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Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Cannery Helper

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$8.00
  • Posted Date:08/02/2018


Cannery Helper


Parks and Recreation


12404 E. Lynchburg Salem Turnpike Forest, VA 24523


6:00 am-12:00 pm


This position performs manual duties involving the operation of a Community Cannery. This position is filled on a part-time temporary basis involving approximately 10-15 hours per week.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Completion of at least grade school education


  • Experience in domestic food preparation and storage


  • Good working knowledge of plumbing, electrical and steam pressure line repairs


  • Knowledge of operation of low pressure steam boilers


  • Knowledge on proper methods of foodstuffs preparation for canning


  • Knowledge on sanitation and cleaning of food preparation and canning equipment


  • Ability to follow simple oral or written directions


  • Ability to lift / move up to 50 pounds occasionally and 20 pounds frequently


  • Good physical condition



Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check,a criminal background check, and previous employer referencesare required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Minimum Salary

$ 8.00 / hour



In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Date Posted



Until position is filled

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 Internal Job applicants must use the Employee Transfers Policy.

Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.