Job Announcement for Warehouse Worker
Anne Arundel County-based nonprofit focused on increasing access to free, nutritious food to under-resourced residents seeks an experienced Warehouse Worker to participate in our warehouse operations and activities. The warehouse worker is instrumental in receiving and distributing food and basic necessities to our member agencies by stacking and wrapping pallets and moving those pallets throughout the warehouse. The warehouse worker is also responsible for completing all necessary paperwork, entering data into the inventory system, and maintaining a clean and safe warehouse by following the required policies. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, adaptable, and is comfortable working independently and as a member of a team.
To Be Successful in This Job, You Will Need:
- At least one year of experience working in receiving/distribution warehouse or a similar production or package handling environment.
- Knowledge of and ability to safely use manual and electric pallet jacks, and double stackers or a willingness to be trained.
- Experience with inventory controls and inventory systems preferred.
- To enjoy an energetic, growing, and fast-paced work environment.
- Ability and willingness to proactively check First-in First-out (FIFO) items for proper rotation.
- Ability and willingness to complete all paperwork on received/donated items according to AACFB guidelines.
- Ability to visually inspect the contents of deliveries to ensure they are not damaged before accepting the delivery or calling it to the supervisor’s attention.
- Ability to speak, read, and write at an 8th-grade level.
- Ability to perform accurate arithmetic calculations using basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division by hand or using a calculator.
- Ability to use a computer and various software programs to track inventory, retrieve information, etc.
- Experience working in a team environment (e.g., cooperating with co-workers, joint problem-solving, etc.).
- Ability to focus on incoming and outgoing deliveries as well as inventory.
- Ability and willingness to be punctual and reliable with attendance.
- Lift, carry, and move materials weighing 25 – 80 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Walking, standing, climbing, squatting, bending, lifting, and kneeling are all required physical aspects of the job.
- Periodically work in temperatures as low as -20 degrees in cold storage sites for short, safe periods of time.
- The ability to hear, understand, and distinguish speech and/or other sounds (e.g., machinery alarms, or alarms) in moderate to loud work environments.
Employment Type, Compensation, Benefits, Work Hours
- Non-Exempt; Full-Time, On-Site
- Salary Range $17.00 – $24.00 per hour, pay commensurate with experience.
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance benefits are available.
- 12 Paid Holidays (plus week off between Christmas and New Year’s)
- Paid Time Off (accrual of 80 hours for first year of employment)
- Retirement benefits with employer match up to 3%
- Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance
- 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
If you are interested in being considered for this meaningful employment opportunity, please submit your resume to Marta Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 p.m. on 4/15/23. Subject Line: YOUR NAME, Warehouse Worker Position. No phone calls or recruitment agency inquiries, please. If you need an employment application, please use the above email and subject line heading and request an application be emailed to you. We are currently seeking candidates to fill multiple positions.
Anne Arundel County Food Bank (AACFB) was founded in 1986 to distribute food to community partners throughout Anne Arundel County. To this day, AACFB continues its commitment to providing free food and other critical services to under-resourced residents, working alongside county and state governments to address food insecurity throughout the County. The AACFB network of member agencies includes over 70 community-based member food pantries.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Anne Arundel County Food Bank is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, familial status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or federal law. Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States.
The mission of the Anne Arundel County Food Bank is to alleviate food insecurity in Anne Arundel County by partnering across our community to obtain and distribute nourishing food to our neighbors in need.
The Anne Arundel County Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer.