State of Arizona LOGISTICS PROGRAM SPECIALIST in FLORENCE, Arizona
Arizona Department of Corrections
Safer communities through effective corrections.
LOGISTICS PROGRAM SPECIALIST
(Program Project Specialist I)
Arizona State Prison - Florence
Arizona Correctional Industries (ACI)
1305 E. Butte Ave.
Florence, AZ 85132
This position reviews and analyzes current transportation needs and implements improved efficient methods and routes of delivery, while ensuring compliance with all state and Federal transportation laws.
Reviews and analyzes transportation needs and implements improved, efficient methods and routes of delivery
Ensures compliance with all State and Federal transportation laws
Coordinates shipments of goods and maintains logs and records
Dispatches multiple drivers and inmate work crews to delivery and pickup sites statewide
Monitors availability of fleet vehicles and assigns fleet as appropriate
Reviews routes to seek improvements in transit time and cost
Tracks and traces all shipments to ensure orders are delivered on time
Develops and implements metrics to determine carrier performance
Performs the duties of Transportation Supervisor and coworkers in their absence
Makes deliveries as needed
Drives on state business
Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
Transportation and distribution systems
Truckload operations including planning and coordinating loads for a fleet of vehicle ranging from pickups to tractor trailers
Fleet assigned, including available trucks and equipment, load securements, weight restrictions, fluid capacity and maintenance
Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships
Computer data entry
Readings maps and geographical orientation
Directing, guiding and providing navigation to drivers
Maintaining statistics, time studies, and reports
Alerting appropriate personnel of possible weather conditions which may affect transportation
Work in a prison environment
Learn and utilize technology
Remain calm in stressful situations
Perform duties with awareness of adherence to all department policies, procedures, best practices, and state and Federal laws
Supervise multiple employees and work crews simultaneously
Investigate and resolve complaints and incidents in a timely manner
SPECIAL SELECTION FACTOR(S):
At time of employment, requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid Commercial Driver’s License appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training in accordance with Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.
Minimum of 3 years experience in the transportation industry with dispatching and logistic planning responsibilities
College degree preferred in transportation, logistics, or applicable field
Experience working in a warehouse or manufacturing environment with supervisory responsibility
Solid background in truckload operations, including planning and coordinating loads for a fleet of vehicles ranging from pickups to tractor trailers
Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation and a drug test*.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Current ADC Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.
Contact the ADC Employment Unit at (602) 255-2430 for assistance with the application process.
*We are committed to providing a drug and alcohol free workplace. ADC maintains Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with state and federal regulations, including the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, and the United States Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), as well as, statewide random drug testing for all employees in safety –sensitive positions.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 255-2430. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Post Date: 10/17/2016
Close Date: 11/07/2016
Category: ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT