May 17, 2019

Fork Lift Operator

  • Goodwill of North Georgia
  • Atlanta, GA 30341

Job Overview

Are you a person who has great experience in driving industrial vehicles? Come be a part of something worthwhile. When you work with Goodwill of North Georgia you’ll receive valuable training, experience and benefits.

What we’re looking for:


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • One (1) year experience in operating a forklift.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a forklift License.
  • Knowledge of various material-handling equipment an asset
  • Must have excellent organizational, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of OSHA Regulations
  • Possess a high regard for safety in the workplace
  • The ability to push, pull, lift, up to 50lbs. with or without accommodations

What you’ll be doing:

As a Fork Lift Operator you will operate powered industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into trucks or storage facilities. Responsible for processing, identifying, verifying and keeping records on incoming and outgoing property, equipment, and merchandise against bills of lading, invoice purchase orders, records and customers return authorizations.

  • Responsible for receiving items ordered by and directly for specific organizations at the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
  • Verify that CDC is to receive the material by checking the acquisition documents.
  • Examine incoming shipments; reject damaged items and record shortages.
  • Notify the Material Coordinator of any discrepancies or damages found.
  • Report suspicious packages immediately to CDC Security.
  • Mark packages with appropriate delivery designation within CDC with a copy of the acquisition document or packing list attached.
  • Document package movement from receiving point to delivery point.
  • Identify and barcode all accountable property within one (1) day of receipt.
  • Scan item prior to placing on the truck for delivery and again at final destination.
  • Scan bar code excess items into warehouse location and physically inventory all equipment property and supplies at time of arrival.
  • Utilize a forklift or powered hand truck
  • Load/unload materials to/from vehicles and attach them in assigned locations.
  • Move excess property to designated area within two (2) business days of arrival.
  • Separate all excess into good condition, repairable condition and scrap condition as determined.
  • Relocate surplus property to designated area, arrange, and number in sequential lots in accordance to directions.
  • Locate and move materials to pallets or crates for storage or shipment.
  • Pack, weigh, and label material for shipment as directed.
  • Identify safety hazards and correct them
  • Maintain machines, equipment, and electrical components.
  • Inspect Forklift or powered hand truck daily and maintain safety logs

Hours and Location:

Transshipping Bldg, 34 Roybal Campus, 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329

8am – 2:30pm

Does this sound like a place for you? If so, please apply today. Our process takes about 15 minutes to complete. Once you do, our recruiting team will reach out to you within a few days. Thank you for your time and your interest in Goodwill of North Georgia.

Goodwill of North Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Goodwill to consider applicants based solely on qualifications and merit; without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status.

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