Emory University Materials Handler II in Atlanta, Georgia


Yerkes is seeking a Materials Handler II to operate the Yerkes Shuttle between Emory University Campus and Yerkes Main Station. Operates the courier run for local deliveries and transport to and from the Yerkes Field Station, Lawrenceville, GA. Assist with loading dock for receiving and shipping. Pick up trash on the grounds around Main Station to maintain a neat and tidy campus. Help other team members with seminar room set-ups for various Yerkes functions. Work schedule will be Monday--Friday however, hours will be discussed during interview.


  • Ships and receives items, pulls orders and verifies type and quantity of ordered items.

  • Issues and delivers items, and performs housekeeping activities in the warehouse.

  • Maintains records or files of information related to inventory, equipment or other items.

  • Orders stock items for replenishment.

  • Prepares documentation and performs data entry.

  • Operates light trucks, warehouse equipment, forklifts and picker machines and is responsible for their daily inspection, maintenance, safe operation and safeguarding against vandalism or theft.

  • Assists in relocating materials and reconfiguring storage locations.

  • May transport items and materials via large trucks, using proper safety and handling techniques to safeguard materials.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent and one year of warehouse, stockroom or related experience.

  • Requires a valid Georgia driver's license and insurable driving record.

  • Some positions in this classification may require the ability to lift 50-75 pounds and to bend, stoop and twist.

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Job Number 29574

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Yerkes National Primate Resear

Department YRK: O&M Main Station

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322