Forklift Operator

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Location – Clifton Park, NY
Pay Range - $15-17/hour

We have multiple warehouse and forklift openings in Clifton Park.  These are roles that require prior forklift certification to move material around in a busy warehouse environment. Candidates should have been certified on a lift at a previous employer and have at least 6 months of active forklift work under their belt. The role will also include updating inventory systems, so you have to have some computer skills (don't need to be a whiz, but if you can't be afraid of them).  The roles are intended to be temp to hire in nature, which means we help you with the foot in the door, then you can demonstrate your skills and abilities to earn a full time spot with benefits in the long run. 

Position Description:
·         Handling internal and external customer loads
·         Using Forklift and pallet jacks to move freight
·         Lift and move up to 50lbs consistently
·         Load and unload containers and trailers safely with precision
·         Record and document load information in warehouse management inventory system as necessary
·         Assist with other work areas (i.e. retrieving materials by hand, assembling components, shop clean up, etc.)
·         Safely operate and maintain forklift equipment in a warehouse environment

 

Requirements:
·         At least 6 months previous fork lift experience using a stand-up or sit-down lifts
·         Candidates must have been certified on a fork lift by a previous employer
·         Great fork lift driving record
·         Attention to safety
·         Team work mentality – willing to help in warehouse area or other areas if needed
·         Excellent work history (attendance and dependability)
·         Must be able to lift up to 50lbs from time to time

 Shifts: 7am to 3:30pm; 1pm to 9:30pm, or 3:30pm to 12am

Are you the right fit?
Our ideal candidates are the type of people that want to get up for work every day, not sit around like a couch potato. The best candidates for AccuStaff are the ones who look at a glass half full, and are able to take advantage of each opportunity to show how they can contribute.  Do we control every opportunity?  Certainly not, but like our clients, we search for motivated people who want to succeed.

 

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