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GDOL to help Roper recruit 150 workers for LaFayette plant Thursday, Aug. 21

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Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:03 pm

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Roper Corp., a division of GE, fill about 150 manufacturing jobs for its facility in LaFayette.

The recruitment will be held Thursday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fort Oglethorpe Municipal Complex, 500 City Hall Drive.

The company, which manufactures kitchen stoves and microwaves, will be recruiting full-time assembly-line workers.

Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, applicants must be at least 18 years old. They must also have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED), along with a valid driver’s license, a U.S. Social Security card, or a birth certificate.

Preferred applicants are those who have a stable work history, at least one year of manufacturing experience, or be a military veteran with at least one year of service.

Salaries start at $12.30 an hour.

The company will conduct a background check and a drug-screening test.

For more information about the recruitment, contact the LaFayette Career Center at 706-638-5525.

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