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Delivery Coordinator

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
United States, Maryland, Laurel
11100 Johns Hopkins Road (Show on map)
Nov 30, 2023

Do you consider yourself an excellent teammate who would love to help a growing group?

Do you like working with people and integrate activities to ensure team success?

Would you value working in an environment that rewards creative thinking and focuses on top service?

If so, we 're looking for someone like you to join our team!

We are seeking a dedicated, hardworking, team individual to help us deliver material, equipment, documents and furniture throughout the campus. As a member of our team, you'll contribute to APL's success by ensuring incoming materials/equipment are received and delivered in a timely manner. We are passionate about customer service and with your help, we will remain a valued partner throughout the organization.

As a Delivery Coordinator...

  • Your primary responsibility will be to ensure incoming material and equipment are delivered to the appropriate individual/location in a timely manner. This material includes gas bottles, dewars and other dangerous goods.
  • You will ensure trucks are loaded and unloaded which may involve operating a lift gate, forklift or pallet jack.
  • You will use precautionary actions when delivering product to prevent damage. This will require driving APL vehicles.
  • You will track deliverables using parcel tracking system, run reports and reconcile errors daily.
  • You will provide support throughout the group as needed.


You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...

  • Have 1+ years of previous delivery experience to include but not limited to assisting with shipment operations, delivering, moving and organizing boxes, inventory coordination and customer order fulfillment
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess a valid driver 's license if selected you will be subject to a Motor Vehicle Administration record check
  • Are able to obtain or possess and maintain a valid Department of Transportation (DOT) Card. This may require a medical physical exam prior to employment.
  • Possess basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office ( Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Have the ability to lift up to 70 lbs. and walk extensively indoors and out.
  • Can work independently and within a team environment
  • Have strong interpersonal, time management and customer service skills
  • Are able to obtain APL forklift certification within 3 months of hire
  • Are able to load/unload packages using pallet jack, lift gate and forklift
  • Can maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Are reliable, safety conscious and responsible
  • Are able to obtain Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

You 'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...

  • Have basic knowledge and familiarity with parcel tracking systems
  • Possess a Dangerous Goods Certification
  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities

Why work at APL?

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.

At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at.

About Us

APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, occupation, marital or familial status, political opinion, personal appearance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

APL is committed to promoting an innovative environment that embraces diversity, encourages creativity, and supports inclusion of new ideas. In doing so, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including those with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Accommodations@jhuapl.edu. Only by ensuring that everyone's voice is heard are we empowered to be bold, do great things, and make the world a better place.