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Material Handler Platte Warehouse

Material Handler Platte Warehouse

Job ID 
2017-3161
Posted Date 
9/27/2017
Category 
Operations
Location 
US-CO-Englewood

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Overview

We are Goodwill Denver – we translate the good in the local community to programs and resources that change lives. While you might know us through our Denver thrift stores, we're more than just a place for great deals – we have programs that improve our community and inspire hope, one person at a time.                                               

Goodwill’s retail division is comprised of a network of 30+ retail and outlet stores throughout metro Denver and northern Colorado. Profits from these retail stores, as well as donor contributions, fund Goodwill’s highly successful programs in workforce development. We help people find the tools to succeed at work and in life.

 

Goodwill programs serve at-risk youth, struggling families and individuals with disabilities, helping them to overcome barriers and be successful and self-sufficient through education, self-empowerment and employment. 

 

Qualifications:
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.
                                              

Certificates and Licenses: Must have a clear Colorado driver’s license and be able to drive on Goodwill business, if necessary. Ability to pass a criminal background investigation, drug test and E-Verify.          

                                                     

Education and Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Must have the functional and technical skills to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job.

 

Employee Benefits: Health, dental, life insurance, as well as short-term disability for full time employees.  Vacation, holiday, personal time, sick leave and 403b retirement plans. AT&T discounts, Training and development for all employees, 30% shopping discount, and up to 10% off of University of Phoenix… Plus many more great rewards. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Unloads ACC and store trailers as they come into the dock sets up trailer as needed.
  • Separates clothing, shoes, miscellaneous and furniture from ACC trailer and places into the appropriate melons and dumps trash in the trash compactors.
  • Unloads night trailers and saves good donations (hard goods, clothing and furniture) and sets-up as required.
  • Loads and unloads store merchandise trailer as scheduled for the day.
  • Keeps dock area and truck yard clean.
  • Places chemicals and other hazardous materials in its appropriate place.
  • Assists in setup of the auction and bulk area, also assist in disposing unsold merchandise and trash.
  • Builds and maintains effective quality working relationships with management, co-workers, customers and donors. Treats everyone with dignity and respect. Immediately advises supervisor of significant and unexpected problems. Promotes and demonstrates teamwork and cooperation.
  • Completes assignments accurately and timely.
  • Safeguards all Goodwill property including donated goods. Reports any suspicious behavior, incidents of theft, or unauthorized possession/removal of Goodwill property.
  • Follows all Goodwill policies and procedures. Follows safety rules and regulations. Acts safely at all times.
  • Supports the best elements of our corporate culture while making culture change. Open to and supportive of new ideas and process improvement of systems and procedures.
  • Works flexible schedules, overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays if required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:Lifting and Carrying objects weighing 20 pounds constantly, 30 pounds frequently, and 40 pounds occasionally to raise objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to- position requiring the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles. Pushing and Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to push, pull, draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion exerting 20 pounds of force constantly, 40 pounds of force frequently, and 75 pounds of force occasionally.

E.O.E. Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply.