Broad knowledge of building systems, scientific equipment, vehicle maintenance and repair, construction, and food service operations. Must be knowledgeable in all TFS department areas in order to effectively find substitute products.
Advanced analytical problem-solving skills. Must be able to react to changes to complicated schedules with changing resources.
Knowledge of vehicle operation, maintenance, and repair. Must be familiar with the operation of one-ton trucks, including gas and diesel engines, 4 wheel drive operations, tire changing, and proper maintenance schedules. Must be able to drive and orient others in driving rural Alaska highways.
Knowledge of computer operation, e-mail, spreadsheets, data entry, and online scheduling and tracking systems. The ability to think through basic computer logic to assist the TFS Programmer in diagnosing and remedying problems in custom computer applications.
Skills in freight shipment preparation. Must be able to accurately direct high volumes of freight. Must be knowledgeable of proper shipping methods and techniques including ground, air, and hazardous materials.
Must be able to learn all appropriate Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and International Air Transport Association (IATA ) regulations.
Skills in records management. Must be able to maintain accurate procurement logs, travel logs, truck schedules, freight logs, and daily logs.
Strong organizational and planning abilities.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to organize and present information.
Ability to exercise good judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions.
Must be able to be certified in forklift operation.
Must be able to travel to the North Slope of Alaska and live and work with a variety of people in a closed environment.
Must be able to physically load trucks and vans with cargo of varying shapes, sizes, and weights.
Must maintain a valid Alaska's drivers license and meet all UAF and federal driver's requirements.
This is a customer-facing role in a highly community and team-oriented environment. Required soft skills include interpersonal communication, active listening, creativity, adaptability, resourcefulness, conflict resolution, enthusiasm, dedication and interest in the Arctic. Applicants must be excited to work in a culturally diverse, inclusive and responsive environment.
Required Education & Experience: Requires at least six months of work experience or equivalent combination of training and experience related to logistics, procurement, truck fleet operation, and scientific fieldwork. College coursework and two years of progressively responsible relevant experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 49CFR and IATA certification, or the ability to acquire.
This is a full-time, Grade 75, minimum $16.99 hourly, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. This position is open until filled with the initial application review taking place on July 15, 2019. To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm, 7/14/2019. Applications received after this date may not be considered. A complete application will include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.
If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact IAB Human Resources at 907-474-7463. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the UAF Human Resources office at 907-474-7700.