Warehouse Associate

General Kent, Washington


Description

WAREHOUSE WORKER, FULFILLMENT – @ Amazon Fulfillment Center in Kent, WA

Northwest Center is working as an agent to hire Full-Time Warehouse Associates to support inclusion and hire those with disabilities into Amazon’s warehouse!

This is a full-time role at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Kent, where you will be stowing or picking products and working with and around moving machinery. There is lots of walking involved, so a relaxed dress code and comfortable shoes are a must. Successful team members will be comfortable with varying noise levels and temperatures. Associates in this role have access to a job coach and support resources.

If you are reliable, enjoy working in a fast-paced, safety-sensitive role with a positive attitude, Northwest Center has your role!

Wage: 16.80 per hour

Shift days: Sunday – Wednesday, with potential for mandatory overtime on Thursday

Shift times: 7:30 am – 6 pm (40 to 50 hours per week, if mandatory overtime is needed); Full Time

 Eligible applicants: Individuals receiving vocational rehabilitative support by state agencies, the Ticket to Work program, the Department of Veteran Affairs, and individuals receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Benefits offered for this role by the employer:

  • Medical/Prescription Drug 
  • 401(K) Savings Plan
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Unpaid time off 
  • Employee Assistance Program

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a documented disability
  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • Able to read English
  • Able to lift to 49 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Able to stand and walk up 10-12 hours
  • Able to frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach
  • Climbing and descending stairs safely


This position is a part of Amazon’s Alternative Workforce Supplier Program (AWSP), a staffing program tailored to meet the needs of individuals who have traditionally faced obstacles to both entering and advancing in the workplace, beginning with People with Disabilities.

Northwest Center works as Amazon’s Disability Hiring partner for AWSP by recruiting for these openings and providing supported employment to employees at Amazon’s warehouses.

Learn more about AWSP here: https://www.amazondelivers.jobs/about/awsp/

At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, support it, live it, and flourish in it to benefit our employees, the community, and our clientele. We believe that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veterans status.