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Receiving Staff

Company: Stony Brook University
Location: Stony Brook
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

This position is for a Facilities Operations Assistant I in the Main Hospital Receiving Department. This position includes Unloading, sorting, receiving and delivery of shipped items from Vendors to all Hospital delivery zones. This position requires the physical ability to engage in, in some cases heavy lifting, certified operation of power equipment, pallet jack, hand trucks, etc.

Description of Duties: Main Receiving tasks on daily basis:

  • Unloading of shipped items off daily delivery trucks at Loading Dock.
  • Sorting of incoming shipments in preparation for receiving in Hospital Receiving Office.
  • Processing Purchase Order (P.O.) deliveries and Non P.O. deliveries (Write-ups) attached to specific delivery to units/dept.'s throughout Stony Brook Hospital Community.
  • Performing deliveries thereof shipped items to units throughout all hospital delivery zones.
  • Delivering controlled gases to all hospital units via requests in Lawson ordering system.
  • Moderate to heavy lifting and use of pallet jacks to move in some cases; pallet deliveries.


  • High School Diploma
  • Preferred prior receiving experience, knowledge/ability to use receiving equipment.
  • Certified Power Equipment tested/trained.
  • Preferred skills are; works well with others, multi-tasking, sorting of deliveries into delivery locations, etc.
  • This is a position that requires constant teamwork; working together between members of receiving staff.
  • Daily requirement- all-shift on your feet, moderate to heavy lifting, re-stacking pallets, deliveries and use of pallet & power jacks to move in some cases; pallet deliveries.

Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).

If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.


  • Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
  • All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
  • This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
  • This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
  • Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
  • Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
  • Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
  • Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).

Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

  • The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.


Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.

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