City of Chicago- Chicago, IL
$42.72 an hour
Job Number: 319978
DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES
This position is open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with the Laborers International Union, Local 1092, Bargaining Unit 53.
IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS
(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)
IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT. YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”
(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).
FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.
Perform heavy lifting and other laborer tasks to assist with the unloading of trucks and trailers delivering items such as construction materials and equipment, building maintenance and repair materials, furniture and office equipment, and other large and heavy items
Operates forklifts/ski steer to move, store and distribute vehicles, large/heavy scrap and other materials and equipment maintained for auction at the City’s facility
Fills order requests by directing and assisting internal/external customers in locating and loading/unloading requested items and materials from the site
Maintains inventory of vehicles, scrap, supplies and equipment and related housing and janitorial items used, stored, sold and used at the Salvage Auction Yard
Performs intake and inventory activities of surplus city vehicles, equipment and scrap materials for the storage and distribution of materials, scrap and equipment at the City’s Salvage Yard
Weighs delivered scrap materials and issues weight tickets to customers and contractors delivering/picking-up scrap materials.
Assists in preparing city vehicles and equipment for auction, ensuring proper documents are presented for the release of purchased surplus items from the salvage yard
Enters data from orders filled into a computerized system to track materials and items removed from stock and current inventory levels
Uses a computer to maintain records and track the ordering and receipt of materials and equipment from vendors; uses a digital camera to photograph items for posting on the auction website
Conducts periodic physical counts of inventory
Maintains the cleanliness of the storage facilities and salvage yard areas, and follows safety procedures to keep areas clear and free of clutter to prevent accidents
Controls access to security gates and ensures no unauthorized persons are on the premises
NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.
LOCATION: 10101 S. Stony Island
HOURS: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
DAYS: Monday through Friday
DAYS OFF: Saturday and Sunday
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
Willingness and ability to perform the duties of the job
Assignments involving the operation of a forklift will require positions to be trained and evaluated by the employer prior to the assignment, as required under OSHA standards administered by the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL)
Heavy lifting (up to 100 pounds) is required
Ability to stand and walk for extended or continuous periods of time
Ability to move one’s hands and arms to grasp or manipulate objects
Ability to operate a personal computer and related equipment
Exposure to outdoor weather conditions
Warehouse or storage facility work environment
This position is willing and able. Applicants who successfully apply for the position will be hired in a seniority/random order.
NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. YOU MUST include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) IF YOU FAIL TO PROVIDE this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
Education & Employment Verification – Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.
Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Standard Time (C.S.T.) Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CST on February 25, 2019. No exceptions will be made.
Job Posting: Feb 11, 2019, 12:01:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: Feb 25, 2019, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 53 | Salary: $42.72 per hour Pay Basis:Yearly