Architectural Salvage Yard Seeks Buyer / Receiver for Seattle Store

Compensation: $15-16 DOE w/ benefits
Employment Type: full-time
Location: 3223 6th Ave S (Seattle)

Second Use Building Materials, the Puget Sound’s largest source for reclaimed building materials, is seeking a full time staff member to work in Seattle Receiving Department. Our staff members share a passion for keeping good stuff from going to waste, an interest in old stuff, a strong work ethic and team sensibility and general sense of humor.


-Paid time off
-Employee discount
-Quarterly store credit dividends

This position is primarily focused in our receiving department.

Salvage Crew Description
– Provide friendly and professional customer service to our drop-off suppliers and phone/email contacts
– Negotiate acquisition of desirable building materials
– Unload incoming materials and prepare for sale
– Price incoming materials (training provided)
– Maintain receiving area and work stations
– More generally this position includes:
– Potential for learning and advancement
– Working within a team and independently
– Maintaining a safe and organized work environment
– Weekend work included, typically work weeks are four ten-hour days

An ideal candidate will have these qualifications:
– Must be a self-motivated and reliable worker
– Enthusiasm for a safe work environment
– Must be able to lift 75 lbs all day long
– Experience moving heavy materials
– Experience working in the building trades
– Knowledge of building materials

If you are interested in joining the Second Use team, please send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position, along with a resume to [email protected].