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Warehouse Co- Manager

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Seattle Farm Coop
5133 South Director St
Seattle, WA 98118
United States
Phone: 206-258-1669

Seattle Farm Coop is now Hiring!

We are looking for a part-time employee for our warehouse location in Rainier Beach. The job entails working every Thursday and Friday, and every other weekend, so that the employee is here two days one week, four days the opposite week, for a total of approximately 80 hours per month.

Duties (shared between two employees):
Help customers with their purchases/answer phones/email
Organize/display merchandise appropriately
Provide signs/pricing as needed on items in warehouse
Enter new Co-op memberships into databases
Accept deliveries of product (some extra hours might be required)
Sweep warehouse at end of each shift.
Deposit sales revenue regularly and log deposits in Google Doc
Attend Board meeting when needed. Meetings held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6 pm
Communicate with vendors, customers, and community members (act as liaison)
In addition, this position includes managing the daily finances, for example: inputting inventory into our P.O.S. system, and handling accounts payable and accounts receivable. Employee is also responsible for writing a short weekly newsletter, and updating the website and social media.

Desired Qualifications:
All employees of the Seattle Farm Co-op are primarily responsible for helping our customers find the products they need to meet their urban farming needs. As such, we are seeking someone who has some knowledge and experience with vegetable gardening and raising farm animals like chickens (most important), ducks, rabbits, or goats.
Candidates must be comfortable working in Quickbooks and Wordpress. Additional desired computer qualifications include knowledge of Mailman, Filezilla, Excel, Word, Google Docs, Twitter, Facebook, and Yahoo Groups.
Please also be self-motivated & self-directed - this position does not have direct supervision during shifts, but will report to the Board of Directors. Retail sales experience is a major plus, as is being enthusiastic about helping grow this Co-op and supporting the local urban agriculture community (must be willing to become a Seattle Farm Co-op member!).

Physical requirements: Regularly lift between 40-50 pounds (occasionally up to 70 pounds).
Bending, squatting, stooping, climbing, pushing, pulling, and lifting overhead, and assisting with unloading some deliveries (repetitive heavy lifting).
Compensation: The starting compensation for this position is $15 per hour. Benefits include discount pricing on all purchases above member discounts.

How to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Please email a .pdf format version of your resume and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet the desired qualifications to [email protected] with the subject heading: warehouse application.

Location

Seattle Farm Coop
5133 South Director St
Seattle, WA 98118
United States
Phone: 206-258-1669