Department of Labor to host recruitment event

Published 10:00 am Tuesday, May 9, 2017

LaGRANGE – On May 15, the Georgia Department of Labor’s LaGrange Career Center will host a recruitment event for Hyundai Glovis Georgia. The event will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the career center located at 1002 Longley Place in LaGrange.

The recruitment event is being held in order to fill 10 full-time forklift operator positions to perform work in a warehouse in West Point.

According to a press release distributed by the Georgia Department of Labor, all applicants must have at least two years of forklift or tugger experience, and a forklift certification is preferred. Applicants also must be able to handle at least 30 pounds and must be capable of standing and walking for an extended period of time. Applicants must also be at least 18 years old to apply, and a high school diploma or GED is required.

Salaries begin at $11.10 an hour. Benefits include dental, health, life, disability and vision insurance, along with paid holidays, vacation and medical leave and a 401K plan.

Hyundai Glovis Georgia is a logistics and distribution company under the umbrella of Hundai Glovis Co., Ltd, which is headquartered in Seoul, Korea and part of the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group. The Georgia location is one of only five Hyundai Glovis locations in the United States.

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