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We are looking for candidates who work safely, have a strong work ethic, are dependable, have a positive attitude, and work effectively in a team environment.

Cardinal Portage offers a 12-hour rotating and straight shift schedule of days or nights (pending availability), working 3 or 4 shifts/week. Working half the days of the year, this schedule provides every other weekend off.  

Qualifications/Physical Requirements:
  • Operate power industrial vehicles, once trained and certified
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must be 18 years of age to apply
  • High school diploma or its equivalent preferred
  • Basic math, computer and tape measuring skills
  • Able to safely lift at least 50 lbs. 
  • Must be able to bend, twist, squat, kneel or stand for long periods of time
  • Clear understanding of the English language, both written and spoken
What Cardinal-Portage Has to Offer:
  • Competitive Starting Base Wage with increases at 6-month intervals
    • Rotating Day/Night Shift Base Wage - $21.25/hour average
      • Paid at day and night rate appropriately when worked
    • Day Shift Base Wage - $20.25/hour
    • Night Shift Base Wage - $22.25/hour
  • Monthly Profit-Sharing plan - Earn up to $1,768/month through 401(k) savings and/or check.  This adds up to $11.05/hour to the starting wage. - learn more
  • New Hire Bonus$1,900 total payout within 1st year of employment
  • Perfect Attendance & Safety rewards - Check and/or paid time off starting at 6 months
  • Excellent Health and Wellness Benefits including:
    • Health Insurance
    • Health Savings Account with employer contribution match
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Company Paid Life and Disability Insurance
    • On-site Wellness Services free to all employees
      • Nurse practitioner
      • Physical therapist
      • Fitness trainer
      • 24/7 Fitness center
  • Participation in a Proactive Safety Culture
  • Paid Breaks - Three 1/2 hour breaks
  • Paid Holidays PLUS premium pay when working the holiday
  • Paid Time Off - Float time and vacation
  • Cross-Training and Job Rotation practices
  • Advancement Opportunities from within
  • On-site Cafeteria - Full-service kitchen plus FREE hot beverages

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  • Tape measure reading and basic math skills needed
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Desire to work in a team environment
  • Must be 18 years of age to apply
  • Able to safely lift at least 50 pounds
  • Pass a pre-employment physical ability test, background and drug screen

Cardinal is an equal employment opportunity employer and a substance- and tobacco-free workplace.

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