compensation: $14-16 DOE w/ benefits employment type: full-time
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Second Use Building Materials, the Puget Sound's largest source for reclaimed building materials, is seeking a full time staff member to work in our Tacoma retail store.
WHO WE ARE
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 store.
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 stores (located in Seattle and Tacoma) and sell it to the public for a fraction of the cost they would buy new.
Our staff members share a passion for keeping good stuff from going to waste, an interest in old stuff, a strong work ethic, and general sense of humor.
-Paid time off
-Quarterly store credit dividends
This position will cross over between our yard crew and customer service team.
Typical work functions: Provide friendly and professional customer service to our diverse customer base (bargain hunters, DIY'ers, designers and builders)
Process customer transactions
Load building materials into our customers' vehicles
Work with coworkers to restock the store
More generally this position includes:
Potential for learning and advancement
Working within a team and independently
Maintaining a safe and organized work environment
Weekend work included, work weeks are currently (5) eight-hour days but may become (4) ten-hour days in the future
An ideal candidate will have these qualifications: Must be a self-motivated and reliable worker
Enthusiasm for a safe work environment
A valid driver's license and clean driving record
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
Experience moving heavy materials
Experience working in the building trades
Knowledge of building materials
If you are interested in joining the Second Use team, please send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position, along with a resume to the address listed above.
Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
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