Forklift Operator - Aurora, OR

JOB FUNCTION: Safely Operate specialized forklifts to move newly transplanted pots and flats from transplant lines to lay down locations in greenhouse ranges and fields. Work according to production schedule. Deliver pots and flats according to inventory lay down instructions. When needed support production and receiving staff with back up forklift and other qualified operations.

 Safely and efficiently drive forklift to remove blocks of newly transplanted containers from transplant line buffer belts to designated lay down locations in greenhouses and fields.
 Close communication with transplant line Leads regarding lay down locations.

 High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment.
 Able to work in a fast paced environment.
 Ability to communicate and work well with other team members in order to accurately and safely accomplish goals.
 Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records.
 Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, and weekends seasonally.

 Work long hours as needed during busy season, including weekends.
 Work night shifts.
 Work indoors and outdoors, in seasonal temperatures and conditions.
 Lift up to 50 pounds in an environment that is often hot.

 Use of Specified Forklifts

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including immediate PTO accrual, Medical, Dental and Vision after 30 days plus matching 401(k) and Company-Paid LTD after one year.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications for this position to, or click "Apply Now" to fill out an application.

We look forward to hearing from you!

The above is intended to describe the general content of and qualifications for the job. It is not an exhaustive statement of all functions, duties or qualifications.

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