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Careers

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

To apply for available positions, please send an application or résumé to jobs@nwfurniturebank.org, as well as any questions you might have.

 

Through three programs, NW Furniture Bank helps restore hope, dignity and stability in our community by recycling donated furniture to people in need. To advance this mission, we collect and distribute furniture to families rebuilding their lives.

Click the links, below, to find out more about NWFB.

Furniture Bank
Mattress Recycling
Hope Furnishings Retail Store

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

To apply, please send your resume and a NWFB application to
Taylor Shreve at tshreve@nwfurniturebank.org. 


Job applications can be downloaded below, emailed to you,  or requested at NW Furniture Bank.


Download Employment Application

Job Title: Disassembly Technician                        Department: Spring Back  

Hours: Tues – Sat, 7a-3:30p                                  Pay: Min. Wage – $17/Hour 

Benefits: Paid Time Off, 401(k), Medical insurance premium reimbursement  

 

NW Furniture Bank – 117 Puyallup Ave, Tacoma, WA 98421 

NW Furniture Bank helps restore hope, dignity and stability in our community by recycling donated furniture to people in need. Willing furniture store partners and local donations provide a steady source of furniture which would otherwise end up in the dump or sold at a loss. We serve victims of domestic abuse, people suffering loss from fire and natural disasters, foster children and especially families coming from transitional housing who are trying to rebuild their lives. 

Job Summary:  

The role of the Disassembly Technician is to support the efforts of NWFB - Spring Back Mattress Recycling (SB) by processing recyclable mattresses and box springs into their respective materials  

Duties/Responsibilities:  

  • Accomplishes warehouse objectives by participating in training, follow instruction, being flexible and following directions   

  • Exhibits professionalism in personal appearance and willingness to interact with NW Furniture Bank, Hope Furnishings and Commercial Clients such as hotels, universities, etc. to meet overall SB objective  

  • Maintains warehouse and personal work area by organizing and cleaning   

  • Takes initiative and ownership of warehouse duties in order to meet minimum daily goal of 40-60 mattresses and box springs processed   

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment such as forklifts, balers, box spring scraper etc. when applicable   

  • Embodies team with willingness to grow, be flexible, communicate clearly, be calm under pressure, and has ability to follow through on written or verbal instruction  

  • Other duties as assigned  

Required Skills/Abilities:  

  • Working knowledge of balers preferred  

  • Washington State Driver License  

  • Basic computer knowledge  

Education and Experience:  

  • Forklift certified preferred, not required  

Physical Requirements:  

  • Ability to lift up to 75lbs and stand at work station for up to 9 hours per day