Warehouse Associate (Seattle)

 

About the farm

Collins Family Orchards is a fourth generation family farm growing a variety of tree fruits in Selah, WA and servicing the greater Seattle area. We grow organically and sell our fruit to multiple Seattle-area restaurants. We also have an all-fruit CSA with around 1,000 members, which we deliver to throughout the greater Seattle area.

 

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a dependable and outgoing Warehouse Associates to pack our CSA boxes and prepare them for delivery. A typical warehouse pack shift is 6 hours. We prefer employees who are able to commit to the summer and fall season (July – November).

 

We prefer applicants who can commit to both shifts on Monday and Wednesday. We would love to hire qualified applicants full-time who would be interested in our CSA delivery driving shifts as well, which are on Tuesday and Thursday. Delivery shifts pay $17-$18/hour and require a valid-driver’s license and experience driving a utility vehicle.

 

Position Overview

Collins Family Orchards is fun, and fast-paced environment that will put you in close contact with organic, locally grown produce! This is a great way to work in a stress-free environment and meet new people who shared a love for sustainable agriculture and fresh produce.

 

Available shifts:

Monday/Wednesday: 7am – 1pm

 

Pay: $15/hour + occasional employee meals & BBQ

 

Location: This position is based out of our warehouse in Magnolia, located at 3101 W Commodore Way, Seattle, WA 98199

 

Job duties include:

·      Building and stacking boxes

·      Working in an assembly line to pack fruit into boxes

·      Organizing and storing boxes for delivery

·      Conducting quality control

·      Working in a team setting

 

 

Qualifications

Please note: This position is located in Seattle at our warehouse located near the Ballard locks in Magnolia. You must have reliable transportation to this area–there is a bike path and multiple bus lines that reach the neighborhood if you do not have a car.

 

Our ideal candidate is:

·      Friendly, positive, and has an upbeat attitude

·      Passionate about sustainable agriculture and local food

·      Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly

·      Consistent attention to detail and ability to multitask

·      Ability to work efficiently on a team and independently

·      Familiar with a warehouse setting

·      Flexible with scheduling and committed to working a seasonal position June – December

·      Able to stand/work in your feet for six hours

·      Able to give and receive constructive criticism gracefully

 

If you are interested in applying for the Warehouse Associate position, please send a resume to Isabel at csa@collinsfamilyorchards.com. In your e-mail, please include a brief description of your work experience, why you are interested in working for Collins Family Orchards, and at least two work references.