Liquor Distribution Worker 1- Equipment Operator- (Day Shift and Swing Shift- Two Positions) job vacancy in Oregon Liquor & Cannabis Commission (Portland, OR)

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Company name : Oregon Liquor & Cannabis Commission
Location : Portland, OR
Position : Liquor Distribution Worker 1- Equipment Operator- (Day Shift and Swing Shift- Two Positions)

Description :
Initial Posting Date:

Application Deadline:

Oregon Liquor & Cannabis Commission

Salary Range:
$3,264 – $4,268

Position Type:

Position Title:
Liquor Distribution Worker 1- Equipment Operator- (Day Shift and Swing Shift- Two Positions)

Job Description:

The Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) is hiring two full-time Liquor Distribution Worker 1- Equipment Operator positions. There is one day shift (6:00 am to 2:30 pm) and one swing shift (2:30 pm to 11:00 pm) position. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a state agency that is the third-largest generator of state revenue.

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment where you get to stay physically active while ensuring that liquor is moved through the distribution center to the stores for purchase, then we want to hear from you!

We are posting this opportunity as an internal and external recruitment opportunity. Individuals who are currently working for the OLCC will be given preference during the application review process.

The successful candidate will receive a differential which will be 2.5% of the employee’s base salary for the additional equipment operator duties.

Who are we?

The OLCC is the agency responsible for regulating the sale and service of alcoholic beverages, the production and sale of recreational marijuana, the tracking of Oregon Health Authority medical marijuana, and the tracking of industrial hemp products sold in OLCC retail stores. The agency is comprised of three major operational programs; the Distilled Spirits Program, the Marijuana Program, and the Public Safety Program. All three programs are supported by the Administration, Financial Services, and Support Services divisions. Revenue generated from these programs helps support state and local government programs.

What will you do?

You will perform the duties necessary to move distilled spirits through the distribution center in preparation for shipment to the 282 liquor stores throughout the State of Oregon. Operate all motorized equipment used in the distribution center including a 5,000-lb forklift and 3,000-lb remote order selector. Equipment is used for loading and unloading inbound freight, palletizing, stocking and filling flow racks with merchandise.

What are some of the supporting duties?

Operate forklift to unload inbound merchandise, and as necessary, re-stack product that has shifted in transit.
Transport received merchandise to bulk storage locations within distribution center using a forklift and radio frequency (RF) scanner.
Use a forklift, RF scanner and Warehouse Management System (WMS) to restock full pallets of merchandise within the distribution center and to locate overstock product and load onto OLCC trailers and trucks to transfer between facilities.
Operate a 3,000-lb remote order selector to pick full cases from multiple pick locations and varying heights.
Use supplied labels to pick full cases of liquor for outbound orders from pallets, racking, and staged areas and load product onto the conveyor system by hand.
Use RF scanner to pick product from storage locations and/or staging areas and restock product to flow racks as directed by scanner.
Work in repack section as needed and to assure cross-training on all LDW-1 duties.
Operate shrink-wrap machine to wrap and seal all repack (split-case orders) cases for stability and security during loading, supping and unloading.
Use an RF scanner to access and fill will call, samples, and non-agent orders.
General warehouse duties as needed, such general housekeeping duties, cleaning and repairing damaged cases, operating cardboard and plastic wrap balers, and keeping equipment clean and properly charged.
Identify and correct potential safety problems and needed equipment repairs and servicing.
Other Liquor Distribution Worker 1 (LDW-1) duties.

Working Conditions:

Limited exposure to daily weather conditions. Noisy environment. Considerable stooping, lifting, twisting and reaching. Considerable physical effort required. Operating the equipment requires good vision, depth perception, hand/eye coordination, and judgment of spatial relationships. This position has the need to frequently mount and dismount the forklift. Forklifts must be driven over dock plates and into trucks for unloading. High level of pedestrian and equipment traffic to be cautious of within the warehouses.

What do you need to qualify?

One year of general warehouse experience or six months of experience as a Liquor Distribution Worker 1 with the OLCC.

This must have included some experience or training in operating one or more of the following pieces of equipment:
forklift, riding pallet jack, electric cart or remote order AND

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Note: Your application materials must clearly describe how you meet the qualifications through your experience. Failure to provide this information may results in eliminating your application from further consideration.

Special Requirements

This position is required to complete and hold internally issued Fork Lift Certification.
This position is required to be proficient in the use of all OLCC equipment, including: Electric utility carts, 5,000-lb. capacity electric powered fork lifts, electric sweeper, propane sweeper, 3,000-lb remote order selector, electric pallet jack, electric riding pallet jack.

Want to Know More? Here’s some additional information:

The salary listed is the Public Employee Retirement Systems (PERS) qualifying base salary range of Liquor Distribution Worker 1. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying, the salary range will reflect the 6.95% increase.
This position requires a background check. Adverse background and security check results may be grounds for disqualification. *** Background check with fingerprinting to work in areas that handle confidential documents is optional and can be requested by the incumbent.
The person in this position may drive a State of Oregon vehicle. If so, this requires drivers to hold a current, valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record to drive.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time.
The position is represented by the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Union, Local 2505.
There is potential for occasional overtime
If you have questions about the recruitment or need assistance to participate in the application process, please contact the recruiter, Carol Mueller at

What we offer:

Free Parking! Convenient Portland Metro location where Portland and Milwaukie intersect. Don’t drive? No problem. OLCC is a short walk from the MAX Orange Line and adjacent to several bus lines.

competitive benefits package

Paid sick and vacation leave, personal leave, and eleven paid holidays per year
Collaboration with a team of bright, hardworking, and fun individuals
Part of a small-medium state agency where you can get to know your co-workers
A workplace that fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to maintain a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

How to Apply:

Internal Applicants (Current State of Oregon Employee) – MUST apply through your employee

account. Please update your profile with your current job history and education. Click on the Career application link, View Internal-Find Jobs, Find the position, and select Apply.
External Applicants – Please visit the

State of Oregon job opportunities web-page
to submit your application for the position

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