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Iowa Department of Transportation Parts Worker in Ames, Iowa

Salary $34,153.60 - $50,148.80 Annually

Location Ames - 50010 - Story County, IA

Job Type Full-time

Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number 22-03668

Closing 5/26/2022 11:59 PM Central

Point of Contact Jody Mcnaughton-

Job Description

Are you looking for a new opportunity? Do you want to be a part of the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT) commitment to service? If so, look no further! The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking for a new member to join its team! As a Parts Worker, you’ll be a part of the Warehouse Team within the Administrative Services Division’s Procurement and Distribution Bureau. This team is responsible for the intake and distribution of IDOT warehouse items throughout the state of Iowa. Iowa DOT’s Mission is Making Lives Better Through Transportation. To accomplish our Mission, the person selected for this position will demonstrate actions and behaviors guided by the Iowa DOT’s five CORE values: Safety First, People Matter, Customer Focused, Servant Leadership, and Integrity Without Exception.

What you will need:

  • Works and communicates with internal and external customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner.

  • Perform work related mathematical calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

  • Passion for customer service

    Here is what you will do:

  • This position will be responsible for unloading, breaking down, labeling, receipting for and storing freight using handheld barcode radios, scanners, labelers.

  • Answer phones, electronic communication, enter data into inventory application, and communicate information about inventory and non-inventory items.

  • Sort and distribute items within the warehouse and deliver items to the correct IDOT business units located in Ames.

  • This position also operates electric pallet jacks, forklifts and various other material handling equipment.

  • Works outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

  • Must be able to work in a high stress and fast paced work environment.

    Lifting: Performs heavy manual labor for extended periods of time including lifting, bending, pulling and reaching. Lifts /lowers, carries and push/pull items weighing up to 75 pounds; team lift or mechanical assist recommended for weights over 75 pounds.

    Shift: 8 am to 4:30 pm

    What’s in it for you?

  • Collaborative, positive work environment

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Competitive benefits package: (Download PDF reader) ( (Download PDF reader) ( If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing any screening, interviewing, pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employment selection process, please direct your inquiries to the following email: Reasonable accommodation such as: interpreter, translator, written materials, modified equipment / devices, ADA access, etc. This does not include scheduling needsJoin Us!

    Minimum Qualification Requirements

    No specific education or experience is required.For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description. ( (Download PDF reader) (

    Additional Qualification Requirements

    Designated positions in this class require possession of a valid Commercial Learner's Permit upon hire. Within a timeframe determined by the appointing authority, a valid Commercial Driver's License with the required endorsements and applicable restrictions must be obtained and subsequently maintained to continue employment.