Cargill Surface Bulk Handler in Avery Island, Louisiana

Surface Bulk Handler

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 position is located in Avery Island, LA. Whatever job you're looking for, you can probably find it at Cargill. Our diverse partnerships across a variety of industries mean countless career opportunities for you. It's your choice. It's your future. You can make it happen at Cargill.

Cargill offers a wide range of benefits. In addition to basic medical, dental, vision and life insurance, you will be able to take advantage of a number of other benefits, including tuition reimbursement, a matching 401(k) retirement plan, an employee assistance plan, and much more.

We is currently accepting applications for Surface Bulk Handlers position.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

No relocation assistance provided. Cargill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with Military experience are encouraged to apply.

The responsibilities of the Surface Bulk Handler include:

  • Operate the loading equipment to load bulk trucks and barges.

  • Rotate between different aspects of the job: trucks/barges.

  • Operate/monitor computer equipment, communicate with truck drivers and tug boat captains, secure barges and perform timely measurements so as to ensure barges are filled in a level manner and not to exceed depth requirements.

Pay rate: $23.21



  • 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 read/write English

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

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

  • Ability to work overtime

  • Must be motivated and a good communicator

  • Basic computer skills

  • 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

  • Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.

  • Ability to work in elevated areas

  • Must be able to operate machinery


  • High School diploma or Equivalent

  • Able to operate heavy equipment

  • Prior experience in production related work

  • Mine experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-LA-Avery Island

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: AVE00363