Career Opportunities with Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

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Careers at Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region
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Department: Retail Store - South Tacoma
Location: South Tacoma Goodwill
Address: 8025 S. Hosmer St
Tacoma, WA, 98408
Function: Manufacturing
Salary: $13.69 - $13.69 Per Hour

When you love what you do, it’s more than a job. It’s a passion, and a Mission.

As a member of the Goodwill production team you will be responsible for processing and sorting the donations provided by our community. You can expect to build relationships with team members, follow processes and procedures, and see the real impact you are having on the lives of others. We strongly believe in promoting from within, and provide many growth and promotional opportunities for dedicated workers. 

We are seeking quick, task-oriented individuals to help with the daily processing of donations. This is a great job for someone seeking to enter (or re-enter) the work force while supporting the mission of Goodwill.

Right now our South Tacoma, WA store is seeking a Full-time Forklift Driver

Salary Range: $13.69

The Ideal candidate is someone who;

  • Is focused on safety
  • Shows up to work everyday
  • Has a great attitude
  • Is able to work as a team
  • Follows production schedules
  • Is flexible and ready to learn
  • Maintain attention to detail
  • Is able to lift 25lbs to 50lbs.

We Have You Covered:

Full time employees will enjoy health care, vacation, life insurance, as well as other benefits.

All employees receive merchandise discounts.

We strongly believe in promoting from within, and have multiple avenues for career growth.

The Forklift Driver provides forklift operation in a production environment and adheres to safety standards. This is a critical role to help manage Tacoma Goodwill's supply chain and ensure our donated goods are processed to provide revenue for our mission.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Loads and unloads salvaged products onto trailers and trucks.
  • Assists the production department.
  • Maintains receiving and delivery shipping logs.
  • Stacks items onto pallets of various heights.
  • Moves items onto pallets with fork lift. Receives and distributes products.
  • Maintains receiving and delivery shipping logs.
  • Stacks items onto pallets of various heights.
  • Moves items onto pallets with fork lift. Receives and distributes products.
  • Maintains safety standards as provided by the Production Supervisor.

Requirements: 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.

At Goodwill we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion. We embrace our employees’ differences, and believe in meeting the members of our workforce and their communities where they are.  Since our doors first opened in 1921, we have been changing lives by offering a hand up, not a hand out. We invite you to join us for our next 100 years of service to our neighbors.

Our Mission is to help people reach their fullest potential through individual education, job placement and career pathway services made possible by community donations, purchases and partnerships.

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.

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.

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