Material Handler at Evergreen Goodwill of Northwest Washington

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: PORT ORCHARD, Washington

Job Description:

About Goodwill
We believe in the potential of individuals to make positive changes in their lives. We believe that education and training empower people to make those changes. Our vision for the communities we serve is that each person is able to choose rewarding employment, financial security and the experience of educational achievement. We are committed to creating and sustaining a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). We embrace our employees' differences and acknowledge and support our collective responsibility. If you need any assistance in applying please contact for any assistance or accommodation requests.

Job Title: Material Handler Full-Time

About the Position

The Production Associate unload donations from containers and move goods to appropriate production areas.

Pay Range: $17.13-19 / hour DOE

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

  • Remove and sort through 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 compactors 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.*
    • Minors: Are not allowed to use or perform any job duties with any heavy machinery or compactors.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements (Qualifications for the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalency preferred, but not required
  • No experienced required

Computer/Technology Skills: N/A

Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:

  • If applicable to job role: Seattle Goodwill Forklift certification optional, must meet eligibility requirements

Physical Abilities:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to lift and carry up to 30-40 pounds; have developed fine motor control (grasp, handle, manipulate objects with fingers; standing for long periods, frequent bending, kneeling, reaching, stooping, squatting, pushing; climbing ladders; able to travel across a variety of surfaces (stairs, ramps, uneven terrain). Able to communicate with others effectively both verbally and written, including those who have limited English skills. Maintain reliable attendance.

Essential Mental/Sensory Abilities :

  • Organizing, sorting, categorizing, counting, adding, subtracting
  • Problem Solving
  • Communicating with the public
  • Verbal and written communication skills

Work Environment:

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

General Description of All Benefits

Evergreen Goodwill provides the following benefits to employees:

  • Healthcare coverage that includes medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
  • 100% employer-paid life insurance coverage, and supplemental coverage for life, accident, illness, and short- and long-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Interest-free loans for personal needs
  • Access to an employee CARES (Creating Access to Resources for Employee Support) Program for unplanned life emergencies
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings program with competitive matching from Evergreen Goodwill
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • T uition reimbursement program
  • 15% discount on select T-Mobile plans for all employees
  • 20% employee discount at your Evergreen Goodwill store, and other perks

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Goodwill believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit our employees nor Goodwill to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the Goodwill.

Job Family: Production

Pay Type: Hourly
Min Hiring Rate: $17.13
Max Hiring Rate: $19.00

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