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Pickleball Central is Hiring!

Updated September 22, 2021

Pickleball Central was founded in 2006 and quickly transitioned from a small business to the leading provider of equipment within the pickleball industry. We work closely with major manufacturers, influential organizations like USA Pickleball and local clubs, to not only provide customers with the best selection of products, but to support the development of the game overall. Pickleball has been deemed the fastest growing sport in America and we’ve risen to meet the soaring demand. As a company, our primary goal is to exceed customers’ expectations and this can be seen in the rave reviews we receive and our sterling reputation. We value employees who can think creatively while maintaining our high standards to help customers get the most out of this enjoyable, growing, and inclusive sport.

COVID-19 Advisory: We are a fully COVID-19 vaccinated company. As a condition of employment, candidates will either need to have or be willing to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

Full Time Warehouse Associate, Pickleball Central, 22300 68th Ave. S., Kent, WA 98032
Seeking Full-time Warehouse Picker, Packer and General Laborer at a growing e-commerce business focused on the sport of pickleball. Starting at $20/hour.

Operations during COVID
We are running our warehouse during the pandemic following Governor Inslee’s Safe Start Washington Plan. We keep the number of people in the warehouse to a minimum. Facemasks are required. Temperature taken upon entrance to the building. We are a small and rapidly growing business focused solely on the great sport of pickleball, located at 22330 68th Ave. S., Kent, WA 98032.

We treat our employees and customers like we would like to be treated. We work to create a work culture in which people thrive and do their best work in a fun creative environment. We are growing, with over 45 employees. We are viewed as the industry leader in selling and manufacturing pickleball products.

Job Description
This is a physical job that requires movement throughout the workday. We are seeking someone with energy to quickly move from project to project with high productivity. Typical tasks include:
• Picking orders from warehouse stock, shelves, or bins
• Packing orders
• Entering shipping data and applying mailing labels
• Organizing products in warehouse shelves and bins
• Checking inventory levels
• Re-stocking from overstock. This may involve climbing a ladder to obtain boxes on upper shelves.
• Moving boxes around the warehouse using carts, manual pallet jack, and mobile shelving units and in the future, a forklift
• Working with the customer service team to assist with order issues.
• Meeting shipping deadlines.
• Assisting to unloading shipping containers. Sometime the contents are 25-pound nets system boxes. We typically receive a container a week.
• Building kits and shrink wrap pallets for transport to Amazon. This is repetitive work that must be accurate.
• Teamwork is key, reliability is required.

• GED or high school diploma
• Responsible.
• Read and write English.
• Attention to detail.
• Care about the quality of work. Be an "owner" of assigned tasks.
• Physically able to meet the demands of this position and move quickly from one project to the next.

Tools, Equipment or Vehicles: (Items used in performing job duties)
• Manual pallet jack
• Stapler, repeated action stapling bag tops
• Heavy duty tape dispenser 3” – repeated action sealing packages for shipping
• Shrink wrap film roller to wrap pallets.
• Drive company van/truck
• Computer data entry
• Forklift – possible in future
• Truck driving for transport of pallets to and from satellite warehouse

Conditions inside the warehouse:
The warehouse is not insulated and has limited heating and cooling units. Temperatures can vary from 50 – 80 degrees.
Some corners of the warehouse have insects. An extermination service routinely services the warehouse, however there are some spider webs and occasionally other insects.

Inside: Almost all the time.

Outside: Briefly to assist with delivery and pickup of packages and freight.

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
• Lifting and caring items: constantly 0- 25lbs, frequently 25-50lbs and occasionally 50lbs+.
• Retrieving / placing items on shelves involving squatting and/or reaching for items above shoulders.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Monday - Friday or Tuesday to Saturday 8 am - 4:30 pm

• Hourly wages $20.00/hour
• Health benefits including medical, dental, vision and life.
• We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to quality through diversity.
• Pickleball products and apparel at cost

PickleballCentral provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PickleballCentral complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

PickleballCentral expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

To Apply: Email your resume and answer to this question “Where was pickleball invented?” to

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