Job Opportunities for Clients
Our Clients—Columbia Industries is committed to supporting and empowering individuals with disabilities and other challenges, in order to help them achieve personal success and community engagement.
A client is a person with “unique abilities” learning valuable work skills.
Columbia Industries receives referrals from the Division of Development Disabilities (DDD) for our on-site client positions. Clients at Columbia Industries receive training in various industry sectors. Examples of training includes small assembly/production work, janitorial and grounds maintenance, and retail sales/stocking. Client applications are available at our Administration office for temporary, short-term positions that may come about due to a special project. An applicant pool is kept for people not eligible for DDD services.
Off-Site, Positions in the Community
The Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) refers individuals for our job placement and community based assessment services. For information regarding DVR services please click on the DVR link above.
DVR wishes to thank Columbia Industries for their high quality and innovative services. We value their partnership as we continue to work together to help people with disabilities enrich their lives through employment. You can find more about DVR at www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr.
Teachers wanting to refer students for program services, please click here for the SPI Referral Form.
Job Opportunities for Staff
If you are interested in joining our staff, please review our current openings below. Please download our employment application here and accompanying forms here. Email completed applications to email@example.com
Full-Time Fundraising Specialist / Event Coordinator #1443
Columbia Industries is seeking a friendly, outgoing, professional, individual who can execute a fundraising strategy that will positively impact the mission and vision of CI.
The Fundraising Specialist is responsible for researching prospective donors, creating and maintaining donor database, attending community events, meetings, or conferences to promote organizational goals or solicit donations and sponsorships. Responsible for fundraising budget and tracking outcomes for success.
This individual must have experience in putting on small and large fundraising events as this will be a large portion of the position.
Minimum of a AA, BA preferred in public relations, fundraising, sales or communications. Experience in related fields required. Experience stewarding individual donors and experience and ease with face to face solicitations. Strong analytical and data skills. Microsoft Office skills.
This position reports to the CI Administrative Officer/Director of Human Resources and the Marketing Manager. Open until filled. EEO/AA Employer #1443.
Apply at www.columbiaindustries.com by filling out our online application and email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CI Information Management Records Specialist #1445
START DATE: As soon as possible.
Under the direction of the Records Center Manager, is responsible for retrieval of files and boxes for the warehouse center. Performs general warehouse duties. Daily interaction with customers. Picks up and delivers files or boxes customer sites. Compares and verifies materials for pickup and delivery against work orders. Performs quality control audits of every outbound work order. Ensure all paperwork is complete. Ability to lift 75. Performs various duties for the Records Manager and Lead. Works in the scanning center on various projects. Must have good office and computer skills with the willingness to learn records operational software.
Position requires a degree of responsibility. The individual must have initiative and be dependable. Needs to communicate effectively, utilize interpersonal skills, and have the ability to work as a team member with staff. Must be able to lift 75lbs. Must have excellent customer service in working with the public. Must have good computer skills and be able to have good typing skills. Must have good phone etiquette. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are needed. Must have a clean driving record, current Washington State Driver’s license, and proof of insurance. Drug and alcohol testing required.
High School Diploma/GED. One year previous experience required. Microsoft Office experience required.
Company hours are Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30, but hours may vary and or be earlier. There may be some evening and weekend work required.
PAY: $DOQ. Benefited position
Submit cover letter, resume and completed job application to Columbia Industries, PO Box 7346, Kennewick, WA 99336. Application may be picked up at 900 S Dayton St, Kennewick or downloaded from our website at www.columbiaindustries.com Attention CI Administrative Officer. . AA/EEO Employer.
Job Type: Full-time
- warehouse and administrative: 1 year (Required)
- High school or equivalent (Required)