General Laborer (Seasonal) - West Central FS - Wataga, IL




The responsibilities involve safety and maintenance, grain handling, customer service, and other duties as assigned by a supervisor, operations manager, or management.




Observe Prairie Central Cooperative, OSHA, state, and federal Safety policies and regulations


Maintain equipment and facilities regularly 


Maintain housekeeping and sanitation standards



Grain Handling

  • Handle incoming, binned, and outgoing grain
    • Prepare and load truck and railcars in approved manner
    • Bin grain to maintain condition and in anticipation of handling, blending & loading out shipments
    • Gain working knowledge of all equipment and machinery


  • Maintain grain quality
    • ​Make periodic inspections of all stored grain
    • Make recommendations to elevator supervisor, when necessary, to improve the grain handling operation and to provide better service for customers


Customer Service

  • Greet customers promptly & courteously
  • Assist customers with unloading & loading
  • Actively work to increase personal skills and knowledge


Other Duties

  • The elevator will uphold cooperative policies and perform other duties as assigned.
    • Uphold all cooperative policies
    • Perform duties as requested by management





  • High School diploma or GED
  • Be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.  Frequently exposed to dust and high noise levels.
  • Must be able to climb and work at heights, enter confined spaces, and ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Must be able to work hours beyond those considered normal

Nearest Major Market: Peoria
Nearest Secondary Market: Galesburg

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