BCS is an industry-leading cold chain logistics company based in Bellingham, WA. We own and manage an inland warehouse and the largest portside cold storage center on the West Coast.
Since 1946, BCS has operated as a professional, forward-thinking and sophisticated company with a family culture. Approximately 200 individuals work here year-round; seasonal team members also help us deliver services to local food producers during peak harvest seasons.
Those who embrace our core values of
Teamwork, Integrity, Quality, Accountability and Attitude do well here.
Available roles as of Nov. 5, 2018:
Full-time, seasonal work that typically ends in December. In this role, you'll help regional food producers move their products from harvest to consumer. A variety of shifts may be available.
BCS is looking for experienced forklift drivers, especially those with warehousing background, TWIC cards and/or standup forklift skills.
Successful candidates are:
- Age 18+
- Able to pass a mandatory drug test and background check
- Able to pass a math test that is relevant to the needs of this role
- Able to pass BCS's forklift safety class (eight hours, paid time if you pass)
- Able to work in a cold warehousing environment for long periods of time
- Able to sit for long periods of time
- Able to lift 25 to 50 pounds on a routine basis
- Required to join the Teamsters Union after working at BCS for 30 or more days
Forklift drivers at Bellingham Cold Storage should expect to:
- Load and unload trucks, ships, railcars, and containers
- Supply customer repack operations
- Warehouse fresh and frozen products
- Continuously use hand-held scanners
- Work mandatory overtime during peak times
- Assist other departments in moving equipment as needed
- Other duties as assigned
If hired by Bellingham Cold Storage, you can receive:
- $14.09 per hour, daily overtime pay ($21.13 per hour when working more than eight hours a day)
- Sick time accrual based on current Washington state regulations
- Free career training and relevant job experience at a respected employer
Do you feel like you'd be a good fit for employment at Bellingham Cold Storage? Please fill out a
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