Warehouse Associate

The Warehouse Associate position will provide daily support to the warehouse operations department participating in order selection, receiving incoming freight, loading & unloading freight vans and company vehicles. Daily cleaning assignments, inventory counts, safe forklift & motorized jack operation. Provide quality and friendly service to agencies and vendors by following organizational standards. Upholding a predetermined quality-controlled standard of orders leaving the warehouse all while upholding safe practices in the workplace. The Warehouse Assistant reports directly to the Warehouse Manager for assignments.

This is a full time, non-exempt position and pays $18- 20 per hour. To apply send resume and cover letter to jobs@foodbankofalaska.org

Essential Job Duties:

  • Ensure quality control.
  • Order selection.
  • Provide bypass & priority mail support as needed.
  • Assist with the agency desk when needed.
  • Ensure excellent customer service to agencies.
  • Be prompt, friendly, welcoming and courteous always.
  • Assist drivers with loading & unloading of new incoming or outgoing product.
  • Provide inventory control, including cycle counts, rack tagging.
  • Daily cleaning of shopping areas including cooler and freezer.
  • Assist in maintaining good warehouse sanitation standards, repackaging room & bathrooms.
  • Assist with major events including warehouse donor tours.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Friendly, outgoing, dependable, consistent team player willing to help wherever it is needed.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Good interpersonal and public relations skills.
  • Good basic math skills.
  • Minimum one year computer experience in MS applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, busy warehouse environment with heavy foot traffic.
  • Ability to walk, stand, climb stairs, hold and manipulate cans and boxes and bags not to exceed 50 lbs.
  • Commitment to organizational mission to end hunger.

Here are some of the amazing benefits that come with this position:  

  • A Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold plan with very low employee costs.
  • Principle Dental and Vision at a very low cost to employees.  
  • Free Life Insurance and AD&D. 
  • Paid time off, starting with 3 weeks accrued in the first year, increasing every year to 6 weeks. 
  • Approximately 13 paid holidays which include a full week in December. In addition, paid “snow days” when weather conditions force workplace closures.
  • A 403b retirement plan with an employer match.  
  • A Wellness Reimbursement Plan. 
  • An outstanding team and work environment.  
  • Regular fun events for staff with contests, prizes, and food. 
  • A shared leave bank to cover employees when they have emergencies and have exhausted their personal leave.



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