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Cotton Gin Workers

Miller County Warehouse Company, Inc.

Colquitt, GA

$13.67 per hour


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Job Description

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Approximately 80% of activities performed will be manual labor and 20% equipment operation. Operate, maintain, and repair gin equipment, vehicles, and machinery in connection with the ginning of cotton. Load and unload cotton bales. Perform safety checks on equipment and gin machinery. Operate various pieces of equipment, including, but not limited to, a module unwrapper, a bale strapper, a bale hoister, skid steer, forklift, front end loader and a cotton module feeder. Load cotton seed. Load cotton modules, bring them to the feeder, un-tarp modules, move bales from press to bale slab. Operate equipment in a manner to protect the operator, other workers, products and equipment. Tie, tag and bag bales of cotton as they come out of the press. Load bales into vehicles for transport. Assist the gin operator with various duties such as making repairs to the equipment, clearing blockages, cleaning lint filters, refilling supplies, sweeping floors, removing trash buildup and picking up cotton on yard. Pick up trash, clean bathrooms, sweep floors and perform other sanitation duties. Observe safe operating rules and follow employer's directions. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. There will be three shifts occurring for the entire contract. The first shift will begin at 7:00am and end at 3:00pm, Monday-Saturday. The second shift will begin at 3:00pm and end at 11:00pm, Monday-Saturday. The third shift will begin 11:00 pm and end at 7:00am, Monday - Saturday TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a 2 day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the 2 day introductory period if the worker's performance fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the 2 day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer's recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

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Work in inclement weather conditions. Walk, reach, bend, stoop, push/pull, stand on fee for extended periods of time and perform repetitive movements. Lift and carry up to 40 lbs. Climb ladder at press that is at least 12 ft. Must be 18 years of age or older. Post hire Pre-duty drug testing required. Drug testing will be conducted at the employers expense. Also, drug testing is conducted post hire, pre duty. This is for the workers safety. The workers will be working around large equipment and machinery that can be very dangerous if not following directions and paying attention. Also Agri-trust of Georgia Workers Compensation ask that we drug test workers as part of the policy. Negative results required to start work.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Miller County Warehouse Company, Inc.
Colquitt, GA 39837
Telephone Number:


2170 Bellview Road, Colquitt, GA 39837

Job Order Details

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