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Forklift Operator

Morton, MS 39117

Posted: 07/10/2024 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Skill Trade Job Number: Forklift Operator in Morton, MS Pay Rate: $15.40-$16.40/hour

Job Description

***If you have interviewed with Steadfast Employment before, please do not apply to this posting. Call our office at 601-709-3199 to let us know that you are interested in this position. This will streamline the hiring process. ***


Pay and Shift details for the forklift operator:

  • 1st shift > 07:00AM-03:00PM > Monday-Saturday > $15.90/hour
  • 2nd shift > 03:00PM-11:00PM > Monday-Saturday > $16.65/hour
  • 3rd shift > 11:00PM-07:00AM > Monday-Saturday > $16.90/hour


All shifts are subject to have an earlier start time or later end time depending on current needs. 



Job Requirements

Requirements for the forklift operator:

  • Must have basic math, reading and writing abilities.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 - 50 pounds with minimal effort following required safety guidelines.
  • Must be able to tolerate sudden and extreme changes in temperatures.
  • Must be able to twist and rotate 180 degrees during each day.
  • Must be able to follow the Health Standards of the food service industry.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift by moving levers, pressing pedals, and controlling the movement of the lifting apparatus.
  • One year of experience operating a forklift in a warehouse setting.
  • Knowledge of and experience in practicing proper safety standards in handling food and equipment.

 Will take a forklift test on arrival and will get two chances to pass before you can work.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sarah Beth Ingram
Marketing & Recruiting Account Manager

Meet Sarah Beth Ingram, our Marketing and Recruiting Account Manager at Steadfast Employment! Sarah Beth was one of our earliest hires in February of 2022, and since then, she has played a vital role in shaping our marketing strategy and recruitment efforts. As a Senior Recruiter, Sarah knows the ins and outs of the industry and applies her expertise to the benefit of our team. She's a dynamic spirit, always bubbling with energy and enthusiasm. Sure, she may have a knack for graceful tumbles (we like to poke fun), but Sarah Beth is truly a ray of sunshine and an indispensable member of our crew. We are so grateful to have her on board, and we can't wait to see all the amazing things she'll help us achieve in the future!

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