Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse
  • 24-Nov-2022 to 24-Dec-2022 (CST)
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Paid Medical Benefits, PTO, Vacation, Birthdays, Holidays, 403B. M-F Schedule 7:00am-3:30pm. 11 Paid holidays off


ABOUT TAB:

Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse (TAB) a non-profit organization, was founded in 1934 by Dr. Henry L. Hilgartner and other civic-minded citizens of Austin to provide a setting where blind men and women could come to learn skills and create products that were sold door to door.

Today, Travis Association for the Blind stays true to the mission established in 1934 by providing opportunities for economic and personal independence for people who are blind, visually impaired, or deaf blind by creating, sustaining, and improving employment. We continue to grow and expand the services we provide to blind Texans.

Our Core Values guide us in everything we do: LIGHT: Leadership, Integrity, Growth & Innovation, Heart, and Teamwork. TAB offers a variety of benefits to include: 403(b) retirement plan; health insurance; dental insurance; vision insurance; employee assistance program; life insurance; paid time off; paid holidays; employee appreciation events; and more.


Responsibilities

The successful candidate will perform duties within the shipping and receiving department

Load outgoing trucks with particular attention given to accepted documentation and preparation for shipment

  • Unload incoming trucks, verifying content and quantity of incoming product
  • Proper notation of incoming damage or shortages in accordance with company policies required
  • Prepare product for shipment, this includes:

Proper palletizing

Wrapping and identification of product being shipped

Properly completed shipping documents

  • Log incoming and outgoing shipments in accordance with company and governmental requirements
  • Retrieval and disbursement of product in the warehouse as directed
  • Maintain all company equipment within accepted maintenance schedules

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High School/GED diploma
  • Verifiable documentation to work in the US
  • Qualified applicant must be proficient in the safe and productive operation of sit-down and stand-up electric forklifts in a close quartered warehouse environment
  • Must be certified or able to be certified within 60 days of hire date

Skills

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team building skills
  • Effective and verbal listening communications skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Effective written communications skills
  • Time management skills

Personal Attributes

The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Professionalism

Additional Notes

Must pass background & drug screen

Confirmation of COVID-19 Vaccination Status (or approved Accommodation Request)

In accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, TAB will comply with the requirements that all employees assigned to a federal contract be vaccinated, and to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our customers and visitors; and the community at large from COVID-19. Employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed request for accommodation form to the human resources department to begin the interactive accommodation process as soon as possible. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause TAB undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

TRAVIS ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

TAB provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by law.. In addition to federal law requirements, TAB complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, please visit: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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