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Rochester Institute of Technology Package Delivery Driver in Rochester, New York


Position Title:

Package Delivery Driver


FMS Shipping & Receiving

Detailed Job Description:

Receive and deliver goods, materials and supplies to customers in a timely manner. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Prepare, organize, and prioritize deliveries.

  • Retrieve goods from departments that require shipping & special handling.

  • Verify packaging slip against purchase orders, and maintain shipping and receiving records, including electronic data entry.

  • Unload ground and freight deliveries, process purchase orders and sort items for delivery.

  • Act as a problem solver to the customer as required while making pick-ups and deliveries. Delivers customer feedback to Shipping &Foreman.

  • Drive FMS vehicles making prompt on-schedule deliveries and pick-ups while notifying management of any delays in the delivery schedule.

  • Maintain warehouse and dock organization, as well as workstation area to ensure cleanliness and safety.

Stewardship of the University property, equipment, and tools. This includes maintaining and operating heavy equipment (trucks, power jack, and forklift); reporting and recording any damage to vehicles, product, and/or equipment.

Move office equipment, furniture and machinery per project requests.

Oversee Shipping &Receiving student employees—assign and train them on various jobs and tasks

Triage calls that come into Shipping & Receiving

Serve as a backup for the Shipping & Receiving Assistant, Warehouse Assistant, and Shuttle Driver as needed.

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Finance & Administration

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Additional Details:

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to

How To Apply:

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Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 1-2 years truck driving experience plus receiving experience desirable.

  • Computer skills enabling use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and, Excel), computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), Project Tracker, and other RIT and FMS computer applications.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a helpful, positive manner, both orally and in writing, with customers (students, staff, faculty, contractors, etc).

  • Ability to lift, lower and carry packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs.

  • Knowledgeable and skilled in material handling equipment such as forklifts and power pallet jacks.

  • Experience operating various vehicles, including standard cars, large delivery trucks, and vans.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in assisting customers with problem resolution.

PLEASE NOTE: The individual hired for this position will be required to have a pre-employment Motor Vehicle check, and the Motor Vehicle Report must clear RIT's Safe Driving Policy at (please refer to page 4)

Department/College Description:

Perform pickup and delivery of designated goods, materials and supplies for RIT departments. Safely operate and maintain FMS vehicles and equipment in a manner that follows RIT safety and driving habits. Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.

Receives goods and supplies for all academic and administrative departments. Ship outgoing goods via surface or express services. Maintain organization of dock and warehouse area. Assist Foreman in daily operational needs.

Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule including on-call and/or stand-by that could encompass various shifts, weekends, holidays, Institute emergencies, and times other than normal work schedules.