Work in Ames

Smokehouse Evening Sanitation Crew Member

Company Name:
W&G Marketing
Company Description:

Founded in 1979, WG Provisions has provided customers with unsurpassed high-quality meats, smoke house creations, life-improving biomedical products and business-building order fulfillment services. For over 40 years, WG Provisions has offered quality products and exceptional service proven by our loyal, long-standing customers. We create relationships that deliver the consistent quality and service needed to overcome our customers’ challenges.  We're eager to talk to you!

Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
June 11, 2024
Deadline Date:
August 31, 2024
Job Categories:
Hospitality, Skilled Trades
Home Base Iowa Company:
Salary Range:
$33,000 - $36,000
Job Description:

Founded in 1979, WG Provisions has provided high quality meats, life-improving biomedical products, and business-building order fulfillment services. Our exclusive meats include: roasting pigs, rabbits, specialty meats, and fully cooked meats such as smoked brisket, shredded beef, and pulled pork.  WG Provisions has offered quality products and exceptional service proven by our loyal, long-standing customers. We create relationships that deliver the consistent quality and service needed to overcome our customers’ challenges.

We are immediately seeking employees to join our Smokehouse Sanitation team in Jewell, Iowa.  Our Smokehouse offers a family friendly atmosphere in a small team environment.  Sanitation crew members are responsible for safely cleaning and sanitizing equipment and other basic cleaning.  The primary focus of the Sanitation Crew Member will be on ensuring health safety and food safety on a daily basis.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.  We offer competitive compensation and benefits including dental, vision, health, paid holidays, vacation time, and a 401k program. Our starting wage is $14 per hour.  We are currently offering a $200 signing bonus for all applicants employed by February 22nd


The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following:


  • Sanitize warehouse equipment and machinery
  • Operate floor maintenance equipment and scrubbing machines nightly in scheduled areas
  • Maintain trash receptacles and perform general house cleaning
  • Monitor cleaning bushes and mops for proper sanitation
  • Sanitize production lines and fill out checklists
  • Use cleaning chemicals and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in a safe and proper manner, in accordance with company safety procedures.
  • General janitorial duties as needed
  • Maintain accurate and complete sanitation records. 
  • Works scheduled shift as assigned.
  • Immediately report all accidents and deficiencies to the lead/foreman/supervisor.
  • Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety
  • Suggest improvements; continuously improve the sanitation procedures
  • Perform all required duties within OSHA and company safety standards.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary.



Required Education: None

Required Experience: None

Preferred: Experience in sanitation.  High school diploma or GED


  • Work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Perform repetitive functions.
  • Adhere to all company policies and regulatory guidelines.
  • Accept direction from Department Leads and supervisors
  • Communicate with co-workers and supervisor.
  • Work in a team oriented environment.
  • Perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent attendance and dependability
  • Attention to detail
  • Focus on quality
  • Work well and communicate well with others



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, crouch, bend, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a plant / office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet / slippery floors.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
WG Provisions is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

WG Provisions provides the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new Team Member’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment. We do not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants or to re-verify current employees and may not limit or influence the choice of documents presented for use on the Form I-9. In order to determine whether Form I-9 documentation is valid, we use E-Verify’s photo screening tool to match the photograph appearing on some permanent resident and employment authorization cards with the official U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) photograph. If you believe that WG Provisions has violated our responsibilities under this program or has discriminated against you during the verification process based upon your national origin or citizenship status, please call the Office of Special Counsel at 1-800-255-7688 (TDD: 1-800-237-2515).

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Resume Required:
606 Lyon St.
Contact Person:
Ashlee Lamberson
Contact Email:
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