Posted Date:05-Jul-2018 (PST)Closing Date:05-Aug-2018 (PST)
Department:Retail OperationsLocation:Placerville, CA, USA
Pay Rate:CompetitivePay Type:Base + Commission
Benefits:Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k, Vacation, Sick, BonusesEmployment Type:Full Time

Snowline is seeking a high-level Director to enhance our donation receiving and recycling operations throughout the organization.  Our ideal candidate is experienced in warehouse & distribution logistics and is a strong motivator of people.

Snowline Hospice is a community-based nonprofit agency dedicated to enhancing life. We relieve the physical, emotional and spiritual setbacks of living with a serious chronic illness. We manage the adjustments necessary when life is limited and treatments that cure are no longer viable. Compassion and dignity ride along with every Snowline team member as they serve in our neighborhoods delivering care and support to patients and their families. 

Snowline Hospice operates five thrift stores (3 in El Dorado County and 2 in Sacramento County) as well as its' Reuse & Processing (RAP) Center in Placerville. All proceeds help support the mission of Snowline.

Position: Director of Distribution and Logistics

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for increases in efficiencies in the processing of donations, recycling and waste handling
  • Ensure smooth, efficient and profitable operations through appropriate planning and implementation
  • Collaborates with the Director of Merchandising by providing expertise and best practices in donation distribution and recycling/repurposing
  • Provide training, mentoring, and guidance for personnel and retail management
  • Manage operations of the Processing/Recycling Center (RAP) and donation receiving at all retail locations, including the management and oversight of those accepting donations
  • Enhance income by identifying and implementing new revenue opportunities
  • Negotiate agreements with vendors and recycling operators
  • Analyze, interpret, and comply with waste/reuse/recycling laws and regulations
  • In collaboration with the Director of Merchandising and Director of Finance, annually formulate fiscal revenue, expense and profit goals
  • Responsible for loss control and risk management
  • Work closely with Human Resources in employee performance management and recognition
  • Recruit, hire/terminate, train, evaluate, coach, manage, encourage and recognize employees
  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Merchandising to develop, implement advertising and/or promotional activities that will maximize Snowlines exposure & assist in promoting Hospice fundraising efforts as requested
  • Inspire employee productivity, attitude and morale through routine staff meetings, recognizing job performance and service
  • Promote a teamwork environment through demonstrated ability to solve problems and manage complex relationships
  • Inspire volunteer productivity & satisfaction through regular volunteer interaction
  • Routinely interface with customers to identify their needs and address their questions or concerns
  • Responsible for safety assuring compliance with all safety policies and procedures, ensuring staff is adequately trained and safety issues are abated quickly and thoroughly


  • Bachelor degree in business or related field OR a similar combination of education and experience
  • Five (5) years in distribution, plus (5) years management experience
  • Experience in working in the recycling industry preferred
  • Knowledgeable in estimating value of donated materials and commodities market preferred
  • Strong communication, leadership, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Financial acumen involving budgeting, forecasting and cost management
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective teams and motivate employees
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain forklift operator certification
  • Regional travel required

We are looking for a strong team player to lead our team to great success and internal satisfaction!  APPLY TODAY and check out our website at to learn more!


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