Hiring Process


Our career site offers current job openings at Goodwill.  Updates occur often so we encourage you to bookmark the “Jobs” page for a convenient way to see current job openings at Goodwill.  You can review job openings by scrolling down the list or using the filters to narrow the job listings and review the jobs that interest you the most.

To apply, click on the job listed and review the job posting. When ready to apply, select the “Click Here to Apply” button.  Follow the steps and create an online profile and then complete the online application.  You will also have an option to upload a resume.

To create an applicant profile you will need an email address.  If you do not have an email account you can set one up using service providers that offer free email accounts such as Yahoo and gmail.  If you don’t have access to a personal computer, your local Worksource Center or public Library have computers available for complimentary use.

If you need assistance setting up an email account or applicant profile you can visit one of our Work Opportunity Centers in Tacoma, Longview or Yakima. For most entry level positions, submitting the Goodwill application is sufficient to be considered for employment. For some specialized positions, there may be additional materials required such as a resume, cover letter, etc. It is important to submit all the requested materials. Your online application materials are all that is needed to be considered for a current job opening.

Once you create your online profile, you can log in and apply for new openings as they become available.

Hiring Process

Our hiring process includes on-line screening by a recruiter, if you meet the minimum requirements for the job, the recruiter will forward your application to the hiring manager.  The hiring manager will review your application and compare your application to applications received from other job seekers.  The hiring manger will contact you if you are selected for an interview.

You will receive an e-mail acknowledging that your application has been submitted. Then, if you are not selected, you will receive another e-mail letting you know of this decision.

You will only receive a call if you are selected for an interview. All job offers are contingent upon acceptable results on a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Criminal History Checks and Drug Screening

As a candidate you must agree to undergo a criminal history background check. Be sure to read the information about “Crimes Against Persons” on the application and answer truthfully regarding your criminal background. Results of background inquiries will not necessarily disqualify you for employment, but will be considered when making a hiring decision.

Goodwill participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S. through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Social Security (SSA). For further information on E-Verify contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.