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Material Handler 

Post Internal Days 0  

Essential Functions:

  • Operate Baler

  • Empty store returns into Baler;

  • Cut cardboard strips and place them on top and bottom of bales;

  • Secure bales with wire, tip bale onto hand cart and remove bale from baler to store in weighing area;

  • Follow all safety procedures; Report safety concerns and violation immediately;

  • Responsible for wearing required Personal Protective Equipment (hard hat gloves and safety glasses etc.)

  • Keep work area clean, safe and tidy;

  • Follow all hazardous waste procedures;

  • Maintain an acceptable attendance and punctuality record;

  • Perform other related duties as required;

  • Receive and sort incoming cardboard, computer, wires and electronic accessories;

  • Follow all recycling process for cardboard and electronics;

Forklift operator—Designated trained employees

  • Responsible for following all safety rules and pre-ride inspections

  • Responsible for loading and unloading all incoming trucks

  • Responsible for reporting any maintenance issues with the Forklift and keeping track of available fuel supply for the forklift and ordering more when supplies are low.

  • Responsible for knowing how and where items are to be stored on warehouse racks

  • Responsible for moving and storing all inventory to utilize warehouse space

  • Responsible for PMS Maintenance log on a daily basis

  • Responsible for maintaining inventory flow at all times

  • Responsible for keeping all trash taken out and placed in appropriate area.

  • Ability to lift and move a minimum of 100 pounds with or without assistance;

  • Able to move 1000 pounds with assistance;

  • Able to lift heavy bags and toss into baler;

  • Able to perform constant physical labor throughout the day – most labor involves repetitive upper body movement, twisting and bending;

  • Good eye-hand coordination and good vision;

  • Walking, pushing, standing, stooping, lifting and carrying required.


Position Requirements


  • Good communication skills and attention to detail;

  • Good work ethic;

  • Able to follow instructions and comply with policies and procedures;

  • Able to work with minimal supervision;

  • Able to maintain good relationships with co-workers;

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Must be certified to operate the baler within 2 weeks (IF OPERATING THE MACHINE)

  • Flexible and willing to learn

  • Must be able to understand and follow training instructions.

  • Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly goals as assigned by supervisors

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Tags - to enhance sourcing WORK HOURS ARE 4PM TO 12 AM  
Rate of Pay $  
Position Material Handler for Transportation  
Close Date 8/23/2022  
Number of Openings 2  
Hiring Manager(s) Fred Watford  
Open Date 3/22/2023  
Location Tallahassee Warehouse-001  
About the Organization Welcome! Thank you for showing interest in Goodwill Industries - Big Bend, Inc. When you pursue a career with Goodwill, you're a part of a social enterprise that has served the community since 1965. We are a unique company with a mission to provide job training, education and employment. We focus on being the leader in employing a diverse workforce that includes individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

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Fred G. Shelfer, Jr., CEO  
EOE Statement Goodwill Industries-Big Bend Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed servicemember status.

If hired, I understand my employment is at-will as permitted under applicable state law. I understand this means that either the company or I may terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause.  

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