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State of Massachusetts Warehouse Technician - Contractor in Canton, Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) is seeking a part-time contracted Warehouse Technician Contractor to be responsible for the receiving, packaging, and shipping of materials, updating inventory levels, adjusting shelved items accordingly, and maintaining the general upkeep of the warehouse inventory and related areas for the Massachusetts Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Library. The AIM Library is the statewide resource center distributing over 8,000 materials to over 3,000 students a year. It is focused on the mission of ensuring timely delivery of specialized instructional materials to support and improve the quality of education for Pre-K to 12th grade students who are blind or visually impaired residing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This contracted position reports to the Director of the AIM Library and works in a warehouse located in Canton, MA. The contracted position is in effect until June 30, 2023. The extension of this contracted position is contingent upon funding availability and approval. _General Summary of Duties and Responsibilities (note: this list is not all inclusive):_ * Packs, ships, and documents outgoing materials, updates inventory levels, catalogues, and shelves items accordingly. * Documents incoming materials and reviews against packing slips * Maintains inventory database, tallies inventory shipments, and reports usage trends to Director. * Maintains the general upkeep of the AIM Library inventory and related areas, adhering to health and safety protocols and practices to support a clean, safe environment. * Works cooperatively with AIM Library staff regarding warranty, repair, and replacement of materials * Travels to other buildings as assigned to retrieve and/or drop off materials as assigned. * Submits ship reports to the AIM Library Registration Coordinator. _Qualifications:_ * Knowledge of the principles and procedures for the receipt and distribution of materials and equipment and methods of inventory control as well as proper storage methods. * Ability to work independently, and as a team member, effectively in a dynamic, time-sensitive, high-volume office and inventory environment with attention to detail and the capacity to prioritize tasks appropriately * Ability to record and maintain data and documents accurately. * Capacity to learn and apply information about AIM Library inventory materials and agency policies and procedures. * Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in both written and oral expression to convey information. * Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, and Word). * Strong customer service skills. Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with others. _Additional Information:_ * Benefits are unavailable except for sick leave accruals. * AIM Library hours are 7:30am to 3:30pm * All employees will be paid on a biweekly basis and must have direct deposit. * The salary for this position is $25 an hour. Please note that pursuant to Massachusetts General laws, contracted employees are not paid for the twelve scheduled holidays, do not receive any paid vacation, personal leave benefits or contribute to the state retirement system or social security. As a state contracted employee, you must participate in direct deposit and contribute towards the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' state alternate retirement plan ("OBRA Plan"). _About the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind_: The Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) is the point of entry for vocational and social rehabilitation services for residents of the Commonwealth who are declared to be legally blind by an eye professional. These services help individuals to work toward independence and full community participation. _Pre-Offer Process_: A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form. For questions, please contact the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122 and select option #2. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: None. * *SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: None. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Commission for the Blind *Title: *Warehouse Technician - Contractor * Location: *Massachusetts-Canton-3 Randolph Street Requisition ID: 230002BM