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A 21-page white paper released today by the Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability says carbon emissions from the transportation sector are “increasing dramatically” and are currently 8% over 1990 levels.[Read more…]
Company / Organization
JOB OVERVIEW: This position is responsible for picking, packing and shipping
customer orders. Qualified Shipping Specialists also execute product put-away, clean
their work area, execute physical counts, and available for general physical and/or
minor administrative labor.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
• Pick incoming web orders and warehouse pick up orders
• Pack and ship orders according to supervisor’s guidelines
• Maintain accurate inventory through regular cycle counting
• Assist receiving department with put away of new items
• Maintain a clean and organized workspace
• Assist with any projects, or assist in other departments as instructed by
• Perform all duties in a safe manner and report all safety concerns
immediately to supervisor
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• Wear closed toe shoes at all times in warehouse
• Be able to lift 25lbs above your head without assistance
• Stand for long periods of time
• Be able to lift 50lbs without assistance
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Solid knowledge of cycling products
• Ability to work in a high volume, fast-paced environment
• Ability to work independently or with others to manage multiple task
with minimal supervision.
How to Apply
Please click on the link to apply https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=4367&clientkey=F102FCECFB43ED66CAD0C8276CB962A9
Another large Portland bike retailer has decided to shut down its brick-and-mortar location. Western Bikeworks is set to announce today that their 10,000 square foot shop on the corner of Northwest 17th and Lovejoy will close before the end of this year.
Jay Torborg, CEO of Western Bikeworks’ parent company Velotech Inc, told us via email yesterday that the move comes as their lease is up for renewal and they’ve decided to prioritize their online business. “The expected future costs of operating the store have cast doubt on our ability to operate this store profitably,” he shared. [Read more…]
It’s that time again when our regional elected government needs help deciding which transportation projects to fund with a pot of federal dollars known as regional flexible funds. This opportunity only comes around once every three years, so it’s a golden opportunity to nab some cash for important projects.
“Incredible. This was absolutely a surprise. For anyone who’s been watching her rise through the ranks this is something you dream of happening you just don’t expect it to happen so soon.” [Read more…]
In case you haven’t heard, this Friday (9/20) is the big Climate Strike in Portland and around the world. Inspired by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg and other youth organizers, the event aims to get people to stop talking about climate change and start taking action.
Friday’s event will kickoff with a rally at City Hall followed by a festival on the east side of the river in a lot just south of OMSI. We expect a huge turnout with many cycling activists taking part as there’s (not surprisingly) a ton of overlap between people who fight for transportation reform and those who fight for the environment.
Sunday night around 8:00 pm someone who was walking in the Cully neighborhood near the intersection of Northeast 45th and Lombard died in a collision with someone driving a car. This is the third fatality in the Columbia/Lombard corridor in 2019 and it comes as the Portland Bureau of Transportation is working on a plan to improve conditions in the area.[Read more…]