Ft. Carson - Material Handler - Ft. Carson Post Laundry - Part-Time

Discover Goodwill - Colorado Springs, CO (30+ days ago)3.6


This position is part of the nation’s AbilityOne Program. AbilityOne is one of the largest sources of employment for people who are blind or have significant disabilities. Through nonprofit agencies (such as Discover Goodwill), the program provides products and services such as janitorial and commercial laundry. The program also requires that 75% of the services provided are to be completed by individuals who meet the AbilityOne requirements (blind or have significant disabilities). If you feel you meet the requirements to work on an AbilityOne contract and are interested in providing our services, please let us know by applying today.

REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred

OTHER REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES

The incumbent must conduct themselves in a professional manner conducive to a product work environment, demonstrate good judgment, ability to interpret and follow instructions, and good hand/eye coordination. The incumbent must be able to communicate properly and work with persons with disabilities and disadvantaging conditions.

The incumbent must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, stoop, walk, and stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to see stains and torn linens. Must be able to work some weekends and designated holidays.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS {Essential Functions}

Your specific activities will include:
  • Ability to interpret and follow instructions
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Good attention to detail in seeing torn or stained linens.
  • Ensure all work is performed at the highest level of quality.
  • Excellent customer service and a pleasant demeanor, with a spirit of cooperation.
Keys to Success

To excel in this role, you must conduct yourself in a professional manner conducive to a product work environment, demonstrate good judgment, show yourself to be responsible and show initiative. You also will need to take a hands-on approach and contribute beyond your job description, as everyone at Goodwill does. In addition, in order to be an outstanding Laundry Material Handler, you will:

  • Communicate effectively
  • Embrace the Goodwill vision and mission
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, walk and stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift heavy items up to 50 lbs, if required.
If this sounds like the right mix of challenge and opportunity for you, and you meet the minimum qualifications, we want to hear from you!

Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities and/or protected veterans without regards to discrimination.

To promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace, a pre-employment screening may be conducted. Candidates may be disqualified for criminal history regarding drug use or sale, financial fraud, identity theft, abuse, violence, and/or theft.

Discover Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

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.