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Requisition Number 19-0049
Title Cold Storage Forklift Driver - DUT
Location Dutch Harbor
City Dutch Harbor
State AK
Description Forklift Driver Cold Storage - The primary duties for this position include, but are not limited to, transporting product in tote and/or pallet, via forklift, or physical case by case movement, between processing areas, freezers, and container vans while accurately accounting for product quantity and quality. Must be willing to assist in other areas of the plant as required. Must ensure self and others are wearing proper safety equipment, and be willing to follow all WSI Safety Policies and Procedures. Other duties as assigned.

This position reports directly to the Cold Storage Supervisor.

STARTING WAGE: DOE - RANGE: Level 1 - STATUS: Non Exempt Full-Time Hourly - Housing, Meals, Transportation to/from Point of Hire - Medical and 401(k) benefits upon eligibility.

WSI has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy.

Requirements Qualified applicants must be able to successfully pass a post-offer conditional Drug Screen, and be able to successfully pass WSI's forklift certification program (written and operational) subject to a 14 day assessment period. Must have verifiable forklift experience. Must have a current valid driver's license. Must be able to read, write and speak English, and possess the ability to follow both verbal and written instructions. Must be able to consistently lift up to 75 pounds. Must maintain safety awareness, and comply with safety procedures, including recognizing, correcting and reporting safety hazards. Must be able to work in extreme weather and/or plant conditions for extended periods of time, including wet and icy conditions, maneuver product while ensuring personal and product safety in cramped and busy areas, climb up/down ladders, and be able to stand, reach, push, pull, bend at knees and torso, lift, and have full range of arm and hand movement. Must be willing to live and work in a multi-cultural environment.

Westward Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all position without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, martial or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Please let us know if you need reasonable accommodation during the hiring process.
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