Amalgamated Transit Union

Amalgamated Transit Union


Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Based in Silver Spring, MD


The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) in Silver Spring, MD has an immediate opening for a Shipping and Receiving Clerk. The ATU is the largest union representing transit workers in the United States and Canada. The successful candidate will be responsible for all outgoing and incoming mail and packages, storage and issuance of materials, equipment, and supplies used within the union headquarters. We are looking for a creative and dedicated individual to join our talented team.


  • Oversee the inventory of the ATU supply center and mailroom
  • Monitor the inventory of the stockroom and submit requests for orders of items to ensure consistent supply levels
  • Receive supply items and incorporate into the existing inventory
  • Fills requisitions from departments for a variety of supplies and equipment
  • Assembles items and delivers on hand truck, as needed
  • Obtains signature of person receiving supplies and files requisition forms
  • Coordinate with team members and movers to have supplies moved and stored in their proper locations
  • Receives shipments from trucks at shipping and receiving platform
  • Checks items against purchase orders and places them in stock
  • Update ordering and receiving records regularly
  • Maintain orderly and clean storage center and stockroom
  • Assist with physical coverage of the supply room during the business hours of 8 am to
  • 4 pm with occasional evenings and weekends
  • Fill orders for Local Union supplies submitted to headquarters
  • Monitor equipment signed out and follow up to ensure timely return
  • Maintain communication with supervisor and management team to ensure that consistent inventory flows in and out with records of accountability
  • Receives, distributes and processes incoming and outgoing mail and/or packages daily


  • High School/GED
  • 2-4 years inventory related experience
  • Must be highly skilled with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Previous experience with UPS and Neopost mail machines highly recommended
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Superior verbal/written skills and presentation skills
  • Good punctuation, spelling, grammar and attention to detail a must
  • Strong interpersonal skills essential
  • Present a neat appearance
  • Able to pass background check
  • Ability to work independently and in a structured team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Heavy lifting required- up to 50 lbs.

The Clerk will work out of the ATU’s headquarters office at 10000 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland.

Salary will range from $40,000 to $45,000 depending on experience. ATU provides medical, dental, vision and life insurance with no employee premiums; a defined-benefit pension plan with no employee contributions; a 401(k) savings plan; and paid vacation and sick leave.

Application Requirements:

  • Résumé
  • Cover Letter
  • Two references

To Apply:
Please send applications to Kristi Adams at: kadams@atu.org, or at the Amalgamated Transit Union, 10000 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20903. No telephone calls please.

ATU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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