Facilities/Operations Support Specialist (casual/seasonal)

Administrative Division - Operations Unit - New Castle County

Recruitment #051724-MXAD01-150100


Delaware's Attorney General, the State's chief law enforcement officer, has a broad responsibility to combat crime, uphold civil rights, safeguard families, fight fraud, and protect consumers in the First State. In meeting this mission, Attorney General Kathy Jennings is supported by teams of talented lawyers and staff in the Criminal, Civil, Family, Fraud and Consumer Protection, and Civil Rights and Public Trust Divisions. Each of the more than 500 staff who work in the Office of the Attorney General are dedicated to serving all Delawareans with integrity and passion. Deputy Attorneys General, with critical support from criminal special investigators, victim service specialists, paraprofessionals, and administrative staff, prosecute criminal cases, enforce consumer laws, provide counsel to state agencies, ensure the public's access to open government, protect the abused, and much more.

Summary Statement

The Delaware Department of Justice, Administrative Division, seeks a Facilities Operations Support Specialist to join the Operations Unit.    

This position is responsible for assisting with distribution services, warehouse and other storage facilities, state vehicles assigned to the Department, materials handling within New Castle, Sussex and Kent counties. This position will be asked to move office furniture/equipment, assist with electronic asset inventory control involving counting, recording, maintaining, coordinating, tracking. This position also assists with basic IT helpdesk matters such as network resets, VOiP phone activations, PC setups and troubleshooting, cabling, etc. This position will interface with all Department personnel in addition to vendors and contractors based on office and supply needs. This position will report to the Director of Operations and work directly with the Purchasing Services Administrator.

**This is a Casual/Seasonal position, up to 37.5 hours per week and is a non-pension eligible position without healthcare and/or other benefits. 

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to the position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for this position.  Incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed below:

  • Distribution involves transporting, transferring and issuing office supplies and equipment. Materials handling involves physically inspecting, preparing, assembling, disassembling, operating, loading, unloading, storing, disposing and displaying inventory.
  • Locates and selects material, office suppliers, tools, equipment, parts or other articles from stockrooms, warehouses, or other related storage facilities - adjusts, repairs, assembles, or prepares products, supplies, equipment or other items according to specifications or customer requirements.
  • Operates a variety of equipment for the purpose of preparing, inspecting, and weighing, evaluating, recording, marking, or transporting supplies, materials, equipment or other articles.
  • Records type, quantity, value or location of material, supplies, equipment or other articles received, shipped, used or issued.
  • Cleans and maintains supplies, tools, equipment, instruments and storage areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations; ensures proper placement of inventory and vehicles in Department's possession.
  • Will use pallet jacks, hand trucks and dollies to transport or distribute supplies, equipment, materials or other articles.
  • May be asked to operate various vehicles ranging from automobiles to trucks equipped with hydraulic lifts and air-brakes to transport a wide variety of supplies, equipment, materials and other articles such as furniture, office equipment, documents and mail to various locations throughout the State.
  • Arranges cargo to avoid unbalanced loads and to expedite delivery, loading, unloading and most efficient use of space.
  • Performs other facilities/operations duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, staff, vendors, agencies, and the public.
  • Ability to operate a wide variety of vehicles, handcarts or other equipment used to move office furniture, distribute, or transport supplies, materials, equipment, and/or mail on a time schedule.
  • Skilled in the ability to use independent judgment to accomplish distribution and materials handling techniques.
  • Ability to operate equipment such as a handcart to transport supplies and the ability to lift and transport equipment and furniture.
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment which includes cleaning and servicing of vehicles assigned to the Department.
  • Ability to utilize basic office software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, electronic asset inventory, Case/Matter Management systems. Experience with using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets, or databases.
  • Ability and knowledge to complete/troubleshoot basic computer and electronic equipment setups and issues.
  • Knowledge of using an automated information helpdesk system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire regarding assignments and intranet portal helpdesk matters and report on related data.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license in order to operate vehicles when traveling between New Castle, Sussex and Kent counties.

Additional Posting Information

  • Please be sure to upload a recent copy of your resume, as you complete the application process for this posting.
  • This is a Casual/Seasonal position, up to 37.5 hours per week and is a non-pension eligible position without healthcare and/or other benefits.
  • This position is located in New Castle County but travel to the other counties is probable due to necessity

Conditions of Hire

  • Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. 
  • Direct deposit of paychecks is required as a condition of hire.
  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.