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Food Safety Specialist

Spokane Valley, WA

AFCO Distribution, a distribution company based in Spokane, WA, serves businesses and the communities in Washington State, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Nevada, Wyoming and Utah.

The company is seeking candidates for a warehouse food safety specialist at its Distribution Center in Spokane Valley, WA. Candidates should be flexible and detail oriented with a great attitude while ensuring excellent customer service at all times.

The ideal candidate will possess a high level of initiative, discretion and independent judgment, along with the ability to manage multiple tasks while maintaining a positive attitude. This person will be able to recognize what needs be done and figure out ways to do them effectively and efficiently.


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Maintain a safe, clean, working environment and equipment

• Responsible for general cleaning, sanitation, light maintenance and grounds-keeping functions

Operate related cleaning equipment (vacuum, broom, mop, power sweeper, etc.)

Perform tasks in accordance with FDA, OSHA, State and Federal Safety Regulations

• Other duties as assigned


• High school diploma (or equivalent)

• Commitment to excellence and high standards, especially in terms of providing outstanding customer service

• Physical ability to stand for extended periods; bend, stoop and kneel frequently

• Physical ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 60 pounds (occasionally 80 pounds with assistance)

• Proven track record of being safe, dependable and reliable

• Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with co-workers and customers for safety purposes

• Strong organizational, multi-tasking, problem-solving, and analytical skills

• Possess a valid driver license with safe driving history

• Must pass pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment

• Ability to follow directions verbally, written and on maps

Provide support in the area of cleaning, preventive awareness, and inspections, and maintaining a safe and clean working environment and equipment while adhering to FDA, OSHA, state and federal safety regulations

• Must be at least 18 years of age or older to perform the functions of this position for compliance with state and federal rules

• Other duties as assigned

• Exhibit an ability to get along with others


• Experience safely operating a forklift, lift truck, hand truck, dolly and other loading and moving equipment used in warehouse operations

• Strong organizational, multi-tasking, problem-solving and analytical skills

Working knowledge of building maintenance and facility up-keep


A wage will be discussed during the interview process and will depend on experience.


This is a full time, 40 hours per week position. Sunday through Saturday. Must be available to work evenings and/or weekends as needed.


After meeting eligibility requirements, benefits include:

• Medical Insurance

• Dental Insurance

• Life Insurance

• Long-Term Disability Insurance

• Vacation Pay

• Sick Pay

• Holiday Pay

• 401(k) Retirement Match

• Employee Discounts

• Dependent Tuition Reimbursement


Submit completed Applications for Employment to one of the following:
Mail: AFCO Distribution Fax: (509) 455-5635
Attn: Human Resources
11016 E Montgomery Dr. Suite 101
Spokane Valley, WA 99206

Email: (reference “Warehouse Food Safety Specialist” in subject field)