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Logistics Support Associate I (FNL Courier)

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Frederick, MD
Start date
Feb 15, 2024

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Manufacturing & Production, Process
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

Job Details

Logistics Support Associate I (FNL Courier)

Job ID: req3893
Employee Type: nonexempt full-time
Division: Contracts & Acquisitions
Facility: Frederick: Ft Detrick
Location: PO Box B, Frederick, MD 21702 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.  The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way.


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


  • 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
  • No work experience required with a high school diploma
  • Ability to operate Material Handling Equipment (forklift, hand and/or power trucks)
  • Ability to become educated in and maintain certification for Hazardous Materials
  • Ability to lift and carry boxes and packages up to 50 lbs.; walk, stand, stair climb, bend and stoop
  • Ability to complete the 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
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance


Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • One (1) to two (2) years of experience as a delivery driver or courier

Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.



A rewarding career with global impact

Whether you’re an expert in your field or just starting out, we have a career opportunity for you. We’re always looking for people to join us in fulfilling the mission of the Frederick National Laboratory: discovery, innovation, and success in the biomedical sciences.

Our team of 2,400+ scientists, technicians, administrators, and support staff work at the forefront of basic, translational, and preclinical science, with a focus on cancer, AIDS, and other infectious diseases.

We collaborate with colleagues across the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and others throughout the National Institutes of Health. We also engage with extramural investigators in academia, government and industry.

Your path to joining our team begins with the desire to work for the only national laboratory dedicated to biomedical research. Our employees share a common desire to help make a difference in cancer research and public health concerns. As you search for a career that fits your education, skills, and abilities, explore the core values that guide us and emphasize work-life balance.

Discover why joining the Frederick National Laboratory team could be the most important career step you take



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