MT. STERLING, Ill. - Dot Foods, one of the area's largest employers, is working to keep up with demand spurred by nationwide growth, and will hire 20 warehouse workers and 15 truck drivers at its headquarters and largest distribution center in Mt. Sterling. On Monday, July 30th Dot Foods and Dot Transportation will host a job fair at John Wood Community College located at 1301 St. 84th Street, Quincy, Ill., 62301 from 4:00 pm till 7:00 pm. The following positions are available:
Class A CDL drivers - No touch, delivery and team drivers
Ten hour night shifts in the dry warehouse; starting salary at $12.50 per hour
Twelve hour day shifts in the dry warehouse; starting salary at $13.90 per hour
Part-time day shifts in the warehouse; starting salary at $11.50
Founded in 1960 in Mt. Sterling, Dot has not had a layoff in the entire history of the company and also offers a very competitive benefits package for all full-time employees. Average pay for a driver with Dot Transportation is $50,000 the first year. Dot Transportation usually hires drivers who live within one hour's drive of the local distribution center. "This job fair will be a good opportunity for folks to come out and learn more about driving jobs and open positions in our warehouse," said David Ferrill, driver recruiting manager at Dot Transportation in Mt. Sterling. "Although we need to hire to keep up with demand, we won't compromise when hiring new employees. Our top priority is finding the right candidate for the position. This makes the hiring and on-boarding process a win-win for everyone."
All full-time positions at Dot Foods and Dot Transportation include excellent employee benefits including health, vision, life, and dental insurance, 401k, profit sharing, and paid vacation. For more information about all of Dot's current career opportunities, visit www.dotfoods.com/careers.
Dot Foods Inc. carries 105,000 products from 600 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending food products, equipment and supplies to distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla. For information, visit www.dotfoods.com.