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Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind
  • Position Number: 5044548
  • Location: Talladega, AL
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

R-9703 WAREHOUSE / DELIVERY PERSON -Purchasing & Warehouse Services-Re-Advertised

Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind

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R-9703 Reference#99777155755

Posting Date-February 21, 2024

Candidates who are blind or visually impaired and/or deaf or hard of hearing are encouraged to apply for this position and may be given preference in hiring as permitted by federal laws. Information related to disability is not required, and if disclosed voluntarily, will be used only in AIDB's efforts to create opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Non-disclosure will not subject any applicant to adverse treatment.


Purchasing & Warehouse Services


The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) is the world's most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service program serving individuals of all ages who are Deaf, Blind, DeafBlind and multidisabled and their families. Founded in 1858, AIDB serves more than 36,000 infants, toddlers, children, adults and seniors with hearing and vision loss throughout Alabama each year.


An AIDB Warehouseman has a broad range of responsibilities most of which involve receiving and distributing goods throughout the Institute. AIDB Central Warehouse is essentially a service department. Therefore, courtesy and efficiency are necessary attributes of the AIDB Warehouseman. Food, custodial supplies, various educational and office equipment and supplies are received and delivered on a daily basis. Along with the receipt and distribution of goods the AIDB Warehouseman will also make daily pick-ups at the Post Office dock, daily recyclable pick-ups, furniture deliveries and

perform a variety of other logistical duties.


You will be an essential member of the logistics team at AIDB Central Warehouse. You will become familiar with all schools and departments of AIDB in the local area. You will be expected to conduct yourself courteously and professionally at all times. You will be required to perform your duties in a manner that sets a good example, especially for the students that we train. AIDB Warehousemen play a vital role in the daily operations of the Institute by distributing the items that make it possible for all AIDB employees to render the excellent services for which AIDB is known throughout the country. Flexibility and a positive attitude will aid you greatly in this position. AIDB Warehousemen report to the AIDB Central Warehouse Supervisor.

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent from accrediting school or

  • Minimum (3) three years' work experience in shipping and/or receiving. One for one

year of college in business area may be substituted for years of experience.
  • Must be able to drive a truck from 1 tons capacity to 4 tons capacity with up to six-

wheel drive
  • Possess a valid Driver's License and be able to be insured by the AIDB insurance


  • Minimum one (1) year of work experience on a delivery route.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience operating material handling equipment.

  • Must follow AIDB policies and procedures
  • May be required to attend conferences, in-service training and other functions
  • Must have knowledge of safe lifting techniques
  • Must be physically capable of manually lifting, moving, carrying and handling

numerous boxes and containers weighing up to 80 pounds regularly
  • Must be able to operate material handling equipment to include forklift, pallet jacks and

other material handling equipment. Responsible for unloading freight carriers and

placing merchandise into proper storage areas.
  • Experience with filling out and keeping up with shipping documents preferred
  • Maintain physical control of all inventory, materials and supplies of the warehouse

for external shipping, external receiving and internal movement of goods.
  • Must possess general knowledge of office equipment and machines.
  • Must possess computer skills in MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) and a

Google Suite.
  • Must possess ability to utilize AIDB Warehouse Software.
  • Maintain hazardous material records in compliance with military, federal, state and AIDB

  • Must be able to drive a trucks from 1 to 4 tons capacity with up to six-wheel drive

to pick up and transport materials, supplies and equipment to customers.
  • Must be able to give and follow written and oral instructions and driving directions
  • Determine the best route to take to deliver the materials and supplies to avoid

transportation damage.
  • Must be able to deal pleasantly and courteously with suppliers, customers and co-

  • May be required to assist customers with packages in bags or cartons and assist with

loading into the customer vehicle.
  • Assist in receiving, inspecting, labeling and preparing merchandise for shipping
  • Unload, count, inspect and verify items received
  • Inspection of items, reconciling shipping documents with purchasing records and

maintain all required documentation with data entry of all inventory and warehouse

  • Process warehouse paperwork as needed
  • Responsible for resolving shipping discrepancies working with staff, accounts

payable clerk and vendor.
  • Sort, record proper information and distribute parcel company packages
  • Transport materials, supplies, and equipment to customers and obtain applicable

signatures for delivered materials and supplies
  • Pull and deliver food and supply orders
  • Assure cargo is loaded, properly arranged, secured and that the vehicle is not loaded

beyond its capacity
  • Receive, rotate and stock incoming items
  • Handle recyclables
  • Deliver furniture, appliances and equipment to campuses
  • Report vehicle and equipment problems to supervisor
  • Keep vehicles clean and fueled
  • Fill in for mail clerk
  • Assist in taking physical inventory of warehouse stock
  • Responsible for organization, upkeep in keeping the warehouse and dock area clean

and orderly
  • Work with and help train students in warehousing, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Must possess or develop an understanding of cultures and needs of persons who are

deaf, blind or deaf/blind, ensuring all actions and decisions demonstrate a respect for

and value of persons with sensory loss.
  • Must attend Disability Sensitivity Training Class within the first six (6) months of
  • employment.
  • A sign language proficiency level of "SURVIVAL" according to the AIDB evaluation

system must be obtained within the first thirty months of employment
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and with sensory

impaired individuals.
  • Upon offer of employment, the applicant must submit to a fingerprint background check at an agency designated and paid by AIDB."

SALARY: $16.01 - $18.89 Scale C5 Rank 34

Direct deposit is required.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance available
  • TRS retirement
  • Deferred compensation options available
  • Paid time off
  • 13 paid holidays

This is a non-exempt position and is subject to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


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