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Grain Facility Assistant Operator

Full-time

This is a full-time position with benefits to assist with operations at our feed and grain mill warehouse in Wilbur.  This is a physically demanding grain operator position involving grain handling and bagging of custom feed blends and rations for livestock feeds while providing excellent customer service to our patrons.  Productivity and working with a sense of urgency is a must.

 Duties:

  • Ability to meet productivity goals.
  • Bagging custom feed blends into 50# and bulk tote bags.
  • Accurate weighing, binning, dumping of incoming grains &  pellets. Prepare documentation associated with grain sales, receiving, and  labeling. 
  • Unloading and loading of custom commodity grain products such as corn, barley, oats, grass screening pellets, alfalfa and pea screening pellets, whole and split peas.
  • Operates bulk feed truck load out equipment and properly sorts commodity product into silo storage bins. 
  • Greet customers and load custom feed blends for customers from warehouse and lot products.
  • Assist with providing product information for feed products
  • Keep warehouse and work area neat, clean, and orderly.
  • Performs general maintenance, upkeep and housekeeping of feed mill and elevator buildings.  
  • Exposure to constant dust or airborne particles to be expected.
  • Frequently exposed to heights up to 40′, outside weather conditions including rain, cold, dust, vibration, climb stairs and ladders.

Qualifications:

  • Feed/grain industry experience preferred.
  • Able to frequently lift 50# bags, bend, stoop, lift, reach, crouch, stand, and climb or balance. 
  • Able to climbing ladders, stairs, and bins.
  • Ability to adapt to changing work conditions.
  • Must be able to work independently, and be self-motivated.
  • Must be detail oriented, with good time management and problem solving skills.
  • Must have excellent communication, both verbal and written.
  • Specific vision abilities required to distinguish color, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.  
  • Must be able to sustain exposure to moving mechanical parts and constant dust or airborne particles.  
  • Must pass drug screen.  

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.  Hours of operation are 8:00am — 5:00pm. Saturday work to be expected.

CONVENIENCE STORE CASHIER

Part-time

This is a part-time cashier position for the Shell Convenience Store to work swing shift from 2:00pm – 10:00 pm.  This position requires outstanding customer service skills to greet customers and accurately process checkout of customer transactions.  Prior cashier and deli experience preferred.  

Requirements:

  • Outstanding customer service skills. 
  • Be self-motivated and able to work independently. 
  • Be organized with attention to detail.
  • Have a neat and clean appearance. 
  • Must be able to twist, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Must be reliable and have the ability to work a varied schedule.      
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.  

 Employee Benefits: 

  • 401K retirement plan.
  • Employee discount program.
  • Paid holidays and sick time off.

To work 24-29 hours per week with the schedule to vary each week.  We are open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day including holidays.

HARDWARE SALES CLERK—Winston location

Part-time

 This position requires applicant to sell products, provide customer service, inventory control, and recovery of shelves including: 

  • Selling of hardware and farm merchandise to our customers. 
  • Ring up, carry out, and load hardware/farm related store merchandise.
  • Sell products, provide accurate product information.
  • Answering questions from customers and answering telephones.
  • Maintain a neat and tidy personal appearance and help keep the store neat, clean and organized.

 Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform arithmetic calculations. 
  • Know and use resources necessary to make proper recommendations of products sold. 
  • Ability to learn store prices, products and services.
  • Be able to use a computerized point-of-sale system.
  • Maintain product inventory levels to assure maximum service.
  • Arrange merchandise stock displays and shelves.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly store environment.
  • Greet customers in a friendly manner with a smile and verbal greeting.
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers and co-workers.
  • Ability to lift, carry, move, and slide 50 lbs frequently.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Employee Benefits: 

  • 401K retirement plan.
  • Employee discount program.
  • Paid holidays and sick time off.

The position will work 4 to 8 hours per day, 20 to 30 hours per week. The schedule to vary each week.

CDL Drivers – Fertilizer/Landscape Delivery

Full-time

This position is at our Fertilizer/Landscape Facility in Wilbur delivering products to our local customers as well as assisting and loading customers with landscape materials.  There is a high level of customer interaction which requires excellent customer service skills.

Requirements:

  • Valid Class A CDL 
  • Excellent Driving Record
  • Current DOT Medical Card
  • Doubles/Triples Endorsement 
  • Knowledge of Local Area 
  • Friendly & Outgoing Personality 

Employee Benefits: 

  • Full-time position includes medical, dental, prescription, and vision benefits.
  • 401K retirement plan.
  • Employee discount program.
  • Paid holidays and sick time off.
  • Vacation pay for full-time employees.

The full-time position will work 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday with some Saturdays to be expected. 

Douglas County Farmers Co-Op is an Equal Opportunity Employer