Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse
  • 21-Nov-2022 to 20-Dec-2022 (CST)
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • per day DOE
  • Full Time

Paid Medical Benefits, PTO, Vacation, Birthdays, Holidays, 403B


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

  • Drive box van to deliver/pick-up items as needed.
  • Will be responsible for most the of the following:
    • Verifying materials (or merchandise) against receiving documents
    • Noting and reporting discrepancies and obvious damages
    • Routing materials to prescribed storage locations
    • Storing, stacking, or palletizing materials in accordance with prescribed storage methods
    • Rearranging and taking inventory of stored materials
    • Examining store materials and reporting deterioration and damage,
    • Removing material from storage and preparing it for shipment.
  • Drive forklift, ensuring items are delivered/stored correctly.
  • May operate hand or power trucks in performing warehousing duties.
  • Some assignments may require occasional heavy lifting

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Legally eligible to work in the US.
  • Able to read and interpret any documentation related to the function of the position.

Skills

  • The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
    • Good time management skills
    • Effective and verbal listening communications skills
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
    • Very effective organizational skills
    • Effective written communications skills
    • Professionalism & Team Work

Personal Attributes

  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Be punctual
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Be a self-starter
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Be motivated

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • Must have clean driving record & current drivers license.
  • Background Check and Drug Screen required
  • Confirmation of COVID-19 Vaccination Status (or approved Accommodation Request)
  • Internal and external applicants accepted
  • Verifiable documentation of ability to work in the US

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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