1st Shift Process Machine Operator

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Personal Information

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Additional Information

Have you ever worked for Central Garden & Pet before?  If yes, please provide location, title, and dates of employment.

Do you have any relatives who work for Central Garden & Pet?  If yes, please provide full name(s), work location(s), title(s), and relationship(s) to you.

Will you now or in the future require our Company’s sponsorship to be eligible to work in the United States? (If offered employment, you will be required to provide documentation to verify eligibility)

Are you at least 18 years or older?  (If no, you may be required to provide authorization to work)


Do you have reliable transportation?


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Technical Skills

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Work and Education History

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I certify that the information shown on this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I authorize previous employers and references, except those indicated to the contrary on this application, to furnish Central Garden & Pet such information as it considers necessary to evaluate my qualifications for employment. I hereby release Central Garden & Pet from any / all liability of whatever kind and nature which, at any time, could result from obtaining and making an employment decision based on such information.

I understand that, if employed, falsified statements of any kind or omissions of facts called for on this application shall be considered sufficient basis for dismissal. I consent to and understand that, if employed, that I will be required to complete a background check and a drug screen as a condition of employment. If applying for a position requiring driving on the job, I understand that I must be reasonably insurable as determined by the Company in its sole discretion.

Employment at Central Garden & Pet is considered “at-will” which means that either the employee or the Company is free to end the employment relationship at any time with or without cause. Only the officers of the Company may authorize contracts of employment other than at-will and only if that contract is a written document which is signed by an officer of the Company.

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