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2328 Fawcett Ave

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compensation: $14-15/hr DOE
employment type: full-time

Second Use Building Materials, Tacoma's largest architectural salvage yard, is seeking a full time staff member to work with our salvage and yard crews.


Second Use is a community focused business dedicated to diverting reusable building materials from the landfill and selling them to the public at an affordable cost through our retail outlet.

In other words, we go into houses and commercial spaces slated for remodel or demolition and harvest the good stuff (doors, cabinets, windows, appliances, flooring, hardware) to prevent it from going to waste. We haul it back to our retail store (located between Downtown Tacoma& Hilltop) and sell it to the public for a fraction of the cost they would buy new.

Our staff shares a motivation to battle waste, an interest in old stuff, a strong work ethic, and general sense of humor.


-Paid time off
-Employee discount
-Quarterly store credit dividends

This position will cross over between our yard crew and salvage crew.

Salvage Crew Description
-Using tools to remove materials from our clients homes and structures
-Driving trucks (a clean driving record required is required, no CDL necessary)
-Picking up materials and delivering them safely back to the store
Working within a team to accomplish small and large jobs each day
Professional interaction with clients

Yard Crew Description:
Provide great customer service to our diverse customer base (bargain hunters, DIY'ers, designers and builders)
Loading building materials into our customers' vehicles
Working with your team to restock the store throughout the day
Potential for learning and advancement
Working within a team and independently
Maintaining a safe and organized work environment
Weekend work and 4 ten hour days

An ideal candidate will have these qualifications:
Clean driving record,
Must be a self-motivated and reliable worker
Enthusiasm for a safe work environment
Must be a hard worker willing to put in a full 10 hour day at 100%
Must be able to lift 75 lbs all day long

The following qualifications would be a plus:
Experience moving heavy materials
Experience working in the building trades

To apply, please respond with a letter of interest and resume.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6900147161



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