovation and excellence. To do great, we have to be great. Our organization places particular emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion incorporating exit interview feedback to enhance retention efforts and advance issues affecting the overall staff experience. If you're a team player with bold ideas and execution, now is the right time to connect!

Position Overview:

Incumbent serves as Logistics Support Specialist - Surplus Sales within Logistics ---a division of Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions (IPPS) housed within Business & Financial Services (BFS). This position will be responsible for supporting our clients (internal & external) related to the various daily functions of Moving Services and Surplus Sales in person, via telephone and email. Incumbent will operate a variety of material handling and transport equipment including pallet jacks, lifting equipment, forklifts, delivery trucks / vans up to 24’.

Additionally, this position will be responsible for sorting and assessing incoming excess material for disposition by sale, scrap or disposal along with estimating and assessing resources required to relocate or remove material from various sites. Also, safely transporting, unpacking and setting up new equipment and furniture in a variety of lab, office, and shop settings while providing limited work direction to various team members including temporary employees.

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  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with ability to interact and effectively work with a diverse group of clients and coworkers using tact, diplomacy and a cooperative attitude. Ability to defuse or de-escalate any developing conflicts in the workplace.

  • Experience safely operating a variety of material handling and transport equipment including but not limited to pallet jacks, lift gates, lifting equipment, forklifts, delivery trucks and vans up to 24"

  • Skilled in safe use of hand and power tools for assembly and disassembly of furniture and equipment including but not limited to drills, saws, sanders, grinders.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices related to customer delivery, materials handling, space allocation, inventory control, safety and security.

  • Basic knowledge of internal components of personal computers (processor, RAM, HDD/SSD); ability to test and assess configuration quickly.


  • Familiarity with electronic computing devices (P.C., tablet, handheld, smartphone, digital camera, bar code scanner). Ability to use Microsoft products and internal technology and corresponding applications as appropriate in an office setting or in the field.

  • Basic electrical and mechanical skill set for trouble shooting and assessment of equipment.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Valid California Drivers License to drive standard transmission (one ton truck) and forklift.

  • Must be able to lift and carry items up to 75 lbs

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NOTE: Salary placement is determined by the top candidate’s overall qualifications/relevant experience, market data and internal equity. For an approximate value of the UC Total Compensation package, please click:

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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Application Instructions

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