Shipping Clerk

POSITION: Shipping Clerk 

REPORTS TO: Plant Manager, Lead Person

STATUS: Non-Exempt

WC CLASS: Warehouse

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Shipping & Receiving, Material Handling and Forklift Operator LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, headquartered in downtown San Francisco, is looking for a full-time Shipping Clerk to fill a valued role in our growing organization with our LHI team at our Sirkin Center facility in Napa, Ca.

Diversity and Inclusion: LightHouse intentionally and actively works to minimize barriers to employment faced by many marginalized groups. As a result, we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and abilities, including but not limited to applicants who possess various disabilities, racial and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation, gender identities, and ages.


Education:       High School diploma or equivalent & Forklift Driving Certificate

Experience:      Drive forklift for at least one year

ROLE OVERVIEW: (Main Duties)          


  • The Shipping Clerk will load and unload trucks
  • The Shipping Clerk will ship using Fed EX and UPS online
  • The Shipping Clerk will create the Bill of Lading or BOL
  • The SC will conduct a cycle count when slow
  • The SC will move raw material to the right locations
  • The Shipping Clerk will do a daily sweep in the warehouse & keep work areas neat and tidy
  • The Shipping Clerk will put out garbage & recycle bins for pick up
  • The Shipping Clerk will report when raw material levels are getting low
  • The SC will conduct a sweep of the dock & production areas as needed
  • The SC will Stretch Wrap the Full Goods if needed
  • The Shipping Clerk will stack Full Goods in the warehouse
  • The Shipping Clerk will stage Full Goods, verify counts & do associated paperwork
  • The Shipping Clerk will conduct Receiving, verify count, plus do associated paperwork
  • The SC will create & apply labels for Packaging & Commercial Orders
  • The SC will report any potential raw material problems
  • The Shipping Clerk will report any potential forklift mechanical problems
  • The Shipping Clerk will complete a forklift daily maintenance report
  • The Shipping Clerk will observe propane levels & report when low on full cylinders
  • The SC will make sure to drive safely and follow all forklift rules & regulations
  • The Shipping Clerk will make sure everything is in its proper place to avoid potential hazards
  • The SC may lift or carry 60lbs throughout the day
  • The Shipping Clerk may stand for long periods and climb up and down ladders
  • The Shipping Clerk will perform any other duties as assigned by Plant Manager or Assistant Plant Manager


  • Occasionally/Frequently/Continually required to stand, walk, and sit
  • The SC may occasionally/frequently/continually be required to lift/push/carry items up to 60 pounds

The LightHouse is an equal opportunity employer. The Lighthouse’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be found on our website:

Compensation:  Depending on Experience; “industry competitive”

How to Apply:

After reviewing the complete Job Description located at our website at:, please complete an application as well as a cover letter and résumé as word processing document attachments, (no PDFs please).

Please send them to Please include the job title in the subject line. We will not consider videos or hyperlinks to online profiles. Due to time constraints we will only respond to complete submissions. Thanks for your understanding.