$12 an hour 

Job Type 


Full Job Description 

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is looking for a high energy, positive attitude, team-minded Senior Material Handler to join our team! This position is essential for the success of our retail store operation. The ideal candidate will support our core values of respect, excellence and integrity with a focus on great customer service. If you are looking for an opportunity that allows you to reach new goals while helping other’s in your community, the Senior Material Handler opportunity is for you. 


Our retail operation is an important part of who we are and what we do. It fuels our good work across the Kentucky bluegrass, generating revenue for programs and services while providing job opportunities to many of whom face limited options. Every role within our retail operations helps us further our mission of empowering people to increase the dignity and independence that comes with earning a paycheck and achieving self-sufficiency. 

Pay: $12.00 / hour 

Job Type: Full-time 

Hours of Operation: 

Monday-Saturday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM 
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM 

Essential Duties and Tasks: 

  • Serve as the Safety & Wellness Captain and communicate updates daily and at monthly store meetings. Also, works with manager to complete monthly safety/wellness deadlines. 

  • Displays great customer service and assistance by greeting donors and customers; offers receipts and informational fliers as set by operating guidelines. 

  • Assists in providing direction and modeling of job duties to other Material Handlers, and trains material handlers on Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). May serve as a coach in one-on-one training with a Material Handler(s). 

  • Provide input to the manager regarding employee performance and safety concerns for corrective action 

  • Rotates stock in production area as needed and communicates product demand to manager/transportation; prepares material for shipping. 

Education and Experience: 

  • No Education required. High School Diploma or GED, preferred. 

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work. 


Physical Demands: 

  • Ability to lift/carry 25 lbs. frequently and up to 50 lbs. occasionally. 

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, push, pull, lift, carry, and walk about the store. 



  • 403(b) Plan 

  • Company 403(b) Matching Contributions 

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance 

  • Generous Vacation Time & 8 Paid Holidays 

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance 

  • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance 

  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance 

  • Free career coaching, including financial training and digital literacy 

  • Flexible schedule 

  • Access to our Goodwill Cars to Work program 

  • Mission-centric career 

When we say mission-centric career, what do we mean? When you work at Goodwill, you work to help fund employment programs for Kentuckians who have disabilities or other challenges to entering the workforce. You get paid, but you also help your neighbors in need! 

Have a background challenge? That’s OK, too! Goodwill is a proud second-chance employer. 

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is an EEO/AA employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity 

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky