Now Hiring

BCS is an industry leading cold chain logistics company with two large facilities in beautiful Bellingham, WA. BCS is a family-owned business that has been operating successfully since 1946 and employs 150-200 people. Bellingham Cold Storage operates the largest waterfront cold storage on the West Coast and utilizes extensive and sophisticated technology systems. BCS is a professional, forward-thinking and sophisticated company with a hard-working family culture with exceptional benefits.

BCS hires people who embrace the five BCS Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Quality, Accountability, and Attitude.

We are now hiring:

We are looking for experienced forklift drivers, especially those with warehousing experience.

TWIC cards and standup forklift experience are a plus.

In addition to any other job requirements, Bellingham Cold Storage requires applicants to pass a drug screening. Please note that if you have been smoking marijuana, please don't bother to apply. While we realize it is now legal to smoke it, you can't do so if you want to work at BCS. Our drug test is able to tell when synthetic urine is being used for the test. Thank you!

Positions may be temporary or union-based.
In cases where a union contract is in effect, any discrepancies between these descriptions and the union contract defer to the language of the union contract.

Applications for all positions are available at:
BCS Security Office at 2700 Roeder Avenue
(Security Office across the street from guard shack)

Forklift Drivers

Job Duties

  • Load / unload trucks, ships, railcars, and containers
  • Supply customer repack operations
  • Warehouse fresh and frozen products
  • Continuous use of hand-held scanners
  • Extensive overtime required
  • Assist other departments in moving equipment as needed

Job Requirements

  • Ability to work in very cold warehousing environment
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds on a routine basis
  • Must be over 18 years old
  • GED/High School Equivalency
  • Must pass a Math / Literacy Test


  • Starting wages $13.78 / hr
  • Increment increases based on hours worked, top scale $17.86 / hr
  • Qualify for benefits after 500 hrs worked

BCS also provides outstanding Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage for which the employee contribution is just $77/month. BCS also owns and operates a private Medical Clinic for use by all BCS employees and their family members free of charge. BCS also contributes to all employee pension accounts with a 401k match program and has generous vacation, holiday and illness allowance benefits. Bellingham Cold Storage is an EEOC Employer and has an outstanding reputation for being a great place to work.

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