Warehouse Selector

Giant Food - Jessup, MD


Warehouse Selectors work in our 24-hour, 7 days per week Fresh Food/Produce Facility. Selectors are directed by store orders using a voice command head set, and move through the selection area using a battery-operated double pallet jack. The Selector manually picks cartons of various sizes, shapes and weights from numbered slots and places them on a pallet. When the store order is complete, the selector wraps and stages the pallet at a designated dock door.

The Fresh Food Selector’s shift is 8 hours, five days/week. Overtime can be mandatory and voluntary depending on the needs of the business. The Selector has one 15-minute break after the first 3 hours of work and another 15-minute break 3 hours before the end of the shift.

Additionally, Selectors are required to do the following;

  • Use safe work practices including safe body mechanics
  • Use personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
  • Build sturdy pallets to fill store orders with warehouse product and prepare them for shipment to stores.
  • Safely operate a pallet jack and other mobile equipment as required.
  • Be able to process information from a store order and locate specific storage areas within the warehouse.
  • Meet current and future daily/weekly productivity standards
  • Be available and support mandatory overtime when required.

Essential Skills :

Essential skills / qualifications .

  • Comparable experience in a fast paced warehouse is strongly preferred
  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent and be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have flexibility to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays; must be available for mandatory overtime as needed.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment testing (Drug, background, physical, lifting test)
  • Must be able to see, hear and follow oral instructions through earphones
  • Must be able to repetitively lift case product up to 90 lbs and 4ft high in a temperature controlled warehouse ; Indoor temperature ranges 35 – 50 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Must be able to repetitively walk and/or stand on concrete eight to sixteen hours per day

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 /hour

Additional Compensation:

  • Store Discounts

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma