Material Handler

Goodwill Seattle Kirkland , WA 98034

Posted 2 weeks ago

Working for Seattle Goodwill is more than just working for a non-profit. Beyond being part of an organization that offers free job training and education to the community, you'll find working for us has its benefits for you too! We offer a comprehensive health plan (medical, dental and prescriptions), dental and life insurance, available supplemental life, accident, illness and disability coverage, flexible spending program, 403(b) Retirement Savings program, paid vacation and sick time, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, and an Employee Assistance Program for you and everyone in your household!

Job Summary

Unload donations from containers and move goods to appropriate production areas.

Essential Functions:

Remove salvage material and garbage from salable goods.

Sort donations into appropriate bins for further processing.

Provide a smooth flow of goods to the production floor.

Use cardboard packers and identify problems.

Maintain donor tallies.

Maintain a clean work environment.

Demonstrate safe work practices through awareness and observation in support of a safety culture; reports any potential hazards or accidents.

Build and maintain internal and external customer satisfaction.

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

If applicable: Consistent and safe execution of duties associated with forklift operation when certified to Seattle Goodwill standards.*

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Job Requirements:

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Experience: None

Specific Skills/Knowledge/Licenses:

  • Forklift certification optional, must meet eligibility requirements.

Essential Physical Abilities:

Lifting and carrying 30 40 pounds; developed fine motor control (grasp, handle, manipulate objects with fingers;

Frequent bending, kneeling, reaching, stooping, squatting, pushing; climbing ladders; standing for long periods of time; able to travel across a variety of surfaces (stairs, ramps, uneven terrain).

Essential Mental/Sensory Abilities:

Organizing, sorting, categorizing, counting, adding, subtracting,

Interpreting data

Problem Solving

Communicating with the public

Creating written communication

Completing written orders

Working Conditions:

Outdoors and Warehouse environment, temperature varies, exposure to dust.


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