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Shipping & Warehouse Associate


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Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy
• Job Posting closes: April 25, 2022
• Required documents uploaded by: April 25, 2022

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Agency Information:
About the Lottery: In November of 1986, 64 percent of Kansas voters approved a constitutional amendment authorizing the creation of a state lottery. The Kansas Legislature passed the "Kansas Lottery Act" in 1987, and the Kansas Lottery was established. The mission of the Kansas Lottery is to produce the maximum amount of revenue possible for the State of Kansas while ensuring the integrity of all games.
The Kansas Lottery sells $1, $2, $3, $5, $10, $20 and $30 scratch tickets and $1 and $2 instant pull tab games. In addition, Kansas Lottery players enjoy Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto America, Lucky for Life, Super Kansas Cash, Pick 3, 2by2, Keno, Racetrax, and Holiday Millionaire Raffle draw games. Kansas Lottery products are sold at approximately 1,750 retail locations.
The Kansas Expanded Lottery Act, enacted in 2007, authorized the Kansas Lottery to be the owner/operator of casino gaming in four Kansas gaming zones. Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City; Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane; Hollywood Casino at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City; and the Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel in Pittsburg.
The Kansas Lottery employs people in many different backgrounds/positions such as marketing, finance, security, sales and IT. The Kansas Lottery is a place where you can dream big. Come and join our winning team!
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About the Position
• Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
• Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
• Regular/Temporary: Regular
• Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, hours may vary
• Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
• Veterans' Preference Eligible:
• Search Keywords: Shipping, Warehouse, Associate

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Compensation: $31,570.00 annually
* Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

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Employment Benefits
• Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
• Sick & Vacation leave
• Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
• Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
• Fitness Centers in select locations
• Employee discounts with the STAR Program
• Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information…

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Position Summary & Responsibilities
Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. of weight.
• Must be able to operate a motor vehicle, forklift/pallet jack, other mail and inventory control equipment
• Ability to operate a 24,000 gross weight truck.
• Performs duties related to the auto-ship and immediate-ship processes.
• Ensures appropriate games/packs are available to Lottery retailers.
• Receives orders via automated inventory and ticket distribution system and fills and processes individual retailer ticket transactions.
• Receives and processes instant ticket inventory, mail, and other equipment and supplies related to lottery operations. Ensures deliveries match packing slip and purchase orders and processes accordingly. Prepares and processes mail and shipments for pick-up by commercial delivery service and delivery to post office. Distributes incoming packages, supplies, mail, etc. to appropriate locations and/or staff.
• Organizes and maintains inventory and other equipment and supplies for the Kansas Lottery. Operates various office and warehouse equipment, such as paper shredder, postage machine, forklift/pallet jack, copier, scanner, etc.
• Follows safety procedures and maintains safe work environment and helps others do same. Completes and/or works with others and/or oversees the installation, removing, or relocating of moveable wall sections, shelving, drawers and work surfaces. Assists with, completes, or oversees the routine or scheduled maintenance of Lottery equipment.
• Performs other duties as requested/needed related to the operation of the Lottery.
View Position Description Here

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Qualifications
• Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred
• Licensing & Certification: Forklift operator preferred
• Minimum Qualifications: Class C Driver's License Required
• Preferred Qualifications: One-year experience in administrative support work. Two years’ inventory control or storekeeping experience, including record keeping, inventory control, and processing.
• Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements:
o Must pass extensive background prior to hire and subject to periodic updates.
o Subject to tax clearance upon hire and periodic updates.
o Employees of the Kansas Lottery and designated family members and other persons who reside in the same residence are subject to the provisions of the Kansas Lottery Act, K.S.A. 74-8701 et seq., and the Kansas Expanded Lottery Act, K.S.A. 74-8733 et seq.
o Must complete Form I-9 upon hire and update and/or re-verify as required.
o By law, any person who holds or has held a license with the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission may not be employed by the Kansas Lottery within five years after last holding such license.

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Recruiter Contact Information
• Name: Jayme Carpenter
• Email: jayme.carpenter@kslottery.net
• Phone: 785-296-5726
• Mailing Address: 128 N. Kansas Ave. Topeka, KS 66603

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Job Application Process
• First Sign in or register as a New User.
• Complete or update your contact information on the Careers> My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
• Upload required documents listed below for the Careers> My Job Applications page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
• Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.
o Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.
• Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
o Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page
o Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page

Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov: “How to Apply for a Job – Instructions” and “How to Search for a Job – Instructions"

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Required Documents for this Application to be Complete
Upload these on the Careers - My Job Applications page
• DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)
Upload these on the Attachments step in your Job Application
• Resume
• Cover Letter
Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov: “How, What, & Where do I Upload Documents”

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How to Claim Veterans Preference
Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.
Learn more about claiming Veteran’s Preference

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Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.



Job Application Process

  • Sign in to your existing account or Register at the State of Kansas careers portal. Complete your application.
  • Complete or review your contact information on the My Contact Information page.
  • Upload documents listed in the Required Documents section of the job posting to the appropriate location.
  • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
    • Email – the email listed on the Careers>My Contact Information Page
    • Notifications – view the Careers>My Job Notifications page

Required documents for this application to be complete:

  • On the My Job Applications page, verify these documents are present and valid. Upload or delete and upload new if needed.
    • Current Tax Clearance Certificate*
    • DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference**)
  • Inside your Job Application upload these documents:
    • Resume (or choose existing if you have one)
    • Cover Letter

*Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (including current state employees, and non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199. Visit the Tax Clearance site for more information and where to obtain this Kansas Department of Revenue document.


To assist in completing your application, please see helpful links below:


**How to Claim Veterans Preference

  • Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager.

Learn more about claiming Veterans Preference


Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.