SHIPPING & FLOOR ASSOCIATE

Posted:
11/09/2022
Location:
500 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
Position Details:

As the largest floral hard goods supplier in New England and one of the largest in the United States, Jacobson’s mission is to provide customers with the widest selection, most unique offerings, and finest-quality products from hundreds of manufacturers, as well as their own direct imports.

At Jacobson, we sell everything a florist or event planner needs to make beautiful arrangements, holiday designs and decor - except the fresh flowers and plants. We specialize in vases, baskets, containers, candles, balloons, design tools and more. With a highly knowledgeable and dedicated sales team and support staff, Jacobson strives every day to exceed expectations in service and product quality. Since 1943, that’s been the Jacobson way.

Does this sound like the type of place you’d like to work?

Join our team! Jacobson is seeking a candidate who is dependable, has demonstrated attention to detail, and a “can-do!” attitude. If you are looking for a job with plenty of day-to-day variety, customer interaction, and lots of holiday spirit, read on.

 

Responsibilities:

Position Details

The Shipping & Floor Associate is a key player in the day-to-day operations of our warehouse. The Associate will be responsible for pitching in across different functions at the store. Some days, you’ll be stocking and pulling product, some days you’ll be on the road making deliveries, and occasionally helping ring up customers at the cashier station. 

Confidence can sometimes prevent us from applying for a job. But there’s no such thing as a ‘perfect’ candidate. Jacobson’s is a place where team players thrive, and skill growth is supported. Whatever background you bring with you or transferable skills you possess, we encourage you to apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

Job Requirements:

 

Requirements

  • Develop working product knowledge of a vast and changing inventory.
  • Pull product from stock shelves in accordance with customer order form.
  • Generate invoices for customers.
  • Meet shipping schedules and time restraints of orders.
  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds.
  • Pack customer orders in preparation for shipping.
  • Complete appropriate shift documentation and notes.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment.
  • Customer service skills to create the best experience for customers as possible.
  • Potentially drive company truck for product deliveries.
  • Teamwork and willingness to assist in whatever task is needed to benefit the company and customer experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility, adaptability in a fast-paced environment.
  • Arrive at scheduled shifts on time and satisfy work commitments.
  • All other duties as required.

 

Qualifications

  • The Shipping Associate must be capable of organizing customer orders in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail is imperative for success in this role.
  • Flexibility and adaptability are also required to ensure fulfillment of orders.
  • Characteristics include dependability, reliability, punctuality and critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Valid driver’s license for operation of company trucks, non CDL.

 

 

Benefits

  • Health Insurance (includes Vision), Dental Insurance, Life Insurance
  • Retirement 401k with employer contribution * after one year of employment
  • Parental leave
  • Access to training or professional development opportunities in alignment with work executed by employee.
  • Eighteen days of PTO/Holiday paid (1styear 12 days of PTO and 6 company holidays – awarded 17 days of PTO 2ndyear of service)
  • Jacobson Associates enjoy a 25% discount off already low wholesale prices and product that is typically only available to industry design professionals!

 

Legally authorized to work in the US.

 

Job Types: Full-time or Part-time

 

Location: 500 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118 (Free Parking for employees)

 

Salary: $17 to $19 per hour, commensurate with experience

 

Work Schedule

  • Monday through Friday, day shift
  • Full-Time nine-hours between 6:00am and 6:00pm.
  • Part-Time weekly, 20 hours minimum between 6:00am and 6:00pm.
  • Must be available to adjust hours based on seasonal increase in business.

 

How are we protecting employees from COVID-19? 

We are doing everything we can to keep our team and customers safe. This means; regular cleaning, masks and hand sanitizer made available, etc. Because of the nature of our business, we have remained opened and continued to follow CDC Federal and State guidelines for organizations like ours.

Download and fill out our PDF application then fax to 617-426-1994, or email to hiring@jacobsonfloral.com