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Our locally-owned company takes great pride in our impact to the community, as we have for over 125 years. We know this starts with our commitment to our employees, first and foremost. We offer comprehensive health benefit plans for employees (and their families), a 401(k) retirement plan with matching, generous vacation/sick time off, annual wellness benefits, dependent care options, and much more. We continuously strive to provide a work-life harmony that encourages personal and professional growth at a company that breathes deeply held values of quality, independent journalism.
The Seattle Times, the Pulitzer Prize-winning news company, is hiring for a Warehouse Driver to join our Operations department. This particular role is imperative to the smooth running of the Traffic/Warehouse team. The duties consist of driving a Class-C box truck daily while also running the forklift and handling ad-hoc duties as needed. Some warehouse experience is strongly preferred. A CDL is preferred but not required.
As the Warehouse Driver, you will be tasked with hauling and organizing newsprint rolls with a clamp truck while preparing rolls for daily laydown or deliveries. Sometimes called a “Paper Handler” (as it's known in the news industry), you will be responsible for loading and unloading of rolls from trucks, stacking inventory, and other tasks as assigned. Successful candidates will be comfortable with the operation of electric and manual pallet trucks, electric roll movers and forklifts, and have prior lift truck experience.
Benefits include medical insurance (with an HSA option), dental insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and sick days, and other benefit options.
Experience: At least one year of warehouse and forklift experience.
Education: High school diploma or equivalency preferred
Must be forklift efficient on all receiving lifts
Basic math skills
Proficient computer skills
Basic English: reading and writing
CDL preferred but not required.
Varies. Dayshift, with weekend and some holiday coverage needed, depending on team schedule. Work weeks set at 40 hours per week.
This position requires successful completion of a drug screen for controlled substances (which includes marijuana) after an offer is given.
Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, independent newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provides readers with timely, relevant news. As the largest newsroom in the Pacific Northwest, we serve the region with thoughtful journalism that makes a real difference in our community. And as a media solutions company, we combine cutting-edge digital capabilities and service with the values and integrity of respected traditional media… with an established audience of 1.8 million. At The Seattle Times, you’ll find work that matters.
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