At The Seattle Times, you'll find work that matters.
Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provide readers with timely, relevant news. We serve the Pacific Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a real difference to 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.
Our locally-owned company takes great pride in our impact to the community, as we have for over 120 years. We know this starts with our commitment to our employees, first and foremost. We offer multiple 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 newspaper, is looking for a self-starting Pressroom General Worker. In this role, you will help maintain the efficiency of the press by effectively organizing and stacking freshly printed items as they come off the press. You will be expected to follow safety measures while helping to ensuring efficiency with the press operations.
Benefits: 401(k) and pension program, medical and dental health benefits, vacation, sick time, and paid holidays.
Takes daily direction from Press Lead Operator for daily instructions.
Prepares press area by emptying all garbage cans before and after shift.
Reads and familiarizes oneself with the work order.
Verifies proper configuration and organization of printed items for delivery.
Stacks product into precise alignment on pallet for removal to another area.
Complies with all safety requirements.
Notifies Press Lead Operator immediately of any problems relating to the equipment or its operation.
Makes minor repairs and adjustments to the equipment when needed.
Must be able to work a changing schedule, with some overtime needed to support production deadlines and unanticipated events.
Experience: At least one year of previous warehouse/industrial experience preferred (but not required). Willing to train right individual.
Basic proficiency in English, both written and oral.
Must be able to regularly lift and move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and move 100 pounds.
Must be able to climb up and down ladders.
Must be able to understand and follow safety guidelines.
This is a union position and will require union membership dues. In addition, this role requires a successful drug screen for controlled substances after an offer is extended.
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 1.9 million. At The Seattle Times, you’ll find work that matters.
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