Career Opportunities with Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

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Careers at Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

Department: ADC Olympia
Location: Olympia Goodwill
Address: 400 Cooper Point RD SW
Olympia, WA, 98502
Salary: $11.73 - $11.73 Per Hour
Required Days to Work: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Work Hours Needed: Morning, Afternoon, Evening

 

Are you looking to make a difference everyday? Do you want more than just a traditional retail job? If so, Goodwill might be the place for you!

Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region has been in the business of changing lives for over 95 years. We are part of an amazing group of people that come together to make a profound impact on our community.

Our mission is to provide free job training to people with barriers to employment. This important work can only happen thanks to our generous donors, our talented team members and our customers.

We have wonderful job opportunities in retail, landscaping, custodial and professional support positions throughout the Puget Sound and Eastern Washington.

A career at Goodwill blends community service with professional advancement; all the while working with a team of dedicated individuals.

A Router/Fork Lift Driver is responsible for the process of collection, transporting and sorting of donated merchandise and provides forklift operation in a production environment and adheres to safety standards, unloads sacks, boxes, and miscellaneous donated items from trucks into cards and transports them to proper processing workstation and/or storage area.  Sorts good into appropriate categories safely and labels tem correctly (donations, salvage, recycling), provides smooth flow of goods to the production stations, operates forklift as needed (proper certification and training required), assists with tracking and recording daily production, donor and shipping/receiving records, loads and unloads salvaged products onto trailers and trucks, maintains receiving and delivery shipping logs, stacks items onto pallets of various heights, receives and distributes products.

 Supervisory Responsibilities: None 

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; or one to three months related experience and/or training, 2 years of forklift experience highly desired; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Related production experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must possess Forklift certification; must pass company certification test.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Physical Demands Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally required to team lift and/or move more than 40 pounds. 

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to work in outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally required to work within wet or humid conditions, near moving mechanical parts, and with fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Becoming a Member of our Team: To be considered for this opportunity, apply online. Only candidates with completed applications will be considered. This application is not compatible with mobile phones. Please use another device to apply.

All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory results of a drug screening and criminal history background check. For more information visit www.goodwillwa.org 

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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