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Welcome to the Port of Brownsville’s Human Resources webpage. We appreciate your interest in our organization and hope that you will find an employment opportunity that is in alignment with your specific skill set. We invite you to review the employment opportunities we have available and apply by submitting a Port of Brownsville Employment Application, a letter of interest and resume to recruitment@portofbrownsville.com.

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  • Main Office Courier

    TITLE: Main Office Courier

    DEPARTMENT: Office Services

    CLASSIFICATION: Manual Technical Employee – MT3

    FLSA STATUS:

    CLOSING DATE:

    Job Summary

    Performs local courier duties, internal/external mail including supplies and/or packages to/from port area and external locations. Performs custodial duties.

    Job Responsibilities

    The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by this incumbent. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

    • Maintains a daily delivery schedule between the District and the Commissioners, attorneys and other locations, as required.
    • Delivers the banking deposits to District’s bank and to the credit union.
    • Collects money/checks from the Command Center for the Accounting Dept.
    • Maintains clean-up of vehicles assigned to main office as required with the Maintenance Department.
    • Makes purchases of supplies from local vendors.
    • Keep inventory of office supplies and promotional items.
    • Makes minor maintenance repairs in main office building including changing of light bulbs and assemble office furniture.
    • Assists in preparing Board Rooms for meeting/events.
    • Performs custodial duties at the HMO and Police Command Center.
    • Assists with cleaning the Administrative Building as required.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Knowledge of rules, regulations, and policies of Port of Brownsville.
    • Possess a general understanding and familiarity with areas with the Port, city, state, and county.
    • Communication skills in both in English and Spanish.
    • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.
    • Reliable, trustworthy and punctual.
    • Six months of previous general office maintenance or custodial experience is required.
    • Ability to work well without supervision.
    • Ability to follow oral and written directions.
    Work Conditions & Physical Demands
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Frequent exposure to outside weather conditions such as heat, cold, dust, and possibly vehicle exhaust.
    • Withstand prolonged periods of standing, walking, and/or sitting, and occasional lifting of objects up to 50 lbs.
    • Frequent contact with the public.
    Additional Requirements
    • Valid Texas Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
    • Must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).
    • Selected candidate must pass a post-employment offer drug screening and background investigation to be hired for this position.

    The above duties may not be performed in every position with the title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed.

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