Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Delivery & Warehouse Associate



gardena, ca, usa · gardena, ca, usa · United States
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • Delivery & Warehouse Associate** at Fernish Gardena, CA **Fernish** is growing! We are hiring Delivery & Warehouse Associates to support our growing operations in Los Angeles and Seattle. Youll be collaborating closely with the warehouse, customer experience, and operations teams.
  • Follow cleaning and organization procedures in order to support safe and efficient warehouse operations
  • Be a member of the delivery & warehouse team while providing an exceptional experience to customers.
  • Represent the brand proudly as you navigate entering our customers homes and interacting with them in person.
  • Complete a route of deliveries and/or pickups, including in-home assembly and trash removal.
  • Assist in properly loading and unloading our fleet of vehicles each day.
  • Carry out the following warehouse demands on a daily basis: + Inbound receiving, labeling, and stocking of new items + Inbound receiving of items picked up from customers + Refurbishment, cleaning, and sanitizing of returned furniture items + Picking, staging, and assembly of items to be delivered to customers + Loading and unloading of trucks
  • Maintain accurate records of inventory location and condition, while assisting in cycle and inventory counts
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in delivery and/or warehouse operations
  • Background working with furniture or other large goods that involve assembly is a plus!
  • Providing exceptional customer service
  • A high attention to detail
  • Excited about joining a startup
  • A passion for our mission and values
  • Ability to lift & move heavy furniture **What you get to do** **Your Background Likely Includes** Fernish makes it effortless for people to create their ideal home. We offer premium furniture and dcor for bite-size monthly payments. Customers can live with their items for as long as they want, and decide later what to keep, return, or swap out. The company was founded December 2017 and is backed by Khosla Ventures, RET Ventures, Techstars, PLG Ventures, and a group of notable angel investors, including Jeff Wilke (Amazon's CEO of Worldwide Consumer), Scott Cook (Intuit founder), Spencer Rascoff (Co-founder, Zillow, Hotwire & dot.LA) and more. We have been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Vox among other local and national publications (see details here). We recently closed a $15M Series A funding round during the COVID-19 pandemic. This allows us to grow the team, and expand to markets beyond the Greater Los Angeles area, Orange County, and Seattle. Get in early and make an impact! **Fernish Values** *
  • Care for the communal* : We care for our team, our customers, the communities we serve, and the environment. *
  • Be empowered* : We value ideas and initiatives, and encourage action. *
  • Embrace humor* : We take our work seriously, but don't take ourselves too serious. *
  • Disagree without being disagreeable* : We encourage open, honest and respectful exchanges of ideas and opinions. *
  • Always get better* : We encourage everyone to ask questions, never stop learning, and never settling for the status quo. *
  • Drive the mission* : We exist to help people and make their lives more simple, flexible, and sustainable. **Equal Opportunity Employer** Fernish is a signatory to the PledgeLA commitment. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We encourage all to apply - you will be welcomed and included as our team member and valued for your contributions and who you are! **Voluntary Self-Identification** For government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey. Completion of the form is entirely **voluntary**. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. As set forth in Fernishs Equal Employment Opportunity policy, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law. Gender Gender Gender Please identify your race Please identify your race Please identify your race If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Veteran Status Veteran Status Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 05/31/2023 **Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability** We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labors Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at . You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
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