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Warehouse Logistics Operator and Processor

Date Posted: May 16, 2022

Job Description

Job Title

Job Title: Warehouse Logistics Operator and Processor

Location:  Division of Operations  

Salary Details: $13.90 - $17.00/hr

Reports to: Warehouse Operations Manager

Bargaining Unit: Teamsters

Benefits Eligible: Yes

In accordance with the Agreement between the Teamsters Local 214 and the School District of the City of Detroit the following vacancy is announced.

Position Summary

Detroit Public Schools Community District owns and operates a 218,900 square foot warehouse facility that stores furniture, curricular materials, commercial kitchen equipment and other student instructional tools. We are currently looking to fill the position of Warehouse Logistics Operator to handle daily operations of this facility, including freight, receiving, returns and transfers. This facility also handles the District’s inter-office mail delivery to its schools and administrative offices.

The successful applicant will maintain high levels of accuracy in day-to-day operations and provide responsive and efficient customer service to within our District.



  • High School diploma required.


  • Must provide evidence of a minimum of two (2) years processing orders.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed to meet business needs
  • Ability to read, understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Detail oriented with strong follow-through; able to read and type numbers accurately
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Self-motivated and team oriented; works harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Clean area attire must be worn
  • Able to demonstrate follow-through on work assignments
  • Able to work well under pressure

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for a long period of time, alternating between sitting and standing
  • Frequently perform the following: reach with both arms; twisting/turning; bending; kneeling; squatting; pushing; pulling; lifting; carrying; climbing ladders
  • Lifting: Frequently lift and carry 11 to 20 lbs. Occasionally lift and carry 21 to 50lbs.; Team lifting above 50 lbs. as need

Essential Functions:

  1. Repackaging or labeling products
  2. Inspect product and verify consistency or verify order contents
  3. Pick orders for distribution
  4. Collect inventory from schools and administrative buildings, when necessary
  5. Perform other duties as assigned by the Warehouse Operations Manager


Security Clearance

Internal Applicants 

If you are a current Detroit Public Schools Community District employee, you do not have to submit to a new security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of criminal background check. 

External Applicants 

In alignment with Michigan law, if you are hired to fill a position, you will be required to submit to a Detroit Public Schools Community District criminal background check. Information regarding required background checks will be shared at point of hire.  

Method of Application

Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume to be considered.  

All DPSCD employees are required to disclose their vaccine status, however COVID-19 vaccines are strongly encouraged but not required.

Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's prior employer(s) prior to hire. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested.  

Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 873-6897. 

DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions opportunities. Contact the Civil Rights Coordinator for more information at (313) 240-4377 or 


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