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Compensation

$52,020 to $63,396 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“Great opportunity to work with a growing, service oriented organization. Help us support the first responders that serve our community!”

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

Submit the following:

  • Resume, include your most recent work history up to the last 10 years showing dates of employment and major job duties
  • Cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the position
  • Responses to the screening questions

If you ever looked around your previous place of employment and thought, “We could do this so much better if…”, we’re probably the employer for you. At Renton RFA our goal is not to do things as they’ve always been done, but to listen and empower our members to create future-proof processes that enhance their work environment and honor our commitment of fiscal responsibility to the community.

Our Logistic Coordinator role is designed for the critical thinker: an individual who not only works quick on their feet, but who shines in their ability to problem solve and create efficient policies and procedures. The best person for this position has experience in the field of logistics, an acute attention to detail, works well independently, and values a role that serves first responders on their efforts to save lives throughout the community.

Under the direction of the Captain, the Logistics Coordinator works as a member of a team to support and improve operations of the Logistics Unit and the RFA. The incumbent has primary responsibility for the Logistics warehouse functions. Responsibilities include organization and maintenance of the warehouse, order filling, receiving and processing deliveries, shipping, maintaining adequate inventory levels, and providing for accountability of RFA assets. Additional responsibilities include inventory management, data entry and record keeping, process development, research, and implementation of system improvements. The individual also performs minor equipment repair and maintenance and assists with deliveries as needed. The Logistics Coordinator assists and collaborates with other members of the work unit and the RFA to ensure an integrated Logistics program which effectively serves the needs of the organization.

Supervision:

Reports To: Captain

Supervises: N/A

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

Any of the following duties may be performed. These examples do not include all specific tasks an incumbent may be expected to perform.

  • Become familiar with, follow, and actively support the RFA’s mission, vision, and values statements.
  • Become familiar with and adhere to basic RFA policies, procedures, and structure; applicable local, state, and federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.

  • Apply quality customer service principles and concepts to assist internal and external customers in a patient, courteous, and tactful manner.

  • Participate as a member of a team to support and improve operations of the Logistics Section.

  • Identify and recommend operational improvements - employ solution based thinking.

  • Manage and maintain warehouse and shipping and receiving area, including overall organization, process development, housekeeping, and ensuring adequate supplies and proper equipment.

  • Receive deliveries and process associated paperwork in accordance with Logistics’ procedures.

  • Identify and report order delivery discrepancies and problems and assist with resolution.

  • Maintain and rotate inventory.

  • Monitor inventory and maintain established levels, making purchase requests as needed.

  • Monitor inventory usage and consult with supervisor to adjust minimum and maximum stock levels as needed.

  • Ensure that equipment and supplies are properly marked or labeled before stocking and/or distribution per set standards and policies. Ensure an adequate inventory of marking supplies is maintained.

  • Process customer orders and requests and stage for accurate and timely delivery to the appropriate destination.

  • Package and process items for shipping, including returns, exchanges, and repairs.

  • Process, document, and properly dispose of damaged and/or surplus tools, equipment, and supplies.

  • Provide accountability for RFA resources by utilizing systems to track items in inventory. Tracking systems may include handwritten documentation, SharePoint, Excel spreadsheets, databases, and specialized asset management and warehouse management software.

  • Perform periodic and year end physical counts for reconciliation of warehouse inventory.

  • Assist staff as needed with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) program and uniform program by:

  • Performing data entry in tracking system
  • Coordinating PPE replacement, repairs, inspections, and retirements
  • Assisting with fitting and providing PPE and uniforms to firefighters
  • Maintaining adequate and orderly inventory of PPE and uniforms
  • Assist staff to troubleshoot damaged equipment and perform appropriate minor repairs, such as replacing parts, when appropriate.

  • Assist with equipment requiring repairs and maintenance, including researching and/or maintaining awareness of equipment warranties, contracts, and/or special instructions.

  • Operate standard modern office machines and electronic warehouse equipment such as barcode readers, computers and related software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and other specialized software such as SharePoint.

  • Keep work area clean, safe, and orderly.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Captain.

Peripheral Duties:

  • Performs work of Courier as necessary.

Education, Experience and License Requirements:

Preferred Education: High school diploma, general education degree (GED), or equivalent.

Preferred Experience: Three (3) years of warehouse or related experience.

Or in place of the above requirements: The incumbent may possess any combination of relevant education and experience which would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License in good standing
  • Obtain forklift certification within one year of employment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge Of:

  • Organizational skills and space management.

  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment, including personal computer and related software, such as Microsoft Word, and Excel.

  • Proper telephone techniques and etiquette.

  • Oral and written communication skills.

  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.

  • Quality customer service principles and practices.

  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary

  • Skilled In:

  • Driving a variety of vehicles.

  • Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment including barcode readers, computers and related software such as word processing, spreadsheet programs, and data management systems.

  • Organizing and maintaining product inventories.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

    Ability To:

  • Perform the essential duties listed above and meet the physical requirements listed below.

  • Maintain an organized work area.

  • Operate vehicle(s).

  • Operate forklift and obtain/possess forklift certification within one year.

  • Interact with both internal and external customers courteously and effectively.

  • Maintain effective, harmonious working relationships with vendors.

  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks and expectations. Meet deadlines.

  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to learn new tasks and adjust to changing work environment and processes.

  • Operate within the Fire Authority’s procedures and guidelines to professionally represent the organization.

  • Remain flexible and open to a variety of assignments.

  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with coworkers and supervisors within the Logistics unit.

Machines, Tools, and Equipment Used:

  • Typical business office machinery and equipment including but not limited to, personal computer, telephone, fax machine, copy machine, calculator, and 800 MHz radio.

  • Motorized vehicles including passenger cars, vans, pickup trucks and possibly larger delivery vehicles.

  • Box cutters, basic hand tools, and power equipment.

  • Barcode readers and a variety of inventory management tools and equipment.

  • Hand truck, dolly, pallet jack and fork lift with the required training.

Work Environment/ Physical Demands:

Work is performed primarily in an indoor office environment and an indoor warehouse environment. Some work may be performed in outdoor environments. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; may periodically work in high, precarious places; may work around containers of toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat; and work around equipment with potential for risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, use hands to handle, or operate objects, controls, or tools as listed above, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance.