Various Positions at EcoBuilding Bargains

Retail Operations · Springfield, Massachusetts
Department Retail Operations
Employment Type Full or Part Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

EcoBuilding Bargains is the largest used building materials store in New England. Our mission is to keep thousands of tons of trash out of landfills by making salvaged building materials, furnishings and appliances available to people looking for quality bargains. We keep growing and need some dedicated, hard-working, and enthusiastic people to join our team in various positions:


Warehouse Worker: If you are interested in working in the warehouse, please apply for the Receiving Specialist position.

Cashier: Greet customers, ring them up, and handle cash and credit card transactions. You will also assist in pricing, stocking and displaying inventory; and help customers load their vehicles. 

Salesperson: You are familiar with building materials or have experience in retail sales. You can help people solve their home improvement or building needs with our unique mix of inventory. You know how to close the sale.

Driver: You have experience driving a box truck. You will pick up used building materials throughout the region. Overnights not required. CDL not required but DOT is.


Why work at EcoBuilding Bargains? This position provides:

  • Benefits! Health insurance for all budgets, dental and vision insurance; $20,000 of company paid life insurance; a retirement plan with a company match, and more.
  • Time off! 13 paid holidays and the store closes for 9 of them (the others you can use as extra vacation when you want). You will also accrue 2 weeks paid vacation and 8 days of sick/personal time.
  • Assigned shifts! No weekly changes. You will know when you are scheduled to work so you can plan your life.
  • Day shifts!: EcoBuilding Bargains closes at 5:00 in the winter and 6:00 in the summer. Employees typically work one weekend day.
  • Safety!: We pay attention to safety. We continue to pay attention to best practices for managing COVID-19 and require masking, distancing, and sanitation as appropriate for our employees and request this of our customers.
  • A friendly, supportive atmosphere with great coworkers and customers.

Who should apply?

  • You work hard, can work independently, and have a great attitude towards people and our mission.
  • You have great communication skills and we love it if you speak another language.
  • If you have knowledge and experience with upcycling building materials or home improvement, that is helpful
  • You must have the ability to repeatedly lift 50 lbs. and stand for the day

EcoBuilding Bargains is an enterprise of the Center for EcoTechnology (CET). We work on the front lines of tackling climate change with a unique blend of programmatic work resulting in daily, incremental change in people’s homes and businesses. We track and measure our impact, so you can join us in taking pride in the collective efforts that contribute toward our mission impact goals. EcoBuilding Bargains keeps waste out of the landfills and supports our community by providing quality used materials and affordable prices.

We are committed to racial justice and inclusion. Our staff and Board have been formally co-creating and implementing a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Framework since 2020 that spans all internal and external policies, practices, and services. We are looking for someone who can contribute to the diversity to the CET team by bringing their insights and life experience to support our work in historically underserved communities and our success mitigating climate change. The candidates we seek shares this commitment to equity and working in an inclusive, collaborative, and continuous learning environment. 


CET is an equal opportunity employer and provider. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. You may include military service assignments and any verified work performed on a volunteer basis. 

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  • Location
    Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Retail Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full or Part Time
  • Minimum Experience