PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.

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Warehouse Worker III - $14/Hour

at PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.

Posted: 3/1/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 18005863
Keywords: warehouse

Job Description

Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We're making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.


From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you'll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.

Position Purpose:


To facilitate the timely and accurate preparation of pet supplies to be shipped to the Petco stores and to receive warehouse stock goods.  This job is composed of several tasks which are generally routine in nature and are repeated several times during the course of the day and are part of the Petco Labor Management System in which productivity standards must be met.  This is a safety sensitive position that requires drug testing.

Essential Job Functions:

 Through previous background and experience, the candidate must demonstrate, with or without an accommodation, the ability to:

  • Operate Material Handling equipment including but not limited to: pallet jacks and standup lifts.
  • Maintain established productivity standards.
  • Continuously lift merchandise up to 50 pounds daily for entire shift duration.
  • Use voice activated computer headset to select merchandise.
  • Use hand-held RF devices as needed to scan merchandise bar codes
  • Conduct basic math computations, with or without a calculator.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Although this position generally does not entail supervising other employees, management may on occasion delegate additional responsibility to include providing functional guidance and training to others.

Work Environment:

In addition to extensive bending, carrying, lifting (in excess of 50 pounds routinely), and climbing, the nature of this position entails constant exposure to heat, cold, dirt, dust, fumes, and noise within the warehouse. While some job duties may occasionally be conducted outdoors, the majority of work is performed indoors at one location. Risk of injury in this type of work should not be overlooked.


Educational Background:

The minimum educational background of an applicant to this position is a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED). A qualified applicant will also display basic math proficiency.  Forklift certification or ability to be certified is required.