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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 1/11/2017

Southern States Cooperative Valdosta, GA

Company
Southern States Cooperative
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
4521
Location
Valdosta, GA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED
AJE Ref #
575986470

JOB DESCRIPTION

Purpose of Position: To support and enhance the production of fish form the points of pounds and quality.

Principal Responsibilities and Duties:


- Responsible for assisting with the harvest, loading and sampling of fish.

- Responsible for assisting with the daily water quality by testing of the water and administering proper additives as prescribed by the Aquaculture Facility Manager.

- Responsible for cleaning of the facility, which includes but is not limited to cleaning of emptied tanks, washing drum filters and LHO's (Low Head Oxygenation) Systems removal of trash, and raking of rocks.

- Responsible for verifying that the fish feed is being properly distributed to each tank.

- Responsible for assisting in the unloading of feed and inputs required for the production of fish.

- Responsible for assisting in the replacing of pumps, blowers and other mechanical maintenance and repairs.

- Occasionally transport fingerlings or fry between locations.

- Performs all other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

- Class A or B CDL with 2 years verifiable driving or certificate from approved driving school

- Able to apply logic and understanding to carry out instructions given in written and oral

- Able to complete paperwork, reports, documentation, and email communication in a legible, organized, and timely manner

- Attention to detail

- Able to speak, read, write the English language in a proficient manner

- Able to work in a fast paced team environment

- Able to work extended hours to meet business demands

- Requires a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

Frequently bend, climb, crouch, kneel, stack, stoop, reach with arms and hands; be in the tank with fish in water 3 to 3 feet deep; use hands in repetitive motion. Pull, push, lift, carry 55-80 pounds, may be assisted.



Requires physical strength and dexterity to walk, stand, bend, climb, reach, stoop, twist and lift/carry 50 pounds. Vision, hearing and speech essential. Hand coordination to use computer. Job requires contact with hazardous materials and drive/travel and work in adverse weather conditions.



Southern States Cooperative, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against individuals based on their race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws, or regulations.

Overview

Southern States Cooperative is an American farmer-owned agricultural supply cooperative in the United States. Southern States Cooperative supplies small, medium & large commercial farmers with livestock & animal feed, pasture seed, vegetable seed, farm fertilizers, farm supplies, bulk fuel and crop services, including information & products to grow better crops. They also supply homeowners with information & products for their lawn, garden, hobby farm and home.

Today, the cooperative strives to be the best at giving farmers and rural homeowners the tools they need to get their jobs done right- whether they are running a large commercial farm, tending a backyard garden or just trying to keep their land well-conditioned. The cooperative provides a full range of services and growing solutions for farms and around the home.

Southern States Cooperative, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against individuals ba

Company Size:
1,001-5,000 Employees
Industry
Service
Founded:
1923
Social Media:
Headquarters:
6606 West Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23230

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