Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Receiving Clerk

Frederick, MD
Jan 21, 2022
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


Contracts and Acquisitions (C&A) provides all purchasing, property accountability, subcontracting, receiving, warehousing, distribution, and transportation services for the Frederick National Laboratory (FNL). KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Physical and administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing and distributing of materials, parts, supplies and equipment
  • Preparing and keeping accurate records of goods shipped, e.g. manifests, bills of lading, filing, data entry
  • Verifying incoming and outgoing shipments are accurately filled by comparing items and quantities of goods gathered for shipment against documents, bill of lading, invoices, manifests, storage receipts or other records
  • Ensure that goods are appropriately identified for routing to departments within the FNLCR
  • Conducting routine preventative maintenance inspection of vehicle if applicable
  • Verifies materials received by visual inspection of material and comparison against packing slips and purchase order requests
  • Verifies items to be shipped against requestors shipping documentation and ensures that shipments are properly packaged and identified with required shipping documentation
  • Determines and reports discrepancies/damaged material to vendor, end-user and/or purchasing agent/buyer
  • Arranges for pick-up and credit/replacement of defective, incorrect or damaged material
  • Routes/Stages processed deliveries for various locations throughout the NCI at Frederick complex, including various off-site facilities
  • Prepares and keeps accurate records for all goods received, distributed and shipped
  • Arranges, stores and conducts inventory of bulk or large equipment orders in short term storage in warehouses
  • Ensures items are properly placed in staging area for delivery to the requestors including 'temperature sensitive' and bulk materials
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by a responsible authority


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of high school diploma or equivalent
  • In addition to educational requirements, 0-2 years of related warehouse experience is required
  • Must be qualified to operate Material Handling Equipment (forklift, hand and/or power trucks)
  • Must become educated in and maintain certification for Hazardous Materials in Transportation (General Awareness training)
  • Ability to maintain accurate files, logs, and records
  • Good verbal, telephone, and customer relation skills
  • Basic computer skills to include data entry
  • Must have and maintain a valid State Driver's License with no more than 3 points as determined by the appropriate State Motor Vehicle Administration point system for offenses
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance


  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to infectious material, requiring medical clearance and immunizations
  • This position is subject to working in or have the potential to exposure to high noise levels for extended periods of time requiring medical clearance
  • This position may require continuous or intermittent exposure to and exertion in environmental conditions such as working outdoors, temperature extremes, humidity extremes. etc. as part of the job