Oregon Public Universities


Classification Specifications


Classification Number: 4140


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Salary Range 11 $2379 $2464 $2557 $2657 $2741 $2859 $2971 $3103


The WAREHOUSE WORKER receives, stores, retrieves, and delivers various types of items that are part of a warehouse operation on a college or university campus. The Warehouse Worker works under the direction of warehouse coordinator or higher level administrative supervisor who has responsibility for the overall operation of the warehouse or department.


This is a single classification and not currently part of a series of classes.


Allocation of positions to this class will depend on the total work performed which may include one or a combination of the duties or tasks listed below.

  1. Warehouse Operation. Typical tasks: assists in the operation of a warehouse by performing the following duties: receives and logs in all incoming freight shipments (may be required to pick up and deliver freight from other locations); verifies freight with invoice and purchase order and reports any discrepancies to supervisor; uses loading and unloading equipment to store items in warehouse as directed; stocks shelves; uses loading and unloading equipment to retrieve items from storage according to requests; fills orders from stock and informs supervisor when stock needs to be reordered; assists in rotating stock; picks up and delivers items according to schedule (may require use of vehicle); obtains signature or receipt of items and completes necessary inventory records; returns empty carts, pots and pans, and usable food to warehouse and stores in proper location; retrieve and place outgoing freight on shipping dock; makes unscheduled or emergency deliveries; may assist supervisor by preparing and assembling orders for merchandise requested from departments or units; reports order information to supervisor; maintains warehouse in a clean, orderly manner; assists in taking inventory of warehouse items; may maintain records of surplus property stored in warehouse.
  2. General Labor. Typical tasks: transports mail between buildings; transfers supplies, equipment, and furniture from building to building; assists as needed for catered events; engraves or stencils identification on equipment and furniture for inventory purposes.


Employees in this class have daily in person contact with other agency staff to receive and deliver items that are part of the warehouse operation and answer questions concerning orders and deliveries, and in the process of issuing or distributing materials from the warehouse. They have regular contact with vendors to obtain information, place orders, or resolve problems. Employees have regular contact with people who deliver supplies and equipment to the warehouse.


Employees in this class receive close supervision from a warehouse coordinator or administrative supervisor who assigns and reviews work on a daily basis to ensure conformity with standards and that deliveries are made in a timely manner.


Positions are located in departments who maintain a warehouse operation (e.g., food service, physical plant, printing) on a college or university campus throughout the state of Oregon. They require the willingness to stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time.


  • Minimum Qualifications are not established for this classification. The appointing authority is responsible for recruitment and selection. Refer to Personnel Rule 105-43-005.