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Class A CDL Flatbed Truck Driver - ALL LOCAL ($24/hour)

Looking for a LOCAL driving job where you are a valuable part of a team, not just a number?
We are a family-owned sod farm looking to add a driver for local sod deliveries (St. Louis area and southern Illinois). We begin and end every day at our shop. Main responsibilities will be hauling sod to job sites and unloading with a truck mounted forklift. Forklift experience is helpful, but we are willing to teach.

As a small, family-owned business, we hope to find someone who is a good long-term fit to grow with our company and help maintain relationships with our customers.

Character Traits in a Great Employee

  • Hard-working
  • Reliable
  • Takes pride in one's work
  • Open to learning
  • Diligent in basic equipment maintenance/operation (Checking fluids, record-keeping, pre-trip inspection)

Technical Aspects of Work

  • Class A CDL with air brakes and combination endorsements (Required)
  • Safely securing and delivering pallets and big rolls of sod to residential, commercial, and recreational spaces
Benefits

  • Weekly pay, direct deposit
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • IRA retirement plan with company matching
  • Health insurance with dental
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Bonus pay available

Email replies to: tomjr@heartlandturffarms.com or apply through your Facebook or Indeed.com account using a button above.
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Sod Farm and Landscape Laborer ($18/hour)

Looking for a job that's OUTSIDE, different everyday, and helps you gain a knowledge of horticulture and its industry?
We are a local, family-owned sod farm looking to hire for the 2022 season.

Character Traits in a Great Employee

  • Hard-working
  • Reliable
  • Takes pride in one's work
  • Open to learning
  • Diligent in basic equipment maintenance/operation (Checking fluids, scraping old grass clippings, applying grease)

Technical Aspects of Work

  • Assisting in sod installs at athletic fields and commerical and residential spaces (laying, trimming, fertilizing, preparing equipment)
  • Assist in sod harvesting on farm (stacking, cutting big rolls, operating forklift)
  • Assist in watering
  • Mowing
  • Soil preparation/Stripping old turf
No experience is required, but the ability to be open and confident in learning new skills and equipment is helpful.

We work weekdays Monday-Friday. We have a rotating schedule where you are on call for some Saturdays. No Sundays. Hours can be variable depending on weather. This is currently a full-time, seasonal position, and our season generally runs through the end of November. Long-term, year round opportunities are available for the right employee.

Wage is negotiable, depending on your ability, attitude, and willingness to work.

Email replies to: tomjr@heartlandturffarms.com or apply through Facebook or your Indeed.com using a button above.