Career Opportunities with Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

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Careers at Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

Department: Donor Services
Location: Operations Center
Address: 3102 S. Pine Street
Tacoma, WA, 98409
Salary: $16 - $16 Per Hour
Required Days to Work: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Work Hours Needed: Morning, Afternoon

Job Summary: Responsible for driving a box truck on a scheduled route to collect donated items on behalf of Goodwill through a system of collection processes including: Donation Bins, Mobile Donation Sites and other donation pickup opportunities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must have and maintain a valid WA drivers license and have an acceptable driving record
  • Drives box truck in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Provides exceptional customer service while interacting with donors and community members.
  • Carries, hauls and sorts donated items into truck
  • Issues donation receipts and other important Goodwill information to donors
  • Follows proper safety procedures.
  • Delivers donated items to Goodwill locations, interacting with co-workers in a cordial manner.

Education:

High School/ GED required, previous box truck driving experience desired.

Language Skills:

Must be able to speak and understand effectively with a variety of individuals including co-workers, trainers, leaders and customers.

Ability to create, review and interpret intermediate information.

Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers/ regulatory agencies/employees. Ability to effectively present information to management, and/or directors.

Mathematical Skills:

Basic ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, percentages and decimals.

Computer Skills:

  • Must be comfortable using GPS navigation, cell phones and tablets as a means for communication and collecting information.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
  • Valid Driverís License with a minimum of 5 years of personal driving experience

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly climbs stairs.
  • Occasionally walks considerable distances.
  • Regularly lifts 35-50 pounds with the assistance of loading devices such as carts, bins, dollies
  • Regularly lift from floor to waist.
  • Regularly lift from waist to shoulders.
  • Regularly pushes/pulls 100-200 pounds with the assistance of loading devices such as pallet jack
  • Regularly bends at the waist or bending legs and spine.
  • Regularly carries objects in arms.
  • Regularly picks up objects with fingers.
  • Regularly uses arms and hands to reach for objects.
  • Regularly must express ideas and understand instructions by the spoken word.
  • Regularly requires clarity of vision up to x feet or more, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Occasionally squats.

Work Environment:

The employee is regularly required to work near moving mechanical parts and in outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally moderate.

Accommodation:

Employees must be able to perform the key duties and responsibilities of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. Goodwill gladly considers requests for accommodation and, if the requested accommodation is reasonable, will make such reasonable accommodations as will enable an otherwise qualified person with a disability to the job.

All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory results of a drug screening and criminal history background check.

This organization participates in E-Verify.† E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S. through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Social Security (SSA). ††For further information on E-Verify contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.

At Goodwill, we welcome people with diverse backgrounds, including persons with disabilities or other disadvantages. In fact a substantial portion of our employees have a disability and/or economic disadvantage and we strongly encourage such persons to apply.

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