Driver/Material Handler

Facilities & Maintenance Worcester, Massachusetts


Position at UMass Memorial Health Care

Everyone is a Caregiver
At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 201701
Title: Driver Material Handler
Department: Transportation Services
Grade: SER8
Posting Date: March 25, 2020
Shift: Mixed
Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Hours: As Needed
 Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – 660 Lincoln St, Worcester, MA

Schedule to be determined by department needs

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Storeroom, performs a variety of activities related to the processing and transport of supplies throughout the UMMHC system.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Operates light trucks, vans and other vehicles to transport supplies. May drive large 24 ft, 26,500 lb capacity box truck.
  • Operates pallet mover.
  • Loads and unloads supplies, secures in truck; transports safely.
  • Delivers supplies to main campus loading docks, and to offsite departmental customers as needed.
  • Completes accurately all delivery records required.

Position Qualifications:



High school graduate or equivalent. Must possess appropriate Massachusetts motor vehicle operators license.



Able to communicate effectively with co-workers. Able to read, write and understand basic instructions, verbal and written. Able to perform basic arithmetic functions. Able to stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach throughout the workday. Able to lift 50 lbs. Able to push and pull wheeled carts up to 300 lbs. Employees must be at least 18 years of age to perform this role.

Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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