Intern - Warehouse Helper

Jan 14 2019
Tunista Services, LLC |Honolulu|Full Time
Category: Other
Job Description

This position participates in Calista’s 10-week Summer Internship Program from May 23, 2019 - August 2, 2019. The Calista Corporation Internship program is only open to Calista Shareholders and Descendants who are currently enrolled in college or a vocational training program.

The Warehouse Helper Intern performs various routine manual duties which include receiving, inspecting, storing, rotating, safekeeping, issuing, preparing and repairing of furniture as it relates to the furniture management office.  The individual needs to be well versed in customer service.


  • Communicate professionally and effectively with staff, and customers.
  • Manually loads and unloads furniture to and from designated inventory areas.
  • Manually loads and unloads furniture for delivery and pick-up, on and off base.
  • Reads orders or receives and listens to oral instructions to determine work assignment.
  • Cleans furniture for staging and stages finished furniture for loading.
  • Simple furniture repairs.
  • Operates forklift
  • Occasionally performs routine custodial duties.
  • Participate in required skills and knowledge training.
  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This position has not supervisory responsibilities.

Job Requirements


  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, in order to deal effectively with a variety of interpersonal relationships and situations.Specifically, the ability effectively to communicate with employees, customers, and clients.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize.
  • Exceptional time management and organization skills.
  • Ability to work with concentration, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to write correspondence.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to do business ethically with customers, vendors, and co-workers.
  • Ability to exercise resourcefulness in assisting customers.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment; manage competing demands, change approaches or methods to best fit the situation, renegotiate deadlines, and have the capability to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected priorities.
  • Ability to generate suggestions for improving work flow; present ideas, and information, as well as have the ability to ask for help when needed.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as work orders, employee handbooks, safety rules, Company’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Ability to be customer focused.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Enrollment in a Bachelor’s Degree program in a related field.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to apply logic with good follow-through.
  • Detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening test.
  • Must be able to obtain a base pass for the military bases.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. Work may require occasional overtime.  The work environment is typically fast paced and customer service oriented.

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Physical Effort: Frequent standing, talking, lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs., hand/eye coordination, and fine manipulation.
Visual Acuity: Frequent close/peripheral vision, and depth perception.
Mental Effort: Frequent analytical thinking, verbal/written communication, handling stress and emotions, concentrating on tasks, remembering details, and making decisions.
Environmental Factors: Frequently working alone.

Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and spouses, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).

Additionally, Tunista Services’ policy is to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship or other protected status. When applicable, Tunista Services’ policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.

It is Tunista Services; business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Others duties may be assigned.