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Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado Material Handlers/Dock Workers - Goodwill Platte Outlet (Dartmouth and Platte River Dr.) in Englewood, Colorado


We are looking for hard-working Material Handlers/Dock Workers to join our team at the Platte Outlet. Our Material Handlers/Dock Workers play a vital role in achieving our goals through unloading incoming product from trailers, moving product to the staging area by using a tipper machine, and by using conveyor belts to help sort product such as shoes, purses, stuffed animals, clothing, etc. If you’re ready to be a part of a team that supports our community, apply TODAY!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Unload donation and store trailers as they come into the dock, set up trailer as needed.

  • Separate clothing, shoes, miscellaneous and furniture from donation trailer and place into the appropriate melons and load trash into the trash compactors.

  • Unload night trailers and save good donations (hard goods, clothing and furniture) and set up as required.

  • Load and unload store merchandise trailer as scheduled for the day.

  • Push and/or pull blue tables from store into the back room according to rotation schedule.

  • Assist in setup of the auction and bulk area, also assist in disposing of unsold merchandise and trash.

  • Identifies sorted product from the floor rotation using a white ticket indicating the contents of the box. Notify management when full melon boxes are ready to ship.

  • Build and maintain effective quality working relationships with management, co-workers, customers and donors. Treats everyone with dignity and respect.

  • Immediately advises supervisor of significant and unexpected problems.

  • Safeguard all Goodwill property including donated goods. Reports any suspicious behavior, incidents of theft, or unauthorized possession/removal of Goodwill property.

  • Follows safety rules and regulations. Maintain a clean and orderly store for safety reasons and customer service.

  • Able to work flexible schedules, overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.

Physical Requirements: Lifting and Carrying objects weighing 30 pounds constantly, 40 pounds frequently, and 50 pounds occasionally to raise objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to- position requiring the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles. Additional requirements outlined in the formal job description.

Employee Benefits: Full-time employees enjoy health, dental, and life insurance, as well as short-term disability, vacation, holiday, personal time, sick leave and 403 (b) retirement plans.

Goodwill is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities, protected veterans and military spouses.

Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or

We promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace.

Physical Requirements

Attachment to Job Description

(This information is required to ensure compliance with various workplace regulations. Please identify each physical activity required in the performance of this position using the guide below)

Guide to Physical Requirements:

  • Continuously (5-8 hours)

  • Frequently (3-4 hours)

  • Occasionally (1-2 hours)

  • Never

LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)

Heavy: 45 lbs & over - NEVER

Moderate: 15-44 lbs - OCCASIONALLY

Light: 14 lbs & under - FREQUENTLY


Heavy: 45 lbs & over - NEVER

Moderate: 15-44 lbs - NEVER

Light: 14 lbs & under - NEVER



Above Shoulder - OCCASIONALLY

At Shoulder - FREQUENTLY

Below Shoulder - CONTINUOUSLY






Use of legs only (stairs) - NEVER

Use of arms & legs (ladders) - NEVER



Visual, close - CONTINUOUSLY

Visual, distant - CONTINUOUSLY

Visual, depth perception - CONTINUOUSLY


Simple grasping - CONTINUOUSLY

Fine Manipulation - CONTINUOUSLY

Repetitive Movements - CONTINUOUSLY





OTHER, please describe -




  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)