Shipping and Receiving Clerk – Temporary

Shipping and Receiving Clerk – Temporary

Title:   Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Department:  Central services - Shipping and Receiving Area

Employment Status:  Full time - Temporary

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Organizational Relationship:  Reports to the Director of Central Services

Job Purpose:  Facilitate the deliveries of packages, mail, furniture and assembling/disassembling stages or set ups as per the various campus events throughout the year.


Essential Functions: 

  • Pick up mail at the Post Office in the morning and afternoon as well as drop off outgoing mail to the Post Office in the afternoon
  • Track all incoming deliveries utilizing the in-house Pitney Bowes arrival system
  • Deliver mail, UPS, USPS and Federal Express boxes to various locations throughout the campus
  • Pickup and delivery of packages throughout campus.
  • Receive all incoming deliveries at the Loading Dock, i.e., UPS, Federal Express, various delivery trucks, etc.
  • Deliver cases of paper throughout campus
  • Drive to various locations off campus, when requested, for pick-up and/or delivery of special items, i.e. Hall of Frames, Home Depot, President's House etc.
  • Check emails throughout the day to review incoming Job requests
  • Lifting and moving furniture
  • Assembling/disassembling the campus stage as requested for special events
  • Coordinate and set up tables and chairs as requested for special events
  • Maintain an inventory of tables and chairs to ensure these items are in stock and available for special events.

 Non-Essential Functions

  • Assisting in the Postal Center and Copy Center as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Possibly supervise student (work study/summer housing) workers

Nothing in this job description restricts Management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


 Work Experience:

  • Prior Shipping and Receiving experience preferred


  • High school diploma, GED or comparable education.


  • Valid driver’s license

Desired Work Traits:    

  • Must be in good physical condition in order to lift, move and carry heavy packages, furniture, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various campus constituencies.

Computer Skills:

  • Familiar with general computer operating systems, i.e. Email functions
  • Must be willing to train on internal software systems

 Special Considerations

  • Please note this position is a full time temporary
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary
  • Working in an outdoors environment

 Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

To apply, please direct letters of interest and resumes to:

Postal Center

Wagner College

One Campus Road

Staten Island, NY 10301

or with the subject line "Temporary Shipping and Receiving Clerk"

No phone calls please. The review of applications will begin immediately.

Located in an increasingly diverse metropolitan area, Wagner College is committed to scholarship and community outreach relevant to the needs of New York City.  Wagner values campus diversity (domestic and international) and in keeping with this initiative, it welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity and internationalization efforts.

Wagner College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wagner College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.