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Job Title: Agricultural Commodity Grader

Work Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday (1/2 day on Saturday)

Seasonal Work: Requires attending 1 week Peanut Training School in Williamston, NC or possibly training on the job.

Description of Work: Grading peanuts at a buying station with a lead grader. Following procedures from USDA and NCDA&CS guidelines and ensuring that peanuts are graded properly. Most stations have 2 to 5 people working at them performing different functions of the grading process. There is a supervisor in the area for questions.

Job Starting: End of September to approximately November.

County Stations: Pitt, Martin, Edgecombe, Nash, Halifax, Northampton, Hertford, Gates, Chowan, Bertie, Washington, Perquimans and Bladen

Hourly Wage: Starting $9.25/$9.50, Training $7.25 (for 1 week, transportation provided)

Other Seasonal Work: Apple, Potato and Sweet Potato graders needed. Please call (252) 792-1672 for additional information.

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The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and provides an alcohol and drug free workplace.

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NCDA&CS Markets Division, Joe Sanderson, Director
Mailing Address: 1020 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1020
Physical Address: 2 W. Edenton Street, Room 402, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3100; FAX: (919) 733-0999