Warehouse Associate - Rare Book Receiver

Dallas - Texas (TX),


Job Description:

ThriftBooks is the world’s largest used book retailer! We believe reading empowers people, offering them empathy to live for a moment in someone else’s shoes, offers them education, a critical asset to improving one’s life, and offers an occasional escape to fantastic worlds inhabited by interesting characters. Yes, we save millions of books every year from being destroyed, but our mission goes beyond the environment. We save these books and make them accessible to readers for the chance to shape another mind, share another story, and teach a bit of wisdom.

With warehouses across North America, ThriftBooks has brought scale and innovation to processing and selling used books. Each used book is sorted, graded, putaway and fulfilled in ways the industry has never used. At ThriftBooks, we believe in the person, not just the resume.

Day in the Life of a Rare Book Receiver:

You will be sorting through incoming boxes to identify books that no longer have an ISBN (no longer in print). We have software to assist in creating listings for these specialty books. You will be required to complete tasks based on a quota that will be assigned to you after training.

Required Skills:

  • Must be able to work independently to achieve production goals.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40lbs
  • Requires some reaching, bending, lifting, twisting and walking.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience identifying, grading and pricing books is a plus
  • Book store experience is another plus!

We will provide training to the right candidate, and experienced candidates will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge through advanced training and first-hand exposure to an ever-changing stream of used and collectible items. This is a full-time position (M-F) with a competitive wage. If books are your thing and you're looking for steady work in a stimulating environment with room to grow, then we want to talk to you.

Based in Tukwila, Washington, Thrift Books is one of the largest online sellers of used books in the world. Our dedicated staff and proprietary software allow us to put quality, affordable books into the hands of those who love to read. For more than a decade, Thrift Books has experienced explosive growth and has grown to include distribution affiliates in all corners of the United States. Committed to environmental sustainability, Thrift Books saves over 100 million books from landfills each year and uses packaging that is 100% recyclable.

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