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Material Handler at Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, Inc. in Louisville, Kentucky

Posted in Retail 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Goodwill’s Core Values - Respect, Excellence and Integrity.

The Material Handler will sort, classify and handle all donated materials and deliver to various departments.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assists in loading and unloading of trucks.

  • Packages and bundles material for transporting.

  • Prepares material for delivery to other centers.

  • Assures dock area remains clean, organized and clutter-free.

  • May assist with operation of textile baler and tow motor after equipment training is received, if applicable.  Please Note:  Goodwill prohibits minors (under the age of 18) to operate equipment such as balers, compactors, and forklifts in accordance with the child labor laws.

  • May assist with weighing bales and maintaining baling processing records, if applicable.

  • Provides customer assistance with loading and receiving donations.

  • Works on rotating schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Reports To:  Operations Supervisor, Asst. Dir. of Transportation & Logistics, or Retail Manager.


  • Ability to read and write.

  • Ability of accuracy with record reporting.

  • Displays great customer service by greeting donors and customers; offers assistance.

  • Ability to lift/carry 25 lbs.; occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to perform job requirements with few restrictions; works with minimal supervision.

  • Follows all safety procedures and correct safety issues, if possible.

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.

Creating Jobs, Changing Lives

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabilities/Sexual Orientation /Gender Identity

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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