Forklift Driver – Operations Center job vacancy in Goodwill Industries of the Olympic and Rainier Region (Tacoma, WA 98409)

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Company name : Goodwill Industries of the Olympic and Rainier Region
Location : Tacoma, WA 98409
Position : Forklift Driver – Operations Center

Description :
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 Retail team you will build relationships with customers by providing a seamless and unique customer experience. We are seeking customer service-minded individuals who want to help us support our mission in any one of our 37 retail locations.
Right now our Central Production Team in Tacoma, WA is seeking a Full Time Forklift Driver in our Operation Center
Schedule: Monday – Friday
Salary: $17.00 Per Hour
Position Summary: Responsible for safe and effective operation of forklift.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Forklift Driver responsibilities include the following and other duties as assigned:

Operates forklift to load and unload product onto trailers and containers
Stacks items onto pallets of various heights
Receives and distributes products using a forklift
Assists the production department

Follow Safety Guidelines

Maintain forklift safety standards set by Goodwill

Record Keeping

Maintains receiving and delivery logs with integrity and accuracy


Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

This position requires the passing of a drug screen.
High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
1-3 months of related experience and/or training.
Exceptional analytical, judgment, decision-making and communications skills
Superior coaching, leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build understanding

We Have You Covered:

Full time employees will enjoy health care, vacation, a 401(k) after a year of employment, and other benefits
All employees receive merchandise discounts
We strongly believe in promoting from within, and have multiple avenues for career growth

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Cultural Competency: Demonstrate cultural competence; specifically, awareness, attitude, knowledge, willingness and skills to work effectively with a culturally and demographically diverse population.
Language Skills: Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
Mathematical Skills: Not required for this position.
Computer Skills: Not required for this position.
Other Skills and Abilities: Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of a Forklift Driver.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must pass JJ Keller Forklift certification test with 80% or higher. In house training will be done, a Goodwill Certifier will then conduct a verbal test.
Other Qualifications: Self-motivated; resourceful, creative; high integrity; problem solver; looks to resolve issues; positive can-do approach; and ability to build effective working relationships.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. Will constantly use foot controls, handle and grasp and reach. Will regularly lift up to 30 pounds. The employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. Requires near acuity, depth perception, and field of vision.
Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions 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 perform the essential functions of this position.
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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