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Courier I

Seattle, WA 98108, USA Req #666
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Formerly Puget Sound Blood Center and Lane Blood Center, Bloodworks is backed by more than 70 years of Northwest history and 250,000 donors. A national leader in transfusion medicine, Bloodworks has been chosen to serve more than 90 hospitals in Washington, Oregon and Alaska – partnering closely with local hospitals to deliver the highest level of patient care. Patients with traumatic injuries, undergoing surgeries or organ transplantation, or receiving treatment for cancer and blood disorders all depend on our services, expertise, laboratories and research. We are local, nonprofit, independent, volunteer-supported and community-based.

We have an opening for a Courier I position to join our Transportation team.  The incumbent will provide reliable and efficient transportation of blood components, blood related products, blood samples as well as other business related materials for Bloodworks NW and its customers.  Some principal responsibilities will include but are not limited to: picking up and transporting all donor components including but not limited to: blood, platelets, samples, donor records, pharmaceuticals, full and empty blood containers, sample containers, racks, supplies, business related materials, etc. to and from locations that may include, BWNW facilities, hospital laboratories, medical centers, satellite collection and mobile collection sites, and maintaining an accurate and complete log of all shipments handled.  The incumbent will also need to be able to perform dispatcher duties when the Dispatcher is away from the Dispatch station.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Maintain a valid Washington State driver's license and meet the MVR standards required by the BWNW Vehicle Safety and Training Policy.
  • Possess and maintain a driver’s license for at least 3 years.
  • Must pass post-offer, pre-employment drug/chemical dependency test and comply with departmental Drug & Alcohol Policy and pre-hire back ground check.


  • Position requires some overtime, on call status (occasionally); and evening meetings and heavy lifting (rarely).
  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds.
  • Must be able to adjust to a variety of Bloodworks’ vehicles.
  • Contract position - up to 12 weeks, eligible to apply for open Transportation postings.
  • Shift - 1st, 2nd, or 3rd (including weekends) depending on need.
  This is full-time, non-exempt position based in Seattle-First Hill.  Wage is DOE, DOQ.  We offer a competitive benefits package. 


Bloodworks Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
  • Seattle, WA 98108, USA