Cargill Seasonal Operator 1 in Newark, California

Seasonal Operator 1

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


This full time position is located in Newark, CA.

Cargill Salt, a business unit of Cargill, Incorporated, is a leader in the industry, providing salt, service and solutions to the food, water conditioning, agricultural, industrial, and packaged ice control markets. With a strong culture that focuses on people, this is an outstanding opportunity for qualified individuals interested in:

  • A safety focused culture

  • Team environment

  • Development

  • Competitive salary

  • Incentive program

  • Comprehensive benefits package

Job Purpose/General Description:

This temporary, Teamster Union position is responsible for operating 35 ton off road haul trucks to transport salt during our Harvest season (Aug-Dec).


Job duties include but are not limited to operating haul trucks, performing light maintenance and cleaning of mobile equipment, and manual labor tasks. All duties are carried out with strict attention to safe behaviors and activities.

  • Operate heavy equipment – such as loaders, haul trucks, 5 yard dump trucks, forklifts, water truck and tractor

  • Complete equipment safety and maintenance inspections and fill out inspection form

  • Grease, fuel, and lube equipment

  • Wash equipment

  • Perform tasks assigned in a safe and timely manner

  • Operate hand tools both manual and power – such as hammer, wrench, rake, shovel, paint roller and brush, grinder, and weed trimmer

No relocation assistance is provided.



  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.

  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old

  • Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Must be able to operate heavy equipment

  • Must be able to read/write English

  • High School diploma or Equivalent

  • Ability to work overtime

  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts.

  • Demonstrated ability to follow directions (written and spoken)

  • Must be able to work days, swing or night shifts; Monday through Sunday

  • Must have valid driver's license and provide DMV evidence of acceptable driving record

  • Excellent work history

  • Demonstrated positive attitude toward/interest in safety and safe work rules.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-CA-Newark

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: NEW01234