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Baler - Burlingame Warehouse in Burlingame, CA at Goodwill San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

Job Snapshot

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: (the purpose of the role)

Produce bales of un-sellable and recyclable goods from donation flow according to safety and production standard. Assist Manager in providing training to new employees, clients and participants.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (Accountabilities = the WHAT. The specific outcomes or results that an experienced person in this job is expected to contribute to the goals and performance of Goodwill. Include financial/budget accountabilities that the individual has direct or indirect impact on. Responsibilities = the HOW. The specific duties that an experienced person in this job is expected to perform in the achievement of their accountabilities).


  • Responsible for the physical maintenance of all baling and material handling equipment used in salvage and recycling operation
  • Ensure safety standards are followed when operating baling and other material handling equipment
  • Follows proper baling procedure and be able to meet production goal


  • Perform pre-shift inspection of equipment
  • Handle equipment properly to avoid damage or breakage
  • Meet production standard on any given shift
  • Bale recyclable and un-saleable goods neatly and safely
  • Remove wet clothes and hangers from clothing in preparation for bailing
  • Stack bales neatly and safely using a forklift or pallet jack
  • Supply empty containers to shipping docks and other departments and moving damaged roll-containers from these areas to maintenance as needed.
  • Insure bailing area is free of debris and maintain goods housekeeping around baling area
  • Submit needed reports and information in a timely manner
  • Perform basic arithmetical calculations including addition and subtraction
  • Keep proper maintenance of forklift at the end of the shift
  • Perform the duties of a Dock Worker during slow season
  • Assist supervisor in providing on the job training to new staff, participants, clients and volunteers
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: (education, work experience, and technical competencies)

  • Respects and has knowledge of cultures, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientations and age groups other than ones own, able to work effectively with all.
  • Must be able to lift from 35 to 50 lbs consistently

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member successfully performing the essential functions of this job (i.e., travel, driving, lifting, etc.). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Note: Please use percent time spent in these requirements. Totals do not have to add to 100%.

Standing and Walking:


Close Vision and Sitting:


Talking and Hearing:

(via phone/in person)


Lifting (more than 20 lbs):


Other: Bending