Warehouse Sorter

Goodwill Sustainability Center, 7501 Andrews Federal Campus Dr., District Heights, Maryland, United States of America Req #4236
Friday, June 11, 2021

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Responsible for sorting items during the production process in the processing center. Assists in cleanup.   This position is responsible and will be held accountable for behaving in accordance with divisional and organizational RISE values and expectations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


1. Sort items on a conveyor belt and load the items from machines to totes, carts, gaylord’s and dollies in a timely manner.

2. Places non-sellable merchandise in the appropriate waste containers.

3. Maintains a pace at which one is able to meet daily quota for pieces processed.

4. Follows good safety and security practices including reporting safety hazards and injuries to the manager on duty.

5. Keeps the work area clean and organized at all times.

6. Other duties as assigned.


Other Duties and Responsibilities:


1. Assist with warehouse cleanup/organizing as needed.

2. Maintains a professional appearance adhering to Goodwill uniform standards

3. Provides excellent service to Goodwill’s donors and retail customers.

4. Performs other duties as directed.


Supervisory Responsibility:


This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Required Qualifications:

1. A minimum of six months of previous work experience in a warehouse environment.

2. Ability to perform basic math.

3. Ability to read, write, and comprehend basic instruction.

4. Ability to effectively communicate verbally with other associates.

5. Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, bending, lifting, kneeling and climbing for prolonged periods of time (up to 7 hours – per 8 hour shifts).

6. Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

7. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds frequently.


Preferred Qualifications:


1. High school diploma or equivalent.

2. Previous experience working in a warehouse environment.

4. Previous experience working with sorting merchandise.

5. Basic computer skills.

6. Multilingual with fluency in English.


Physical Demands:



Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/ carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.


Work Environment:



Occasionally exposed to extreme atmospheric conditions (temperature, noise fumes, dust, etc.)

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer minority/female/disability/vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Goodwill Sustainability Center, 7501 Andrews Federal Campus Dr., District Heights, Maryland, United States of America