Position: Shipping & Receiving Clerk (Full-Time)

Department: Shipping | Location: Chicago, IL

Position Description

Shipping & Receiving

Would you like to work for an organization that's committed to eliminating veteran homelessness? That develops gritty kids? That helps students achieve their academic dreams? That equips volunteers to improve the quality of life in their communities? Then come join the Elks' quiet network of good deeds.

Headquartered in Lincoln Park, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America is one of the oldest and largest fraternal organizations in the country, with nearly 800,000 men and women in 1,900 communities nationwide.

Come be a part of the Elks quiet network of good deeds! The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the USA has an immediate opening for a Shipping & Receiving Clerk in our Shipping Department.


Responsibilities include:


Shipping and ReceivingShip goods from the establishment; prepare records of goods shipped; make up bills of lading; post weight and shipping charges; keep files of shipping records; receive incoming shipments of merchandise or other materials; verify correctness of shipments against bills of lading, invoices, etc.; keep records of goods received; report damaged goods and shortages; route goods to the proper departments.



  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum of one year of related experience. 
  • Prior shipping and receiving, customer service, mail room experience required.
  • Experience with Pitney Bowes postage machine preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have knowledge of office administrative procedures, as well as knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment and standard mail room equipment.
  • Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases.
  • Must have excellent spelling and grammar; good phone skills; be organized; be able to set priorities and meet deadlines; be able to multi-task and carefully proof own work.
  • Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to drive; must have a valid driver’s license
  • Position requires the ability to be mobile, standing, walking, bending, twisting, climbing stairs, reaching overhead, pushing/pulling, etc.
  • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 25 pounds.


Compensation is based on experience ($18-$23/hour).


Come work for the Elks and feel good that what you do truly does make a difference.

To apply:  Interested candidates should apply on the Elks website. The application process includes completing an employment application and pre-employment tests.  Please allow approximately 30 minutes of time when applying.

No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer